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Alibaba’s Jack Ma Meets with Trump. Promises 1 Million Jobs, but Don’t Believe It

posted by Randall

Jack Ma

Jack Ma, Executive Chairman of Alibaba

Alibaba’s executive chairman Jack Ma met with President-elect Donald Trump to discuss his plan to create 1 million jobs in the United States, but that claim is already being met with skepticism.
 
Alibaba is the Amazon of China and accounts for 80 percent of China’s online shopping market.… Read more

Chinese American

Safety and Employment Concerns Prompts Philadelphia to Revive Asian American Commission

posted by Randall
Philadelphia protest against crimes targeting Asian Americans

Violence against Asian Americans in Philadelphia sparked protests last October

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

Asian Americans

Survey Finds Racial Discrimination a Major Concern of Asian American Pacific Islanders Voters

posted by Louis Chan

National Asian American Survey CoverBy Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

A multilingual survey of 2,000 Asian American and Pacific Islander voters found that the economy and jobs, terrorism and racial discrimination are their three most important issues entering the election.

Both terrorism and the economy ranked high in a recent poll of the general electorate as well by the … Read more

Chinese American

KLAS: Five legal Chinese immigrants denied opportunity for citizenship

posted by Randall

Statue of LibertyKLAS is reporting that the path to citizenship for five Chinese nationals in Las Vegas has been derailed.

The five came to the United States under the federal EB-5 Immigrant Investor program. Participants are eligible for citizenship if they invest a half million dollars and employ 10 American citizens within two years.

All five were … Read more

Chinese American

VOA: The Asian American link to the African American community

posted by Randall

Ellen Wu Ellen Wu, the author of the Color of Success, Asian Americans and the Origin of the Model Minority, gives props to the African American community for the advances they helped achieve for Asian Americans and all minorities.

In an interview with Voice of America, Wu talked about the 60’s and said “I … Read more

Community Issues

Curbed: New LA Chinatown Walmart to Soon Open

posted by Randall
Walmart in Beijing

Walmart in Beijing
Galaygobi

A huge Walmart sign has gone up in Los Angeles’ Chinatown, another signal that the controversial retailer is on track to open this month, reports Curbed

Community groups have been fighting the controversial retailer since it announced plans to open. Many fear it will change the character of the ethnic neighborhood. … Read more

Top Story

Asian Fortune: President Obama Meets with Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus

posted by Randall

President ObamaPresident Obama met with the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus at the White House today to discuss a wide range of issues including immigration reform.

Mister Obama urged the Caucus members to push the House to pass reform which he says is necessary to reduce the deficit, improve the economy and create jobs, according to … Read more

Blogs

EE Times: Story about #Asian Americans in High Tech Opens Up Door to #Racism

posted by Randall

High Tech CampusAsian Americans now make up the majority of the workforce in the high tech industry in the San Francisco Bay Area’s Silicon Valley. The recent report by the Mercury News said jobs for Asian American came at the expense of predominantly white workers and to a lesser extent black & Hispanic workers.

A blog in … Read more

Community Issues

Chicago Tribune: Chef Training Program A Path to Jobs for Chinese Immigrants

posted by Randall

restaurantThe Chef Training Program at the Chinese American Service League  in Chicago has a track record it can brag about.  Nearly seventy percent of its 1,400 graduates have found jobs within 6 months of graduation.

The program’s success comes from successful alumni who have returned to the training program to find good employees. The program … Read more

Blogs

America’s Broken Immigration System Costing US Jobs

posted by Randall

Highrise buildingAsian American immigrants to America had roles as founders of 40 percent of all Fortune 500 companies– accounting for annual revenues of $4.2 trillion and a worldwide workforce of 10 million people, according to an article in the Asia Society. But the number of immigrant entrepreneurs has slowed significantly and some blame America’s broken immigration … Read more

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