Drifting through Asia House: artists intervene in our spaces
Drifting Dérive is about opening a dialogue between visitors, artists and the architecture of Asia House, experiencing unexpected encounters with the familiar as well as the concealed spaces of our building.
Author hopes latest cookbook will demistify Persian cuisine
A riot of flavours, herbs, tastes, colours and aromas make up Persian cuisine, one of the oldest cuisines in the world. But many people in the UK have no idea how to cook it. Jila Dana-Haeri hopes to reverse that with her latest collection of recipes.
Partnering with Asia for innovation
This Signature Conference, organised in partnership with Rio Tinto, brings together world-class innovators for a stimulating discussion on the future of Asia as an innovation hub and the potential for increased transcontinental cooperation.
Thursday 11 December
09:00 to 13:00
Three paths to sustained economic growth in Southeast Asia
McKinsey Global Institute has published a new report which details three global megatrends that the 10 countries of ASEAN can tap into to sustain economic growth and increase productivity. Much of the region's recent growth has been generated by an expanding labour force and the shift of workers from agriculture to manufacturing. These factors will eventually fade, so there is new urgency for confronting the region’s low levels of productivity, the report says.
Asia House partners with Westminster to offer weddings and civil partnerships
Under the partnership with Westminster, Asia House – a 1775 Grade II* listed building in the heart of Marylebone – can offer weddings or civil partnerships from from just £420.
Win up to £2,500 to research Asian cuisine
Apply now for the Yan-kit So Memorial Award for Food Writers on Asia 2015
In memory of Yan-kit So, Britain's leading authority on Chinese cuisine, the Yan-kit So Memorial Award for Food Writers on Asia provides a bursary of up to £2,500 to unpublished cookery writers to travel to any country in Asia to research that country's cuisine.
The Award application deadline has now been extended to 28 February 2015
Ho Ching: “Businesses do not exist in isolation from society"
The Executive Director and Chief Executive of Singapore’s S$223-billion sovereign wealth fund Temasek said: "We engage with our portfolio companies and other stakeholders around the world, with a view to fostering good governance" as she accepted the Asia House Asian Business Leaders Award.
Temasek's Ho Ching feted at Asian Business Leaders event
The Executive Director and CEO of the Singapore investment company was handed the prestigious Asia House Asian Business Leaders Award at a glittering dinner at London's Banqueting House.
22nd November 2014
- Channel News Asia: 5.8 magnitude quake hits China's Sichuan province: USGS
- Channel News Asia: China building possible airfield in South China Sea: US
- Channel News Asia: Second great white found at Australia's Bondi
- SCMP: Magnitude 6.3 earthquake strikes remote region of Sichuan province
- SCMP: China rejects Uygur scholar’s appeal against life sentence
- SCMP: US asks China to stop building Spratlys island which could host airfield
- Zee News: Three killed in road accident in Rajasthan
- Zee News: President congratulates new batch of IAS officers
- Zee News: Honest attempts being made for constructive session: Naqvi
- Financial Times: Portugal’s ex PM Sócrates detained
- Financial Times: Report undercuts Benghazi attack claims
- Financial Times: Stocks gain on China cut, Draghi hint
News & Views
Author hopes her latest cookbook will demistify Persian cuisine20/11/14
Jila Dana-Haeri hopes her book will inspire people outside Iran to cook traditional Persian dishes.Read more
Asia House is recruiting a PR and Marketing Manager18/11/14
The PR and Marketing Manager will raise awareness of our brand in London and across the world.Read more
Iranian percussionist creates fusion sounds with ‘mesmerising’ Persian drum17/11/14
Read about NoName Trio who will perform at Asia House this Thursday.Read more
DRIFTING DÉRIVE13/10/14 - February 2015
Artistic collaboration by performers, artists and architects until February 2015.Read more
The Mandakini Women Weavers of Garhwal25/11/14 09:00
Shop for hand-loomed products woven by Indian widows and flood victims.Read more
Open evening for couples planning to tie the knot01/12/14 17:30
Come and view our splendid venue where you can get married for just £420.Read more