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Jan 13, 2013 Ξ Comments are off

NDTV: More Than 1,000 Expected At First Indian American Presidential Inaugural Ball

posted by Randall

 

President ObamaThe first ever Indian American Presidential Inaugural Ball will be held January 19th in Washington, D.C.

More than 1,000 people are expected to attend the event organized by the Indian American community to honor the second inauguration of President Barack Obama.

“We want the Indiaspora ball to be more than a fantastic party. Many … Read more

Community Issues

Jan 12, 2013 Ξ Comments are off

ABS CBN: Filipino Americcan in American Canyon Meet to Discuss Hateful Letters Targeting Pinoys

posted by Randall

mail boxFilipino Americans in the San Francisco Bay Area met in a show of solidarity last night to figure out the next step in combating the hateful mail many of them received, reports ABS CBN. They say they will fight back by showing they stand united against racism.

One of the comments in the letter … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Jan 12, 2013 Ξ Comments are off

Media Matters & Fox: Bill O’Reilly & Rep Colleen Hanabusa 1on 1 over O’Reilly’s Remarks About Asian Americans

posted by Randall

Colleen HanabusaHawaii Representative Colleen Hanabusa appeared on the Bill O’Reilly Show to condemn his remarks that Asian Americans were industrious and hard working and thus couldn’t possibly be liberal. Instead of letting the Representative talk, O’Reilly decided to go on a tirade about how Hanabusa couldn’t possibly have seen the entire report, but based her condemnation … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Jan 12, 2013 Ξ Comments are off

Boston Globe: 93-Year old Makes Journey to New Orleans for National Tour of Congressional Gold Medal

posted by Randall

Japanese American SoldierSus Ito journeyed into the Vosges Mountains with the 442nd in France to rescue Texans from the 36th Division who had been surrounded by German troops.

Today the 93-year old made the trek to New Orleans from Boston for the opening ceremony of the 7 city tour of the Congressional Gold Medal honoring the 442n, … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Jan 12, 2013 Ξ Comments are off

Xpose Entertainment: @NicoleScherzy In Pussycat Doll Cat Fight

posted by Randall

 

 

Nicole ScherzingerFormer Pussycat Dolls Nicole Scherzinger and Kimberly Wyatt are engaging in a public spat over how much each did for the girl group.

Scherzinger was quoted as saying ”After I finished the album PCD, Ron [Fair, A&M Records president] and I brought the girls into the studio and played it for them. This … Read more

Top Story

Jan 12, 2013 Ξ Comments are off

MSNBC: Family of Michelle Le Responds to Dateline Report

posted by Randall

Michelle LeA special two hour presentation on Dateline on NBC provided an insight into the mind of Gisselle Esteban, the young woman convicted of murdering Michelle Le, a San Francisco Bay Area nursing student.

It was truly chilling to hear some of the answers she gave police during her interrogation. I can’t imagine what it must … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Jan 12, 2013 Ξ Comments are off

Gossip-Net: Slumdog Millionaire Freida Pinto, @BecauseImFrieda, & @Dev_Patel Celebrate Golden Globes

posted by Randall

Freida PintoCelebrity couple Freida Pinto and Dev Patel, both of Slumdog Millionaire Fame,  appeared together at an early Golden Globes pre-party on Friday. The two enjoyed the evening at the famed Chateau Marmont.

The two have been dating since they co-starred together in the Oscar winning Slumdog Millionaire. Pinto is currently in production on the the … Read more

Community Issues

Jan 12, 2013 Ξ Comments are off

Oregonian: Untold Story of Return of Japanese Americans from Internment Camps

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Japanese Incarceration CampYou may have heard the story of the 110,000 plus Japanese American rounded up in World War II and imprisoned in camp because of their nationality. But few people know the story of their return to civilization after the war was over.

A new exhibition at the Oregon Nikkei Legacy Center in Portland gives voice … Read more

Community Issues

Jan 12, 2013 Ξ Comments are off

Crains: Chinese Businessman Creating Jobs in America Draws Suspicion

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Money headline in Wall Street JournalWhy is a man who heads a $2.5 billion company and who has saved 3,000 American jobs drawing so much suspicion and controversy?  The people who do business with him don’t understand it. But corporate rivals and some folks in Congress are raising a ruckus, nonetheless. Hints of xenophobia?  China bashing? Some say it … Read more

Community Issues

Jan 12, 2013 Ξ Comments are off

Globe & Mail: Vancouver Chinatown Losing Old Time Feel For Better or Worse

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Vancouver Pender StreetVancouver Chinatown isn’t what it used to be, and some say that’s a good thing. Others who long for yesteryear aren’t so sure.

A longboard store featuring new styled skateboards dominates a street once the sole domain of tea shops. In a sense, what’s happening in Vancouver’s Chinatown happens all over the developed … Read more

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