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Kamalanathan Lauds Students Who Organised 'Indian Cultural Night'

The 2014 Indian Cultural Night, organised by the Indian students of Universiti Malaysia Sabah, Labuan International Campus is the best platform to highlight their culture to other communities, said Deputy Minister of Education P. Kamalanathan.


Related Topix: Southeast Asia, Malaysia, World News, Indian-American

Sun Apr 20, 2014

The Star Online

TV actress Mindy Kaling is feeling the heat on diversity

Pretty in pink: Mindy Kaling is beyond thrilled with the character, Dr Mindy Lahiri, she plays on The Mindy Project.


Related Topix: The Mindy Project, Entertainment, Television, Mindy Kaling, Project, Indian-American, Comedy, Drama

The Times of India

Row over clinical trial as 254 Indian women die

The three-cluster randomized controlled trials looked for a cheap screening treatment for cervical cancer for introduction into the public health programme.


Related Topix: Indian-American, Cervical Cancer, Health, World News, India, Asia,

Washington Times

Lawmakers face hundreds of bills, special session

Lawmakers return from their spring recess this week focusing on hundreds of bills that have to pass from one house to the other by the end of May, but the most contentious issues will come later.


Related Topix: US News, California, US Governors, Jerry Brown

The Age

Chinese spies at Sydney Uni

"The students are useful for welcoming leaders at airports and blocking protest groups from sight": Chen Yonglin.


Related Topix: Chinese-American

The Honolulu Advertiser

Invaluable devotion to Hawaii's families spanned decades

Two months after the bombing of Pearl Harbor, amid anti-Japanese sentiments and fears within the Japanese community, Kanazawa, then a 26-year-old self-described country girl from Waimea, Hawaii island, was tapped to serve Japanese citizens in Hawaii as executive secretary to the Swedish vice consul, who had assumed the Japanese Consulate's duties ... (more)


Related Topix: Japanese-American, Waimea, HI

The Star Press

Feed your soul at Denver's Domo

Domo isn't just a Japanese restaurant. It's a place where you can immerse yourself in Japanese culture -- by visiting a museum that evokes a northern Japanese farmhouse, strolling in a garden studded with Buddha statues, or even taking a martial arts class in the lovingly converted former warehouse where the restaurant compound is located.


Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Denver, IN, Japanese-American

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Unique makeup of the Mississippi Coast inspired 'Come Landfall'

The Mississippi Coast with its military community, casino industry, antebellum homes, oak-lined streets, Vietnamese community and beachfront views of the Mississippi Sound inspired Roy Hoffman's latest novel, "Come Landfall."


Related Topix: Vietnamese-American, University of Alabama

Malaysia Chronicle

INSINCERE & RACIST! MACC chief cites high salary demands for lack of Chinese in anti-graft body

The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission is calling on more members of the Chinese community to join the commission as officers in efforts to combat corruption.


Related Topix: Chinese-American

Next 25 Articles

Rushing to an afternoon vote last month, Sen. Ted Cruz hopped the underground tram to the U.S. Capitol from his office across the street.


Related Topix: Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Texas, Indian-American, Rush Limbaugh

CBS Local

Asian-American Group Claims Discrimination At Voting Polls

A group of Asian-Americans filed a complaint this week against the city with the Philadelphia Commission on Human Relations, claiming they've suffered discrimination at the polls.


Related Topix: Philadelphia, PA

Ralston Recorder

What a bursting out there was and what a blossoming

The first-year teacher in social sciences at Papillion-La Vista High School spent last week in the nation's capital, representing Nebraska at the National Cherry Blossom Festival, a cultural exchange program between the U.S. and Japan.


Related Topix: Papillion, NE, Japanese-American, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC)

St. Petersburg Times

For poet Tess Gallagher, creativity grows from collaboration

For many writers, poetry is a solitary craft. But for acclaimed poet Tess Gallagher, creativity is often a matter of collaboration.


Related Topix: Arts, Poetry, St. Petersburg, FL, Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Cambridgeshire County, England, Ireland, Japanese-American

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Washington Post

Arizona tribe set to prosecute first non-Indian under a new law

The Violence Against Women Act was expanded in 2013 to allow Native American tribes to prosecute non-Indians in cases involving domestic violence.


Related Topix: Indian-American, Eloy, AZ, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Doc Hastings, Eric Cantor

Body Impolitic

My Work in US/Chinese Feminist Exhibition

I wrote a few days ago about the US/Chinese feminist exhibition Half The Sky: Intersections of Social Practice Art in Shenyang, China at the Luxun Academy of Fine Arts .


Related Topix: World News, China, Chinese-American

The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

Cresskill teacher wins scholarship to travel to South Korea

Sitting in her classroom on the second floor at Merritt Memorial Elementary School, Judy Beekman expresses her excitement about her first trip to South Korea this summer.


Related Topix: Cresskill, NJ, Korean-American, Bergen County, NJ, South Korea, World News

Moment of truth for the other half

EQUAL POWER: A voter holds up her inked finger after casting vote for Lok Sabha elections at a village in West Bengal's Khurda on Thursday.


Related Topix: World News, India, Indian National Congress, Wedding, Indian-American, Opinion

Korea Herald

[Editorial] Talks on sex slavery

Korea and Japan have resumed the diplomatic dialogue that had been suspended following Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's visit to the Yasukuni Shrine in December.


Related Topix: South Korea, World News, Korean-American, Travel, Asia Travel, Japan Travel, Tokyo, Japan Travel

Jewish World Review

Mona Charen:

The Republican Party is roiling with internal conflicts, say the analysts. The tea party is confronting the establishment.


Related Topix: Hank Azaria, Wedding, US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Yorkshire Evening Post

Discover a world of Asian wonders behind Leeds museum's doors

Complete with an impressive Chinese New Year tiger puppet, stunning marble statues of Hindu deities and a huge Chinese temple gong, the exhibition is the first major gallery refresh at the museum since its opening in 2008.


Related Topix: West Yorkshire County, England, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, United Kingdom