Archive for February 11th, 2008

  • Daily Dose: 02/11/08

    Daily Dose: 02/11/08

    >’My Grammy Moment 2008′ Winner >Hara Promoted to LAPD Deputy Chief >Vietnamese American Publisher Spearheads Bay Area Seniors Day >China to ‘Fix’ Weather for Olympics >Sake Served in Dried-Squid Cups >Japan Returns Korean WWII Remains >Genocide Victim Confronts Former Khmer Rouge Leader >Thousands Pay Tribute […]

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  • Commerce Briefs

    Commerce Briefs

    Procurement Connections Seminar EVENT: Presented by the Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce DESCRIPTION: Professional networking and business tips. Continental breakfast and lunch are included.

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  • Lantos’ Aides Connected Him to the APA Community

    Lantos’ Aides Connected Him to the APA Community

    Christine Padilla Having worked for Lantos for the past three years, Padilla is a field representative and serves as the liaison to the Filipino community. Her job entails advising on Asian Pacific American issues and working on special projects. For more than ten years Padilla […]

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  • Lantos Leaves Behind a Legacy in the Asian American Community

    Lantos Leaves Behind a Legacy in the Asian American Community

    Congressman Tom Lantos’ Contributions to Asian Americans Congressman Tom Lantos (D-San Mateo, San Francisco), 80, passed away this morning due to complications from cancer at Bethesda Naval Medical Center. Elected to office in 1980, Lantos was Chairman of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs and […]

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  • History’s Lessons Learned

    History’s Lessons Learned

    The San Francisco chapter of the Japanese American Citizens League recently honored Grace Shimizu, an advocate who has spent 37 years fighting for peace and justice. Grace’s warm smile and friendly, open face make her appear like an unlikely warrior when you first see her.

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  • Recession — Remember Vincent Chin

    Recession — Remember Vincent Chin

    PLAYING THE CHINA CARD: One contrast in last week’s CNN/Los Angeles Times/Politico.com California debates? Republican presidential candidates John McCain, Mitt Romney, Ron Paul and Mike Huckabee at the Reagan Library face-off in Simi Valley raised the specter of China 12 times as an international competitor […]

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  • Why Should I Be Networking?

    Why Should I Be Networking?

    The first of a five-part series of excerpts from Chien J. Wang’s book It’s Who Knows You: Networking Your Way to Success, published by WBusiness Books in January. Most people I meet do not see the importance of networking. Many are perfectly content performing the […]

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