Archive for September 16th, 2008

  • Daily Dose: 9/16/08

    Daily Dose: 9/16/08

    » AsianWeek Market Report » Natalie Coughlin Headlines the 11th Filipinas Magazine Achievement Awards » $54 Million Dollar Lawsuit Against Korean Dry Cleaner Enters Second Round » YouTube Co-Founder Steve Chen to Discuss YouTube Era Politics » Bay Area Judges and Groups Ask Governor to […]

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  • Not-So-Asian Anime

    Not-So-Asian Anime

    From Pokemon to DragonBall, whenever a Japanese animation comes to the U.S., the storyline content and characters all seem to get a little “Americanized.” However, 20th Century Fox decided to turn DragonBall the movie into almost too much of an American fairy tale. It looks […]

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  • College Students Using Rice Cookers to Eat Healthy

    College Students Using Rice Cookers to Eat Healthy

    This fall numerous Asian American first-year college students will be living away from home and battling the “Freshman 15,” the infamous 15 pounds gained from eating burgers and fries everyday, due to the unrestricted freedom of choosing what one eats. With the hope of getting […]

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  • Dat Phan Joins Jade Ribbon Campaign

    Dat Phan Joins Jade Ribbon Campaign

    Funny man Dat Phan, the original winner of NBC’s popular show Last Comic Standing, recently agreed to endorse the Jade Ribbon Campaign. “We are excited about his support and willingness to spread awareness about hepatitis B to the Vietnamese American community,” said Alena Groopman, the […]

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  • It’s All Relative: The would-be presidents and their Asian American family ties

    It’s All Relative: The would-be presidents and their Asian American family ties

    Both Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama and Republican presidential nominee John McCain candidates have familial ties to Asian America. Obama’s parents divorced when he was two years old, and a few years later his mother, Ann Dunham, met and married Lolo Soetoro, an Indonesian native […]

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