Archive for January, 2008

  • Bay Briefs

    Bay Briefs

    Asian-Language Voter Guides Available EVENT: Presented by the Center for Asian Americans United for Self-Empowerment (CAUSE) and the Easy Voter Guide Project

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  • A Dazzling Opera

    A Dazzling Opera

    One of the greatest love stories in Chinese history played at San Francisco’s War Memorial Opera House on the weekend of Jan. 8. Dazzling the audience with its myriad of talents, the opera, Farewell, My Concubine, ended too

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  • An Open Letter to Renaldo Lapuz

    An Open Letter to Renaldo Lapuz

    On Jan. 16, the hit reality TV series American Idol kicked off its seventh season and introduced the world to Filipino American Renaldo Lapuz. The press immediately labeled him “the new William Hung,” after the former American Idol reject (and fellow Asian American male) who […]

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  • Hep B Post

    Hep B Post

    Special Section

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  • Nation Briefs

    Nation Briefs

    25th Anniversary Lunar New Year Celebration EVENT: Presented by the Asian American Coalition of Chicago DESCRIPTION: This gala includes a reception, guest

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  • JCCNC New Year’s Gala

    JCCNC New Year’s Gala

    More than 500 attended the Japanese Chamber of Commerce of Northern California’s annual New Year’s gala at the Westin St. Francis Hotel in San Francisco on Jan. 12. Proceeds from the party, which featured singer Shigeru Matsuzaki, benefited the San Francisco Japanese Language Class Inc. […]

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  • Know Disease for No Disease

    Know Disease for No Disease

    The beginning of health,” a Chinese proverb reminds us, “is to know the disease.” The wisdom behind this century-old adage captures the essence of the S.F. Hep B Free Campaign’s public awareness strategy. To defeat a deadly virus lurking in the streets, community members must […]

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  • Global Briefs

    Global Briefs

    A New Generation Of Chinese in South Africa JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — South Africa’s Chinese community is the oldest and largest on the continent. South Africa’s first Chinese immigrants arrived from southern China in the 1870s.

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  • Sometimes the Indians Win

    Sometimes the Indians Win

    If you want to see War and Peace fought by Chinese and Americans, watch Sand Pebbles on The History Channel. Directed by Robert Wise, who also did West Side Story and The Sound of Music, and filmed in Hong Kong and Taiwan,

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  • Commerce Briefs

    Commerce Briefs

    Lunar New Year Brunch EVENT: Sponsored by Singapore American Business Association, SingaporeConnect and NUSEA DESCRIPTION: Celebrate the New Year with a buffet

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