A study by California Supreme Court Justice Goodwin Liu and researchers at Yale has found Asian Americans very seldom reach the level of partner in law firms or positions as prosecutors and judges, reports the JD Journal.
Liu credits the mentoring he received from the late U.S. Rep Bob Matsui and former Yale Law … Read more
By Ed Diokno
A Filipino American immigrant was appointed bishop of a U.S. diocese Tuesday indicating the growing diversity of the Catholic American church.
Pope Francis named Bishop Oscar Asarco Solis, an immigrant from the Philippines, to become the bishop of the Salt Lake City diocese, which has been without a … Read more
A report by the Pew Research Center has found Congress is more Christian than the general public, despite a slight rise in Hindus, Buddists and Muslims.
Hindu representation tripled in the 115th Congress as two new Hindus recently joined … Read more
By Ed Diokno
A spate of burglaries against Asian American businesses and the need to attract more high-tech firms has prompted Philadelphia’s mayor to revive the Commission on Asian American Affairs.
“We’re about 6 percent of the population here,” said John Chin, executive director of … Read more
I ran across an episode of Freakonomics on NPR Radio which quoted an interesting study about trust.
Researchers at Harvard and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology conducted an experiment intended to measure trust. It found that Whites were more likely to cheat Asians than members of their own racial group.
The study is from 2000, … Read more
By Ed Diokno
Dwayne the Rock Johnson is enjoying quite a year. He’s got a couple of movies coming out, his HBO series Ballers is coming back for another season, he was named People Magazine’s Sexiest Man Alive and he’s earning the most money of any actor … Read more
By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent
The Seventh Annual Asian Pacific American Corporate Survey from the Asia Society reveal many AAPI employees lack executive leadership opportunities and development.
The survey polled some 3,000 Asian American and Pacific Islander employees from 24 Fortune 500 companies.
Among the key findings, 30 percent of the employees surveyed say … Read more
In a wide ranging and extensive interview with Entertainment Weekly, director Jon Chu of Crazy Rich Asians talked about casting an all Asian cast and his need to explore his Asian American identity.
“When I was finishing Now You See Me 2, I remember thinking about exploring the Asian … Read more