ASEAN Day 2014 Reception

Asia House will celebrate ASEAN Day at an invitation-only networking reception. Organised in partnership with the ASEAN Secretariat in Jakarta and the ASEAN London Committee.
We are delighted to be welcoming ASEAN Secretary-General HE Le Luong Minh to deliver the keynote address alongside a senior UK government official. The 10 Ambassadors and High Commissioners of the ASEAN member states will also be in attendance.

Thursday 11 September

18.00 - 20.00

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ARTiculations with Richard Deacon

The Turner Prize winning sculptor will be in conversation with Pamela Kember, Head of Arts and Learning at Asia House. He grew up in Sri Lanka, and has travelled through many parts of Asia over the course of his career. He will talk about his interest in the rock carved sculptures of Asia.

Tuesday 30 September
18.45 - 20.30

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Richard Deacon. Photo by Niels Dietrich, courtesy the Lisson Gallery

China and ASEAN Tigers surge ahead in FDI income

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Recent data from the World Bank shows that China, the Philippines and Malaysia have all witnessed a huge surge in FDI investment. On the contrary, Hong Kong FDI has remained relatively stable but has performed poorly when compared to its main Asian rival Singapore.

Masterclass with Chua Boon Kee

Renowned Singaporean artist Chua Boon Kee, winner of the SUSTAIN sculpture commission for a new public art landmark in London's West End, will discuss his work at Asia House three days ahead of the unveiling of his eagerly anticipated sculpture, entitled Flowing, in Chinatown, Soho.

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Monday 15 September

18.45 - 20.00

Winner of the SUSTAIN sculpture commission

NoName Trio – Live at Asia House

NoName Trio fuses a concoction of acid jazz, traditional Iranian music, heavy metal, funk, Cuban and other influences to produce new compositions and fresh takes on classic jazz covers. Come and listen to this unique band perform for the first time at Asia House.

Thursday 20 November

18.45 - 21.00

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Asian Business Leaders Award Dinner 2014

Tables are now on sale for Asia House's fifth annual Gala Dinner which will take place at The Banqueting House, Westminster. This year the prestigious Asian Business Leaders Award will be presented to Ho Ching, CEO of Temasek.

Contact [email protected] to find out about sponsorship opportunities.

Monday 27 October
19.00 till late

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Market Visit to Azerbaijan

Asia House and the Britain Azerbaijan Business Council are pleased to support the UKTI Market Visit to Azerbaijan from 30 September to 2 October 2014. Click below to find out more about the visit and how to become part of the delegation.

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Guided tour of Asia House

Come and enjoy a free guided tour of our Grade II* listed town house, designed by John Johnson. The magnificent library, a later addition to the site, was designed by Sir John Soane. The tours are on offer all weekend on a walk-in basis, as part of Open House London.

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20 September - 10.00 to 17.00
and 21 September - 11.00 to 17.00

Open House London

Eiko Soga, Library installation, detail Asia House 2014.

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 this ancestral 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

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Construction Goes Global

Join us at Asia House for a stimulating discussion on the future developments in the global and Asian construction industry. The conference will be led by UK regional and global experts drawn from insurance, banking, journalism, and the construction industry. The keynote speaker is Geoffrey Spence, Chief Executive, Infrastructure UK.

Thursday 18 September

08.00 for 09.00 – 13.00

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