Archive for November 12th, 2007

  • Global Briefs

    Global Briefs

    Thousands Of Chinese Babies Named ‘Olympic’ BEIJING — Thousands of Chinese parents are naming their babies “Olympic,” in anticipation of the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games. Statistics from the Chinese Citizens ID Information Center show that 3,491 babies born in China have been named “Olympic,” and […]

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  • Final MATCHA Event at Asian Art Museum

    Final MATCHA Event at Asian Art Museum

    Fashion designers Elaine Yu and Johnny Liu make a texture photograph. (Photo credit: Universe Media) SAN FRANCISCO — More than 600 attended the final session of MATCHA, the Asian Art Museum’s first-Thursday-evening mixer series on Nov. 1. With the theme of “Photography, Fashion and Film,” […]

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  • ‘Batista Unleashed’ and Ready to Inspire: WWE superstar Batista discusses Filipino American pride in new autobiography

    ‘Batista Unleashed’ and Ready to Inspire: WWE superstar Batista discusses Filipino American pride in new autobiography

    With little more than a flex of his massive biceps, reigning World Wrestling Entertainment World Heavyweight champion Dave Batista can bring a crowd to its feet.

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  • Showdown With The ‘Chinese Cowboy’: Wrangling with the legacy of late Louisiana Sheriff Harry Lee

    Showdown With The ‘Chinese Cowboy’: Wrangling with the legacy of late Louisiana Sheriff Harry Lee

    Harry Lee, sheriff of Jefferson Parish, La., and its lead policymaker for nearly three decades, passed away on October 8 following a prolonged battle with leukemia. The “Chinese Cowboy” was an ostentatious and controversial figure, but he was also an influential politician and lawman, and […]

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  • Korean Adoptees Group Celebrates 10 Years

    Korean Adoptees Group Celebrates 10 Years

    OAKLAND — The Association of Korean Adoptees-San Francisco celebrated their 10th anniversary with a sold-out artist showcase at Ohgane Korean restaurant on Nov. 2. Filmmaker Deann Borshay Liem, poet Lee Herrick, singer Katie Tupper, and comedian, actor, writer and producer Amy Anderson, performed to an […]

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