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3 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

Fremont composer gets $40,000 grant for production about Vietnamese refugees

"So many war artifacts were still around," said Vo, 39. "It was what we had the most of, so we made use of it."


Related Topix: Fremont, CA, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Vietnamese-American

7 hrs ago | Weekend Balita

Coming home to Carson

When you're going to any event, try to get there early. That will give you time to network and meet people.


Related Topix: Carson, CA, Torrance, CA, Filipino-American, Commerce, CA

11 hrs ago | The Northern Echo

Display of flowers with an eastern twist

JAPANESE ART: Erico Natsui with her flowers ball, part of the Japanese flower exhibition at the Palace Green library in Durham City.


Related Topix: Japanese-American

15 hrs ago | Charleston City Paper

George Takei lets viewers into his life in new documentary

George Takei, the man who will forever be known as Sulu from the Star Trek franchise and propagator of much humor and viral memes on Facebook, gets a life rewind in the documentary by Jennifer M. Kroot.


Related Topix: Star Trek, Science Fiction TV, Entertainment, Television, George Takei, Gay/Lesbian, Japanese-American, California, California Government

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Chosun Ilbo

Expats Petition Against Asiana Flight Suspension

Seven organizations representing Koreans in the U.S. have petitioned Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport Suh Seoung-hwan to let Asiana Airlines off flight suspensions over the San Francisco crash in July last year.


Related Topix: San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Korean-American, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing 777, South Korea, World News

Coach Jas Jassal Kicks Off Football For South Asian Movement

Brampton: Jas Jassal is on a mission to bring the football to the South Asian community, and vice-versa, take the community to football .


LA Daily News

Indians flock to Granada Hills to celebrate India independence

Atiq Rehman shucks corn for selling at his food booth at the 15th Annual India Independence Day Celebration on Aug. 16, 2014, at Granada Hills Charter High School.


Related Topix: Granada Hills, CA, Indio, CA, Los Angeles, CA, Indian-American


Before Ferguson: 5 Times the U.S. Imposed Curfews

After days of unrest following the fatal shooting of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown by white police officer Darren Wilson, residents of Ferguson, Missouri were placed under a state-imposed curfew on Sunday , which has since been lifted.


Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Jay Nixon, US Governors, Riot, Japanese-American

92.5 KGB-FM

The Next Trend? Try a 'Facekini'

Looking for hot new beachwear before the summer fades away? Then you might - or, let's face it, might not - try a facekini, one of those colorful masks that drew attention on Chinese beaches in 2012, Global Post reports.


Related Topix: Chinese-American, Weird

India's death-row sisters seek last-ditch reprieve

Two Indian women on death row for murdering five children have lodged a last-ditch appeal after the president rejected their mercy plea, clearing the way for them to become the first women executed in post-independence India.


Related Topix: Indian-American, World News, India,

Malaysian National News Agency

Miri Police Cripple Foreign Armed Robbery Syndicate

Miri police is confident it have crippled an armed robbery syndicate comprising foreigners following the arrest of two Filipino men in two separate places Monday.


Related Topix: Filipino-American

The Age

'It's the media's fault': Wang on Palmer Chinese 'bastard' comment

The Chinese-born WA senator of the Palmer United Party, Dio Wang, has blamed the media for the furore over comments made by Clive Palmer on ABC's Q&A program.


Related Topix: Chinese-American

Mon Aug 18, 2014


For some, it's the scariest phrase

Editor's note: Ruben Navarrette is a CNN contributor, Daily Beast columnist and a nationally syndicated columnist with the Washington Post Writers Group.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Opinion

Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

George Takeia s personal life, career explored in new documentary a To Be Takeia

In a new documentary about his life, George Takei recalls his father buying a radio after he and his family were finally released after years in internment camps that Japanese-Americans were sent to during World War II.


Related Topix: George Takei, Japanese-American, Los Angeles, CA, Hollywood (Los Angeles, CA)

Medical News

Study reveals treatment trends for prostate cancer in Japan

There has been a recent increase in use of radiotherapy in Japanese men newly diagnosed with prostate cancer and a concomitant decrease in use of androgen deprivation therapy , study findings indicate.


Related Topix: Prostate Cancer, Health, Japanese-American, Oncology, Medicine


Wales' Indian community marks their homeland's Independence ...

Indian Independence day was marked in Cardiff by raising the the nation's flag at the Welsh capital's Mansion House Raj Aggarwal, honorary Indian Consul in Wales, led dignitaries in a ceremony that included the Lord Mayor, Councillor Margaret Jones, Lord Lieutenant of South Glamorgan Dr Peter Beck, Deputy Presiding Officer at the National Assembly ... (more)


Related Topix: Indian-American, Life, Holidays, Indian Independence

Christianity Today

Racial Reconciliation 2.0

Let Justice Roll Down , which was listed by Christianity Today in 2006 as #14 of the top 50 books to shape Evangelicals over the last 50 years.


Related Topix: Life, Interracial,Multiracial, Multiethnic, and Multicultural


Fil-Am girl needs bone marrow donors to save her life

ALAMEDA, California Ten-year-old Filipino-American Myla Cunanan has been undergoing her second round of chemotherapy for myeloid sarcoma, a form of acute myeloid leukemia.


Related Topix: Alameda, CA, Filipino-American, Sarcoma, Medicine, Health, Leukemia

Sun Aug 17, 2014


The East is wed: China seeks brides for...

Their marriages were arranged for cash, but some of the Vietnamese women who have found unlikely Prince Charmings in remote Chinese villages say they are living happily ever after.


Related Topix: Vietnamese-American, Wedding, Chinese-American

Taranaki Daily News

'Ghandi' in Taranaki as Indians celebrate

HISTORY LESSON: Shavraya Banerjee , dressed as his favourite Indian freedom fighter, gave a speech at the New Plymouth Indian community's celebration of Indian Independence Day at St Mary's Peace Hall on Saturday night.


Related Topix: Indian-American, St. Mary's, AK