Archive for June 17th, 2013

  • Fiona Ma, Speaker pro Tem Emeritus of the California State Assembly represented Speaker John A. Perez and presented a Certificate of Recognition to the Honorable Shwe Mann and Frank Chiu, Chairman of the Exploratory Committee for the Formation of the San Francisco-Yangon Sister City.

    Building Bridges Beneath The Golden Gate

        The City and County of San Francisco is in the early stages of exploring a sister city relationship with Yangon, the former capital of Burma (Myanmar) and the country’s largest city and most important commercial centre with over four million people.  Frank Chiu, Chairman of the Exploratory Committee […]

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  • Harajuku model Una will appear at 2013 J-POP Summit.

    The 2013 J-POP Summit Festival Showcases Japanese Harajuku Fashion Culture

        The 2013 J-POP Summit Festival, San Francisco’s annual celebration of Japanese pop culture, music, fashion and film, has announced “Harajuku Kawaii!! in S.F.,” a special fashion event that will feature popular Japanese models and live music. The colorful show, which is produced in conjunction with […]

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  • Asian business team.

    Health Reform Can Help Small Businesses, But Many Questions Persist

        As we celebrate National Small Business Week, many discussions will happen around entrepreneurship, innovation and best practices. But with the enrollment date for the health reform insurance marketplaces quickly approaching, the focus should be on one of the biggest challenges that small business […]

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  • college graduation

    For College Grads, Friendly Advice and Tender Warnings

        Editor’s Note: On Friday, June 14, New America Media editor and author Andrew Lam delivered a commencement speech to graduating seniors at UC Irvine. What follows is a portion of that speech. My mother is 80 and suffering from dementia, but the moment […]

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