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Bracing for the endgame in North Korea
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The idea of a joint Chinese-American operation to deal with North Korea's nukes sounds like another Hollywood movie. But, then again, so does the idea of a North Korean Dr Evil threatening to incinerate the US. — Financial Times. Print; Email a friend … No tags for this post.

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Above And Beyond: Angelica Tang
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That is, unless you are involved with U.S.-China relations or engaged with the most influential figures in the Chinese-American community. The Committee, an organization that counts Yahoo co-founder Jerry Yang, architect I.M. Pei and cellist Yo-Yo Ma … No tags for this post.

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Ex-assemblyman sentenced to one month in jail for for bribe scheme
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Brooklyn Assistant US Attorney Todd Kaminsky told the judge that Meng was an influential government and personal leader in New York City's growing Chinese-American community, but his actions undermined the public's trust. "It's clear that greed played … No tags for this post.

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NY's First Asian American Assemblyman Gets A Month In Jail For Bribery
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Jimmy Meng was the first Asian American to be elected to the New York State legislature in 2004 and today he became the first Asian American former Assemblyman to be sent to jail on bribery charges. Meng, the father of New York's first Asian American … No tags for this post.

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Darwin Barney Asian American Sports
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Be sure to check out www.asianamericansports.com After just one full season in the major leagues, Darwin Barney is already starting to make his mark as the Chicago Cubs starting second baseman. In this profile, he talks about his Asian American background, his love for baseball and his musical talent. For more stories on Asian American […]

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Baseball helped lift spirits at Valley WWII internment camp
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Staples came to know the three men, now in their 80s, through researching his book, “Kenichi Zenimura, Japanese-American Baseball Pioneer.” The book tells the story of the man who was an instrumental figure in the Japanese-American baseball leagues … No tags for this post.

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Sales slump puts service in fast lane
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Indeed, sales of German, Japanese, American cars were all down dramatically last year compared to sales in 2010 and 2011. Much of this slowdown is a product of over-saturation and excessive competition, two problems which are here to stay. In order to … No tags for this post.

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One City, One Book Program to Pay Tribute to Endurance, Survival and …
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Mayor Denis Weber reads Baseball Saved Us by Ken Mochizuki, a Japanese-American who grew up in an internment camp after the attack on Pearl Harbor, followed by a special origami program with Peggy Hasagawa. Children will learn how to make … No tags for this post.

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No Fil-Am in American Idol Top 10
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MANILA, Philippines – The American Idol Top 10 have been revealed — and Filipino-American Adriana Latonio is not in it. On March 8, the 90-minute AI episode announced to a tense and excited audience the names of the lucky 10 who are moving on to the … No tags for this post.

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LEGISLATION TO REUNIFY FILIPINO WORLD WAR II VETERANS AND THEIR …
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“The Hirono bill will keep the approved immigration petitions and hopes of our Filipino American World War II heroes alive after they fade away. We are glad Senator Hirono continues to fight for the legacy of Senators Akaka and Inouye for their … No tags for this post.

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California city launches anti-bigotry campaign
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… bigotry and embracing diversity and celebrating all community members in this city regardless of race, religion and other kind of differences,” said Anthony Quicho, president of the FilAm of American Canyon, the largest Filipino American … No tags for this post.

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Who Are the 'UndocuQueer?' New Reports Shed Light
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"This is one of the most under-reported stories" in the immigration reform movement, noted José Antonio Vargas, the Filipino American Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist who announced publicly that he was undocumented in 2011. "The undocumented youth … No tags for this post.

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All's Fair in Love and Journalism
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Like Ruben she has a side gig, authoring the column “Dateline: Hollywood” for Philippine News, a Filipino-American newspaper published in the U.S. She has a third column, “Pinay in Hollywood” for FemaleNetwork.com, a Philippine website. Her resume … No tags for this post.

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A Gift Wrapped in Sandpaper
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Many years ago, in my last futile attempt to get her approval, I presented her with a copy of a Chinese-American magazine that featured me on the cover — the Chinese-American immigrant success story. Would she approve of me now that even the … No tags for this post.

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The Center for Asian American Media Launches CAAMFest, March 14-24, 2013 …
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA – The Center for Asian American Media (CAAM) is excited to launch CAAMFest. Formerly the San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival, CAAMFest is an 11-day celebration of film, music, food and digital media from the … No tags for this post.

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