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Campaign To Honor Chinese American War Veterans Marches On

posted by Khalid Mohammed

 

Chinese American veterans seek recognition

Retired US Army Generals Antonio Taguba (center) join Corky Lee (right), a son of a WWII veteran, lobby in Washington for recognition of Chinese American veterans

Chinese American soldiers have served the United States since the Civil War. Wearing both Union and Confederate uniforms, 58 Chinese Americans soldiers joined the battle and marched together … Read more

Asian Americans

Team USA Leaps with Asian American Representation at the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics

posted by Khalid Mohammed

Ice SkatingAt the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, Asian Americans are already scoring points for representation in the Olympic sports discipline of figure skating.

None has been more prominent than the Team USA’s figure skating team. Seven out of 14 athletes on the team are Asian Americans, marking a historic number for Asian American skaters in Olympic … Read more

Chinese American

Jul 17, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Chinese American Sentenced to 10 Years of Imprisonment in Iran

Chinese American Sentenced to 10 Years of Imprisonment in Iran

posted by Olivia Wolf
Xiyue Wang via Princeton

Xiyue Wang via Princeton

An Iranian judiciary confirmed on Sunday that an American man was sentenced to 10 years in prison for espionage, reports the New York Times. This was the first official confirmation of 37-year-old Xiyue Wang’s arrest since his disappearance several months ago.

Wang was a fourth-year graduate student at Princeton University … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

May 22, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Father Writes Children’s Book to Show Daughter Characters that Look Like Her

Father Writes Children’s Book to Show Daughter Characters that Look Like Her

posted by Brittney Le

Pepper ZhangChildren’s books are supposed to be a good learning experience for kids and an opportunity for parents to spend time with their children; however, it wasn’t that simple for Jerry Zhang and his daughter. These books led to a rather heartbreaking realization for the Chinese American father of two, reports INQUIRER.net.

Zhang’s daughter Madison … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Jamie Ford to Turn Bestseller into Movie

posted by Brittney Le

Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and SweetHalf-Chinese author Jamie Ford has signed on to work with film producers to turn his bestselling novel Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet into a movie, reports KRTV. Ford has even agreed to write the screenplay adaptation himself, something that not many authors choose to do.

The historical fiction novel is a … Read more

Chinese American

Feb 9, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on John Chiang Gains Momentum in California Gubernatorial Race

John Chiang Gains Momentum in California Gubernatorial Race

posted by Cathy Sun

John Chiang 
John Chiang’s campaign for Governor of California is picking up speed.
 
According to the Los Angeles Times, Chiang’s most recent financial report revealed that he raised $4.2 million in 2016, almost matching the amount raised by Democratic frontrunner Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom in the same year.
 
Chiang, the state treasurer, has … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Jan 26, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Constance Wu Slams Casey Affleck Oscar Nomination Amid Sexual Harassment Lawsuits

Constance Wu Slams Casey Affleck Oscar Nomination Amid Sexual Harassment Lawsuits

posted by Cathy Sun

Constance WuShould charges of sexual harassment disqualify someone from an Oscar nomination?

That’s what Fresh Off the Boat actress Constance Wu feels should have happened to Manchester by the Sea actor Casey Affleck, reported NBC Boston.  The actor settled two suits filed against him in 2010 by former co-workers.

Wu took to Twitter to criticize … Read more

Asian Americans

Jan 4, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Home is Where the Money Is: The Gentrification of Boston’s Chinatown

Home is Where the Money Is: The Gentrification of Boston’s Chinatown

posted by Lisa Dinh

Boston Chinatown

Gentrification, an otherwise opaque buzzword for city-dwellers, has a face in one of the world’s most expensive cities: Boston. Pei Ying Yu and Yan Nong Yu are two elder Chinese American sisters featured in a recent BuzzFeed article on housing displacement. The women immigrated to America in 2008 and 2010 respectively. Since then, they have … Read more

Asian Americans

Irvine City Council Results Fail to Reflect Growing Asian Population

posted by Cathy Sun

While Irvine became the largest city in the United States with more Asian than White residents, it also elected an all-White … Read more

Blogs

Dec 23, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on Chinese American Food Overcomes Image Problem

Chinese American Food Overcomes Image Problem

posted by Brittney Le
Xiao long bao

Xiao long bao, a labor-intensive Chinese soup dumpling. Its creation can be viewed through glass windows at several upscale Chinese American restaurants that produce it.

By Brittney Le
AsAmNews Intern

 
It’s a foodies delight in New York.

The Big Apple now has two museum exhibitions dedicated to Chinese American food: Sour, Sweet, Bitter, SpicyRead more

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