Archive for February 12th, 2008

  • Daily Dose: 02/12/08

    Daily Dose: 02/12/08

    >Film Benefits Local Asian American Organizations >PG&E Works in Japantown >Calif. State Legislature Unanimously Passes Stamp Resolution >Pathbreaking Venture Capitalist Kevin Fong Departs Mayfield >New Asian Cuisine Launches Online Cooking Videos and Nutritional Analyses >Chinese- and Korean-Language Coverage of the 2008 Olympics >James Hong Sells […]

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  • Rambo Returns to Kill More Asians

    Rambo Returns to Kill More Asians

    When last we saw Sylvester Stallone’s John Rambo, it was in 1988’s Rambo III, and he was fighting the Soviet military in Afghanistan alongside the heroic Mujahedeen — a Charlie Wilson on steroids and without the blow or the strippers. Since then, the world has […]

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  • Global Briefs

    Global Briefs

    Japan’s Best Sellers Go Cellular TOKYO — Until recently, cell phone novels — composed on phone keypads by young women wielding dexterous thumbs and read by fans on their tiny screens — had been dismissed in Japan as a subgenre unworthy of the country that […]

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  • Why Barack Can’t Win

    Why Barack Can’t Win

    Shelby Steele has a new book, titled A Bound Man: Why We Are Excited About Obama and Why He Can’t Win. Paul Beston of the urban policy magazine City Journal notes that Steele is a conservative black man who is critical of the use of […]

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  • GM’s Turnaround by Design

    GM’s Turnaround by Design

    Young Korean visionaries redefine the road for an all-American company The automotive giant General Motors, embattled in recent years by financial troubles and increasing competition, is hoping that drastic redesigns of some of their flagship brands will help the company make a U-turn and retake […]

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  • GM Minority Dealers Meet in San Francisco

    GM Minority Dealers Meet in San Francisco

    This week, the General Motors Minority Dealers Association held its 2008 Dealer Development Conference at the Mark Hopkins Intercontinental Hotel, bringing together GM’s minority dealers from across the country for three days of meetings, workshops and vendor exhibits.

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