Archive for September 16th, 2011


    Daily Dose: 9/16/11

    Daily Dose September 16, 2011     Bay Area APIAHF present the Health Equity Summit Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum (APIAHF) will host the Health Equity Summit: The Affordable Care Act and Beyond, September 17 in Oakland, CA. The Summit will emphasize the […]

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  • Fil-US Flags

    Telltale Signs: The Transnational/Binational Filipino Diaspora

    When we were lobbying the Philippine Congress to pass the Overseas Absentee Voting Act in January of 2003, we encountered opposition from Rep. “Teddy Boy” Locsin who believed overseas Filipinos did not merit suffrage because “they abandoned the Philippines.” On the contrary, I told him, […]

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  • John and Bart

    Through John we remember

    I was in the fifth grade when the horrific events of 9/11 occurred. I remember the shocked expressions of my classmates and family members as I gathered at school and at home to watch the replay of that day. It used to be just a […]

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  • denny chin

    Daily Dose: 9/15/11

    Nation >>Asian Americans represent seven percent of Obama’s diverse, judicial selections Asian Americans represent seven percent of the ninety-eight judicial nominees appointed by President Obama, a presidential decision that diversifies the court system. Asian Americans have also increased to 14 on the 810-judge roster under […]

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  • Terrorism South Asian Style Beyond Arabs and Al Queda

    Terrorism South Asian Style Beyond Arabs and Al Queda

    [Hu’s on First] Syed Saleem Shahzad: The Pakistani Who Knew Remember that book “Inside Al-Queda and the Taliban” where the guy seems to almost boast about how cool Al Queda is to stand up against the USA after being nearly bombed out of existence time […]

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