Archive for October 16th, 2007

  • Commerce Briefs

    Commerce Briefs

    Importing Basics EVENT: “Basics of Importing” DESCRIPTION: Workshop on techniques to import products and services to the U.S., including customs, duty rate structures, import law, letters of credit, storage and transportation. DETAILS: $10, Oct. 20, 8:30 a.m.– 5:30 p.m., Berkeley City College, 2050 Center St., […]

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  • Filipino Americans Thrive in Bay Area

    Filipino Americans Thrive in Bay Area

    Shortly after election to his first term in 2004, Mayor Gavin Newsom officially proclaimed October as Filipino American Heritage Month in San Francisco. This has become an annual event, expanding well beyond the City and serving to acknowledge and celebrate Filipino American roots, achievements and […]

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  • Ang Lee’s ‘Lust, Caution’

    Ang Lee’s ‘Lust, Caution’

    After the critical and commercial success of Brokeback Mountain, director Ang Lee explores a world as far away from the modern American West as one can get in Lust, Caution. Ignore the mixed reviews the film has garnered since its premiere at the Venice International […]

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  • New Tang Institute Aims to Improve U.S.-China Relations

    New Tang Institute Aims to Improve U.S.-China Relations

    The Cyrus Chung Ying Tang Foundation donated $2 million to the RAND Corporation to establish the Tang Institute for U.S.-China Relations on Sept. 19.

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