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Mar 8, 2013 Ξ Comments are off

Movie Geeks: New Movie Trailer for @Mnightshyamalan, Will & Jaden Smith Movie, @OfficialJaden

posted by Randall

 

After EarthOscar nominated movie director M Night Shyamalan is just three months away from the June 7th release of After Earth, the epic production starring Will & Jaden Smith.

The father-son duo play father-son in the movie who both crash land on earth in a futuristic movie set 1000 years from today. By this time, … Read more

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SF Gate: @MayorEdLee Boasts High Favorable Rating

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Mayor Ed LeeSan Francisco Mayor Ed Lee scored a favorable rating of  65 percent, certainly the envy of any politician, reports SF Gate.

The San Francisco Chamber of Commerce poll was conducted by David Binder Research with a margin of error of 4.4 percent.

Analysts say his consensus style politics that has lead to victories … Read more

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Mar 7, 2013 Ξ Comments are off

Yakima Herald Republic: Washington State Honors State’s Filipino Americans

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Filipino American Boy

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Washington’s State legislature has passed a resolution honoring the contributions of the state’s Filipino Americans. the largest Asian and Pacific Islander ethnic population in the state, reports the Yakima Herald Republic.

“Their history and culture here in the Pacific Northwest helped make Washington what it is today, and it’s fitting … Read more

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CBS Local: Chinatown Merchants Seek Clarification on Shark Fin Ban

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shark fin soup

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State officials in California concerned about confusion over the shark fin ban are reaching out to educate Chinatown merchants about the new law, reports CBS Local.

They had the chance to quiz state regulators during a meeting in San Francisco’s Chinatown. Many of those state merchants continue to fight the … Read more

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Daijji World: Indian American Woman Accused of Keeping Maid As Slave Awaits Verdict

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gavelA jury is deciding the case of an Indian American woman accused of keeping an undocumented Indian woman as a slave.

Daiji World reports the jury asked to review the testimony of defendant Annie George. George testified that her alleged slave was actually a family friend who was given money, but never an employee.… Read more

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Mar 7, 2013 Ξ 1 comment

OC Register: Korean Americans React to Nuclear Threats from North Korea

posted by Randall

 

North Korea MapKorean Americans reacted mostly with disbelief to threats by North Korea to launch a pre-emptive nuclear strike against the United States and South Korea, reports the OC Register.

The threat came on the same day the United Nation’s Security Council  backed by China voted to impose sanction against North Korea in reaction to their … Read more

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Opposing Views: Why Talk of @Manny Pacquiao Retirement Is Premature

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Manny PacquiaoTalk of Manny Pacquiao’s retirement is premature. according to a blog by Alex Groberman in Opposing Views.

To those journalists who say its time for Pacquiao to hang up the gloves, Groberman says “boxing writers tend to bury fighters too quickly. It’s not a malicious thing, of course. Rather, it’s simply because they … Read more

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Mar 7, 2013 Ξ 1 comment

Green Mountain Daily: Paper Faces Outrage After Poster Mocks Asian Americans in The Name of High School Rivalry.

posted by Randall

 

Fry rice ControversyA paper’s publication of a poster meant to back the local high school basketball team is instead drawing fire for mocking Asian Americans.

The St. Johnsbury Academy Hilltoppers took on Rice for a division title tonight. The Caledonian Record thought it was having a little fun when it used the chop suey font for … Read more

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Mercury News: Linsanity An Inspiration to NBA’s First Basketball Player of Color–Wat Misaka

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Misaka, WatWat Misaka has a special interest in Jeremy Lin. In 1947, the Japanese American player from Utah played for the New York Knicks to  become the first minority to play in the NBA.

So seeing the rise of Linsanity carries special meaning for Misaka.

“It really made me feel good that he was getting … Read more

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KPCC: Asian Americans Demand Voices Be Heard in Immigration Debate @APALC

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PassportAsian Americans have a huge stake in the immigration debate, reports KPCC,

In the last decade, the Asian Pacific American Legal Center said more Asian Pacific Americans became permanent resident in California than any other ethnic group, including Mexican Americans.

“We have huge stakes in this debate,” Betty Hung, APALC’s policy director, says. … Read more

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