Archive for August 14th, 2008

  • Who Ordered Ninoy Killed?

    Who Ordered Ninoy Killed?

    After 25 years, the question still remains unanswered: Who ordered the assassination of former Senator Benigno “Ninoy” Aquino on August 21, 1983? I previously wrote that Ferdinand Marcos was the mastermind because the military precision of the assassination could not have occurred without the knowledge […]

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  • Daily Dose: 08/14/08

    Daily Dose: 08/14/08

    » AsianWeek Market Report » Detainee Hiu Lui Ng Dies in U.S. Hands » Students From Chinese Quake Region to Study in NY » Assemblywoman Young Awards Community Leaders » Thai Slave Laborers Freed, Become U.S. Citizens » First Fundraiser for Asian Heart & Vascular […]

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  • The Games in perspective

    The Games in perspective

    Life, Death and the Olympics A friend of mine writhes in pain. A tumor the size of a small medal has challenged his life. And only an Olympian effort will defeat it. As he lies in bed battling the morphine-defying pain, it’s as if he […]

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  • Faith Perspective: Learning to Draw Pictures of God

    Faith Perspective: Learning to Draw Pictures of God

    At the 2006 TED Conference, Sir Ken Robinson recounted this story: “A little girl was in a drawing lesson, she was six [years old], and she was in the back drawing. The teacher said that this little girl hardly ever paid attention, but at this […]

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  • NAAAP Spotlights Leadership in 22nd Annual National Convention

    NAAAP Spotlights Leadership in 22nd Annual National Convention

    Los Angeles will host the National Association of Asian American Professionals’ 22nd Annual National Convention this year from August 21-24. True to its glitzy location, the theme of this year’s convention is “Leadership: Shining and Rising Stars.” Open to the general public, guests will have […]

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  • Presidential Campaign Update

    Presidential Campaign Update

    Senator McCain sent condolences to the families of the Vietnamese American Catholics involved in the deadly car accident in Texas en route to the Marian Day pilgrimage in Carthage, Mo., on August 8. Attendance at the fifth annual Virginia Asian Festival was phenomenal. Greetings from […]

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  • S.F. Little Saigon Seeks Money for New Gates

    S.F. Little Saigon Seeks Money for New Gates

    SAN FRANCSICO – The Vietnamese American community is trying to raise money to cover the costs of two pillars that went up last month at the intersection of Eddy and Larkin, marking the gateway to Little Saigon. The total construction cost of the two pillars […]

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  • Local Theatres Run Extended: 4-Star Owner Saves Marina Screens From Fading to Black

    Local Theatres Run Extended: 4-Star Owner Saves Marina Screens From Fading to Black

    SAN FRANCISCO – Frank Lee, owner of the iconic 4-Star Theatre, is keeping the family tradition alive while preserving independent theaters for future generations. In the three years since he saved the crimson-marquee 4-Star from vanishing into the Richmond District fog, he and his wife […]

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  • Hot Shots: 08/15/08

    Hot Shots: 08/15/08

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  • Real Estate Sales: Condos & Townhomes July 2008

    Real Estate Sales: Condos & Townhomes July 2008

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