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  • Miss World Megan Young. Photo by Firdia Lisnawati

    MISS WORLD Returns to NY Tri-State to Raise Funds for Disadvantaged Children on November 20

        New York -True to her advocacy for disadvantaged youth, newly-crowned Miss World Megan Young, 23, first Filipino American who won the coveted blue crown, is set to return to the New York Tri-State area—her first was just last month—to raise funds for her […]

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  • PROP 16 – GOOD FOR DEMOCRACY AND GOOD FOR BUSINESS

    PROP 16 – GOOD FOR DEMOCRACY AND GOOD FOR BUSINESS

    By Dennis Huang, Asian Business Association Executive Director In a few days California will have the opportunity to vote on major issues and candidates that can shape the future of our state.  Elections in California are so commonplace that many citizens take this right for […]

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  • Obama Wins Presidential Election

    Obama Wins Presidential Election

    In an electoral landslide victory, Senator Barack Obama defeated Senator John McCain yesterday becoming the first African American to ever be elected as President of the United States. “At this defining moment,”

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  • Presidential Debate Star – Michelle Rhee

    Presidential Debate Star – Michelle Rhee

    There was a memorable moment during Wednesday’s presidential debate concerning a personal point of reference (besides Joe the Plumber whose “plumber” status is now being disputed) and it happened to be an Asian American.

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  • AsianWeek Online Poll Results through 10/15/08

    AsianWeek Online Poll Results through 10/15/08

    Who are AsianWeek readers voting for? Find out! Didn’t vote yet? Vote now by clicking the Vote button on the right sidebar.

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  • AsianWeek Online Poll Results

    AsianWeek Online Poll Results

    Who are AsianWeek readers voting for this 2008 presidential election? We’ll keep our poll open and post the results every week! Didn’t vote yet? Click the “Vote” button found on the right sidebar. It’s just one simple, quick question: Who are you voting for?

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  • The Asian Epiphany – a tie that binds McCain and Obama

    The Asian Epiphany – a tie that binds McCain and Obama

    What is it about Asia that can fundamentally change a person’s perspective of the world? In the October 6 issue of Newsweek, Michael Hirsh’s article “Worlds Apart” describes “five key factors that shaped” Obama’s and McCain’s world views. The first, titled “Two Trips,” explains that […]

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  • Who Are You Voting For?

    Who Are You Voting For?

    Please take our one-question pop-up survey to let our community know who AsianWeek readers voting for president. McCain or Obama? Results will be mentioned in our special Political Issue on 10/17/08. The survey will run through the entire month of October. We encourage your participation! […]

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  • “Lipstick on a Pig” Ad Attacks Obama – Pigs OK for Asians

    “Lipstick on a Pig” Ad Attacks Obama – Pigs OK for Asians

    Political campaigns can be a “pig sty” at times and when participants “go out on a limb” to attack their opponents, all “jabs” are kept in a “nest egg” until they become “water under the bridge” at some point. But let’s stay away from the […]

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  • Palin and Giuliani on “Community Organizers”

    Palin and Giuliani on “Community Organizers”

    “On the other hand, you have a resume from a gifted man with an Ivy League education. He worked as a community organizer,” Rudolph Giuliani said, laughingly, during his Republican National Convention speech. “What?”

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