By Mandy Day
I was inspired to become a bone marrow donor in 2009 while attending a Japanese culture festival in Northern California. While there, thanks to the Diablo Valley Japanese … Read more
By Ed Diokno
You probably saw her face featured prominently in the Women’s March on Washington last Saturday. She wore a hijab of the stars and stripes, a defiant gaze looking directly at you.
The poster featuring 32-year old Munira Ahmed was held … Read more
500,000 Asian Americans live in Houston. They are the fastest growing ethnic population in the city.
Yet the Houston Grand Opera seems to be stuck in a different time.
It’s new production of Nixon in China features White actors in Asian roles.
By Ed Diokno
Nathan Chen, 17, has just won the men’s U.S. Figure Skating championship and is already being called “America’s hope.”
The Salt Lake City teen’s victory at the championships in Kansas City, Mo. comes less … Read more
By Ed Diokno
In President Barack Obama’s first year in office, he reinstated the White House Initiative for AAPI that was first created by President Bill Clinton but had lain moribund during George W. Bush’s two … Read more
By Shirley L Ng
AsAmNews New York Correspondent
The Women’s March more than exceeded anyone’s expectations. Now touted at the largest protest in US history, women around the nation marched to protect women’s rights, but many utilized the march to voice their dissatisfaction of President Trump.
Cities such as Sydney, Berlin, London, Paris, Nairobi marched … Read more
By Brittney Le
What’s so special about January 28th this year? It won’t be just any normal Saturday – Lunar New Year is finally coming, ringing in the Year of the Rooster.
Lunar New Year is celebrated by various Asian cultures, notably Chinese, Vietnamese, Korean, Cambodian,Thai … Read more
Millions of people hit the streets today to express … Read more
Several hundred supporters of President Donald Trump attended the APA Presidential Inaugural Gala at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington, D.C. Friday night.
The gala was sponsored by the Trump-Pence Asian Pacific American Advisory Committee (APAAC) and the National Committee of Asian American Republicans (Asian.GOP).
Several diplomats from Asian countries attended the … Read more
Vietnamese Americans are well known in the nail salon industry. For those who question sanitary standards at these salons, the state cosmetology board inspectors is the government entity responsible for oversight of such criteria.
But a group of Vietnamese nail salon owners in Baton Rouge have argued the board … Read more