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
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.
20 September - 10.00 to 17.00
and 21 September - 11.00 to 17.00
Open House London
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
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
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.
Monday 15 September
18.45 - 20.00
Winner of the SUSTAIN sculpture commission
The Indian advantage: Asia’s next manufacturing juggernaut
According to Deloitte’s Global Manufacturing Competitiveness Index, India is currently the fourth most competitive manufacturing destination worldwide and is forecast to become second only to China by 2018.
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.
Asian Business Leaders Award Dinner 2014
Join us at Asia House's annual Gala Dinner to honour Ho Ching, CEO and Executive Director of Temasek, when she receives the prestigious Asian Business Leaders Award at The Banqueting House, Westminster.
Various table sponsorship opportunities are available.
Monday 27 October
19.00 till late
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
Win up to £2,500 to research Asian cuisine
Apply now for the 2014 Yan-kit So Memorial Award
In memory of Yan-kit So, Britain's leading authority on Chinese cuisine, the Yan-kit So Memorial Award provides a bursary of up to £2,500 to unpublished cookery writers to travel to any country in Asia to research that country's cuisine.
20th August 2014
- Channel News Asia: Pakistan army urges talks as protesters march on parliament
- Channel News Asia: Indonesian couple "find son" swept away in 2004 tsunami
- Channel News Asia: Contractors in M'sia MRT span collapse flouted procedures: probe
- SCMP: Navy, air force prepare for combat drill first
- SCMP: Nearly 1,000 sect members arrested in crackdown
- SCMP: The day that time stood still: hundreds die in Yunnan quake despite warnings
- Zee News: US looks forward to welcoming PM Narendra Modi
- Zee News: US lawmakers to FIBA: End discriminatory policy against Sikhs
- Zee News: US in touch with India, Pakistan over resumption of talks
- Financial Times: Apple shares close at record high
- Financial Times: Uber hires Obama campaign mastermind
- Financial Times: BHP split calls time on mining boom years
News & Views
The Indian advantage: Asia’s next manufacturing juggernaut18/08/14
India is forecast to become the second most competitive manufacturing destination to China by 2018.Read more
President calls for sweeping reforms to systems of governance in India14/08/14
Pranab Mukherjee emphasised the need for good governance in a speech on the eve of Independence.Read more
Vietnam may become the world’s largest producer and exporter of coffee12/08/14
In recent years, coffee has become one of Vietnam’s key agricultural export products.Read more
‘Across the Border’ Contemporary Art18/08/14 - 23/08/14
The exhibition ‘Across the Border’ presents 26 artists from the Indian subcontinent.Read more
ASEAN Day 2014 Reception11/09/14 18:00
Join Asia House to celebrate ASEAN Day 2014 at a reception with the ASEAN Secretary-General.Read more
Graphic Design in China 2003-13 Exhibition15/09/14 - 20/09/14
An exhibition which features the work of China’s best graphic design talent.Read more