Archive for December 10th, 2008

  • Human Rights at 60

    Human Rights at 60

    On Dec. 10, 1948, the United Nations ratified the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. It was a unique moment in time because the horrors of World War II were still fresh, but the polarization of the Cold War was not yet an impediment to global […]

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  • The New Face of Classical Music: Piano superstar Lang Lang teaches master class in S.F.

    The New Face of Classical Music: Piano superstar Lang Lang teaches master class in S.F.

    SAN FRANCISCO – The Steinway Showroom was brimming with music lovers last Saturday for a master class taught by Chinese classical music star Lang Lang during his week in residency with the San Francisco Symphony.

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  • Pacquiao vs De La Hoya:  From ‘Mismatch’ to Massacre

    Pacquiao vs De La Hoya: From ‘Mismatch’ to Massacre

    LAS VEGAS – The verdict was in. The white towel of surrender had been thrown. One man stood victorious, the other a broken shell of the fighter he once was. On Dec. 6, before a sold-out MGM Grand Garden Arena, over 15,000 fans witnessed the […]

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  • Madness in Mumbai

    Madness in Mumbai

    What is truly evil? Barack Obama’s tortured answer at Saddleback was that the United States had sometimes committed evil. Contrast that to John McCain’s quick response of Islamic terrorism.

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  • Vindicated: What Next for Gen. Shinseki?

    Vindicated: What Next for Gen. Shinseki?

    President-elect Barack Obama’s cabinet post nomination of retired Army Chief of Staff General Eric Shinseki was a clear vindication of the highest-ranking APA military officer in history. Shinseki was undermined by Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld and his deputy for presciently warning Congress and the Bush […]

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  • AIDS Quilt Displayed in District Schools

    AIDS Quilt Displayed in District Schools

    S.F. students learn about the disease for World AIDS Awareness Week SAN FRANCISCO – To commemorate World AIDS Awareness Week, 30 public schools displayed sections of the Names Project AIDS Memorial Quilt from Nov. 30 to Dec. 6 in remembrance of those who have died […]

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  • Learning About Liver Cancer

    Learning About Liver Cancer

    SAN FRANCISCO – Bayer HealthCare and Onyx Pharmaceuticals have teamed up to sponsor Living With Liver Cancer, a worldwide awareness program designed to provide support and information about liver disease and cancer in the United States, Asia-Pacific, Europe and Latin America.

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  • Daily Dose: 12/10/08

    Daily Dose: 12/10/08

    » AsianWeek Market Report » Robberies Targeting Asian Americans in Philadelphia Area » Unlicensed Chinese After-School Program Shut Down » Volunteers Needed for Asian Chefs Association Annual Holiday Meal » Muni Contractor Must Pay $37,000 for Anti-Chinese Harassment » New Television Campaign in Mandarin to […]

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