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Bad Ass Asians

Nov 18, 2013 Ξ Comments are off

ABS CBN: Tony winner @LeaSalonga tells life story in children’s book

posted by Randall

Princess LeaLea Salonga has come a long way since auditioning for a role in the King and I at age 6, reports ABS CBN.

Her life journey into an international star is told in a new children’s book, Princess Lea, by Yvette Fernandez.

Salonga recently introduced the book with her daughter Nicole and mother Ligaya … Read more

Community Issues

Nov 18, 2013 Ξ Comments are off

Sampan: Chances for immigration reform grow bleak

posted by Randall

Statue of LibertyThe Affordable Care Act has gotten off to a stumbling start, the government shutdown has came and went and immigration reform is clearly in need of a lifeline.

It’s been five months since the Senate sent the immigration bill to the House where it seems to be just sitting there.

“If we cannot get [immigration … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Nov 18, 2013 Ξ Comments are off

Everything to lose, little to gain for @MannyPacquiao

posted by Randall

Manny PacquiaoThis Saturday’s showdown between Manny Pacquiao and Brandon Rios is what they call in sports a “must win” for the Filipino boxing icon.

His trainer Freddie Roach predicts Pacquiao will only need six round to dispose of Rios, who few give any chance of winning.

A victory will give his legion of fans another opportunity … Read more

Campus

Nov 17, 2013 Ξ Comments are off

The Daily Campus: What does an American look like?

posted by Randall

Davuluri Wears Miss America Crown ProudlyThe results of a questionnaire by Asian American Studies students at the University of Connecticut exposed deep seeded prejudices held by students about their thoughts on patriotism and the qualities that define Americans, reports The Daily Campus.

When asked what it means to be American, many used terms like patriotism, upholding American values and … Read more

Community Issues

Nov 17, 2013 Ξ Comments are off

California Economic Summit: Economic clout of Asian Americans growing

posted by Randall

You Tube logoThe economic clout of Asian Americans is being increasingly felt in California, reports the California Economic Summit.

“There’s over 600,000 API owned businesses in the state that represent sales and receipts of more than $182 million annually,” said said Gordon Hinkle, Director of Policy, Communications and International Affairs for the California Asian Pacific Chamber … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Nov 17, 2013 Ξ Comments are off

Amped Asia: Top 20 Asian guys with the most swag

posted by Randall

Bruce LeeAmped Asia describes swag as an “indescribable quality, but when you see it, you know it.”

The magazine recently released its list of top 20 Asian guys with the most swag. Amped wrote it was “looking for masculine role models that have traits that Asian guys should aspire to have.”

The list included both Asian … Read more

Blogs

Nov 16, 2013 Ξ 1 comment

Can India: Characterization of Asian men as inadequate with women propagated by those who profit from it

posted by Randall

LoveA recent article I read in Can India largely based on the thoughts of someone behind a Vancouver-based dating service irritated me to no end.

Anita Ram-Sharma founded the South Asian Millionaires Club. She obviously makes her money by convincing people their love life is inadequate and that she can help them find happiness.
Obviously … Read more

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