The year of the snake kicks off February 9th in Los Angeles Chinatown with a midnight ceremony at the Thien Hau Temple . Literally a half million firecrackers will be set off and Buddhist and Taoist monks will make offerings to their deities, Examiner.com reports.
The Golden Dragon Parade winds … Read more
These are different times in Boston Chinatown. The pressures of gentrification and high rise development have pushed out many seniors and low income residents from the neighborhood. But the redevelopment of the old Hong Lok House gives people a splinter of hope.
Phase one will be completed next week, adding 32 units of badly needed … Read more
The success of Jessica Sanchez during last season of American Idol is apparently having a residual effect. ABS CBN citing a report in the entertainment blog Wet Paint says the three Filipino American contestants are half Pinays Adriana Latonio and Jett Hermano, as well as half Pinoy Bryant Tadeo. Wet Paint says all three … Read more
“You can’t do another strip mall,” she told Hsieh. “If you really want to do this, you … Read more
The Asian American Legal Defense & Education Fund filed a U.S. Supreme Court brief opposing a Arizona law imposing voter registration requirements that it says hurts naturalized citizens, reports the Parmasus Post,
Proposition 200 requires that naturalized American citizens submit documented proof of citizenship in person. American born citizens can submit their birth certificates … Read more
Korean authorities say a Korean baby adopted by an American couple seven months ago was adopted illegally, and authorities want to take the baby back, reports Yahoo.
At issue is national pride in Korea and the feeling that every effort should be made to adopt Korean babies in Korea first.
“We’re bringing criminal charges … Read more
It wouldn’t be the first time someone was named due to their popularity or name recognition Jeremy got more fan votes than any other player not named … Read more
In an exclusive interview airing tomorrow on the Katie Couric Show, Notre Dame star football player Mantei Te’o admits he lied to the media, reported Good Morning America.
Te’o told Katie Couric that he perpetuated the myth that his girlfriend died on the same day his grandmother died even after knowing his online … Read more