Archive for August 7th, 2008

  • Daily Dose: 08/07/08

    Daily Dose: 08/07/08

    » AsianWeek Market Report » Chinese Americans Confront Complicated Views About Olympics » ‘Six Flags’ TV Ads Get Thumbs Down From Some Asian Americans » Thousands to Marry 8/8/08 For Luck » Woman Stages China Protest, Falls 15 Feet » Asian American International Film Festival […]

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  • ABC’s Naughty Bashir

    ABC’s Naughty Bashir

    Anchor tells Obama penis joke, fails to lead at AAJA Martin Bashir, a Brit of Pakistani descent in America, is perhaps the most visible Asian male in U.S. television news. He’s one of three anchors to replace the esteemed Ted Koppel on ABC’s Nightline and […]

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  • Blasian Perspective: Obama: The First BlAsian President

    Blasian Perspective: Obama: The First BlAsian President

    After the first week in November, you’ll be able to say you first read it here: Barack Obama will be the first BlAsian president of the United States! BlAsian in the combined biological family sense: His father is Kenyan, and his stepfather is Indonesian. He […]

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  • Cultural Pawns

    Cultural Pawns

    What started with ten innocent Americans landing in a whirlwind in Tokyo turned into a short season of miraculous otherworldly spectacles and puzzling pitfalls. Contestants were eliminated until only two worthy for the main attraction remained. It seems that these ill-equipped cultural ambassadors of I […]

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  • Summer Sizzle at the Capitol

    Summer Sizzle at the Capitol

    Chiang to Governor: “Not so fast” California’s highest-ranking API elected official, State Controller John Chiang, may have surprised the Governor when Chiang publicly challenged his intention to reduce all state employees’ earnings to minimum-wage level until the budget crisis is resolved. Chiang took immediate action […]

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  • Presidential Campaign Update

    Presidential Campaign Update

    Senator John McCain sends personal greetings to the 5th Annual Asian Fest this weekend in Reston Virginia. The festival will most certainly showcase the great pride the Asian American community takes in the vibrant music, crafts, food and performing arts of its heritage. Key Southern […]

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  • 80-20 Initiative Endorses Senator Obama for President

    80-20 Initiative Endorses Senator Obama for President

    FOSTER CITY, Calif. — The 80-20 Initiative, the largest Asian American Political Action Committee, announced its endorsement of Sen. Barack Obama for president on August 2. The 80-20 Endorsement Convention Delegates, composed of equal parts Republicans, Independents and Democrats, came to the decision in a […]

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  • “Hot Shots” Special – 08/08/08 – Jenny Chu!

    “Hot Shots” Special – 08/08/08 – Jenny Chu!

    We are proud to feature Ms. Jenny Chu in this issue of AsianWeek Hot Shots – the Import Car Scene’s #1 Asian American model! Congratulations Jenny! Want to see more of Ms. Jenny Chu? Visit www.iheartjennychu.com*!!! *HOT CONTENT!!! Contains some content not suitable for younger […]

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  • July Sales: Single Family Homes Condos & Townhomes

    July Sales: Single Family Homes Condos & Townhomes

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