Tuesday 27th June 2017,

Bad Ass Asians

Jun 27, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Nicole Scherzinger Replaces Fergie on Black Eyed Peas at Concert

posted by Randall

Nicole ScherzingerWas it for just one night or an audition for bigger things to come?
 
Former Pussycat Doll Nicole Scherzinger performed with the Black Eyed Peas in Azerbaijan over the weekend.
 
Scherzinger seamlessly sang the lyrics normally performed by Fergie.
 
Will I Am announced earlier this month that Fergie had left the groupRead more

Bad Ass Asians

Jun 27, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Five-Year-Old Make a Wish Boy Becomes New York Police Officer for the Day

posted by Randall
Eric Cao

Eric Cao Arrests his first suspect at just 5 years old

It was a wish come true for five-year-old Eric Cao.

The young boy was made a lieutenant for the day with the New York Police Department, courtesy of the Make a Wish program.

Not only was he given a uniform and allowed to lead … Read more

Blogs

Jun 27, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Republicans Desperate to Pull the Plug on Affordable Care Act

posted by Randall
Affordable Care Act protest

Constituents around the country have protested the possible repeal of the Affordable Care Act

By Asian Green News

(Editor Note: With Republicans in the Senate vowing to hold a vote on replacing the Affordable Care Act by the end of the week, and as early as today, AsAmNews is reposting this opinion piece from Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Jun 27, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

General Manager Says Jeremy Lin Will Lead the Nets Into the Next Season

posted by Nicole Ki
Jeremy Lin

Photo by Spurs Never Fall

Brooklyn Nets general manager Sean Marks anointed Jeremy Lin the team leader this coming season shortly after trading center Brook Lopez.

Marks said Lin will “definitely” be the player to guide fellow point guard D’Angelo Russell, the second overall pick from the 2015 draft, who was just acquired from the … Read more

Crime

Jun 26, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Nanny Caught on Camera Hitting Special Needs Child, Says Parents

posted by Randall

Landon KoThe family of a two-year-old special needs child in Los Angeles says it caught their nanny abusing the boy while watching it live on their nanny cam.
 
CBS Los Angeles reports police responded immediately to the parents’ concerns and arrested the nanny, Thelma Manalastas.
 
Landon Ko suffers from Rubinstein-Taybi syndrome.
 
“He’s not … Read more

Asian Americans

Apr 12, 2017 Ξ Comments are off

Report Hate Crimes Here to Documenting Hate Project

posted by Louis Chan

Hate Reporting ProjectBy Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

AsAmNews is proud to be part of a joint effort between New America Media and Pro Publica to track the increasing number of hate crimes in the United States.

The Documenting Hate Project is an effort to confirm and verify the rise in hate incidents since the November election.… Read more

Indian American/ South Asian American

Jun 26, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Supreme Court Revives President Trump’s Muslim Travel Ban

posted by Randall

O'Hare International Airport Protest ban on Muslims

Police watch over hundreds of demonstrators at O’Hare International Airport protesting the detention of travelers from mostly Muslim countries. Photo by Amy Guth. File photo


 
The Los Angeles Times is reporting the nation’s highest court has revived President Trump’s Muslim travel ban.
 
The Washington Post is reporting the court is allowing a … Read more

Crime

Jun 26, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Police Fear Body Found May Be that of Missing Southeast Asian Man

posted by Randall

Rattana Kim

Rattana Kim faces the grim possibility body parts found in a warehouse are that of her husband


 
San Francisco Police fear the dismembered body found in a Hayward warehouse Saturday may be that of a missing Uber driver, reports NBC Bay Area.
 
Piseth Chhay has been missing since Mother’s Day.
 
The … Read more

Chinese American

Jun 26, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Rejected Chinatown Development in Vancouver Faces Possible Revival

posted by Olivia Wolf

Vancouver Chinatown
 
A Green Party Councilor is urging the city of Vancouver, British Columbia to turn a site originally proposed for a condominium project into mostly housing for senior citizens, reports News 1130.
 
The Beedie Development Group originally planned to develop the site on the 100 block of Keefer Street into 106 market housing … Read more

Campus

Jun 25, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Family of Missing Chinese Student Makes Desperate Plea in Chicago’s Chinatown

posted by Randall

 Ying-Ying Zhang  Aunt

The aunt of missing student Yingying Zhang holds back tears at a candlelight vigil


 
The family of YingYing Zhang held a candlelight vigil in Chicago’s Chinatown Saturday night, reports NBC Chicago.
 
The scholar from China who attended the University of Illinois has not been seen since June 9.
 
The FBI believes … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Jun 25, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Japanese American WWI Veteran Gets Headstone 75 Years Later

posted by Randall
World War I

U.S. soldiers March in WWI

We’ve heard a lot of late of the contributions of Japanese Americans who fought for the 442nd Infantry Regiment, the 100th Battalion, and the Military Intelligent Service.
 
But did you know there were Japanese Americans who not only fought for the United States in World War I, but were … Read more

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