Archive for October 1st, 2008

  • APAs and the Bailout

    APAs and the Bailout

    Asian Pacific Americans in the House of Representatives were split on the Wall Street bailout bill as it went down in defeat on Monday. Supporting the bill were California Democrats Doris Matsui and Mike Honda. Opposing it were Mazie Hirono (D-HI), Bobby Scott (D-Va.) and […]

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  • Daily Dose: 10/01/08

    Daily Dose: 10/01/08

    » AsianWeek Market Report » North American Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine Day 2008 » Obama Celebrates Filipino American History Month » Assemblyman’s Constituent Turns Personal Tragedy into Positive Change » CORA Kumares, Kumpares to Stage Abuse Prevention Presentation in Daly City » Edison Chen Refuses […]

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  • New Health Pharmacy Opens in Oakland

    New Health Pharmacy Opens in Oakland

    Oakland Health Mart making a difference in the community OAKLAND, Calif. – The New Oakland Health Mart Pharmacy held its grand opening in Oakland’s Chinatown on September 6. District Supervisor Alice Lai and the Executive Director of the Asian Health Services facilities Sherry Hirota joined […]

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  • It’s the Economy, Stupid

    It’s the Economy, Stupid

    Wall Street’s implosion staggered not only financial institutions but also the presidential campaign. The McCain-Obama battle was suspended and then resumed as questions about the market meltdown rammed into what was a foreign policy debate at the University of Mississippi last week. Despite this crisis […]

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  • Sub-Par Performance of Filipino Students

    Sub-Par Performance of Filipino Students

    The statistics were shocking for a culture that prizes education. The California Standardized Test scores for San Francisco public school students showed that Filipinos in 6th, 7th and 8th grades have “the highest percentage of students below ‘Basic’ among other Asian groups and whites in […]

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