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1 hr ago | ABS-CBN News

Remittances from Pinoys in US improve PH economy

Remittances from Filipinos in the United States and other parts of the world have helped the Philippines regain its position as Southeast Asia's best performing economy in the first semester of 2014.


Related Topix: Filipino-American

4 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

Chinese Scots as divided as rest of country over independence

Yen Hongmei Jin knows exactly how she's going to vote when Scotland goes to the polls next month for its historic referendum on independence.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Conservatives (UK), Chinese-American

8 hrs ago | Salon

Bill O'Reilly's "Asian privilege" disgrace:...

Poor Bill O'Reilly. I'm starting to suspect he never leaves his Fox News studio, preferring to remain alone in his echo chamber instead of going out and interacting with actual people, all the better to retain his intellectual purity, untainted by reality.


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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Business Journal

AACI's Pancho Chang helps non-English speakers navigate health care

Chief Operating Officer Pancho Chang is the visionary leader behind the new Asian Americans for Community Involvement Patient Navigation Center, which trains bilingual youth to help patients who don't speak English as a first language navigate the healthcare system.


Body Impolitic

Sharing The Walls

I posted here about my work in LGBT: Our Common Wealth , an exhibit currently at the Commonwealth Club Gallery in San Francisco that runs through September 19th.


Related Topix: San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Prison, Japanese-American, Gay/Lesbian, Painting, Arts

WTKR-TV Norfolk

Community comes together to raise money for Cherrystone tornado victims

The Balatbat family was from New Jersey, and they were also Filipino. That's what had a packed house here at the Filipino Cultural Center in Virginia Beach.


Related Topix: Virginia Beach, VA, Filipino-American

The New Zealand Herald

Cunliffe a new man after debate

An entirely new David Cunliffe emerged on the campaign trail yesterday - one with a spring in his step and energy that was all but absent earlier.


Related Topix: Chinese-American

Sydney Morning Herald

The 'facekini': From the beaches of China to pages of a fashion magazine

In this composite image Chinese women pose in facekinis in the Yellow Sea on in Qingdao, China.


Related Topix: Chinese-American, World News, China


Cuomo running mate endorsed by Asian-American leaders in fight against Wu

Earlier this month, Democratic lieutenant governor candidate Kathy Hochul announced the launch of the Nassau County Women's Equality Party in Mineola on Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014.


Related Topix: Nassau County, NY, Mineola, NY, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Grace Meng, Democrat, Nancy Pelosi


Two Women Charged For Scamming Victims Out of $8 Million in Ponzi Scheme

Two women have been charged in Santa Clara County Superior Court with running an investment fraud that swindled mostly Vietnamese-American victims out of $8 million over five years, a prosecutor said today.


Related Topix: Santa Clara County, CA, Vietnamese-American

Asian women lured to SA for sex work

Hundreds of Asian women are being lured to South Africa to work in the illicit sex industry, with scores of them operating from suburban Durban homes, a Daily News investigation has uncovered.


Related Topix: World News, South Africa, Africa, Travel, Africa, Nigeria Travel, South Africa Travel, Nigeria Travel, Africa, South Africa Travel, Africa, Mali Travel, Africa Travel, Mali Travel

Liberia: Indian Community in Liberia Contributes to the Fight Against Ebola

Liberia: Indian Community in Liberia Contributes to the Fight Against Ebola, Donates Over Us$200,000 Worth of Items to the National Task Force On Ebola - Ecobank Donates One Ambulance In an effort to buttress the fight against the Ebola virus disease now ravaging the sub-region, the Association of Indian Community in Liberia has donated assorted ... (more)


Related Topix: Liberia, World News, Africa, Indian-American, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Mid-Day Mumbai

World's longest garland honours Indian spiritual guru in US

New York : Over 200 meditation students of Sri Chinmoy from 35 countries, including India, have set a new Guinness world record for the World's longest fresh flower garland to honour the Indian spiritual leader.


Related Topix: World Records, Queens, NY, New York, NY, Indian-American

Black NY Times Columnist Charles Blow Claims Bill O'Reilly Is True 'Race Hustler'

During a segment on Tuesday evening's edition of The O'Reilly Factor , the Fox News Channel host stated he "does not, does not believe in white privilege.


Related Topix: The O'Reilly Factor, Entertainment, Television, Celebrities, Bill O'reilly, Vocal, African-American, Immigration Reform

6 Allston Myths Debunked

With September 1 getting closer and closer, Boston's Allston neighborhood is about to be swarmed by a tidal wave of students and young professionals.


Related Topix: Boston, MA, Tsunami, Natural Disasters, Korean-American

The Independent

Gangnam smile: why the Chinese are flocking to South Korea to buy a new face

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Related Topix: South Korea Travel, Asia Travel, Travel, Seoul, South Korea Travel, South Korea, World News, Chinese-American, China Travel, Dance, PSY, Pop/Rock

'It's not easy to find a girlfriend in China, they all think I'm too old' - Des Bishop

Out of the experience came the hit documentary Breaking China , which aired on RTE earlier this year and featured an episode where the funny-man delved into the Chinese dating scene.


Related Topix: Chinese-American, Entertainment

Al Bawaba

Bahrain-India trade ties to be focus of key talks

The objectives are to acquaint the Indian community in Bahrain and nearby countries with the various investment opportunities in India A key meeting in Bahrain next week will see discussions between Bahraini and Indian business leaders on bilateral trade and investment opportunities.


Related Topix: Indian-American

Lancashire Telegraph

Concern as East Lancs Asian women fail to take up sessions after heart attacks

EAST Lancashire health chiefs have raised concerns about the apparent reluctance of Asian women to attend rehab sessions after suffering a heart attack.


Related Topix: Heart Attack, Health, Lancashire County, England, World News, United Kingdom,

Malkin: Dems look the other way on race

The feeble-minded coot stuck his foot in that mess of a mouth again last week at the Las Vegas Asian Chamber of Commerce.


Related Topix: Opinion