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Jan 24, 2013 Ξ Comments are off

Examiner.com: Year of the Snake to Kick Off Two Week Party in LA Chinatown

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Los Angeles Chinatown

Photo by Steven Meiers

 

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

Community Issues

Jan 24, 2013 Ξ Comments are off

Boston Globe: Boston Chinatown Fights Gentrification With New Low Income House Development

posted by Randall

BostonThese 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

Bad Ass Asians

Jan 23, 2013 Ξ Comments are off

Bleacher Report: Trailer for Linsanity the Documentary

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Linsanity

Check Out the Trailer for Linsanity, the documentary and read about how it all happened. in the Bleacher Report

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Bad Ass Asians

Jan 23, 2013 Ξ Comments are off

ABS CBN: 3 Pinoys Reportedly Make Top 40 of @AmericanIdol

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American Idol Jessica Sanchez and Philip PhilipsThe 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

Bad Ass Asians

Jan 23, 2013 Ξ Comments are off

You Tube: @FarEastMovement Performance at Inaugural Ball

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Far East Movement Dirty Bass

Far East Movement performed at the Inaugural Ball for President Obama this week. You can see the performance here on You Tube.

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Bad Ass Asians

Jan 23, 2013 Ξ Comments are off

Las Vegas Weekly: The Dream Reader Who Inspired @TonyHsieh

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Downtown Las VegasZappos founder Tony Hsieh was looking to do something big. He had a dream and he wanted to know what it meant. So he turned to Sarah Nisperos, the woman they call the Sorceress to read his dream.

“You can’t do another strip mall,” she told Hsieh. “If you really want to do this, you … Read more

Community Issues

Jan 23, 2013 Ξ Comments are off

Parmasus Post: Asian Americans File Brief in US Supreme Court Protesting Arizona Voter Registration Law. @AALDEF

posted by Randall

ballot 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

Community Issues

Jan 23, 2013 Ξ Comments are off

Yahoo: South Korea Wants to Take Adopted Baby Back from U.S. Couple

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babyKorean 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

Bad Ass Asians

Jan 23, 2013 Ξ Comments are off

International Business Times: @JLin7 Finds Out Tomorrow If He’s An All Star

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NBA All Star GameIf popularity alone were the criteria for the NBA All Star Team, there’s no doubt Jeremy Lin would be named a reserve tomorrow for the Western Conference Team.

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

Bad Ass Asians

Jan 23, 2013 Ξ Comments are off

Good Morning America: Mantei Te’o Admits to Lie, But Still Says He’s Victim of Hoax

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Manti Te'o 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

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