Archive for September, 2008

  • Paris Hilton’s New Asian BFF

    Paris Hilton’s New Asian BFF

    The season premiere of Paris Hilton’s New BFF aired on Tuesday, and we were introduced to all of the out of control and ridiculously dramatic girls or boys who are trying to become the heiress’s ultimate sidekick. One of the most emotional BFF candidates, Onch, […]

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  • Palo Alto Youth Observe Confucius Day

    Palo Alto Youth Observe Confucius Day

    International school of the peninsula’s students honor teachers with flowers PALO ALTO, Calif. – Vases overflowed with roses, tulips and irises as nursery, pre- kindergarten and kindergarten students placed the flowers onto tables in front of the International School of the Peninsula on September 26 […]

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  • Daily Dose: 9/30/08

    Daily Dose: 9/30/08

    » AsianWeek Market Report » Fired Teachers Backed by Court » Akaka’s Cost-of-Living Increase for Veterans Now Law » Physicist Charged With Selling Information to China » Bronx Deliveryman Fengwang Chen Shot in the Head, Likely to Survive » CAA and Partner Groups Hosting Candidate […]

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  • The Affirmative Action Economic Meltdown

    The Affirmative Action Economic Meltdown

    I thought I’d never live to see my bank go bust. Wamu? Boo Hoo! Barack Obama’s fortunes have been boosted by those who accept that it’s just more of the “Failed Policies of Bush”. But you don’t have to search far to find a different […]

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  • Why Is Barack Obama Black?

    Why Is Barack Obama Black?

    Why is Barack Obama Black? (1 of 15) In a series of provocative video discussions, Ronald Takaki (author, scholar, and professor of ethnic studies at the University of California, Berkeley) will discuss important issues regarding the 2008 presidential election from a multicultural perspective. Check out […]

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  • Japanese Philanthropists Give Back to Community

    Japanese Philanthropists Give Back to Community

    First in a series honoring Kimochi’s Philanthropists Kimochi, Inc. started Sansei Live! 25 years ago as a way to introduce younger generations to Kimochi senior services and to encourage philanthropy among young people. Today, the Japantown-based organization serves 3,000 Bay Area seniors and their families […]

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  • Follow Your Bliss: Discover your true calling in Life

    Follow Your Bliss: Discover your true calling in Life

    “When you follow your bliss… doors will open where you would not have thought there would be doors, and where there wouldn’t be a door for anyone else.” – Joseph Campbell Do you love what you do? Most Americans don’t. According to CareerFinders.com, four out […]

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  • Daily Dose: 09/29/08

    Daily Dose: 09/29/08

    » AsianWeek Market Report » 60th Anniversary of Oyama vs. California » Indiana University Establishes Asian American Studies » Japanese Yoga Helps Richmond Adults Learn » Los Angeles Court Asks Governor to Sign Legislation for Civil Court Interpreters » Nam Le Recognized by the National […]

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  • Fall TV Season Peek

    Fall TV Season Peek

    In the past, the arrival of the new fall TV season usually meant another opportunity to gripe about the lack of Asian American representation on the air. But recently, with shows like Heroes and Lost, Asian faces are becoming more commonplace. Yet, there is much […]

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  • Asian American Ethnic Media Survives Tough Times

    Asian American Ethnic Media Survives Tough Times

    Hope, loyal readers keep niche publications alive This year, many news headlines were about the struggles of the very people who wrote them. Major metropolitan newspapers from coast to coast have all announced decreased revenues and more cutbacks in staff, pages and circulation. No news […]

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