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Dec 23, 2012 Ξ Leave a comment

rt @Jamuseum via@_komo : Services for Senator Daniel Inouye Set to Start 10 a.m. Hawaii Time

posted by Randall

InouyeHawaii News Now reports security will be tight for the memorial this morning for Senator Daniel Inouye at Honolulu’s Punch Bowl. Members of the public must go through security screening prior to boarding shuttle buses to the service. Anyone trying to enter the service by walking there will be turned away. Only those who got … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Dec 23, 2012 Ξ Leave a comment

Focus Taiwan: @Jlin7 Double Trouble for Memphis Grizzlies in Lopsided Win for @HoustonRockets

posted by Randall

basketball court Jeremy Lin’s double double Saturday night paced the Houston Rockets to a big win over the number 1 defense in the NBA, the Memphis Grizzlies. Lin scored 15 points and dished out 11 assists in the 121 – 96 victory

It was Lin’s fourth double double of the season to go with James Harden’s team … Read more

Blogs

Dec 23, 2012 Ξ Leave a comment

EE Times: Story about #Asian Americans in High Tech Opens Up Door to #Racism

posted by Randall

High Tech CampusAsian Americans now make up the majority of the workforce in the high tech industry in the San Francisco Bay Area’s Silicon Valley. The recent report by the Mercury News said jobs for Asian American came at the expense of predominantly white workers and to a lesser extent black & Hispanic workers.

A blog in … Read more

Campus

Dec 23, 2012 Ξ Leave a comment

Black, White & Gray: Debate Over College Admissions, Asian Americans & Discrimination Stuck in Neutral

posted by Randall

 

College CampusThe debate over affirmative action in college admissions gained added urgency with the Fisher Case now before the Supreme Court. A white student sued the University of Texas saying she ranked in the top 10 percent of her case, and she should have been automatically admitted to the law school.  She argued she was … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Dec 22, 2012 Ξ Leave a comment

South China Morning Post: : @Jlin7 Still a Hero to Many In New York

posted by Randall

 

basketball close upWhile some have declared the end of Linsanity, his most die hard fans in New York follow Jeremy Lin’s every move. Perhaps nowhere are the cheers louder than in New York’s Chinatown.

“I love him to death; wherever he goes, I just root for Jeremy Lin.”said Michelle Yu, 45, told the South China Morning Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Dec 22, 2012 Ξ Leave a comment

KPCC: Vietnamese Americans Mourn Death of Pop Star Icon

posted by Randall

CandlesVietnamese American pop icon Duy Quang has died of lung cancer at the age of 62, reported KPCC.

Fans in the Little Saigon area of Westminster near Los Angeles mourned his death.

“The community has been playing his records more and putting his albums up in store windows,” said Anh Do, a reporter for … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Dec 22, 2012 Ξ Leave a comment

ESPN: @Jlin7 season high 11 assists in @HoustonRockets Romp over Memphis

posted by Randall

basketballThe Houston Rockets won their third straight game in a 121 -66 victory over the Houston Rockets. James Harden lead the way with 31 points with Jeremy Lin adding 11 assists to go with his 15 points and six rebounds

“They were tired,” Lin told ESPN about the Grizzlies , who beat Dallas on Friday … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Dec 22, 2012 Ξ Leave a comment

You Tube: @TheRealRyanHiga Welcomes the End of the World

posted by Randall

 

Ryan Higa welcomes the end of the World. Need I say More? You TubeRead more

Community Issues

Dec 22, 2012 Ξ Leave a comment

Tampa Bay Times: Casino Builds Single Room to Cater to Asian Gamblers

posted by Randall

Poker ChipsThe Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Tampa has build a 4,000 square foot gaming room of Asian games. Games like Baccarat and Pai Gow Poker tables fill the room. The noodle bar includes ducks hanging behind a glass case and the decor is feng shui.

“We really heard the message from our consumer … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Dec 22, 2012 Ξ Leave a comment

Digital Spy: Release Date for Jackie Chan’s Latest Film Announced

posted by Randall

HollywoodJackie Chan’s latest movie which opened number one in Singapore, China, Malaysia and Thailand will get a summer release date in the United States, according to a report in the Digital Spy

The Chinese Zodiac not only stars Chan, but was written and directed by him.… Read more

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