Temasek sees growing appeal of North America, Europe

Image not available

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

Image not available

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.

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

Monday 27 October
19.00 till late

Image not available

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

Image not available

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

Image not available

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.

Image not available

Friday 14 November

15.00 - 16.30

An Iranian food odyssey

DRIFTING DÉRIVE

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.

Image not available

Until February 2015

Artistic collaboration by performers, artists and architects

Ghazaleh Avarzamani

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.

Image not available

Monday 3 - Friday 14 November

10.00 - 18.00

Art Exhibition

Free admission

Ghazaleh Avarzamani

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.

Image not available

Monday 3 November

18.45 - 20.30

Opening Reception

Free admission

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

Image not available

Free admission

Insights into how to do business in South Korea

Image not available

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.

News-banner

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 eye

    23/10/14

    Film composer Simon Boswell discovers more about people when their eyes close.

    Read more
  • South Korea faces fresh challenges as its economy soars

    22/10/14

    High household debt and powerful trade unions are some of the challenges facing this Asian tiger.

    Read more
More News & Views
Events-banner

What's on

  • DriftingbooksB740X396

    DRIFTING DÉRIVE

    13/10/14 - February 2015

    Artistic collaboration by performers, artists and architects until February 2015.

    Read more
  • ABLA Banqueting House

    Asian Business Leaders Award Dinner 2014

    27/10/14 19:00

    Table sponsorship packages are now on sale for our annual gala event.

    Read more
  • Hasekura Tsunenaga in Rome. Claude Deruet, oil on canvas, 1615 and Soheila Sokhanvari Hoochie Coochie Man 3, 2014

    Asian Art: The Axis Shifting East

    30/10/14 16:00

    A symposium examining the growing importance of Asian Art across the world.

    Read more
More Events

Twitter