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

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The UP Asian Center welcomed the delegates to the 5th ASEAN-Russia Youth Summit last 29 November 2019 at the GT-Toyota Asian Center Auditorium, Asian Center, UP Diliman.

The UP Asian Center will host a forum-exhibit, “Philippine Foreign Relations under the Duterte Administration: Issues, Actors, Approaches” on 11 December 2019, 1–4 PM at the UP Asian Center, QC.

Ambassador Benjamin B. Domingo, PhD alumni of the UP Asian Center and career diplomat, passed away on 21 November 2019. He was 83.

The UP Asian Center will hold a forum, “Navigating the Philippine Strategic Resource Landscape: Realities and Ways Forward,” on 12 December 2019, 1-5 PM at the UP Asian Center, QC.

 The UP Asian Center will host a forum, “The Philippines and the Global South: Social, Economic, and Political Realities,” on 9 December 2019, 1:00 pm–5 pm, UP Asian Center, QC.