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2 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Can the Republican Party thrive on white identity?

Liberals like to imagine a political future in which increasing ethnic diversity will inexorably shift the partisan balance in America from Republicans to Democrats.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama

3 hrs ago |

Advocates complain about lack of language assistance for Asian voters

PHILADELPHIA When Dien Binh Chau, a naturalized citizen, went to his polling place in South Philadelphia recently, he needed help understanding the ballot.


Related Topix: Philadelphia, PA

8 hrs ago | Whidbey News-Times

Oak Harbor adopts sister city Libungan, Philippines

The difference between life in Oak Harbor and life back home in the Philippines is so profound that it's difficult for Lorena Albert to describe.


Related Topix: Oak Harbor, WA, Agriculture, Science, US Military, US Navy, Filipino-American

12 hrs ago | CNN

Japan and South Korea meet for first 'comfort women' discussions

Every single week for the past 22 years, a group of elderly South Korean women has camped outside the Japanese Embassy in Seoul, enduring the heat and humidity of the region's monsoonal summer and the sub-zero temperatures of the brutal Korean winter.


Related Topix: South Korea, World News, Asia, Korean-American, Park Geun-hye

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Daily Breeze

Torrance swears in Mark Matsuda as ninth police chief in citya s history

Torrance >> With family, friends and colleagues watching proudly, Mark Matsuda was sworn in Tuesday night as the city's ninth police chief, receiving his badge from his wife, Kristin, as the couple's three young daughters looked on.


Related Topix: Torrance, CA

Daily Mail

Chinese dog thieves get their comeuppance as duo are caught and...

How two sex offenders out on parole went on a savage rape and murder spree that left FIVE women dead... all while wearing their GPS ankle bracelets 'Don't disrespect the supreme leader! North Korean officials tell salon to take down Kim Jong-un 'bad hair day' poster - and it's not in Pyongyang it's in London Chinese dog thieves get their ... (more)


Related Topix: North Korea, World News, Asia, Chinese-American

Mises Economics Blog

Did the US Provoke the Axis Powers?

In her latest hit piece on the Mises Institute, WaPo's Jennifer Rubin quotes a David Weigel hit piece on the Mises Institute in which Weigel attacks David Gordon and Ralph Raico for daring to criticize Winston Churchill.


Related Topix: Japanese-American


Study: Millennials 'Talk To God,' but fewer rely on religion

Barely half of Millennials say they look to religion for guidance, but a higher percentage "talk to God," suggesting that the 18-34 demographic is more spiritual than sectarian, according to a new survey by the Integrated Innovation Institute at Carnegie Mellon University.


Related Topix: Carnegie Mellon University

City Pages

Graywolf Press poet Vijay Seshadri wins Pulitzer Prize

Folks over at Graywolf Press were probably popping champagne last night, as it was announced that its author, Vijay Seshadri, had won a Pulitzer Prize for Poetry.


Related Topix: Arts, Poetry

Korea Herald

[Herald Interview] Designer shoe brands diversify sales channels

To most modern women, shoe's do more than merely cover one's foot for protection.


Related Topix: Korean-American, Travel, Asia Travel, Hong Kong, China Travel, China Travel

The Honolulu Advertiser

Projects capture allure of Chinese nightclubs, performers

LOS ANGELES>> During its heyday in the 1940s, the Forbidden City in San Francisco billed itself as "the world's most famous Chinese nightclub."


Related Topix: San Francisco, CA, Chinese-American, Chinatown (New York, NY), Berkeley, CA

India Talkies

Miss America Nina Davuluri to join White House Easter Egg Roll -

Washington, April 15: Nina Davuluri, the first Indian American and second Asian American to be chosen as Miss America, will be one of the readers on Storytime Stage at this year's White House Easter Egg Roll.


Mon Apr 14, 2014

Go Local

TRENDER: Dancer, Writer, Social Activist

Who are the Rhode Islanders leading in arts, fashion, food, and style? They're Trenders, and GoLocalProv offers a glimpse of the people you most want to know on the scene.


Related Topix: Brown University, Providence, RI, Filipino-American

Michigan Radio

Graphic novel explores Japanese internment camps in US during WWII

It's quite a long line to draw from a radio studio in Michigan in 2014 to the West Coast during World War II.


Related Topix: Japanese-American

Inside Bay Area

Filipino group says 'Chavez' falls fall short in crediting Itliong

The plight and achievements of the central California farm worker is brought to the forefront in "Chavez," but the motion picture falls seriously short of accurately depicting the importance of Larry Itliong and his peers, claimed a Seattle-based organization.


Related Topix: Filipino-American, Life, Interracial,Multiracial, Multiethnic, and Multicultural

The Daily Beast

GettyInside China's - Mistress Villages'Rich and powerful Chinese men ...

A friend attended a work-related banquet in China recently. Seated at the same table were several men who were executives of Chinese state-owned enterprises.


Related Topix: World News, Asia, China, Chinese-American

Weekend Balita

Sen. Leland Yee denies gun-running plot after FBI sting

California State Senator Leland Yee with co-accused Dr. Wilson Lim during a recent in Southern California, where Yee has been courting votes from the Filipino-American community for his supposed run for the California Secretary of State post.


Related Topix: Filipino-American, Long Beach, CA, Chinatown (San Francisco, CA)

WNYC-AM New York

A Gold Obsession Pays Dividends For Indian Women

The R.C. Jewelry Store in New Delhi. Indian women have always treasured gold for its beauty and for providing a measure of social security.


Related Topix: Indian-American, World News, India, Asia, Social Security, Personal Finance, Wedding


Eastern Influence Give Dull, Tired Hair a Boost with Japanese Remedies

Hair fatigue. My hair suffers from it. Too many chemical treatments have left if good for the trash.


Related Topix: Japanese-American, Beverly Hills, CA


Celebrate the RH victory in the Philippines, continue the struggle

Akbayan Partylist welcomes the Supreme Court's decision to uphold the constitutionality of the Reproductive Health Law.


Related Topix: Filipino-American