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Selected Websites for this area

This page features some carefully selected Trusted Connections to the Asian continent. Home of some of the world's fastest growing nations and leading industrial power houses, Asia covers 29.9% of Earth's land area. With approximately 4 billion people, it is the world's most populous continent with 60% of the world's population. During the 20th century Asia's population nearly quadrupled, making links to this continent more relevant than ever.

Business & Economy

Asian Development Bank
Established in 1966, ADB is an international development finance institution, aiming to help its developing member countries reduce poverty.

This Business-to-Business trade portal and marketplace brings together world's buyers and sellers, promoting trade through distribution of trade news and leads.

Serviced Offices in Asia
Webscout has a comprehensive listing of offices available in Asia. View photos, maps and details online or call now to speak to a consultant.

Access Asia
A searchable Asian business directory, featuring details of over 1 million Asian companies.

FinanceAsia is Asia's leading financial publishing company which brings the latest deals and financial news from Asia's fast moving financial and capital markets.


The Asia Foundation
The Asia Foundation is a non-profit, non-governmental organisation committed improving governance, law, and civil society; economic reform, sustainable development and the environment; and international relations.

Central Asia by Train promotes travel by rail rather than air, and provides detailed information about train connections in Central Asia and neighbouring regions.

Architecture for Humanity
Founded in 1999, this non-profit design services firm aims to build a more sustainable future through the power of professional design. The organisation manages a network of 40,000 professionals willing to lend time and expertise to help struggling regions.

Science & Education

The Association for Asian Studies
AAS is a non-political, non-profit professional association, counting 7,000 members worldwide.

Asia Society
Founded in 1956, Asia Society is a non-profit educational institution with offices in Hong Kong, USA, Australia, China and South Korea.

Arts & Creative

Museum of East Asian Art
Based in Bath, UK, Museum of East Asian Art houses a fine collection of ceramics, jades, bronzes and much more from China, Japan, Korea and Southeast Asia.

Asian Art Museum
The Asian Art Museum of San Francisco takes visitors 6,000 years of Asian history, letting them explore the cultures of numerous countries in the region.

Asian Historical Architecture
With more than 15,000 photos of 791 sites in 21 countries, this project offers an extensive photographic survey of Asia's architectural heritage.

Exploring the Region

Pacific Asia Travel Association
The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is a membership organisation aiming to promote sustainable development of tourism in the Asia-Pacific region.

Pacific Asia Tourism
An independent research, consultancy and education/training organisation working throughout the Asia Pacific region.

Everest Base Camp Trek
Trek to the base camp of Mount Everest with an experienced trekking operator.