Tuesday 17th January 2017,

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When Daniel Dae Kim Comes Knocking on Your Door

posted by Randall

Re JaneBy Minnie Roh
Reporter @AsianAmericanLife

It’s every writer’s dream to publish a novel and then have Hollywood come knocking on the door, offering to turn it into a TV series. It may sound like a Cinderella story, but that’s what happened to Patricia Park – the author of Re Jane, a Korean American modern … Read more

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Four AAPI Women Named as Possible Presidential Candidates

posted by Randall
Tulsi Gabbard with Bernie Sanders supports

Bernie Sanders Supporters with Rep. Tulsi Gabbard. By Darryl Yip

Kamala Harris

California Attorney General Kamala Harris (D-CA) took a seat in the U.S. Senate in January

Donald Trump hasn’t even taken the reigns of power yet and already the handicapping is underway on who will vie to replace him in 2020.

With America coming so close … Read more

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Vanessa Hudgens Teams with Ashley Tisdale for First Duet Together

posted by Randall

Vanessa Hudgens with Ashley Tisdale

By Ed Diokno

Vanessa Hudgens recently joined Ashley Tisdale in a duet singing “Ex’s & Oh’s,” that their fans are going crazy over.

Their harmony was exquisite and their friendship translates over the video. Their friendship began when both were starring in High School Musical.

Hudgens’ new television comedy is set to debut next … Read more

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The Year in Pictures in 2016

posted by Louis Chan






The #StarringJohnCho hashtag launched by William Yu capsulized the frustration of Asian Americans about the lack of strong roles and positive portrayals of AAPI men in Hollywood.

By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent


With 2016 now in the rear view mirror, I thought it would be a good time to … Read more

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First Asian American Coach in Pro Sports Gets Contract Extension

posted by Randall

Erik SpoelstraTwo-time NBA championship coach Eric Spoelstra has been given a contract extension by the Miami Heat.
Spoelstra is in his ninth season as coach of the Heat and was in the final year of his previous contract.

The Heat this year is only 10-24, but the extension is a sign the team sees Spoestra as … Read more


Blog: AAPI Lawmakers Will Be in a Familiar Spot – in the Minority

posted by Randall
Rep Tammy Duckworth

Senator-Elect Tammy Duckworth (D-IL)

By Ed Diokno

With 18 House Representatives and U.S. Senators, including two non-voting members from the  territories of America Samoa and Northern Mariana Islands, the 115th Congress will have the most Asian American and Pacific Islander members ever. From the day they officially sit in their Capitol offices, they will face … Read more

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Third Most Viewed Story of 2016: Catching Up with the Bucket List Family

posted by Louis Chan
Garrett and Jessica Gee

Garrett and Jessica Gee in Germany with their children Dorothy and Manila

By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

AsAmNews continues its countdown of the five most popular stories of 2016 with number three, a look both back and ahead with the Gee family.  they’re the Filipino American millionaires now entering their 16th month of an Read more

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Bachelor Couple Celebrating Baby’s First Christmas

posted by Randall
Catherine Lowe with Baby Samuel

Catherine Giudici-Lowe with Baby Samuel via Instagram

A baby’s first Christmas is a milestone of parenthood. It’s one of those moments the parents will remember more than a baby.

Celebrity couple Catherine and Sean Lowe are making the most of Baby Samuel’s first Christmas.

The couple made famous by the TV Series Bachelor and who … Read more

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Dwayne Johnson Rocks The Troops

posted by Randall
Dwayne Johnson

Dwayne Johnson in his Rock the Troops special

By Ed Diokno

Dwayne the Rock Johnson is enjoying quite a year. He’s got a couple of movies coming out, his HBO series Ballers is coming back for another season, he was named People Magazine’s Sexiest Man Alive and he’s earning the most money of any actor … Read more


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