Archive for February, 2012

  • This photo is from a U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services poster announcing the Feb. 16 “Jiao Liú” forum in Chinese and English versions.

    U.S. Starts Chinese Forums to Move More Immigrants to Citizenship

    SAN FRANCISCO — San Francisco will host the first-ever national Chinese-language public engagement forum, Feb. 16, where federal immigration officials will answer questions in Mandarin and Cantonese about the U.S. naturalization process, aimed at encouraging more Chinese immigrants to become U.S. citizens. The forum, the […]

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  • Wilma Pang

    Wilma Pang Celebrates Year of Dragon on Ding Ding TV

    To celebrate the Year of the Dragon, City College of San Francisco Professor Wilma Pang, will be singing segments of a traditional Cantonese Opera during her cultural show on Ding Ding TV on Thursday, Feb. 16, to be aired on digital channel 38 or Comcast […]

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  • Neil Horikoshi

    DC Non-Profit Leader with Family Ties to Fukushima Selected to Travel to Japan to Strengthen U.S.-Japan Relations

    Washington, DC – Ten Japanese American leaders from across the country have been selected to travel to Japan March 3rd-10th to meet with top officials to further develop the U.S.-Japan relationship and establish a meaningful role for Japanese Americans. Neil Horikoshi, President & Executive Director […]

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  • This year's parade celebrated the year of the dragon!

    Chinese New Year Parade Photos by Jong Arcega

    Tens of thousands filled the streets of San Francisco to watch the Chinese New Year Parade on February 11. The event was sponsored by Southwest Airlines and organized by the San Francisco Chinese Chamber of Commerce. The Southwest Airlines Chinese New Year Parade in San […]

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  • operation jack

    Operation Save Jack Underway

    Jack Chin is dying of leukemia.  He needs an immediate bone marrow transplant to survive. Here’s his story. “You know what sucks? When you realize that most of your classmates from high school are doing things that they said they always wanted to do, and you are stuck looking at […]

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  • Home is Where the Heart Is

    SF Filipinos Deliver Valentine to Mayor Lee

    SAN FRANCISCO – For Filipinos in this city, finding an affordable place to live and raise families is hard, especially in tough economic times. On, February 13, from 6pm to 9pm, the Filipino Community Center in collaboration with other community organizations will host an event […]

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  • NLF

    Nihonmachi Little Friends’ Hosts Annual Theater Show

    San Francisco, CA – The children of Nihonmachi Little Friends (NLF), a community based non-profit childcare organization will present their annual theater production and auction, “Dowa no Omatsuri: A Festival of Children’s Stories” on Sunday, February 26, 2012, at the Palace of Fine Arts Theater, 3301 […]

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    Houston Area’s Asian American Students “Go Green” in Art Contest

    HOUSTON – The Asian/Pacific American Heritage Association (APAHA), with support from Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC), recently announced the “Go Green” Art Contest,  aimed at engaging Asian/Pacific American high school students to express environmental issues  – such as sustainability, clean air, water quality, renewable energy and recycling […]

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  • From left to right: Marianne Babal, Wells Fargo Historian, Sue Lee, Chinese Historical Society of America Executive Director, Maggie Mui, Regional Director of Diverse Segments at Wells Fargo, and Tracy Curtis, President of Wells Fargo's SF Market.

    Wells Fargo Showcases Historical 160-Year Relationship with the Bay Area Asian American Community

    SAN FRANCISCO - Wells Fargo hosted an afternoon reception with 15 local Bay Area Asian media outlets on Feb. 9, to showcase the company’s 160-year relationship with the Bay Area’s Asian American community. The reception was held at the Wells Fargo Museum located at 420 […]

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  • US Ambassador to the Philippines Harry K. Thomas Jr.

    Telltale Signs: Straight Talk From The US Ambassador

    SAN FRANCISCO – Though straight talk at an open forum in Manila got US Ambassador to the Philippines Harry K. Thomas Jr. in hot water last September when he volunteered an estimate of the number of foreign male tourists who visit the Philippines for sex […]

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