China-UK business relationships under the ‘New Normal’

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Professor Chris Rudd, the newly appointed Pro Vice Chancellor and Provost of the University of Nottingham Ningbo, China explains China's 'new normal' of economic growth and where the opportunities for UK companies lie.

A fascinating talk on the 100,000 African soldiers who fought against the Japanese in Burma

The British soldiers who fought in Asia referred to themselves as ‘the Forgotten Army’ but of all the men who fought the Japanese, perhaps none are as forgotten as the 100,000 African soldiers. Join Al Jazeera journalist Barnaby Phillips for a fascinating talk on his critically acclaimed book 'Another Man’s War: The Story of a Burma Boy in Britain’s Forgotten African Army.'

Thursday September 10

18.45 - 20.00

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Conference to explore two-way investment opportunities with ASEAN

Following the recent visit of Prime Minister David Cameron to Southeast Asia, the UK-ASEAN Dialogue, co-organised by Asia House and the CIMB ASEAN Research Institute (CARI), will bring together senior policymakers from both sides to discuss increased opportunities for investment and trade ties. ASEAN countries have become key players in the global investment arena with the total outward investment stock globally quadrupling over the past decade. With a population of more than 600 million, a growing middle class and a combined GDP of about US$2.4 trillion, ASEAN is set to be a long-term driver of global economic growth.

Tuesday October 13

09.00 - 13.00

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Book sheds light on lives of Indian women

Author and psychotherapist Lucy Beresford will discuss her latest novel 'Invisible Threads' at Asia House. The fictional tale follows an English woman's journey to India to investigate her husband's death. Whilst highlighting the attraction of Indian culture to Westerners, it is interwoven with tales exposing the terrible situations that some Indian women find themselves in.

Tuesday 6 October

18.45 - 20.00

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Birds re-enact Chomsky-Foucault debate at Asia House

Taiwanese artist Ting-Tong Chang is presenting two installations at Asia House as a preview for his upcoming 2016 solo exhibition. 'Future Free and Just Society' (pictured) consists of two bird automatons perching on top of a tree, re-enacting the famous televised 1971 debate ‘On Human Nature’ between Noam Chomsky and Michel Foucault. The other installation is titled 'Chinese Tree'.

Until 27 November

Monday to Friday 10.00 - 18.00

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Free admission

Asian Business Leaders Award annual gala event to take place at Banqueting House

The chairman of CIMB Group Nazir Razak will receive the prestigious Asia House Asian Business Leaders Award at our annual gala event at The Banqueting House in Whitehall. For sponsorship opportunities and table sales please contact Rachelle Kessels on +44 207 307 5466 or email

Tuesday 13 October
19.00 - 23.00

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Vietnam Minister of Planning & Investment Bui Quang Vinh will brief corporate members.

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