Archive for October, 2009

  • Rep Honda Introduces Bi-Partisan Bill to End Hepatitis Epidemic in America

    Rep Honda Introduces Bi-Partisan Bill to End Hepatitis Epidemic in America

    Washington D.C. — Congressman Michael Honda (D-CA), chairman of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus, introduced the bi-partisan Viral Hepatitis and Liver Cancer Control and Prevention Act of 2009, to address a national Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C epidemic impacting America. The bill incorporates the […]

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  • FAAE to Partner with Warriors to Host Filipino Heritage Night on Nov. 6

    FAAE to Partner with Warriors to Host Filipino Heritage Night on Nov. 6

    Filipino American Arts Exposition (FAAE) to partner with Warriors to host Filipino Heritage Night on November 6. Special Appearance By Arnel Pineda, lead singer of Journey. Oakland, Ca – On November 6, 2009 for the second year in a row, the Golden State Warriors will […]

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  • Daily Dose & Announcements: 10/29/09

    Daily Dose & Announcements: 10/29/09

    >>South Asian Network’s 2009 Annual Fundraising Dinner >>”STILL LIVES”: Unseen China and the Films of Jia Zhangke >>6th Annual Austin Asian American Film Festival >> I.M. Chait’s Asian & International Fine Arts Auction

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  • Noted Silicon Valley Engineer Shu-Park Chan Celebrates 15th Annivesary of his International Technology University

    Noted Silicon Valley Engineer Shu-Park Chan Celebrates 15th Annivesary of his International Technology University

    by Gerrye Wong To celebrate the founding of International Tehnology University’s 15th anniversary as well as the founder Dr. Shu-Park Chan’s 80th birthday, a celebration is being held November 8 at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport Hotel, with all proceeds going towards funding a […]

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  • Bakka Balloon Mom Mayumi Heene

    Bakka Balloon Mom Mayumi Heene

    By Arthur Hu The latest infamous Asian American on the news isn’t a disgrunted geek shooter or Yale murder victim, but the Japanese American mom of “balloon boy,” Mayumi Heene. During WWII, the government kept it a secret that the Japanese Navy was sending balloons […]

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  • Daily Dose & Announcements: 10/28/09

    Daily Dose & Announcements: 10/28/09

    >>Asian American Civil Rights Groups Applaud Signing of Federal Hate Crimes Legislation >>Herhold: Phuong Ho Interview Offers Key to Beating Case >>Mr. Hyphen 2009 >>Bill to Increase Access to Contraception Is Dividing Filipinos

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  • Daily Dose & Announcements: 10/27/09

    Daily Dose & Announcements: 10/27/09

    >>State of Washington Appoints Director of Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs >>2009 California Peace Prize Honoree: Phalen Lim >>Warriors Filipino Heritage Night >>Champion BBoys from South Korean Debut at the SF HipHop DanceFest

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  • AsiaPacificFilms.com Offers Free Previews of Premiere On-Line Library of Asia & Pacific Films

    AsiaPacificFilms.com Offers Free Previews of Premiere On-Line Library of Asia & Pacific Films

    Free Unlimited Access Until November 1, 2009.  Includes Films, Shorts and Documentaries from China, India, South Korea, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, Japan, Sri Lanka, Iran and More Honolulu, HI — AsiaPacificFilms.com announces free unlimited access to its on-line library of 500 culturally significant […]

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  • Loving Las Vegas

    Loving Las Vegas

    On the Scene by Gerrye Wong for Asian Week Online When some members of the  Foon Hay Golf Club chose Las Vegas for their annual golf trip in October, the weather was perfect and the courses welcoming, as were all the brightly lit casinos and […]

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  • Salute to the Tapes

    Salute to the Tapes

    This is Week 31 of AsianWeek’s salute to Chinese American heroes, in strategic partnership with Chinese American Heroes, a 501c3 non-profit organization dedicated to documenting the contributions of Chinese Americans to America and the world. In this week’s historic moment, we salute “Tape.”  The Tape […]

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