Archive for April, 2012

  • Asian Values - Encounter With Diversity


    [Hu’s On First ] I wrote this as the result of a research project I did for the progressive Asian American Resource Workshop in Boston (headed by Peter Kiang, now professor at U Mass) with a couple of other members who helped with the research. […]

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  • Karen Mok 2009

    Video: Karen Mok Covers Karen Carpenter’s Close to You

    [Hu’s On First Blog] Music Video: (hat tip to Larry Shingawa) Karen Mok (Wikipedia, open source) Chinese name 莫文蔚 Pinyin Mò Wénwèi (Mandarin) Jyutping mok6 man4 wai3 (Cantonese) Birth name Karen Joy Morris Origin Hong Kong Born (1970-06-02) 2 June 1970 (age 41) Hong Kong Occupation […]

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  • Assemblywoman Fiona Ma presents San Mateo Hep B Free Campaign with Certificate of Recognition to Campaign Chair, Dirk Baumann, MD (right) and San Francisco Hep B Free Campaign Co-Founder, Ted Fang (left)

    San Mateo Hep B Free Campaign Receives Legislative Recognition From Assemblywoman Fiona Ma at First Annual Fundraiser

    The San Mateo Hep B Free Campaign hosted its First Annual Spring Gala to support its continuing work to eradicate hepatitis B in the Asian and Pacific Islander (API) population in San Mateo County. Assemblywoman Fiona Ma, Speaker pro Tempore, honored the Campaign with a […]

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    Wow, a $39,000 Internship… Spy for Uncle Sam’s CIA

    [Hu’s On First] OK, so I have one son who has landed his internship at a big computer chip company at Folsom in his freshman year, and another who is still looking. I did the VI-A program at MIT 1977-1981 at Hewlett Packard at the […]

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  • Cheesa the voice


    SAN FRANCISCO – There may not be a prouder week for Pinay mothers of American pop entertainers. On the week of April 16th, four Filipino American offspring of Pinays were featured in the three highest-rated American network TV talent shows, surviving an elimination round of […]

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  • SF Democratic County Central Committee candidate Marily Mondejar, Entertainment Commissioner Al Perez and Ken Marquis

    Look Ma, No Fins

    The Saint of Sharks still swims thanks to last year’s district lines. However, Assemblyman Paul Fong, chair of the Assembly Committee on Elections and Redistricting could only watch last year as a reform-minded redistricting committee redrew California’s political boundaries. “I had nothing to do with […]

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  • Theatre of Yugen

    Theatre of Yugen’s Japanese Theatre Arts Summer Conservatory 2012

    For over 30 years, Theatre of Yugen has been the only company in the US dedicated to performing and training in Nohgaku, and now, for the first time, is offering week-long conservatory-style training experiences for students interested in this ancient and traditional Japanese performance art. […]

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  • Asian Business Association Chair Ronald W. Wong appointed to  U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Region IX Small Business Regulatory Fairness Board

    Chinese American to Help Advise the U.S. Small Business Administration Office of the National Ombudsman

    Washington, D.C – U.S. Small Business Administrator Karen G. Mills recently announced the appointment of Ronald W. Wong to the Region IX Regulatory Fairness (RegFair) Board. The U.S. Small Business Administrator and the U.S. Small Business Administration National Ombudsman, Ms. Esther Vassar, rely on the […]

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    A&PI Wellness Center Launches National Digital Storytelling Campaign To End HIV Stigma

    San Francisco, CA – On Thursday, May 3rd, 2012 Asian & Pacific Islander Wellness Center will unveil a new, community-based initiative to end HIV stigma and discrimination among Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders (AAs and NHPIs). “Taking Root: Our Stories, Our Community” is […]

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  • Act-of-Valor


    TERROR ALERT! A group of 16 Filipino suicide bombers are poised to infiltrate the US border in Mexico wearing deadly explosive vests to be detonated in strategic points throughout the United States. A crack team of US Navy SEALs has been dispatched to intercept them. […]

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