Asian-American Newswire (Page 4)

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  1. Thompson: Sports and politicsRead the original story

    Saturday | Barrow County News

    ... in political controversies. One of the dumbest ones came recently when network executives decided to pull an Asian-American broadcaster named Robert Lee off the broadcast of a University of Virginia football game because the recent unrest in ...


  2. Books: Lost in Korean-English translation, another winner from Celeste Ng, science fiction and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Los Angeles Times

    Hi, I'm books editor Carolyn Kellogg, and this week, our books newsletter has gotten a little bit interactive. Read on to play.


  3. Dive into a basket full of San Gabriel Valley dim sumRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Los Angeles Times

    The California Bucket List is your daily guide to essential California adventures, from easy to edgy. Check in every day for a new must-do adventure, each tried and tested by one of the Travel section's staffers and contributors.


  4. Sjoerd Marijne was made coach as he understood Indian culture: David JohnRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Times of India

    Hockey India's High Performance Director David John said Sjoerd Marijne was appointed coach of the national men's team as he "understood" the Indian culture after working with the women for six months. BENGALURU: Hockey India's High Performance Director David John said Sjoerd Marijne was appointed coach of the national men's team as he "understood" the Indian culture after working with the women for six months.


  5. On CampusRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 21 | WGBH

    The Supreme Court ruled last summer that colleges can consider race as one factor in admissions. Now, the Trump administration is reopening an investigation into a complaint that accuses Harvard of discriminating against Asian-American applicants.


  6. Dr Subra: There are 'wolves in sheep's clothing' in MICRead the original story

    Saturday | The Star Online

    KUALA LUMPUR: There are "wolves in sheep's clothing" out to destroy the party, said Datuk Seri Dr S. Subramaniam. The MIC president said at the party's 71st annual general meeting on Saturday that these individuals were pretending to be party stalwarts but had their own agenda, which was to bring down the party.


  7. 21st CENTURY (NON-) RELATIONSHIPS: Japan's Lonely Single Men...Read the original story

    Friday | Instapundit

    One inventor who build a virtual-reality platform said he aims to create a virtual partner who brings greater satisfaction to Japanese men and women than a human companion would. That's bad news for the Japanese economy, which, thanks to the looming demographic crunch as the population rapidly ages, will need to increasingly rely on the Bank of Japan's "stimulus" to avoid a deflationary spiral.


  8. San Francisco Unveils Statue of WWII 'Comfort Women'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Voice of America

    Former World War II "comfort woman" Yongsoo Lee, 89, of South Korea, stands by a statue of Haksoon Kim while looking at the "Comfort Women" monument after it was unveiled, Sept. 22, 2017, in San Francisco.


  9. Humanity sadly lacks in KoreasRead the original story

    Friday | Albany Times Union

    In 1905, Japan made Korea its protectorate. Under the Japanese, Koreans were deprived of land and food, forced into labor, forbidden to publish newspapers, required to adopt Japanese names and worship Shinto shrines, victimized by medical experiments, bullied in school, insulted, raped, tortured and killed.


  10. X Factor: Are these the acts that could conquer Strictly?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Daily Mail

    Weak pound turns Brexit Britain into a holiday haven with record numbers of foreign tourists visiting in July giving the UK economy a A 13.3billion boost A 16-year-old prodigy, a hunk from Ohio and a tie-dye loving drag queen: Are these the X Factor acts that could conquer Strictly in the ratings battle? The X Factor auditions are continuing on Saturday night with a host of fresh talent, including a 16-year-old prodigy, a tie-dye loving drag queen and a hunk from Ohio. The show will see the first of a long-running ratings war that is traditionally waged between the talent show and BBC 's Strictly Come Dancing , as they air at the same time on the coveted Saturday night slot.


  11. Review Roundup: The Critics Weigh In On KPOP at Ars NovaRead the original story

    Friday |

    Ars Nova , in association with Ma-Yi Theater and Woodshed Collective, presents the world premiere of KPOP , a high-octane immersive event that gives you a backstage pass to a K-pop music factory. KPOP is here and America will never be the same.


  12. This Baseball Team Learned There's A Wrong Way To Celebrate Japanese CultureRead the original story

    Friday | Switched

    The San Jose Giants, a farm team for the San Francisco Giants, was forced to apologize earlier this month after it shared a tone-deaf tweet to celebrate its annual Japanese Heritage Night. The tweet, a GIF that has since been deleted, featured three of the minor league players wearing traditional yukata-style bathrobes , with one person doing karate-like kicks, another fanning himself and a third bowing while wearing a rice farmer hat, The Mercury News reported .


  13. Review: 'KPOP' Sings and Dances Its Way Through a Divided CultureRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The New York Times

    So just how do you define the phenomenon known as K-pop - or, for that matter, the new multistranded, multichambered immersive performance piece called "KPOP," which occupies two floors of a building in Hell's Kitchen? Jerry, a self-styled cultural ambassador in this sprawling show, tells us that according to "my team," K-pop is "comprised of various styles, tropes and audiovisual elements" that include pop, rock, hip-hop, R&B, jazz, funk, reggae, folk, electronica, rave, techno and nu metal a and the list goes on. Jerry adds as a footnote that he has now fired his team.


  14. Students and faculty are fighting to keep Asian American studies...Read the original story

    Friday Sep 22 | Daily Pennsylvanian

    Penn students and faculty have been working for months to ensure the future of the Asian-American Studies department, but they are growing frustrated with what seems to be a lack of commitment from administrators. last spring calling for more resources to be directed to the ASAM department, no professors have been hired to replace former professor and ASAM program director Grace Kao.


  15. Transpacific Musiclands Outdoor Concert Set for Japanese American National MuseumRead the original story

    Friday Sep 22 | PressReleasePoint

    In conjunction with its new Transpacific Borderlands: The Art of Japanese Diaspora in Lima, Los Angeles, Mexico City, and SA o Paulo exhibition, the Japanese American National Museum will present Transpacific Musiclands , an outdoor concert celebrating cultural exchange between East Los Angeles and Japan on Saturday, October 14, from 5 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Tickets for Transpacific Musiclands are on sale now for $15 for the general public and $12 for JANM members.


  16. From flag football in Bellingham to the Pac-12, it never takes Taylor ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 22 | Bellingham Herald

    ... Only 19, Rapp doesn't shy from the idea that he might be a role model to a younger generation looking for Asian-American heroes in a sport devoid of them. Taylor Rapp flies down the field while playing for Sehome High School on Sept. 26, 2014 at ...


  17. No Indian Women Make it to Fortune Most Powerful Womena s List:...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 22 |

    Fortune has released its 2017 list of Most Powerful Women and boasts of 7 new entries by successful women from various businesses. While Indian origin Indra Nooyi continues to be a part of the list as the second most powerful woman in the world, no Indian women are a part of the list of 51. This observation forces us to sit back and look at the root cause behind the absence from the annual Fortune list.


  18. Baguio sends off peace caravanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 22 | Sun-Star

    IN OBSERVANCE of the Peace Month, the Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process launched the start of the motorcade for peace in Baguio City and will finish in Marawi City. The caravan will pass through the cities of Quezon, Legazpi, Catbalogan, Butuan, Davao, and Iligan with the objective of promoting greater consciousness and understanding among the Filipinos on the comprehensive peace process.


  19. Wes Anderson's 'Isle Of Dogs' Animated Film Accused Of Whitewashing Asian RolesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 22 | The Daily Caller

    Wes Anderson is being accused of whitewashing his upcoming movie "Isle of Dogs" because it's set in Japan and stars white actors in prominent voice roles. It's worth noting that none of the characters speak in Japanese accents - stereotypical or otherwise.


  20. Exterior of 65 Wylds Lane, Worcester.22.9.17Read the original story

    Friday Sep 22 | Worcester News

    But councillors have now signed off on plans to build a bakery and delicatessen in a ground floor property in Wylds Lane, Worcester. "I've been to a number of events put on by the Asian community and I know most of the catering for these events is from Birmingham.