Archive for December 17th, 2007

  • Commerce Briefs

    Commerce Briefs

    U.S.-India Business Council Appoints Citi India CEO WASHINGTON — The U.S.-India Business Council appointed Sanjay Nayar, chief executive officer of Citigroup India, to its board of directors.

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  • Calling All Candidates

    Calling All Candidates

    On Dec. 11, Warren Furutani finished first in a special election called to fill a vacated California Assembly seat for District 55 in Southern California near Los Angeles.

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  • Hearst’s Ignorance of Chinese American Political Power

    Hearst’s Ignorance of Chinese American Political Power

    Because of reporters Vanessa Hua and Matthew Stannard’s myopic San Francisco Chinatown view in the Dec. 2 front-page story “Asian Americans Flex Political Muscle in Wider Bay Area,” the Hearst Corporation’s San Francisco Chronicle erroneously claimed that “progress [in civil rights and immigration] has not […]

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  • Sundance Cinemas Kabuki Opens

    Sundance Cinemas Kabuki Opens

    New design unveiled at grand opening SAN FRANCISCO — It’s curtains-up time for Sundance Cinemas Kabuki, Sundance’s second theater in the United States, which will be unveiled in Japantown on Dec. 14.

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  • Japan Center Plans Unveiled

    Japan Center Plans Unveiled

    Community views conceptual drawings Residents and stakeholders saw for the first time conceptual drawings for the renovation of Japantown’s commercial core at a meeting of the Better Neighborhood Plan on Dec. 1.

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  • Want to Give More Brotherly Love

    Want to Give More Brotherly Love

    Dear Q:   My younger brother has been happily married to a non-Asian woman for eight years, and they now have a family. When he first met her and fell in love, however, I strongly recommended he slow down and date other women before committing. Though […]

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  • AsianWeek’s Holiday Gift Guide Part 1

    AsianWeek’s Holiday Gift Guide Part 1

    Looking for quirky and unique holiday gift items for your friends and loved ones? AsianWeek’s first annual Holiday Gift Guide has a few fun Asian Pacific Islander American-made or -oriented suggestions sure to please everyone.

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