By Gabi Wy
When Elizabeth Mann served as developer for the Phoenix Chinese Cultural Center in 1997, painstakingly recruiting the best of the best from China to build the center, she never imagined anyone would want to tear it down.
However, new company and building owner True North made clear its intentions to … Read more
It was the largest refugee resettlement program in U.S. history. More than 1 million Southeast Asians, victims of war and genocide were granted asylum and resettled in the U.S.
Some 10,000 Cambodians, were resettled in the Bronx, just as people who were living there in the 80s were fleeing … Read more
Photo By Rhododendrites
The Asian American community has taken a step to help DACA, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, recipients after the Trump administration announced that the program would be abolished.
By Tanvi Wattal
Given the current political environment, learning how to accept and embrace various ideologies is essential, and seventeen-year-old Durya Nadeem agrees. The Pakistani American … Read more
By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent
Tonight’s episode of Dr. Ken is being billed as a season finale, but has the feel of a series finale.
It’s a question that’s facing numerous television shows this time of year–will the show return for another season?
The odds are not in Dr. Ken’s favor, although it seems … Read more
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
For many Japanese Americans, weekend basketball recreational leagues are a means of bridging a generational gap and bringing the community closer together.
“It seems like basketball is the only thing that holds the community together, like the third and fourth generations,” George Imamura, former president of the largest Japanese American basketball … Read more
The Los Angeles City Council recently unanimously voted to name a West Los Angeles neighborhood located near UCLA “Sawtelle Japantown.” The area is bordered by Santa Monica Boulevard and Pico Boulevard and is west of the 405 Freeway, reports Rafu Shimpo (photo by Mighty June).
The Hollywood Reporter says he’s landed the lead role in the now titled MTV pilot Ken Jeong Made Me Do It.
In the pilot, Jeong apparently takes pity on a 22-year old named Andy who rear ends Jeong’s car after catching his girlfriend cheating.
Fans … Read more
The actor who stars in the TV show Community and the movie series The Hangover is now the subject of a new comedy in development for NBC, reports Spoiler TV.
The show is based on the … Read more