Archive for July 31st, 2009

  • Telltale Signs: My Racial Profile

    Telltale Signs: My Racial Profile

    I may have been more prone to emphasize the race aspect of the July 16 arrest of Harvard Prof. Henry Louis Gates by Cambridge Sgt. James Crowley because of my own personal experience. When I was arrested on February 17, 2003 by two white San […]

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  • On The Scene: A Busy Summer

    On The Scene: A Busy Summer

    By Gerrye Wong When Dorothy Takahashi was growing up in Los Angeles, she always wanted to dance on stage. Her dreams came true when she teamed with Paul Wing, adopted the stage name of Dorothy Toy, and performed on Broadway and London under the new […]

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  • Park Chan Wook Has An Irresistible ‘Thirst’

    Park Chan Wook Has An Irresistible ‘Thirst’

    Park Chan Wook on the set of Thirst. Photo courtesy of Focus Features By Dino-Ray Ramos If you’re expecting to see some angsty teen vampire love a la Edward Cullen or some racy vampiric hotness a la Bill Compton and Sookie in Park Chan Wook’s new film […]

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  • Chinese American Philanthropist: Ng Poon Chew

    Chinese American Philanthropist: Ng Poon Chew

    Name in English: Ng Poon Chew Name in Chinese: 伍磐超 Name in Pinyin: Wŭ Pánchāo Gender: Male Birth Year: 1866-1931 Birth Place: Guangdong Province, China Philanthropy: Yes Journalist, Civil Rights Activist

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  • Four Asians Crowned in U.N. International Pageant

    Four Asians Crowned in U.N. International Pageant

    (From left to right) Juju Chan, Regina Liang, Janet Cruz, and Lucille Low Asians took four of the crowns in the recent United Nation International pageants held July 25 at the Ritz Carlton Hotel in Montego Bay, Jamaica. In its thirteen year, the pageant pulled […]

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