Open Your Eyes to Asian Languages
Free language workshops for 18-24 year olds. Created by Asia House and the British Council, Open Your Eyes offers you time to try out three Asian languages in one afternoon with expert teachers in a friendly atmosphere. Our next workshop will be
Near East Asian languages March 15
Caspian Corridor Conference
Business and industry leaders in the banking, energy and infrastructure sectors will be joined by government ministers and critical stakeholders at the London Stock Exchange.
7 March 2014 08.00-18.00
London Stock Exchange
The new Asia House website - showcasing our best content
Welcome to the new Asia House website.
Our new site has a fresh look and feel and gives us much more scope to showcase the thought-leaders, decision makers, international performers and artists who we regularly feature at our events.
The site is easier to navigate, so it should be easier to find what you are looking for. We will be able to feature stories about the issues, the organisations and the people with whom we deal, enabling us to connect with a wider audience.
The Pan-Asia Film Festival has returned for a sixth year, presenting the most dynamic independent cinema from across Asia.
Pan-Asia Film Festival
26 Feb - 9 March 2014
Analysis, Insight and Research
India’s path from poverty to empowerment
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The McKinsey Global Institute's report 'From poverty to empowerment: India’s imperative for jobs, growth, and effective basic services' shows the encouraging progress India has made in halving its official poverty rate, from 45 percent of the population in 1994 to 22 percent in 2012
China's new company registration regime
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Tracking the export journey
Amendments to the PRC Company Law in December 2013 formally introduced the new capital regime and the State Council has now published its reform plan which provides further details. In introducing a reformed public filing regime, the plan paves the way for more harmonised and transparent company registration
In this report, produced by Barclays and EEF, the manufacturers’ organisation, more than 20 experienced manufacturers share their insights on developing an effective export strategy with a focus on emerging markets
Bhopal: A Prayer for Rain
A drama tackling one of the great corporate and environmental scandals of the last half century, A Prayer for Rain is the powerful and moving story of the Bhopal tragedy.
9 March 18.00
Pan-Asia Film Festival Closing Night Gala
An urban thriller starring Paddy Considine and rising star Aiysha Hart, Honour focuses on a young British Muslim girl who plans to run away with her Punjabi boyfriend – prompting her family to enlist a bounty hunter in a desperate bid to save face.
8 March 17.00
Including Panel Discussion with Director Shan Khan and Cast Members
7th March 2014
- Channel News Asia: US eyes "talk and trade" to repair ties with India
- Channel News Asia: Malaysia's Anwar Ibrahim back in court on sodomy case
- Channel News Asia: N Korea rejects South request for family reunion talks
- SCMP: No tolerance for hospital attacks, health chief says
- SCMP: National People's Congress Briefs, March 7, 2014
- SCMP: Xinjiang to work with National Security Commission to curb violence, Zhang Chunxian says
- Zee News: Prima facie Kejriwal violated Model Code: EC
- Zee News: Maoist leader Sabyasachi Panda to join AAP: Reports
- Zee News: Shazia Ilmi, Ashutosh questioned over clash with BJP; EC issues notice to AAP
- Financial Times: S&P 500 edges up to fresh record close
- Financial Times: New lenders join subprime car loan boom
- Financial Times: Greece’s Piraeus to return to bond market
News & Views
Oscars entry reflects victims’ tales of Cambodian genocide06/03/14
The clay figurine movie reflects the survivors' memories of the Cambodian genocide.Read more
Transcending a difficult past: Cambodian cinema06/03/14
Cambodian cinema is witnessing a resurgence but the population prefers Hollywood.Read more
Asia House Pan-Asia Film Festival review: Honour05/03/14
This film is a racy thriller which shines a light on the often hidden crime of honour killings.Read more
Second Caspian Corridor Conference07/03/14 08:00
Conference exploring the opportunities and geoeconomic dynamics in the Caspian Region.Read more
The Tale of Iya07/03/14 19:00
Drama on the relationship between man and nature, set in Japan’s last untouched region.Read more
The London premiere of Shan Khan’s urban thriller starring Paddy Considine and Aiysha Hart.Read more