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1 hr ago | Bellevue Reporter

'Art of Gaman' reveals the artwork of prisoners in WWII Japanese internment camps

Slightly longer than two months after the Dec. 7, 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt issued Executive Order 9066 to authorize the internment of more than 120,000 people of Japanese heritage on the United States' West Coast.

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6 hrs ago | AsianWeek

New Generation Nikkei Fund Launches to Support Japantowns

The New Generation Nikkei Fund has recently been created in order to inspire a new generation of philanthropists to support the nation's three Japantowns - San Francisco, San Jose, and Los Angeles.

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Related Topix: Japanese-American, California

10 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

Fil-Am Jose Vargas to bring 'Define American' to Texas

REDWOOD CITY, California Filipino-American Jose Antonio Vargas is arguably the most famous undocumented immigrant in America, and he's getting involved in the immigration crisis at the US-Mexico border.

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Related Topix: Filipino-American, US News, Illegal Immigration, Immigration Reform, McAllen, TX

11 hrs ago | Korea Herald

Nichkhun becomes - invincible' in China

Nichkhun of popular idol group 2PM has becom a star in China with his drama "One and a Half Summer."

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Related Topix: Chinese-American, Science / Technology, Internet

Wed Jul 09, 2014

China Daily

MassMutual opens office in Flushing to serve Chinese

Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company will open its first office in Flushing, Queens, to serve that New York community's growing Chinese-American population.

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China Digital Times

China's State Media "Infiltrating" Australia

Over the past decade or so, something disturbing has been happening in the Chinese community media in this country.

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Inside Bay Area

Pizarro: San Jose's Obon Festival is two days of food, fun and culture

The San Jose Betsuin Obon Festival is this weekend, which means two wonderful days of Japanese food, taiko drumming and Obon Odori dancing in the city's historic Japantown neighborhood.

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The Times of India

Indian-American community in US to accord grand welcome to PM Narendra Modi

WASHINGTON: The Indian-American community will accord a grand reception to Prime Minister Narendra Modi when he travels to the US in September to attend the annual General Assembly session in New York and a White House meeting with US President Barack Obama.

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Related Topix: Indian-American, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

Canberra Times

Brisbane customs officials uncover $155k in luggage

Two women at Brisbane Airport found with more than $155,000 worth of US and Chinese currency have been fined for breaching customs regulations.

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Related Topix: Chinese-American, Travel

Wall St. Cheat Sheet

Here's Why We Need More Women in Congress

Lift the roof off of capitol hill and take a gander down on Congress. Do you know what you'd see? According to the Congressional Research Service, you'd see 102 women sitting amongst the 433 male members of the House and Senate, 20 percent in the Senate, and 18.8 percent in the House of Representatives as of February of 2014.

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7x7

Three Books On Our Must-Read List

What would you do if you couldn't look in a mirror for an entire year? Kjerstin Gruys did exactly that, covering every pane of glass in her house, avoiding windows, and learning to put on makeup sans mirror in order to reform her troubled relationship with her body.

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Reuters

Weight associated with diabetes risk differs by ethnicity

Black and Asian adults may be at risk for developing diabetes at a lower weight than whites, according to a new study.

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Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Chinese-American

The Brooklyn Inc

An American weekend: DUMBO

As one of the biggest national holidays of the year, Independence Day, was approaching, DUMBO residents were preparing to celebrate.

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Iol.co.za

How going Japanese could keep you slim

While we eat vegetables and fish, all slathered in olive oil, hoping to benefit from the healthy Mediterranean diet, the Japanese way of life is attracting the attention of research scientists studying health and longevity.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Dieting, Japanese-American

ABC News

Inquest to examine domestic violence in murder-suicide

Victorian coroner Judge Ian Gray will examine the role of domestic violence as part of the inquest into a murder-suicide in Melbourne's south-eastern suburbs in 2012.

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IcNetwork

What's On: Rediscovering the forgotten Chinese community of Limehouse

Mention Chinatown to most Londoners and the likelihood of them conjuring up images of the lanterns of Gerrard Street is high.

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Related Topix: Chinese-American, Essex County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Greater London County, England

Nerve News

Celebration of Telugu culture in US is a big draw

Washington, July 9 - Over 8,000 Telugus and other Indian-Americans attended a celebration of Telugu language, culture and cuisine at a just concluded biennial event hosted by the American Telugu Association in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Sunherald.com

Asian style po-boys are fresh alternative

The subject of our Vietnamese community and its amazing culinary contribution has come up here before.

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Related Topix: Vietnamese-American, Life, Food, Pork, Meat, Recipes, Bar-B-Q, Baked Goods, Bread

KUT-FM Austin

Secure Communities Could Be Detaining Legal Asian Americans in Travis County

Last month, the Austin City Council signed a resolution to opt out of Secure Communities , a partnership between Immigration and Customs Enforcement and law enforcement to detain, fingerprint and cross-reference the immigration status of people picked up for suspicion of certain crimes, with the goal of deporting "criminal aliens."

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Related Topix: Travis County, TX, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Common Dreams

Here Is the Asian Republican Coalition, Whose Definition of Asian...

The Asian Republican Coalition also welcomes Americans who are married to Asians or doing business in Asia.

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