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Award-Winning Screenwriter Talks about Her Novel on China, Japan, War
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But the novel Little Aunt Crane was one of her most difficult to complete, the seasoned Chinese-American writer admits. The epic tale, just released in English translation in December, centers on a 16-year-old Japanese orphan's bid to survive after she … No tags for this post.

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What We Learned the Day Trump Came to Town
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Sure, we always have Form 700s to pore over, datasets to analyze, public record battles to wage, and any number of other watchdog functions that a local investigative news agency performs every day. But the Donald J. Trump show was coming to town … No tags for this post.

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National Gallery's East Building Will Reopen in September After Three Years of …
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The original building, built in 1978 and designed by Chinese-American architect I. M. Pei, was forced to undergo repairs following the news that its marble facade was beginning to crumble. But rather than just making these restorations, which was … No tags for this post.

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Records: Former TVA manager admits Chinese government paid him for nuclear secrets
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That relationship came as a result of Guey's meeting in the early 1990s with Chinese nuclear engineer Szuhsiung "Allen" Ho at a Chinese American Nuclear Technology Association event. Ho was arrested earlier this month in Atlanta on a federal indictment … No tags for this post.

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Former US Secretary of Commerce Reflects on Successes
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In his role as ambassador to China—the first Chinese American to hold the position—Locke said he attempted to pursue the same level of efficiency as he did in his role as a member of President Obama's cabinet. He was able to open up markets for … Tags: US Secretary of Commerce

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Trump Supporters Were Polite to Our Latina Reporter—And Then The Interview …
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… Trump supporters answered with eloquent rhetoric for why they were voting Trump—something I honestly thought they were incapable of. And not all of them were white. I actually interviewed a Mexican-American and a Chinese-American Trump supporter. No tags for this post.

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Men, Guilt and Mother's Day
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UNION CITY, Calif., April 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Men and shopping: two things that just don't go together; even on Mother's Day. The male species seems to buy out of guilt: The diamond industry succeeded at convincing men they had to spend 3 months … No tags for this post.

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How One Woman Helped Put the Mississippi Delta Chinese on the Map
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"I just sat there and listened," Cheng told NBC News. "Then I did my research like, holy cow — over 120,000 Japanese Americans were interned. I was so troubled by it because, being a Chinese-American, first generation, and a daughter of immigrants, … No tags for this post.

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Three alleged terrorists involved in Nanga Parbat massacre arrested in Gilgit
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The victims were identified as three Ukrainians, two Chinese — including Chinese-American Chen Honglu — two Slovakians, one Lithuanian and one Nepalese as well as a Pakistani guide. Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) had claimed responsibility for the … No tags for this post.

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Out of town events calendar
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Through July 5 — Oregon Historical Society: “Chinese American: Exclusion/Inclusion” (through June 1); “Painting Oregon's Harvest: The Art of Kathy Deggendorfer” (through June 6); “Perfectly Fit: The Multnomah Athletic Club, 1891-2016” (through July 5 … No tags for this post.

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Peter Liang is free – what now?
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Earlier this year, Liang's conviction drew fierce backlash from New York's Chinese-American community. The protests largely centered around two claims. First, that the death of Mr. Gurley was not intentional; this argument, given the facts, is nonsense … No tags for this post.

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Shimmy Shack's racial 'joke' on sign no laughing matter to many Asian-Americans
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Advocate staff photo by MATTHEW HINTON–A racist joke has been posted on the Shimmy Shack sign at the intersection of Dickory and Dock seen here in Harahan, La. Wednesday, April 27, 2016. No tags for this post.

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Shanghai Taste review: The virtuoso of soup dumplings
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You can ignore the first few pages of the menu at Shanghai Taste — much of it littered with Chinese-American favorites or Sichuan dishes outside of Sun's wheelhouse — and skip straight to the chef specials and Shanghai-style plates. The kitchen … No tags for this post.

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Eddie Huang's new Vice show explores global food and culture — and got him …
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Most people know 34-year-old culinary star Eddie Huang from the ABC comedy “Fresh Off the Boat,” which sprang from his autobiography about growing up in a Chinese-American family in a predominantly white neighborhood in Orlando in the 1990s. No tags for this post.

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RESTAURANT REVIEW: Hot Wok Café
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There is a regular Chinese-American menu, and then a separate menu — fortunately bilingual — of more traditional dishes and Taiwanese specialties. On my most recent visit earlier this month, they had even added “non-stinky tofu” to that menu. Stinky … No tags for this post.

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