Archive for August 12th, 2008

  • Tila Dates Yahoo! Heiress

    Tila Dates Yahoo! Heiress

    Gossip Girl Not Just a Nerd If Yin Chang, who plays Nelly Yuki on Gossip Girl, seems a little familiar – no, she wasn’t on Gilmore Girls – it’s because Blair’s nerdy rival for Yale is model numero uno for Best Buy’s back-to-school print campaign. […]

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  • Conference Inspires Youth to be Hep B Leaders

    Conference Inspires Youth to be Hep B Leaders

    One hundred students from all over the nation will learn about the fight against hepatitis B and how to educate their community at the 6th Annual Youth Leadership Conference on Asian and Pacific Islander Health at Stanford University on Aug. 14 to 17. Over four […]

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  • Louisiana School Board Considers English-Only Grad Speeches

    Louisiana School Board Considers English-Only Grad Speeches

    Vietnamese students provoke potential policy In Louisiana’s Terrebonne Parish, Ellender Memorial High School co-valedictorians and cousins Hue and Cindy Vo delivered graduation speeches on May 19, unaware that including a few lines of Vietnamese would prompt the school board to consider a policy requiring English-only […]

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  • Daily Dose: 08/12/08

    Daily Dose: 08/12/08

    » AsianWeek Market Report » Asian Counseling and Referrel Service Prepares for Grand Opening » Chinese Acupuncture Clinic Helps in Drug Addiction Treatment » Steve Ngo: Candidate for SF Community College Board » Magician Chin-Chin Strikes Gold at Magic Competition » Filipino American Library Continues […]

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  • APA Olympians Update 08/12/08

    APA Olympians Update 08/12/08

    Howard Bach and Bob Malaythong — Badminton Haley Ishimatsu — Diving Natalie Coughlin — Swimming Emily Cross — Fencing Kevin Tan and Raj Bhavsar — Men’s Gymnastics Lindsey Berg, Logan Tom and Robyn Ah-Mow Santos — Women’s Indoor Volleyball Amy Tran — Field Hockey

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  • JapAm WWII 442nd RCT Veterans Attend “Lost Battalion” Symposium

    JapAm WWII 442nd RCT Veterans Attend “Lost Battalion” Symposium

    AUSTIN, Texas – In November 2007, when Gérôme Villain, a young Frenchman, found two rusted belly tanks dating from WWII in the Vosges mountains of eastern France, little did he realize they would inspire an extraordinary reunion of the parties involved in what has become […]

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  • Beijing Olympic Medal Count Update 08/12/08

    Beijing Olympic Medal Count Update 08/12/08

    2008 Olympic Medal Count Gold Silver Bronze Total COUNTRY United States 7 7 8 22 China 13 3 4 20 South Korea 5 6 1 12 Japan 3 1 2 6 North Korea 1 2 4 7 India 1 0 0 1 Thailand 1 0 […]

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  • Natalie Coughlin Wins the Gold!

    Natalie Coughlin Wins the Gold!

    Asian American swimmer Natalie Coughlin wins the gold! She became the first female swimmer to defend gold in the 100-meter backstroke. Check out her profile in the AsianWeek Olympics Exclusive! *****Keeping up with Olympics:***** 2008 Beijing Olympics Meet Your Asian American Olympians! Daily Olympic Updates […]

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  • Ginoong Pilipinas USA 2009 Winners Chosen

    Ginoong Pilipinas USA 2009 Winners Chosen

    LOS ANGELES — Kapono Kobylanski of Hawai‘i won the 6th Annual Ginoong Pilipinas USA contest on July 20 at the Radisson Hotel at the University of Southern California. Bryan Griswold of Maryland was first runner-up, Ryan Allarde of San Francisco was second, John Ryan Yutuc […]

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