Drifting through Asia House: artists intervene in our spaces

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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

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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

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Three paths to sustained economic growth in Southeast Asia

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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.

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Asia House partners with Westminster to offer weddings and civil partnerships

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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.

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Win up to £2,500 to research Asian cuisine

Apply now for the Yan-kit So Memorial Award for Food Writers on Asia 2015

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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on Chinese cuisine, the Yan-kit So Memorial Award for Food Writers on Asia provides a bursary of up to £2,500 to unpublished cookery writers to travel to any country in Asia to research that country's cuisine.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"

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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

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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.


News & Views

  • Author hopes her latest cookbook will demistify Persian cuisine


    Jila Dana-Haeri hopes her book will inspire people outside Iran to cook traditional Persian dishes.

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  • Asia House is recruiting a PR and Marketing Manager


    The PR and Marketing Manager will raise awareness of our brand in London and across the world.

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  • Iranian percussionist creates fusion sounds with ‘mesmerising’ Persian drum


    Read about NoName Trio who will perform at Asia House this Thursday.

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  • Antoni Malinowski's work at Asia House


    13/10/14 - February 2015

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

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    The Mandakini Women Weavers of Garhwal

    25/11/14 09:00

    Shop for hand-loomed products woven by Indian widows and flood victims.

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    Open evening for couples planning to tie the knot

    01/12/14 17:30

    Come and view our splendid venue where you can get married for just £420.

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