Archive for March, 2009

  • The APEX of a New Generation

    The APEX of a New Generation

    When first generation Asian American immigrants came to America, they found themselves lost in a sea of unknowns. The long standing networks and relationships built not only over lifetimes but over generations were suddenly greatly diminished if not completely extinguished in a new country and […]

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  • Chinese American Heroines: Carol Chien-Hua Lam

    Chinese American Heroines: Carol Chien-Hua Lam

    Today’s Chinese American Heroine: Carol Chien-Hua Lam Name in English: Carol Chien-Hua Lam Name in Chinese: 林剑华 [林劍華] Name in Pinyin: Lín  Jiànhuá Gender: Female Birth Year: 1959 Birth Place: Philanthropy: Yes Profession (s): Attorney

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  • Chinese American Heroines: Amy Yuen-Yee Chow

    Chinese American Heroines: Amy Yuen-Yee Chow

    This is the second week of AsianWeek’s salute to Chinese American Heroes and you are in for a treat. We are honoring some (but not all) of the fabulous ladies at www.chineseamericanheroes.org. Last week we introduced one of the most successful Chinese American business executives […]

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  • Daily Dose & Announcements: 03/30/09

    Daily Dose & Announcements: 03/30/09

    » Filipino Community Leaders Speak Out Against Violence » Attend End of Life Care- Hospice Focus Group, Make $15 » Audition Notice for Asian Dance Musical » AAAIM New York Event Now Open for Registration » China Denies Spying Allegations Compiled by Lian Qiu

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  • Chinese American Heroes: Leroy Chiao

    Chinese American Heroes: Leroy Chiao

    Name in English: Leroy Chiao Name in Chinese: 焦立中 Name in Pinyin: Jiāo Lì Zhōng Gender: Male Year of Birth: 1960 Place of Birth: Danville, California Profession: Chemical Engineer, Astronaut

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  • Chinese American Heroes: Steven Chu

    Chinese American Heroes: Steven Chu

    Name in English: Steven Chu Name in Chinese: 朱隶文 [朱棣文] Name in Pinyin: Zhū Dìwén Gender: Male Birth Year: 1948 Birth Place: St. Louis, MO Current location: Washington D.C. Profession (s): Public Service as US Secretary of Energy, Theoretical Physicist, Professor, Director of National Laboratory

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  • Daily Dose & Announcements: 03/27/09

    Daily Dose & Announcements: 03/27/09

    » Asian Americans Least Hit by Crime: Report » Join Feng Shui Expert Joey Yap at Astrology Seminar » Blitang America Launches » Giants Filipino Heritage Night with Manny Pacquiao » Japan to ‘Destroy’ North Korea Rocket Compiled by Lian Qiu

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  • The Robert Wone Case and the Real Cowards

    The Robert Wone Case and the Real Cowards

    It’s ironic that Attorney General Eric Holder called Americans cowards for being reluctant to talk about race. Holder was the attorney for the widow of the late Robert Wone, yet even he declined to name any possible suspects in the murderer case. In contrast to […]

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  • CADC 51st Annual Dinner to be Keynoted by Assembly Leader and Board President

    CADC 51st Annual Dinner to be Keynoted by Assembly Leader and Board President

    Having survived many hard economic times and believed “tough times create tough people,” the Chinese American Democratic Club (CADC) will celebrate its 51st anniversary at its annual dinner the coming Friday. The dinner will be keynoted by Alberto Torrico, the California State Assembly’s highest ranking […]

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  • Chinese American Heroes: Christine Poon

    Chinese American Heroes: Christine Poon

    The heroic and notable contributions of many Chinese Americans to the United States and the world remain unrecognized and as Helen Zia says, “are missing in history.” Chinese American Heroes (CAH) hopes to change that by documenting the positive impact Chinese Americans have made, beginning […]

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