Archive for August 24th, 2008

  • 2008 Beijing Olympics – The Day After Verdict

    2008 Beijing Olympics – The Day After Verdict

    Beijing Olympic Games Augut 8, 2008 – August 24, 2008 After building up expectations for an historic Beijing Olympic Games, host country China was knocked on its heels after worldwide protests over Tibet, and last minute fears about environmental pollution. But no major problems developed, […]

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  • Beijing Olympic Medals: Most World Sharing Ever

    Beijing Olympic Medals: Most World Sharing Ever

    First-time Olympic host China topped the gold-medal chart with one of the most dominating and diverse performances ever. But the United States, Britain and other nations also celebrated, as Olympic medals were spread out to more winning nations than in any other Olympic Games.

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  • Final Beijing Olympic Medal Count

    Final Beijing Olympic Medal Count

    2008 Olympic Medal Count Gold Silver Bronze Total COUNTRY United States 36 38 36 110 China 51 21 28 100 South Korea 13 10 8 31 Japan 9 6 10 25 Kazakhstan 2 4 7 13 North Korea 2 1 3 6 Uzbekistan 1 2 […]

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  • APIAs at the DNC, RNC and AAAIM

    APIAs at the DNC, RNC and AAAIM

    Chiang captures national spotlight: State Controller John Chiang’s heroic efforts to protect the wages of state employees during the budget battle have drawn national attention. Already considered a rising star in California’s Democratic Party, Chiang’s visibility on the national scene will rise when he joins […]

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  • Chinese Real Estate Mixer

    Chinese Real Estate Mixer

    SAN FRANCISCO — Over 150 real estate professionals gathered to share ideas and refer businesses to one another at a July 24 mixer of the Chinese Real Estate Association of America at Sinbad’s Pier 2 Restaurant. “Networking in this type of real estate market is […]

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  • Letters to the Editor: Giving Credit Where It’s Due, Forgotten Internments, Eric Mar and JROTC, Crossing Oceans, Bashing Bashir

    Letters to the Editor: Giving Credit Where It’s Due, Forgotten Internments, Eric Mar and JROTC, Crossing Oceans, Bashing Bashir

    Giving Credit Where It’s Due “The jaw-dropping spectacle of the Beijing Olympics Opening Ceremony” has all to do with China and nothing to do with Asian Americans—the credit all goes to China (Editorial, August 15). It has more to do with pride for Chinese Americans. […]

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