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National Gugak Center

National Gugak Center

The National Gugak Center was established in 1951 to preserve and creatively interpret Gugak, the Korean traditional music through performance, education, and academic research.
Subject: Regional & Country Information–Asia–Korea–Korea Travel & Tourism

The Asia Rice Foundation

The Asia Rice Foundation

Designed by a regional nonprofit organization, Asia Rice Foundation, this site provides information about how rice shapes cultures, traditions and rituals. Be sure to check “Learn about Rice” and learn for about rice. You can get recipes from different countries in “Let’s Eat.”
Subject: Regional & Country Information–Asia

Asian Studies WWW Virtual Library

Asian Studies WWW Virtual Library

Part of the WWW Virtual Library, this is a global collaborative project which provides access in bibliographic and in hypertext terms to networked scholarly documents, resources and information systems concerned with or relevant to Asian Studies. Areas covered are divided into: Middle East, Caucasus, Southeast Asia, South Asia, Central Asia, Pacifi …
Subject: Regional & Country Information–Asia; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–Asian History; Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–Asian & Pacific/Asian-American

Web Japan

Web Japan

“This searchable site provides reliable information on Japan across many different genres including culture, sightseeing, society, history and nature. The content is provided primarily in English.”
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–Asian History–Japanese History; Regional & Country Information–Asia–Japan; Regional & Country Information–Asia–Japan–Japan Travel & Tourism

Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics

Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics

This is the official site of Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics. It provides statistical information including population census, analytical report, and development planning, literacy and disability maps.
Subject: Regional & Country Information–Asia–Bangladesh

The South Asian Literary Recordings Project

The South Asian Literary Recordings Project

Part of the Library of Congress’ Archive of Recorded World Literature, this “project has captured the readings of prominent South Asian poets, novelists, and playwrights. The authors recorded so far represent more than fifteen of the languages of India, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh.”
Subject: Regional & Country Information–Asia; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–Asian History–Indian History

Asia on RootsWorld

Asia on RootsWorld

Interested in Asian music? Check out this web-based periodical with music reviews, audio clips, and feature articles, categorized by specific regions, including Japan, China, and Tibet.
Subject: Regional & Country Information–Asia; Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Genres–World; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–Asian History

Internet East Asian History Sourcebook

Internet East Asian History Sourcebook

A hugely comprehensive sourcebook providing full text primary source materials available online for researching the history of China, Japan, and Korea from ancient to modern times.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–Asian History–Korean History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–Asian History–Taiwanese History; Regional & Country Information–Asia–Taiwan–Taiwanese History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–Asian History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–Asian History–Chinese History; Arts & Humanities–History–Historical Documents And Sources

Virtual City of Ani

Virtual City of Ani

An exhibit on the Armenian city of Ani, which reached the height of its prosperity in the 11th century. Maps, an extensive collection of images, and essays on the city, its religion, arts and central Asian culture of the time.
Subject: Regional & Country Information–Asia; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–Asian History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Era–Medieval (Middle Ages) History

Kamat’s Potpourri: The History, Mystery, and Diversity of India

Kamat’s Potpourri: The History, Mystery, and Diversity of India

“A large searchable archive of documents, pictures, articles, and citations on the history, mystery, and diversity of India; includes a section on Gandhi, a photo archive and interesting trivia on the Indian subcontinent.”
Subject: Regional & Country Information–Asia–India; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–Asian History–Indian History; Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–Asian & Pacific/Asian-American

Infoplease: Taiwan

Infoplease: Taiwan

Infoplease provides comprehensive information about Taiwan in brief view. Be sure to check “Encyclopedia of Taiwan”; it provides more detailed information about land, people, history, economy, government and bibliography.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–Asian History–Taiwanese History; Regional & Country Information–Asia–Taiwan; Regional & Country Information–Asia–Taiwan–Taiwanese History

Taiwan History

Taiwan History

This site shows maps, detailed history and FAQ about Taiwan in English, Chinese and Japanese. It also provides an interesting brief Taiwan history with music and photos and some Taiwanese folk music in Flash.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–Asian History–Taiwanese History; Regional & Country Information–Asia–Taiwan–Taiwanese History

Japan Echo

Japan Echo

“Presents translations of significant articles from the Japanese media about politics, business and the economy, society, culture, and other topics of current interest within Japan. We also translate and publish other periodicals and books about Japan for non-Japanese readers.” This is also available in French and Spanish.
Subject: Regional & Country Information–Asia–Japan; Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–Asian & Pacific/Asian-American–Japanese; Arts & Humanities–Culture–General Interest

Visit Maldives

Visit Maldives

This is the official site of the The Maldives Tourism Promotion Board (MTPB). It provides Maldives tourism information including geography, history, culture, festivals, airport and accommodation.
Subject: Regional & Country Information–Asia–Maldives–Maldives Travel & Tourism

Taiwan: The Heart of Asia

Taiwan: The Heart of Asia

This searchable site designed by Taiwan Tourism Bureau provides Taiwan profile, attractions with photos and introduction, maps, weather, and travel tips in Chinese, English, Japanese, Korean and German. Be sure to check the clip, “Beyond your expectations”, on the lower right hand of the page.
Subject: Regional & Country Information–Asia–Taiwan–Taiwan Travel & Tourism