Archive for October 23rd, 2008

  • ‘Frontrunners:’ High School Political

    ‘Frontrunners:’ High School Political

    Documentary Goes Behind the Scenes of High School Presidential Campaign Caroline Suh didn’t set out to be a filmmaker. After college, she wanted to write and worked for a magazine and a literary agency. Then she got her masters in urban planning. Finally she fell […]

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  • Daily Dose: 10/23/08

    Daily Dose: 10/23/08

    » AsianWeek Market Report » Flue Shots Important for API Seniors » National Wholesale Liquidators to Pay $255,000 to Abused South Asian Employees » Saigon Grill Workers Win Suit for Fair Wages » Chinese Christians Rally to Support Prop 8 » Arcadia APA Teen is Queen of 120th Rose Parade […]

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  • Just Say No: A God-fearing approach to California’s Proposition 8

    Just Say No: A God-fearing approach to California’s Proposition 8

    I no more believe that marriage should be only between a man and a woman than I believe the world is flat. It’s definitely not, even if you live in hilly parts of San Francisco’s Sunset District. But try telling that to the supporters of […]

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  • Young Asian Americans Sound Off on Plunging Economy

    Young Asian Americans Sound Off on Plunging Economy

    SAN FRANCISCO — For some young Asian Americans, the country’s tanking economy hasn’t resulted in any major immediate changes to their pocket books. But the market’s topsy-turvy rise and fall has definitely impacted their mentality. “Even if I have tremendously good credit, it will be […]

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  • ‘No Worries’ for the Vegetarian Filipino

    ‘No Worries’ for the Vegetarian Filipino

    For many, taking away meat from the diet of the meat-centric Filipino culture is like taking away their affection for karaoke and San Miguel beer. But vegetarian chef Jay-Ar Pugao has put these presumptions to rest with No Worries Catering, a business that caters (pun […]

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  • Economy Hurting Small Asian Businesses, But Room for Success Remains

    Economy Hurting Small Asian Businesses, But Room for Success Remains

    Experts say a proactive approach will benefit everyone The current economic crisis is tough on everyone, but with costs showing no signs of decreasing and money flowing less freely in the marketplace, small Asian businesses, many of which are family-run, remain especially vulnerable.

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  • Presidential Campaign Update

    Presidential Campaign Update

    There are never enough inches in a newspaper column to do justice to the Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders furiously working to elect Barack Obama as our next president. Learn more about our efforts on our blog at asianamericansforobama.com. PHILADELPHIA COMMUNITY FORUM. More than 200 […]

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  • Veterans and Voting

    Veterans and Voting

    As we approach Nov. 4, young Asian Pacific Americans are registering voters, raising money, and running for office as their way of changing the world. Two generations ago, one in five Chinese Americans in the United States and almost two in five Chinese American New […]

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  • Fiona Ma, Executive Search Firm VP Honored at Asian Women Leaders Gala

    Fiona Ma, Executive Search Firm VP Honored at Asian Women Leaders Gala

    SAN FRANCISCO – Assemblywoman Fiona Ma and Kyung Yoon, vice chairwoman of executive search firm Heidrick & Struggles, were honored at the Society of Asian Women Leaders’ second annual awards banquet and charity auction on October 11 at the Hilton Hotel.

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  • Hot Shots: 10/24/08

    Hot Shots: 10/24/08

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