Archive for May 30th, 2013

  • Osaka Mayor Toru Hashimoto

    Mayor of Osaka’s Comments on Comfort Women Draw Ire

        On May 13, 2013, Osaka Mayor Toru Hashimoto of the Japan Restoration Party made statements to the press at Osaka City Hall about the “necessity” of sex slavery by the Japanese military during World War II: When soldiers are risking their lives by […]

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  • Photo by Cristy Dong

    Alameda Honors American API Veterans

          On Sunday, May 19, 2013 the City of Alameda hosted the Alameda Asian Pacific Islander (API) Cultural Festival - a festive day to honor our API heritage and especially those military veterans who have served our Country.  Sponsored by the non-profit organization, […]

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  • David Lin, ATT's Director of External Affairs and OCA Chair.

    Modern Broadband Networks Offer Solutions for AAPI Community

        A significant number of the AAPI community has embraced digital technologies as a means of achieving personal and professional success. In fact, broadband adoption by Asian Americans is higher than the national average: 80 percent of English-proficient Asian Americans use high-speed broadband at […]

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  • Richard Cheu

    Overcoming Cultural Challenges for Chronically Ill Asian Patients

        According to the National Health Council, nine out of every ten persons over the age of 65 have one or more chronic conditions that diminish the quality of life. The major chronic illnesses affecting the elderly include: cancer, diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, and osteoporosis. […]

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  • 2013 APPEAL Reception Flyer long ver

    APPEAL Hosts Community Fundraising Reception

        Asian Pacific Partners for Empowerment, Advocacy & Leadership (APPEAL) will hold a free community fundraising reception on Thursday, June 6, 2013, from 5:30-7:30 pm at the 750 Restaurant, Hilton SF Financial District on 750 Kearny Street. Light hors d’oeuvres, a no-host bar, and a raffle of […]

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  • SF Board of Supervisors President David Chiu, passing out shopping bags to educate residents about blessing scams, has led the fight against 8 Washington condo development.


        At least two news outlets on May 23 have different versions of the SF Democratic Party’s May 22 opposition to 8 Washington height limit increase (from 84 to 136 feet) to allow for 134 “luxury” condos – the Bay Guardian blogged a 15-4 vote […]

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