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Sep 23, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Chinese American Adoptee Navigates Highs & Lows of Searching for Birth Parents

Chinese American Adoptee Navigates Highs & Lows of Searching for Birth Parents

posted by Olivia Wolf
Olivia Wolf photographs the gate where she was found abandoned

Olivia Wolf photographs the gate where she was found abandoned

By Olivia Wolf
AsAmNews Staff Writer

(Editor’s Note: This is the sixth in a series of blogs following Olivia Wolf’s search for her birth parents)

I’ve been back in the United States for nearly a week.

While my brief time in China was a roller … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

American Teen Moves from China to Launch U.S. Music Career

posted by Olivia Wolf
JP Vance

JP Vance

By Olivia Wolf
AsAmNews Intern

16-year-old JP Vance marked his transition from Chinese to American pop music this summer with his new single This Is America.

The song was released around July 4th and addresses both the joys of living in the United States as well as the difficulties of being … Read more

Chinese American

Jul 3, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on U.S. Navy Destroyer Challenges Chinese Territory in South China Sea

U.S. Navy Destroyer Challenges Chinese Territory in South China Sea

posted by Olivia Wolf

USS Stethem

USS Stethem streams toward the disputed Triton Island in the South China Sea (File photo)

A U.S. Navy destroyer sailed within the 12-mile territorial boundary of a disputed island occupied by China in the South China Sea on Sunday, reports Fox News.

The contested area is Triton Island, located in the Paracel archipelago. China, … Read more

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Jun 28, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on FBI Finds Car In Missing University of Illinois Chinese Scholar Case

FBI Finds Car In Missing University of Illinois Chinese Scholar Case

posted by Nicole Ki
YingYing Zhang

YingYing Zhang
From University of Illinois Police

The FBI announced Tuesday that they located the car that 26-year-old Chinese international student Yingying Zhang was last seen getting into before her disappearance.

Zhang, a University of Illinois – Urbana-Champaign student studying agricultural sciences, mysteriously disappeared earlier this month, according to the Pantagraph. The missing case … Read more

Chinese American

Aug 31, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on KIRO: Daughter Says Chinese American Mom Being Tortured in China

KIRO: Daughter Says Chinese American Mom Being Tortured in China

posted by Randall
Sandy Phan-Gillis

Sandy Phan-Gillis could use a little help.

The family of a Chinese American woman who they say is being held in solitary confinement by the Chinese government is pleading to the American public for help.

KIRO TV reports the family is renewing a media campaign they stopped at the urging of the China.

“It’s been … Read more

Chinese American

CNN: Longtime FBI Employee Pleads Guilty to Espionage

posted by Randall

FBIA naturalized American citizen from China has pleaded guilty to espionage in a New York courtroom and faces 10 years in prison, reports CNN.

Kun Shan Chun, who also goes by the name of Joey Chun, pleaded guilty to providing sensitive information to someone with connections to the Chinese government.

Chun has worked for the … Read more

Asian Americans

Asian Americans Petition Obama to Say, “Sorry” for 1882 Chinese Exclusion Act

Asian Americans Petition Obama to Say, “Sorry” for 1882 Chinese Exclusion Act

posted by ShirleyNLew

By Shirley N Lew
AsAmNews New York Correspondent
Local political pressure is now on President Obama to make an official apology for the passing of the 1882 Chinese Exclusion Act before he leaves office.

In early May, Senior Director of the Chinese Freemasons, Karlin Chan created a “We The People” petition in an effort to … Read more

Chinese American

Jun 10, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on Woman convicted of conspiring to Illegally export military technology to China

Woman convicted of conspiring to Illegally export military technology to China

posted by Randall
military drone

The technology of a missile-launching drone was one of the items that Wenxia Man tried to import to China

By Ed Diokno

A Chinese American woman, Wenxia Man, 45, was convicted by a federal jury in the Southern District of Florida of conspiring to export high-tech military weapons and related technical data to the People’s … Read more

Chinese American

May 10, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on Chinese Push the Boundaries to Assert their Freedom of Speech in China Now: Independent Visions

Chinese Push the Boundaries to Assert their Freedom of Speech in China Now: Independent Visions

posted by Mandy Day
Filmless Festival

Authorities shut down a Film Festival in China in A Filmless Festival

By Mandy Day

Two films which highlighted the determination of Chinese activists to exercise their freedom of speech in China were showcased at the recent San Diego Asian Film Festival.

A Filmless Festival documented the cancellation of the 2014 Beijing Independent Film Festival. … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Jan 19, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on NBA Releases Happy Chinese New Year Ad

NBA Releases Happy Chinese New Year Ad

posted by Randall
Stephen Curry

NBA Most Valuable Player Stephen Curry toasts the Chinese New Year

By Ed Diokno

The National Basketball Association is celebrating the Chinese New Year with a TV spot featuring Jeremy Lin, Stephen Curry and James Harden.NBA Chinese New Year Ad

The ad is called Dining Table and shows the stars sharing a New Year meal with a Chinese family. … Read more

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