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Mar 26, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Promising Start to Season 2 of Into the Badlands

posted by Takuma Okada
Daniel Wu

Photo from AMC

By Takuma Okada
AsAmNews Intern

The first season of Into the Badlands was too short. Most of its problems stemmed from the length, including badly-paced scenes and not enough development for the large cast of characters. But if the season two premiere is anything to go by, we’re in for a much … Read more

Chinese American

Mar 26, 2017 Ξ 3 comments

Husband of President Trump Supporter to be Deported

posted by Randall
Roberto Beristain

Family of Roberto Beristain

When then candidate Donald Trump said he wanted to deport the “bad hombres,” Helen Beristain didn’t think she meant her husband.

Now five months after she voted for the Republican candidate, her husband is being deported.

The South Bend Tribune reports that Roberto Beristain has signed papers agreeing to be deported … Read more

Chinese American

Mar 24, 2017 Ξ 2 comments

Overwhelming Majority of Asian American Men Surveyed Say They’ve Been Harassed

posted by Louis Chan

Asian American Man Study
By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

A survey of nearly 500 mostly young Asian American men has found 85 percent of the respondents have experienced some form of harassment at school. 35 percent experienced similar harassment in the work place.

The Asian American Man Survey was conducted in October and the results were … Read more


Mar 24, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

We Will Fight Back in Defense of Our Communities

posted by Randall
Mia Yoshitani

Mia Yoshitani

By Mia Yoshitani
New American Media

As Donald Trump’s presidency barely passes its one-month mark, Trump has launched profound threats against immigrants and refugees, our human rights, and our climate. In the face of his hateful and destructive policies, Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs) are rising up. Recently, 16 out of 20 … Read more

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Mar 24, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Family of Woman Killed Drinking Toxic Tea Sues Chinatown Store

posted by Randall
Yu-Ping Xie

Yu-Ping Xie

The family of a 56-year old woman who died after drinking toxic tea has sued the store in  San Francisco Chinatown where she bought it, reports ABC7.

Yu-Ping Xie became ill just one hour after drinking the tea purchased from Sun Wing Wo Trading Company.

At one point the family had told her … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Mar 23, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Did President Trump Save SF Mayor Ed Lee from Being Recalled?

posted by Randall

Ed LeeSan Francisco Mayor Ed Lee has survived a recall effort.

The SF Chronicle reports supporters of the recall failed to get the necessary 47,565 voter signatures needed to put the recall on the ballot.

In fact it appears no signatures were ever turned in at all.

Lee rode a wave of popularity and won a … Read more


Mar 23, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Indiana University Preps for Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month Celebration

posted by Jiayi Sun
Indiana University Asian Culture Center

Photo by Dottie Day

Indiana University Bloomington is preparing for the upcoming Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month celebration. The celebration will take place at the beginning of next week.


The theme of this 18th annual celebration is “belonging.” The month-long celebration involves different activities and events, including a film series, a conference Read more


Mar 22, 2017 Ξ 3 comments

Coach Mocks Asian American Player During Game

posted by Len Patel

Galileo High SchoolThe baseball coach at Galileo High School in San Francisco has been accused by two parents of screaming at an Asian American player while mocking him with a fake Chinese accent.

The account in the San Francisco Chronicle by columnists Phil Matier and Andy Ross has been substantiated by two parents.

Nakia Kashima, a parent … Read more

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Mar 21, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Woman Dies After Drinking Toxic Tea from San Francisco Chinatown

posted by Randall

Herbal tea poisonedA woman who purchased tea blended with the ingredient aconite in San Francisco Chinatown has died of poisoning, reports ABC7.
Yu-Ping Xie, 56, is one of two people who became seriously ill after purchasing the tea on separate occasions from the Sun Wing Wo Trading Co.
The other victim in his 30s has … Read more


Mar 21, 2017 Ξ 1 comment

Why the Apathetic Asian American is a Myth

posted by Randall

VoteBy Ethan Pak

Only 4 percent of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs) voted in the 2016 presidential election.


The Atlantic called the community “mostly invisible in the American political debate.” On the other hand, prior to the election, the Huffington Post and the LA Times emphasized AAPIs’ potential in influencing the … Read more


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