Archive for November 17th, 2006

  • Beyond the Macaca Moment: How APAs Won the Senate for the Democrats

    Beyond the Macaca Moment: How APAs Won the Senate for the Democrats

    Asian Pacific Americans were the key factor in Jim Webb’s stunning victory against incumbent Virginia Senator George Allen on Nov. 7, which resulted in a historic change in Senate leadership from the republicans to the democrats. In addition, this election will mark the turning point […]

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  • Emil Amok: Arnold Plays Barney as The Pendulum Swings

    Emil Amok: Arnold Plays Barney as The Pendulum Swings

    The election made me nostalgic — for the last time we had a momentous sea change. In 1994, when the republicans repudiated the democrats in Congress, I was probably one of the few non-political types to actually lose a job because of the elections.

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  • Global Briefs

    Global Briefs

    S. Korea Moves to Legalize Miniskirts SEOUL, South Korea — Hot pants and miniskirts will soon be legal in South Korea.

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  • Bay Briefs

    Bay Briefs

    Globalization And Woman Lecture Series EVENT: No Safe Haven DESCRIPTION: Leena Khandwala from the Center for Gender and Refugee Studies at UC Hastings on the exploitation of women and girls in a global world and their need for asylum protection. DETAILS: Free, Nov. 18, 2 […]

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  • Nation Briefs

    Nation Briefs

    School Awards Chai Vang Costume ST. PAUL — A Hmong high school student was awarded third place in a Halloween-week contest for his costume of Chai Soua Vang, apparently because the judges didn’t see the outfit was of the convicted killer of six hunters in […]

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  • Commerce Briefs

    Commerce Briefs

    First Chinese-English E-mail Portal Live Chinglish.com has launched to become the first bilingual Chinese-English Internet portal with specialized language tools. Messages can be written and translated online in real time in Chinese or English.

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  • Arts Briefs

    Arts Briefs

    Shanghai Theatre Academy Dancers EVENT: Shanghai Theatre Academy Dancers

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  • Amateur Chefs Can’t Be Typical Asians

    Amateur Chefs Can’t Be Typical Asians

    Inside the hot kitchen at the chic Butterfly restaurant located on Pier 33, a KTSF camera crew intently watches amateur chef Jenny Vipusithimakool cut her black cod fish for her Thai Curried Seafood Mousse. Her professional partner Arnold Eric Wong, executive chef/partner of Bacar and […]

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  • Calling for S.F to test All APAs for Hep B

    Calling for S.F to test All APAs for Hep B

    “Do you know whether you have chronic hepatitis B? If you don’t know the answer, you should go ask your doctor to get tested,” said Supervisor Fiona Ma. “This disease is treatable and preventable.”

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  • Jew, Only APA Supe in S.F.

    Jew, Only APA Supe in S.F.

    On election night, San Francisco’s Asian American community braced for the possibility that they would have no representation on the Board of Supervisors. In the race to replace Fiona Ma in District 4 — the only district with an Asian representative — all the Asians […]

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