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A Winter Olympics of War & Peace

posted by Randall
North Korean Ballistic Missile

North Korean Ballistic Missile

By David Monkawa

I haven’t enjoyed the Olympics so much since Kristy Yamaguchi and Michelle Kwan dominated their sports. I closely followed Chloe Kim’s almost perfect performance in the half-pipe. Alex and Maia Shibutani’s dazzled in the team competition and Mirai Nagasu made Team USA Olympic history with her triple axle.… Read more

Korean American

NBC Olympic Analyst Fired after Upsetting South Koreans.

posted by Randall

NBC Olympic Graphic Error

After just two days, NBC is recovering from two embarrassing missteps in their coverage of the Winter Olympcs in Pyeongchang.

One lead to the firing of NBC analyst Joshua Cooper Ramo, reported The Korea Times.

During the opening ceremonies, Ramo said “Every Korean will tell you that Japan is a cultural and technological and … Read more

Asian Americans

Racist Gesture by Ballplayer Mars World Series

posted by Randall

Yuli Gurriel Slant EyeIt’s one of the world’s biggest stages, the World Series; now a Houston Astro who should be celebrating one of the biggest moments in his life is answering questions about a racist gesture he made mocking a Japanese ball player.

First basemen Yuli Gurriel had just hit a home run off Dodger Yu Darvish.

After … Read more

Southeast Asian American

Oct 19, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on U.S. Detains More than 100 Cambodian Americans for Deportation

U.S. Detains More than 100 Cambodian Americans for Deportation

posted by Sarah Jackson
Mavis Polyngam and her husband Narun face deportation to Cambodia

Mavis Polyngam and her husband Narun face deportation to Cambodia

Over 100 Cambodian Americans have recently been detained for deportation by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials.

Most of the detainees are currently being held at the Adelanto Detention Facility in Southern California, with case reviews expected to begin on Monday, according to a Read more

Indian American/ South Asian American

Mar 15, 2014 Ξ Comments Off on DNA: Prosecutors refiles charges in visa fraud case against Indian diplomat

DNA: Prosecutors refiles charges in visa fraud case against Indian diplomat

posted by Randall

Devyani KhobragadeProsecutors are refiling visa fraud charges against Devyani Khobragade, just two days after a federal judge threw out the case, reports DNA.

“A grand jury has returned a true bill today on a two-count criminal indictment of Devyani Khobragade,” said prosecutor Preet Bharara in a statement.

An arrest warrant has also been issued … Read more

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