Archive for August 13th, 2008

  • Real Asian Education: Not Excellence For All

    Real Asian Education: Not Excellence For All

    It’s not your father’s education. Now it’s about reforming society, not teaching. Marxism’s brave new producation targets sought to erase inequality but brought famine and poverty instead. Today, federal mandates such as No Child Left Behind legislate that “all will succeed.” But kids are suffering […]

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  • PG&E Filipino Employees Celebrate Philippine Coral Reef Exhibit

    PG&E Filipino Employees Celebrate Philippine Coral Reef Exhibit

    SAN FRANCISCO – Over 100 members of Pacific Gas and Electric’s Filipino Employee Association gathered at the company’s auditorium on August 12 to celebrate the installation of the California Academy of Sciences Philippine Coral Reef Exhibit. PG&E recently awarded $1.5 million to support the Academy’s […]

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  • APAs for McCain Campaign Kickoff

    APAs for McCain Campaign Kickoff

    The Northern California Asian Pacific American Coalition for John McCain held a campaign kick-off at the Yin Ranch in Vacaville, Calif. on August 9. Over 150 guests, VIPs and community leaders attended, including Diamond Bar City Councilman and State APA Coalition Chair Wen Chang, Environmental […]

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  • Spanish Basketball Team’s Photo

    Spanish Basketball Team’s Photo

    A controversial advertisement for Seur, a Spanish courier company, that featured 15 Spanish basketball team members in uniform pulling back the skin on their eyelids, with smiles on their faces, appeared in the Spanish daily sports newspaper Marca yesterday. The team photo was taken at […]

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  • Yang Peiyi and Lin Miao-ke: The Voice, the Face (respectively)

    Yang Peiyi and Lin Miao-ke: The Voice, the Face (respectively)

    A large buzz surrounds Lin Miao-ke lip-synching for singer Yang Peiyi at the 2008 Beijing Olympics opening ceremony. But should there be? Here’s what CNN had to say…

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  • Beijing Olympic Medal Count Update 08/13/08

    Beijing Olympic Medal Count Update 08/13/08

    2008 Olympic Medal Count Gold Silver Bronze Total COUNTRY United States 10 8 11 29 China 17 5 5 27 South Korea 6 6 1 13 Japan 4 2 3 9 North Korea 1 2 4 7 India 1 0 0 1 Thailand 1 0 […]

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  • Daily Dose: 08/13/08

    Daily Dose: 08/13/08

    » AsianWeek Market Report » Cambodian American Community Denounces ICE Sweeps » Chiwa Chan Found Dead-NYC Woman Accused » Schwarzenegger Sues Chiang » State Workers Praise Controller Chiang in SF » Cheech and Chong Reunite as Feud Goes Up in Smoke » Margaret Cho Looks […]

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  • Harmony for Carmen

    Harmony for Carmen

    Like the Beijing Olympics opening ceremonies, “Harmony” is a theme with Supervisor Carmen Chu‘s campaign. Out of San Francisco’s last three District 4 (Sunset) supervisor elections, Chu’s campaign will be the least fractious, at least among Asian Pacific American insiders. Major APA political leaders like […]

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  • Providing Asian American Suppliers with a Road Map to the Global Marketplace

    Providing Asian American Suppliers with a Road Map to the Global Marketplace

    Most current economic indicators point toward a global marketplace that is fast becoming a complex arena with amorphous or often overlapping business boundaries. For many Asian American suppliers, whose lifeline to corporations and the federal government is through supplier diversity programs, the ability to meet […]

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  • Asian Americana

    Asian Americana

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