Archive for October 15th, 2008

  • Residents Outraged By Proposed Casino in Philadelphia’s Chinatown

    Residents Outraged By Proposed Casino in Philadelphia’s Chinatown

    PHILADELPHIA – Chants of “No Casinos! No Slots!” rang out across Chinatown from a community meeting at Holy Redeemer Church on Oct. 9, as residents protested plans to build a casino in a neighborhood shopping mall. The meeting, a forum to answer questions about the […]

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  • No Pacts, No Peace for Eric Mar

    No Pacts, No Peace for Eric Mar

    Forging compromises and unifying disparate views are usually a good political ethic under-ranked choice voting. Conservative Ed Jew did it in 2006, drawing from the second- and third-choice votes for liberal Jaynry Mak and centrist Doug Chan to win an upset for the Sunset District […]

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  • Barack’s Buddies Versus McCain’s Integrity

    Barack’s Buddies Versus McCain’s Integrity

    It’s father book versus father book between Barack Obama’s Dreams from My Father and John McCain’s Faith of My Fathers (McCain’s memoir was also made into a 2005 TV movie, now on DVD, with nice performances by Chi Moui Lo as a keyman and Cary-Hiroyuki […]

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  • Asian Real Estate Professionals Remain Optimistic

    Asian Real Estate Professionals Remain Optimistic

    New translated real estate and lender documents will facilitate homebuying When 900 real-estate professionals gathered for the third annual Asian Real Estate Association of America in Los Angeles last weekend, the air was filled with uncertainty. After all, the U.S., and especially California, is experiencing […]

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  • Daily Dose: 10/15/08

    Daily Dose: 10/15/08

    » Gecko-like Glue is Said to be Stickiest Yet » Doctors Often Skip Key Test Before Surgery » Man Shot to Death in Sunset District Identified » David Chiu Files Formal Ethics Complaint » Angel Island’s 740 Acres Hold a Lot of History » USC […]

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  • PG&E Donates Solar Panel to Self-Help for the Elderly

    PG&E Donates Solar Panel to Self-Help for the Elderly

    SAN FRANCISCO – The Pacific Gas and Electric Company announced a donation of a $110,000 photovoltaic solar power system to Self-Help for the Elderly at the Lady Shaw Senior Center in Chinatown on Tuesday. “This new solar power system will help us conserve valuable resources […]

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  • AsianWeek Online Poll Results through 10/15/08

    AsianWeek Online Poll Results through 10/15/08

    Who are AsianWeek readers voting for? Find out! Didn’t vote yet? Vote now by clicking the Vote button on the right sidebar.

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  • Why is Obama’s name funny?

    Why is Obama’s name funny?

    Why is Obama’s name funny? (Pt. 4 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 […]

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