Leang Seckon: Hell on Earth
This exhibition at Asia House features a body of recent paintings, collages and video works by one of the foremost members of the emerging Cambodian contemporary art scene Leang Seckon. Seckon grew up during the devastating period of Khmer Rouge rule, witnessing the government-enforced policies that led to famine and disease, as well as state executions. He describes this period as “hell on earth”.
Now extended until 8 August 2014
10.00 - 18.00 (closed Sundays)
Briefing on India's 2014 Budget
Asia House will host an exclusive roundtable discussion on Narendra Modi's inaugural Budget with Richard Rekhy, CEO, KPMG India and Jaspal Bindra, CEO, Standard Chartered Bank Asia.
Tuesday 29 July
08.00 for 08.30 - 09.30
For Corporate Members Only
Jaspal Bindra, CEO, Standard Chartered Bank Asia
Richard Rekhy, CEO, KPMG India
Asian Business Leaders Award Dinner 2014
Join us at Asia House's annual Gala Dinner to honour Ho Ching, CEO of Temasek, as she receives the prestigious Asian Business Leaders Award at The Banqueting House, Westminster.
A number of sponsorship opportunities are available for companies wishing to take part in the evening.
Monday 27 October
19.00 till late
Breakfast briefing on Australia's relationship with Asia
Dr Martin Parkinson PSM, Secretary to the Australian Treasury, and HE The Hon Alexander Downer AC, Australian High Commissioner to the UK, gave a private briefing to Asia House Corporate Members on 22 July in which Australia's foreign policy in the Asian region was discussed.
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So, Britain's leading authority on Chinese cuisine, the Yan-kit So Memorial Award provides a bursary of up to £2,500 to unpublished cookery writers to travel to any country in Asia to research that country's cuisine.
Rising Cities of Asia
Read our guides to 6 Asian cities that provide untapped opportunities for British businesses, including: Busan, South Korea; Dalian, China; Hanoi, Vietnam; Medan, Indonesia; Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia; and Xiamen, China
23rd July 2014
- Channel News Asia: Plane carrying MH17 bodies leaves Ukraine for Netherlands
- Channel News Asia: MH17 black boxes delivered to British investigators
- Channel News Asia: Ukraine to impose sanctions on Russia
- SCMP: One woman reportedly killed and another escapes injury after falls on Beijing subway
- SCMP: Qinghai-Tibet Railway's new westward spur may open next month
- SCMP: China censors giant inflatable toad story after comparisons with former Communist Party chief
- Zee News: Rise in tourists from Bangladesh to India
- Zee News: No plans to bring co-operative societies under RTI: Govt
- Zee News: No proposal to change five-day week: Govt
- Financial Times: China detains five in meat probe
- Financial Times: China stock rally becomes annual event
- Financial Times: Airlines halt Israel flights after attack
News & Views
Jemimah Steinfeld appointed Literature Festival Manager21/07/14
Jemimah Steinfeld will plan and implement the Asia House Bagri Foundation Literature Festival.Read more
Asia House is recruiting a Receptionist (Maternity Cover)18/07/14
The full-time Receptionist will cover a period of maternity leave.Read more
‘It is not just dancers, we are all nomads’16/07/14
The organisers and participants of the Artist as Nomad project explain what it is all about.Read more
Leang Seckon: Hell On Earth27/06/14 10:00
The exhibition features paintings, collages and video by the Cambodian artist.Read more
4-Part Summer Public Lecture Series on Asian Art26/07/14 14:00
This short course will explore Asian art and artists of the Asian diaspora.Read more
Briefing on India’s 2014 Budget29/07/14 08:00
Richard Rekhy, CEO, KPMG India and Jaspal Bindra, CEO, Standard Chartered Bank Asia, will speak.Read more