Archive for April 29th, 2008

  • Daily Dose: 04/29/08

    Daily Dose: 04/29/08

    > AsianWeek Market Report > Calif. case involving Laos plot will see long delay > Philippines helps poor with cheap rice > Vietnam warns speculators face punishment after hoarding sends rice prices rocketing > Thai activist challenges royalist ritual at nation’s cinemas > Vietnam to […]

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  • Disparities in APA Health Coverage: Uninsured rates for some subgroups among highest in U.S.

    Disparities in APA Health Coverage: Uninsured rates for some subgroups among highest in U.S.

    Going beyond national studies that often treat Asian Americans as a homogenous and relatively healthy group, a new analysis by the Kaiser Family Foundation and the Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum finds that certain subgroups of the nation’s Asian American, Native Hawaiian and […]

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  • Asian American Suppliers Sharpen Their Competitive Edge

    Asian American Suppliers Sharpen Their Competitive Edge

    In a slow economy, sharpening one’s competitive edge is often foremost on small business owners’ minds. For some, it could even be requisite for survival. But challenging times can also mean great opportunities — if you know where to look.

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  • N. Calif. Asia Society Dinner

    N. Calif. Asia Society Dinner

    SAN FRANCISCO — Climate change, new environment-saving technologies, and corporate and policy solutions to the dire circumstances facing the globe were discussed at the fifth annual Asia Society of Northern California Dinner on April 19 at the Four Seasons Hotel by award honorees Steven Chu, […]

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  • World-Class Asian Art

    World-Class Asian Art

    Bay Area residents are in for some big treats as the world-class Asian Art Museum showcases a major exhibition this summer. As the current collections of fine Japanese ukiyo-e paintings and stainless steel sculptures of Chinese artist Zhan Wang close next month, the museum will […]

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