Singapore Minister: 'Our vision is to be the New York of ASEAN'
The Minister for Foreign Affairs and for Law in Singapore, HE Mr K Shanmugam, gave an exclusive interview to Asia House following a private briefing to Asia House Corporate Members. In the interview he said: "Our vision is to be the New York of ASEAN."
Australia says the UK needs to do more to engage 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 briefing at Asia House. In an interview afterwards Dr Parkinson encouraged the UK to do more to build relationships with Asia.
Asian Business Leaders Award Dinner 2014
Tables are already selling fast for Asia House's fifth annual Gala Dinner when we will honour Ho Ching, CEO of Temasek, who will receive the prestigious Asian Business Leaders Award. The event will take place at The Banqueting House, Westminster.
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Monday 27 October
19.00 till late
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
Win up to £2,500 to research Asian cuisine
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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So, Britain's leading authority on Chinese cuisine, the Yan-kit So Memorial Award provides a bursary of up to £2,500 to unpublished cookery writers to travel to any country in Asia to research that country's cuisine.
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Rising Cities of Asia
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29th July 2014
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- SCMP: China establishes office to pursue corrupt officials who flee the country
- SCMP: Shanghai court sets August trial date for GSK-linked investigators
- Zee News: Arvind Kejriwal vacates govt residence in Delhi, heads back to Ghaziabad
- Zee News: First-time MPs to get lessons in legislative process
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News & Views
Singapore Minister for Foreign Affairs and Law: ‘Our vision is to be the New York of ASEAN’28/07/14
HE Mr K Shanmugam speaks to Asia House about the future direction that Singapore is taking.Read more
Australia says the UK needs to do more to engage with Asia25/07/14
Dr Martin Parkinson PSM, Secretary to the Australian Treasury, shares insights with Asia House.Read more
Jemimah Steinfeld appointed Literature Festival Manager21/07/14
Jemimah Steinfeld will plan and implement the Asia House Bagri Foundation Literature Festival.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 Art02/08/14 14:00
This short course will explore Asian art and artists of the Asian diaspora.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