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1 hr ago | I4U Future Technology News

George Takei came out because of Arnold Schwarzenegger

I remember seeing George Takei as Sulu on Star Trek many decades ago. He is back in the spot light with a documentary about his life right now titled "To Be Takei ."


Related Topix: George Takei, Celebrities, Arnold Schwarzenegger, US Governors, California, California Government, Japanese-American

5 hrs ago | The Independent

Rotherham child sexual abuse scandal - the lessons: Asian women's voices go unheard

Here is the story of a young woman who was abused in Rotherham. For six years, she suffered threats and beatings, using make-up to hide her injuries.


Related Topix: Wedding

8 hrs ago | Courier News

Flag ceremony to celebrate India's Independence DayFlag ceremony to...

Pradip Kothari of Indo-American Cultural Society , Man Making group and the First Presbyterian church of Iselin held its 15th Indian Independence Day flag hoisting ceremony Aug. 16 Flag ceremony to celebrate India's Independence Day Pradip Kothari of Indo-American Cultural Society , Man Making group and the First Presbyterian church of Iselin held ... (more)


Related Topix: Iselin, NJ, Indian-American

12 hrs ago | Express India

Indian-origin experts among IMF's 25 gen-next economists

Four Indian-origin economists from the US feature among the IMF's list of 25 top global financial experts.


Related Topix: Harvard University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Indian-American

16 hrs 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

19 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

23 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.


Related Topix: Ferguson, MO

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