The journal comes out twice a year. Beginning 2013, new issues will be available for online download free of charge with a print-on-demand option. 

A one-year print subscription, excluding shipping and handling, costs PhP 800 for local subscribers and US$ 30 for international subscribers. Shipping and handling will be waived if the copies will be picked up at the Asian Center, University of the Philippines Diliman. 

Please note that (some) back issues are either out of print or of limited availability. Pricing (Individual Orders; excluding shipping and handling) is as follows: 

  • Issues from 1963 to 1997: PhP 50 each
  • Issues from 1998 to 2004: PhP 100 each
  • Issues 41 (1) 2005: PhP 300
  • Issues from 42 (1–2) 2006 to present: PhP 400 each

For questions, kindly email the editorial staff at  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Per Issue Orders (Non-Subscription)

1. For individual orders of back issue(s), please place your order at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Kindly indicate the number of copies per issue and include the following information: 

  • Name
  • Position
  • Institutional Affiliation
  • Address
  • Billing Address
  • Shipping Address
  • Email address

2. Once we receive this information, we will be sending you an invoice that will include the shipping costs per issue.

3. Please pay: 

UP Diliman Trust Account
Development Bank of the Philippines, Commonwealth Branch
Account Number: 
0455-010531-030
Swift Code: DBPHPHMM

Please indicate in the bank form that the payment is for "Payment for Asian Studies."

4. Email proof of payment (receipt, scanned copy of deposit slip, etc.) to  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

5. Kindly wait as we process your order. 

For Subscriptions:

1. Fill in and submit the form below:



2. Once we receive the form, we will send you the total cost, including shipping rates, which are based on those from the Philippine Post Office.  

3. Pay at:

UP Diliman Trust Account
Development Bank of the Philippines, Commonwealth Branch
Account Number:
0455-010531-030
Swift Code: DBPHPHMM

Please indicate in the bank form that the payment is for a “One-Year Subscription to Asian Studies.”

4. Email proof of payment (receipt, scanned copy of deposit slip, etc.) to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

5. Kindly wait as we process your order. 

If you have any questions, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .