Archive for December 18th, 2007

  • Global Briefs

    Global Briefs

    Breaking Up And China’s ‘Me’ Generation BEIJING — Ten months after getting married, Li Lei and Wang Yang decided to get a divorce in order to spend more time with their lovers.

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  • AsianWeek’s Holiday Gift Guide Part 2

    AsianWeek’s Holiday Gift Guide Part 2

    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. PERFECT FOR THE HOME Japanese-Style Shoji Lamps $175-$235 (619) 698-2080, […]

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  • Got Wii? Not me

    Got Wii? Not me

    I shunned Christmas shopping to parade with the Bayanihan House contingent at the San Francisco Parol Parade last weekend. I wouldn’t have gone ordinarily, but I’m trying to insert a little ethnicity into my family’s Christmas.

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  • Finland Über Alles

    Finland Über Alles

    Tiny Finland scored first in science and second in math and reading in the 2006 Programme for International Student Assessment, sponsored by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.

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  • Fifth Mr. Philippines USA Pageant

    Fifth Mr. Philippines USA Pageant

    NEW YORK — Marc Gueco, the tall and handsome 27-year-old from Los Angeles, won the fifth annual Ginoong Pilipinas USA (Mr. Philippines USA) pageant and fund-raiser on Dec. 7 at the Kalayaan Hall of the Philippine Center on Fifth Avenue.

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  • Green Houses: Oakland Architect’s Sustainable Buildings

    Green Houses: Oakland Architect’s Sustainable Buildings

    Sustainable architect Gerard Lee’s eyes widen and shine with enthusiasm as he lists ways to save energy and build more environmentally friendly structures.

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