Asian-American Newswire (Page 10)

Asian-American Newswire (Page 10)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Asian-American. (Page 10)

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  1. Japan's male hosts sell dreams to lonely womenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Korea Herald

    Cigarette smoke hangs thick in the air of a Tokyo nightspot as Aki Nitta sips champagne with a trio of sweet-talking Lotharios peddling fake love at premium rates. In a country which has lost its mojo, many wealthy Japanese women spend eye-watering sums on male hosts in return for an evening of sweet talk, flirting -- and often sex.

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  2. Parallels in discriminationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Falcon

    Spoken word poet Troy Osaki recalls not caring about carrying on the traditions and language his grandmother, a second generation Japanese American, tried so hard to teach him. He remembers not caring about the history of Executive Order 9066, signed by President Roosevelt in 1942, that ripped his grandmother's family apart and led to the incarceration of 120,000 Japanese Americans during World War II.

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  3. Randeep Hooda to give courage to women - NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Glamsham.com

    Big F is MTV India's original anthology series is all about stories of empowerment of modern young Indian women who are unabashed and unapologetic about their choices, desires and fantasies. It is their journey to liberation with exciting encounters on the way that act as a catalyst to their road to freedom.

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  4. For immigrants, securing citizenship gains urgencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | NWAonline

    Andres Dorantes has long been content with the green card that lets him live in the U.S. and work as a tattoo artist in Los Angeles. That changed when Donald Trump became president and swiftly signed executive orders to crack down on immigrants and ban travel from certain countries.

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  5. Chinese feminists take on Donald Trump... and get censoredRead the original story

    Wednesday | WICU12 Erie

    As more than a million protesters across the US gathered for the Women's March on Washington and "sister marchers" around the country and the world, feminists in China looked on jealously. Though China officially embraces gender equality, attempts by feminists to raise issues of inequality or injustice can sometimes be met with harassment and even prison time.

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  6. In pictures: Kimonos hit the catwalk at Stirling University's Japan weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Sunday Herald

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  7. 'Close Knit': The pride that breaks the prejudiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Japan Times

    Japan would seem to be a paradise for LGBT people. Transgender "talents" have been appearing regularly on Japanese TV for decades and LGBT folks can walk the streets here with little fear.

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  8. Advancing Justice Calls Latest Administration's Actions on Immigration UnconscionableRead the original story

    Tuesday | PressReleasePoint

    In response to the breaking news that Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly unveiled new FAQs and policy memos aimed at detaining and deporting many more immigrants living in the U.S. regardless of their ties to communities, Asian Americans Advancing Justice , an affiliation of five civil rights organizations, issues the following statement: "Asian Americans Advancing Justice is outraged that under the guise of national security, the administration is yet again scapegoating immigrants. There are 900,000 undocumented Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in this country and many more AAPI immigrants who all contribute to their families, communities and our economy.

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  9. Executive Order that incarcerated Japanese Americans is 75Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WIZM-AM La Crosse

    Satsuki Ina was born behind barbed wire in a prison camp during World War II, the daughter of U.S. citizens forced from their home without due process and locked up for years following Japan's attack on Pearl Harbor. Roughly 120,000 Japanese immigrants and Japanese-Americans were sent to desolate camps that dotted the West because the government claimed they might plot against the U.S. Thousands were elderly, disabled, children or infants too young to know the meaning of treason.

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  10. After Trump travel ban, immigrants seek to naturalizeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Silver City Sun-News

    Andres Dorantes has long been content with the green card that lets him live in the U.S. and work as a tattoo artist in Los Angeles. After Trump travel ban, immigrants seek to naturalize LOS ANGELES - Andres Dorantes has long been content with the green card that lets him live in the U.S. and work as a tattoo artist in Los Angeles.

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  11. Register Book Club: Author Viet Thanh Nguyen says he had to share his family's painful talesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Wave

    Author Viet Thanh Nguyen discusses his book "Sympathizer" during the Register's Book Club event at The Frida Cinema in Santa Ana on Tuesday. Author Viet Thanh Nguyen, right, discusses his book "Sympathizer" during the Register's Book Club event at The Frida Cinema in Santa Ana on Tuesday.

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  12. COLUMN: Allegiance reminds audiences of Japanese internmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Daily Trojan

    However, it would be a lie to count myself as disassociated with this horror when the concepts of alienation and racism are not foreign to me; when politics guided by fear once again grip our country; and when the 75th anniversary of Executive Order 9066 retreated so silently into our past. If I told you that last Sunday marked the 75th anniversary of President Franklin D. Roosevelt's signing of an order to incarcerate 120,000 Japanese Americans, would you be surprised? Probably.

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  13. A conversation with professor Lon Kurashige: Why the U.S. government interned the JapaneseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Daily Trojan

    Lon Kurashige pivots his computer's aux monitor and points to a spreadsheet of public opinion polls from mid-December of 1941 - just weeks after the attack on Pearl Harbor. In high school, students are often taught Japanese internment was a direct response to Pearl Harbor.

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  14. 75 years later, art remembers past injusticesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Daily Trojan

    George Takei remembered repeating this phrase from the Pledge of Allegiance, like many Americans, since he was just a schoolboy. His experience with liberty and justice, however, was markedly different than the average American.

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  15. China selfie-app leader seeks to ‘beautify the world’Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Manila Bulletin

    Strolling a tree-lined Shanghai street with friends, Hu Dongyuan pulls out her smartphone and does what millions of Chinese women do daily: take a selfie, digitally "beautify" their faces, and pop it on social media. Such virtual makeovers, typically involving lightening skin, smoothing out complexions and rounding the eyes, have propelled selfie-editing app Meitu to the top ranks of China downloads.

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  16. Lucky Boy explores hope, heartbreak in US immigration debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | South China Morning Post

    Shanthi Sekaran - herself the child of immigrants to the US - dramatises a hot-button issue with her story of Soli and Kavya Lucky Boy is a tale involving the immigrant experience. And it's an exploration of motherhood, fertility and racism.

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  17. Lucky ChowRead the original story

    Tuesday | KISU-TV Pocatello

    LUCKY CHOW travels across the United States to explore Asian cuisine's impact on American food culture. The un-hosted six-part series explores a wide variety of Asian food and drink - from a famous Japanese noodle dish to Korean kimchi to Chinese fusion - while meeting the new generation of chefs and entrepreneurs dedicated to keeping the traditions alive.

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  18. Harmanpreet Kaur, the last-ball action heroineRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Indian Express

    Harmanpreet Kuar scored a run-a-ball 41 to steer India home after half-centuries by Deepti and Mona. The dressing room celebrations after the match were restricted to singing and dancing , but emotions overflew on the field after the Indian women pulled off a humdinger in the ICC Women's World Cup Qualifier final against South Africa at the P Sara Oval in Colombo.

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  19. Hanmi Financial Corporation (HAFC) Stake Decreased by First Wilshire Securities Management Inc.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Daily Political

    First Wilshire Securities Management Inc. cut its stake in Hanmi Financial Corporation by 12.0% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 14,708 shares of the company's stock after selling 2,000 shares during the period.

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  20. WC qualifers: India eves beat South Africa in last-over thriller to win finalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Mid-Day Mumbai

    The victorious Indian team after beating South Africa in the ICC Women's World Cup qualifier final in Colombo yesterday Colombo: Harmanpreet Kaur blasted a six in the penultimate delivery to power India to a one-wicket win over South Africa in a last-ball thriller at the ICC Women's World Cup Qualifier final at P Sara Oval here yesterday. Needing nine off six balls, Indian women were staring at defeat when they lost Poonam Yadav in the first delivery.

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