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May 29, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

UPDATE: Tiger Woods Releases Statement on His DUI Charge

posted by Len Patel
Tiger Woods

Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office

Golf superstar Tiger Woods tonight released his first statement on this morning’s DUI arrest in Florida.

The arrest happened early this morning in Palm Beach County, Florida in the town of Jupiter.

He was released just before 11 eastern time after being pulled over at 3 a.m.

“I understand the … Read more

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May 29, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Nicole Scherzinger Proclaims her “Filipino Pride”

posted by Randall

Dirty Dancing

Courtesy: ABC


 
Fresh off her performance in the TV remake of Dirty Dancing, former Pussycat Nicole Scherzinger says she’s proud to be Filipino.

“Filipino Pride,” she proclaimed.

“Yeah, it’s everything,” she said to the Inquirer. “I feel like some of the best voices in the world are Filipino voices. I got my … Read more

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May 26, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Asian Americans Gain Two Judicial Appointments

posted by Randall
Judge Amul Thapar

Judge Amul Thapar

The South Asian Bar Association is applauding the confirmation of conservative Justice Amul Thapar to the U.S. Court of Appeals in the Sixth District, reports DNA.

In California, the first Filipino American has been appointed to serve as a judge in Contra Costa County, east of San Francisco.

Thapar is the … Read more

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May 25, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Filipino Americans Urged to Be The Match and Save a Police Officer’s Life

posted by Randall

Matthew Medina and familyBy Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

Matthew Medina is so sick he is unable to enjoy the physical affection of his own family.

“Just being diagnosed with such a debilitating illness, I think, would be a low for anyone,” said the Los Angeles police officer and father of two. “As far as day to day … Read more

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May 25, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Baywatch Babe and Quantico Star Answers Vogue’s 73 Questions

posted by Jiayi Sun

Indian actress Priyanka Chopra, 34,  appeared on Vogue’s 73 Questions Wednesday. The video uploaded on YouTube has already received seven hundred thousand views.

“She is amazing,” a YouTube user by the name Srilatha Reddy commented. “This is one of the best 73 questions with Vogue.”

Chopra was a Bollywood star a … Read more

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May 23, 2017 Ξ 1 comment

No Whitewashing for Upcoming Island Movie

posted by Randall
King Kamehameha Statue

King Kamehameha Statue

This is a breath of fresh air.

Casting directors are looking for a Native Hawaiian actor to play the role of King Kamehameha and other roles, reports KHON.

The movie Islands will explore Hawaii from Captain Cook’s arrival to King Kamehameha and the overthrow of Queen Liliuokalani’s monarchy.

“Whoever plays King … Read more

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May 23, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Sikh Temples Open for Survivors of Bombing at Ariana Grande Concert. Asian American Entertainers Express Shock

posted by Randall

Manchester

Asian American entertainers joined the rest of the world in expressing their condolences for all those touched by the bombing at the Ariana Grande concert in Manchester.

22 people have died in the attack in Northwestern England. At least 59 people have been injured. Some of the victims were children.

Read more

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May 22, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Father Writes Children’s Book to Show Daughter Characters that Look Like Her

posted by Brittney Le

Pepper ZhangChildren’s books are supposed to be a good learning experience for kids and an opportunity for parents to spend time with their children; however, it wasn’t that simple for Jerry Zhang and his daughter. These books led to a rather heartbreaking realization for the Chinese American father of two, reports INQUIRER.net.

Zhang’s daughter Madison … Read more

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May 20, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

OC’s Little Saigon Gets New Monument Inspired by Vietnamese Folklore

posted by Randall

Little SaigonTwo years in the making, a new monument dedicated to Little Saigon has been unveiled in Orange County, reports the OC Register.

The monument celebrates the Vietnamese American community’s success in building a thriving community after the Fall of Saigon.

Little Saigon has the highest density of Vietnamese outside of Southeast Asia.

“I hope it … Read more

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May 20, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Vanessa Hudgens and Ludacris Set to Host Billboard Music Awards Sunday

posted by Randall

Vanessa Hudgens and Ludacris

Vanessa Hudgens and Ludacris unveil Magenta carpet before the Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas


 

Vanessa Hudgens will go back to her musical roots Sunday and host the Billboard Music Awards from Las Vegas with four time host Ludacris.

Hudgens is confident that being with a veteran host will make her job that much … Read more

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