Archive for September 17th, 2008

  • Voter Registration and Voter Purges

    Voter Registration and Voter Purges

    On September 14, the Asian American Action Fund and its Democratic allies in the D.C. metropolitan area held a major voter registration drive in the Falls Church area of Northern Virginia, where many immigrant communities live. Over 100 volunteers received training at the local Obama […]

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  • Asian Americans SAT Stars?

    Asian Americans SAT Stars?

    Model Minority alert! The Hong Kong Standard proclaimed that Asian Americans are “stars” in math. The Wall Street Journal stated “Asian-Americans continue to post stellar results. … 66 points better than the [math] average. Asian-Americans also outperformed in critical-reading and writing, though by less.” Asians […]

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  • Iraq Vet May Succeed Obama in Congress

    Iraq Vet May Succeed Obama in Congress

    If Barack Obama wins in November, he will vacate his Illinois U.S. Senate seat with two years to spare. On the short list to succeed Obama, some say, is 2006 congressional candidate Tammy Duckworth, who could become the country’s third APA Senator after Hawai‘i’s Dan […]

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  • Wall Street Plunge Affects Asian Markets

    Wall Street Plunge Affects Asian Markets

    With a devastating string of events bombarding the US market, beginning with the government’s takeover of mortgage finance companies Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and ending with Lehman Brothers investment bank filing for bankruptcy and Bank of America acquiring financial management giant Merrill Lynch, other […]

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  • Daily Dose: 09/17/08

    Daily Dose: 09/17/08

    » AsianWeek Market Report » States Hire Foreign Teachers to Ease Shortages » Indiana Resources Center Will Aid Refugee Influx » Minn. Teens Collect Paper Cranes for Interned » The Palin Effect Stops at Koreatown » San Jose Council Endorses Post Office Honor for Chinese […]

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  • Long Legs, Little Lad – World’s Smallest Man Under the Longest Legs

    Long Legs, Little Lad – World’s Smallest Man Under the Longest Legs

    The Guinesss World Record’s smallest man,  He Pingping of Inner Mongolia, sits under the Guiness World Record’s longest legs of any female, Svetlana Pankratova of Russia, in London. -Associated Press-

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