Archive for October 3rd, 2012

  • Frederick Atienza

    Beyond the Call of Duty and Service

    Filipino American Lieutenant Frederick Atienza is one of six United States Navy Sailors currently being featured in the U.S. Navy campaign  Honoring Navy Achievement, recognizing Navy personnel both past and present who have gone “Beyond the Call” of duty and service to have a positive […]

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  • computer

    Filipino Americans Show Vigilance Over Cybercrime Law in the Philippines

    The Philippine government has enacted the Cybercrime Prevention Law, a piece of legislation aimed to regulate unlawful internet use. Nicknamed E-Martial Law by human rights advocates, this law has been deemed a broad instrument for violating people’s rights to free speech, press, and due process […]

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  • japanese_tea

    Japanese Tea Ceremony Conference at SFSU on Nov. 10

    The Dilena Takeyama Center and San Francisco State University is hosting Ocha Zanmai: San Francisco International Conference on Chanoyu and Tea Cultures, an interdisciplinary conference on the study of chanoyu,  the Japanese tea ceremony. Scholars, researchers, tea masters, museum curators, professionals, students, artists and members of the public are invited […]

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  • Lao in SF

    New Book Highlights Laotians in the SF Bay Area

    Throughout the 19th and up to the mid-20th centuries, immigrants from China, Japan, Korea, India, and the Philippines came to America through San Francisco. The end of the decades-long Vietnam War changed the modern Asian American demographics of the city, this time with refugees coming […]

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  • uniqlo

    UNIQLO Opens First West Coast Flagship Store in Union Square

    SAN FRANCISCO, October 3, 2012 – UNIQLO, the global clothing retailer, will open its new San Francisco store at 111 Powell Street on Friday, October 5th. At 29,000 square feet, the three-story Union Square store will mark UNIQLO’s first flagship store on the West Coast […]

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  • asian_voters

    Study: 1 in 3 Asian-American Voters Is Undecided

    By New America Media‘s Khalil Abdullah WASHINGTON — Asian Americans have been trending Democratic in their voting patterns but remain highly independent in party allegiances, according to a newly released survey. In 1992, less than one-third of Asian Americans for the Democratic presidential candidate but more than […]

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