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
Richard Deacon. Photo by Niels Dietrich, courtesy the Lisson Gallery
China and ASEAN Tigers surge ahead in FDI income
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.
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
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
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.
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
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
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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- SCMP: Taiwan negotiator's alleged leaks to Beijing dent Ma Ying-jeou's image
- SCMP: Beijing to talk tough to US on military encounters during Washington talks
- Zee News: Shooter Tara Shahdeo's husband to be produced before court today
- Zee News: BJP MP Yogi Adityanath's 'Love Jihad' video triggers controversy
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- Financial Times: Israel and Hamas agree open-ended truce
- Financial Times: Shale finances lift growth hopes
- Financial Times: Evidence grows of Russian army in Ukraine
News & Views
China and ASEAN Tigers surge ahead in FDI income26/08/14
The Philippines, Malaysia and China have all seen increased amounts of foreign direct investment.Read more
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
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
Masterclass with Chua Boon Kee15/09/14 18:45
The renowned Singaporean artist unveils his eagerly anticipated sculpture three days later in Soho.Read more