Archive for August 20th, 2008

  • Are You Ready for Margaret Cho’s “The Cho Show?”

    Are You Ready for Margaret Cho’s “The Cho Show?”

    Are you ready for Margaret Cho‘s reality show, The Cho Show? It premieres tomorrow, Thursday, on VH1 at 11/10 C. Cho was recently named Korean of the Year by the KoreAm Journal.

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  • Beijing Olympic Medal Count Update 08/20/08

    Beijing Olympic Medal Count Update 08/20/08

    2008 Olympic Medal Count Gold Silver Bronze Total COUNTRY United States 26 28 28 82 China 45 14 20 79 South Korea 8 10 6 24 Japan 8 6 9 23 Kazakhstan 1 3 4 8 North Korea 2 1 3 6 Indonesia 1 1 […]

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  • Ping Pong “Drug” Banned: Players Angry

    Ping Pong “Drug” Banned: Players Angry

    “You breathe it too much and you begin to lose your balance. It is a bit like a table tennis drug,” said Peter Gardos, an Austrian coach, reacting to a new regulation being implemented by the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF). Professional table tennis players […]

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  • No Storybook Ending for China’s Hero Liu

    No Storybook Ending for China’s Hero Liu

    Gerry Shih is currently in Beijing, China, documenting his experience at the Olympics for AsianWeek. BEIJING – Just before noon on August 18, disaster struck here in Beijing. Liu Xiang, China’s hero and defending 110m hurdles gold medalist from Athens, stumbled out of the blocks […]

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  • Daily Dose: 08/20/08

    Daily Dose: 08/20/08

    » AsianWeek Market Report » A Family Suicide Risk in U.S. Asians? » Labor Secretary Chao Applauds Decline in Worker Fatalities » Two California Dems. Added to List of Convention Speakers » Share Your Story Family Event » Sarah Chang Closes Macedonia Art Festival » […]

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  • Lusty Ladies and JROTC

    Lusty Ladies and JROTC

    Prostitutes & Kids at the Party Would parents allow their teens or infants to attend a meeting with whoops and screams for hookers talking about sex? In the presence of APA teens who were mostly advocating for keeping JROTC in the schools, speakers at last […]

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  • Chinese Olympic Surprises

    Chinese Olympic Surprises

    Looks like even the critics were wowed by the Beijing Olympics opening ceremony. It may have taken a year to fake the fireworks footprints in a computer lab, but the most spectacular thing Americans can remember about our Super Bowl is a wardrobe malfunction. The […]

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  • Asian Americana

    Asian Americana

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