Wherever I am, the world comes after me.
It offers me its busyness. It does not believe that I do not want it.
Now I understand 
why the old poets of China went so far
and high 
into the mountains, then crept into the pale mist.
"The Old Poets of China" by Mary Oliver

Anniversary 2022

The UP Asian Center will be conducting the 2022 Experience Japan: K. Matsushita Foundation Japan Study Tour for selected AC Japan Majors on 11 - 18 December 2022, in the Kansai Region of Japan.

The UP Asian Center and the Embassy of Bangladesh, Manila will be holding a hybrid seminar to celebrate the “50 Years of Diplomatic Relations between Bangladesh and the Philippines: Achievements, Challenges and Potentials” on 17 November 2022, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm (GMT+8), at the GT-Toyota Auditorium, Asian Center, and via Zoom.