Yun-men Chen is not a wealthy man. But he decided to donate $200,000 from his retirement fund toward the construction of a Chinese garden in The Huntington Library and Botanical Gardens in San Marino, California. Oh, and he didn’t tell his wife.
“We Chinese should do something meaningful,” he said. More on his generous donation … Read more
Hawaii Governor Neil Abercrombie named his Lieutenant Governor Brian Schatz to replace the late Senator Daniel Inouye to the US Senate tonight, reported MSNBC.
Inouye had said before he died he would like to see Rep. Colleen Hanabusa named to succeed him.
“Senator Inouye conveyed his final wish to Governor Abercrombie,” said Jennifer Sabas, Inouye’s … Read more
Black and White voters during the 2012 presidential election voted at a higher rate than their population, with Blacks voting at the highest rate, reported Politico.
African Americans make up 12 percent of the eligible electorate, but accounted for 13 percent of the total vote.
White voters also represented a higher percentage of the total … Read more
Does it seem sometime that you’re the only guy in the world that doesn’t have a girlfriend? Kev Jumba can relate. But he says its nothing to sweat about, as he shows in Mr. Lonely with Ryan Higa on Channel APA. … Read more
The chemistry that was missing earlier in the season between Jeremy Lin and James Harden is starting to come together. The Rockets have won 7 out of their last 8 games including Wednesday night’s 87 -84 victory over the Chicago Bulls.
Jeremy Lin only had 8 points and 1 assist against the Bulls. But he’s … Read more
Ann Curry recently asked her twitter followers to commit to acts of Kindness in memory of the 26 victims of the Newtown massacre. One Illinois woman is not only committed to those 26 acts, she’s vlogging about it.
36-year old Rebecca Brogan has committed to peforming an act of kindness for each of the 26 … Read more
Despite a growing storm of protest from Asian Americans, Google says the much condemned “Make Me Asian” app does not violate its anti-hate speech policy and will not be removed, reports CNN.
Washington pastor Peter Chin decided to mount a petition drive on change.org to demand the app’s removal from sale on Google Store.
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One year ago on Christmas Day, Jeremy Lin was cut from the Houston Rockets basketball team. This year he was in the Rocket starting line up scoring 20 points and dishing out 11 assists in the teams fourth straight victory.
“I knew it was exactly a year ago on this day I got cut,” Lin … Read more
Disney High School Musical alums Vanessa Hudgens and Ashley Tisdale got into the holiday spirit posing as Santa’s Little Helpers in Festive but raunchy outfits. The two have remained close since working on the movie together. Both have moved on to more adult roles. The pictures were published in the Daily Mail.
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“One of the results of that is the AJA Baseball program in Hawai‘i, which is celebrating its 83rd season,” Gerald Ako told The Garden Island.
“If … Read more