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Kim Ng Hired as General Manager of Miami Marlins
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And Other Things to Know From Angry Asian America. The Miami Marlins Make History with Hiring of Kim Ng as General ManagerThe Miami Marlins announced they hired Kim Ng to oversee baseball operations. She is now the highest-ranking woman in baseball operations among the Major League’s 30 teams and is believed to be the first […]

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Hate Crimes Have Risen to Highest Level in More Than a Decade
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Hate Crimes in U.S. Rose to Highest Level in More Than a Decade in 2019Today, the Federal Bureau of Investigation released its annual hate crime statistics report for 2019. According to the report, hate crimes in the United States rose to their highest level in more than a decade last year, while more murders motivated […]

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Charles Yu Wins National Book Award for ‘Interior Chinatown’
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Charles Yu Wins National Book Award for ‘Interior Chinatown’Congratulations to Charles Yu, who won the National Book Award for fiction on Wednesday for his mind-bending satire, Interior Chinatown, a sendup of Hollywood and Asian-American stereotypes. The novel, written in the form of a screenplay, features an aspiring actor named Willis Wu who confronts casual racism […]

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25-year-old Alex Lee is California’s youngest, 1st Openly Bisexual State Legislator
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 While going through the local election results last week, I was surprised to learn of Alex Lee: “History was made Tuesday in Santa Clara County where South Bay voters elected the youngest state legislator in eight decades. Democrat Alex Lee, 25, won the 25th District Assembly race and will also become California’s first openly […]

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Innovate Marketing Group
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We are an award-winning event experience agency (live & virtual) and we love nothing more than creating immersive experiences to help brands connect with their customers. We work with clients across a whole variety of industries, ranging from financial and technology to hotels and the automotive industry, among others. It means we know how to […]

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Hong Kong well-positioned as green finance hub
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Hong Kong, with its clear and compelling advantages, is well-positioned to be a green finance hub, said Chief Executive Carrie Lam at an online symposium (Oct 23). The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) Government has been implementing measures for the city to offer the needed financial services and capture the available opportunities. These included the […]

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BIBIBOP Asian Grill giving US Veterans a free bowl on Veteran’s Day 2020
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BIBIBOP Asian Grill joins a number of restaurants giving free meals and or discounts to US Veterans on November 11, which is US Veteran’s day.  Says Henry Yonky, BIBIBOP director of marketing, on the chain’s website: This is a great opportunity for us to focus on the well-being of the men and women who focus […]

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Tea Shop Owner Pepper Sprayed in Hate Crime Attack
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And Other Things to Know From Angry Asian America. Suspect Yells ‘China’ and ‘COVID’ in Pepper Spray AttackIn Washington DC, police are investigating a suspected hate crime assault at a Dupont Circle tea shop, where a man pepper sprayed the owner after yelling “China” and “COVID-19.” Surveillance video shows the suspect entering Valley Brook Tea […]

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FinTech Week goes virtual in November
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Hong Kong FinTech Week 2020 will take place virtually from Nov 2-6 to allow global fintech businesses and experts from around the world to participate. The week-long event, themed “Humanizing FinTech”, will explore how fintech can unlock the power of financial services to drive positive impacts for society and business. The event will comprise five channels, […]

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Appeals Court Clears Harvard of Racial Bias in Admissions
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A federal appeals court on Thursday upheld a ruling clearing Harvard University of discrimination against Asian American applicants. A two-judge panel of the 1st U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Boston rejected claims from an anti-affirmative action group that accuses the…

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