Temasek sees growing appeal of North America, Europe
In a rare interview, Temasek CEO Ho Ching tells Asia House that the Singapore investment company sees increasing opportunities beyond Asia.
South Korea faces fresh challenges as its economy soars
High household debt, powerful trade unions, an ageing population, reliance on exports and the dominance of chaebols are among the challenges facing Asia’s fourth largest economy. These were some of the topics addressed at our South Korea: Economic Powerhouse in Transition conference.
Asian Business Leaders Award Dinner 2014
Ho Ching, CEO of Temasek, is to receive the prestigious Asian Business Leaders Award at Asia House's fifth annual Gala Dinner. The event will take place at The Banqueting House in London.
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Monday 27 October
19.00 till late
Foreign Office Minister Hugo Swire to open 2014 Asian Business Leaders Award Dinner
We are delighted to announce that Rt Hon Hugo Swire, Minister of State at the Foreign & Commonwealth Office, will deliver the opening address at the Asian Business Leaders Award gala dinner. Ho Ching, Executive Director and CEO of Temasek, will receive the Award at Banqueting House, in the presence of distinguished politicians, business leaders and Asian Heads of Mission.
Monday 27 October
19.00 until late
Music of the Zhihua Temple
Come and listen to the unique, exquisite and plaintive instrumental music that accompanied Buddhist rituals in Beijing. The six member performers from The Zhihua Temple in China learnt this centuries old ritual music from the last generation of elderly former monks. This is their first performance at Asia House.
Thursday 6 November
18.45 - 20.00
From saffron to dried lime with Jila Dana-Haeri
Join Asia House for an afternoon tea and talk with Jila Dana-Haeri, author of new cookbook From a Persian Kitchen. Learn insider tips, ask those essential questions and gain confidence in the kitchen.
Friday 14 November
15.00 - 16.30
An Iranian food odyssey
This exhibition includes a number of artists and architects who will intervene in Asia House’s space by creating works that the public will encounter throughout the building.
Until February 2015
Artistic collaboration by performers, artists and architects
Apologie For understanding showcases the works of emerging Iranian artist Ghazaleh Avarzamani. Her art explores the nature of language use, cognition, meaning, and the relationship between it and reality.
Monday 3 - Friday 14 November
10.00 - 18.00
Join leading Iranian artist Ghazaleh Avarzamani for drinks at the opening reception of her November exhibition, Apologie For Understanding. Avarzamani, who is based in London, received her MA Fine Art at Central Saint Martins.
Monday 3 November
18.45 - 20.30
More or less Asian? A debate on stereotypes in literature
Asia House turns its attention to the theme of Asian stereotypes in the written word – what they are and who’s making them. Chaired by Bidisha, a selection of distinguished writers will share their own views on the topic as they recount stories of battles and triumphs.
Wednesday 12 November
18.45 - 20.00
Insights into how to do business in South Korea
With a GDP worth more than US$ 1304 billion and a popular culture (think Gangnam style) conquering the world, South Korea is both a miracle economy and hip. David Price offers tips on how to successfully do business with this fast-growing Asian tiger.
25th October 2014
- Channel News Asia: North Korea likely can build nuclear warhead: US general
- Channel News Asia: Hong Kong protesters to hold street vote
- Channel News Asia: Singapore inks deal to establish regional bank for infrastructure development
- SCMP: China pledges an extra HK$630m to fight Ebola
- SCMP: How rural spending programmes became the growth area for graft
- SCMP: Top Chinese envoy heading back to Vietnam ahead of South China Sea talks
- Zee News: PM Narendra Modi greets nation on Bhai Dooj
- Zee News: Leaders should give advices in party forum: Congress on Chidambaram`s comment on Sonia, Rahul
- Zee News: Pakistan Army again violates ceasefire
- Financial Times: US governors introduce Ebola quarantine
- Financial Times: IMF introduces floor on interest rates
- Financial Times: ECB stress test likely to snare 25 lenders
News & Views
Temasek: ‘North America and Europe are markets of increasing interest’24/10/14
The Singapore investment company says markets beyond its Asia heartland have growing appeal.Read more
Manipulating perceptions through music, film and the blink of an eye23/10/14
Film composer Simon Boswell discovers more about people when their eyes close.Read more
South Korea faces fresh challenges as its economy soars22/10/14
High household debt and powerful trade unions are some of the challenges facing this Asian tiger.Read more
DRIFTING DÉRIVE13/10/14 - February 2015
Artistic collaboration by performers, artists and architects until February 2015.Read more
Asian Business Leaders Award Dinner 201427/10/14 19:00
Table sponsorship packages are now on sale for our annual gala event.Read more
Asian Art: The Axis Shifting East30/10/14 16:00
A symposium examining the growing importance of Asian Art across the world.Read more