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25 min ago | Korea Herald

Documents show Japan's wartime sex slav...

The following is the fourth in a series of articles on Japan's wartime sexual enslavement of Asian women on the occasion of the 61st anniversary of the foundation of The Korea Herald on Aug. 15. - Ed.


Related Topix: South Korea, World News

4 hrs ago | The Independent

The Rotherham child abuse scandal is a tale of apologists, misogyny and double standards

The report by Professor Alexis Jay into child sexual exploitation in Rotherham is both appalling and yet strangely reassuring.


Related Topix: South Yorkshire County, England, World News, United Kingdom,

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Council ignored abuse of 1,400 children for 16 years in UK town

Additional complaints were put to Mary McNulty at a subsequent meeting and one staff member described her as moody and difficult to work with The horrifying cost of the official failure to confront widespread child sexual exploitation was revealed yesterday in a damning report detailing how abusers exploited 1,400 children from a single town in ... (more)


O'Reilly Follows Up on 'White Privilege' Debate: Is There Asian Privilege Too?

Yesterday Bill O'Reilly sparred with Megyn Kelly over the idea of "white privilege."


Related Topix: African-American, Television


Asian-Bashing Dems and Doormat Minorities Who Enable Them

Harry Reid is a bigoted Beltway corruptocrat with an interminable case of diarrhea of the mouth.


Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, Mitch McConnell

Daily Times

Australian MP Clive Palmer apologises for insulting Chinese

SYDNEY: Australian politician Clive Palmer on Tuesday apologized to the Chinese embassy in Canberra for calling Chinese "bastards" and "mongrels" in a media interview.


Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Travel, Pacific Travel, Australia Travel, Sydney, Australia Travel, Chinese-American

BBC News

The history of a child abuse scandal

An independent report has severely criticised South Yorkshire Police and Rotherham Council after finding "at least" 1,400 children were sexually exploited in the town between 1997 and 2013.


Related Topix: Journalism

Indian-American doctors spread health message at India Day parade

In their efforts to spread the message of healthy living for all, leaders of the American Association of Physicians of Indian origin joined the India Day Parade here last week.


Related Topix: Indian-American, Medicine

'I feel at home in India,' Attenborough said

'At the end of the interview, as he walked with us to the elevator, he looked at me and said, "Do you think it was my karma that I should have made this film?"' ichard Attenborough was in an expansive mood.


Related Topix: Oscars, Ben Kingsley, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Representative Christopher John Lee, Indian-American

Mon Aug 25, 2014

NBC Los Angeles

Stafffer Fired For Racist Caption

An employee at the Philadelphia Public Record was fired Monday after using racial slurs to describe a group of Asian-Americans in one of the newspaper's photo captions.


The Fresno Bee

Q&A: Richard Pan talks about Senate race, affirmative action

Assemblyman Richard Pan is facing fellow Sacramento Democratic Assemblyman Roger Dickinson this fall in the state Senate race to replace Senate leader Darrell Steinberg.


Related Topix: Sacramento, CA


Fil-Am's New Autobiographical Solo Play Calls for End of Rape Kit Backlog

The bizarre aftermath of being drugged and raped after attending San Francisco's Bay to Breaker's is spotlighted in THE HAZE, a provocative new autobiographical play by Filipino American writer and performer Heather Marlowe .


Related Topix: Theater, Arts, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

KUOW-FM Seattle

Unraveling The Family Folklore Passed Through Generations

What if you grew up being told that the monster under your bed is real? Seattle is home to a large Filipino Community, and in the Philippines, superstitions and the existence of supernatural creatures are firmly believed.


Related Topix: Filipino-American, Supernatural

Philly Newspaper Captions Photo of Asian-Americans with 'Chinky ...

The Philadelphia Public Record , a local newspaper, published an apology to its website Sunday after one of the paper's print edition featured a slur against Asian-Americans.


CBC News

Michael Lumahang called a 'hero' after drowning death

Michael Lumahang, right, drowned on Saturday evening while he was trying to help save a 12-year-old boy in the Ottawa River near Bate Island.


Related Topix: Social Software, Filipino-American, Canada,


No Pinoys hurt in California quake - DFA

No Filipinos were reported to have been injured after a 6.0 magnitude earthquake struck Napa, California on Sunday, the Department of Foreign Affairs said.


Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Napa, CA, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Filipino-American


Chinese protest Palmer 'insults'

WA's Chinese community are demanding Clive Palmer and his Tasmanian senator Jacqui Lambie resign if they do not apologise for their insulting comments about China.


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

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Daily Kos

India is where?

ABOVE: In Karora Village, two women with covered faces. Most Indian women inhabit a de facto cultural prison.


Related Topix: Indian-American, Prison

Express India

Time for 'Act East Policy' and not just 'Look East': Sushma Swaraj

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today said the time has come for India to adopt an "Act East Policy" as she began her three-day visit to Vietnam during which she will hold talks with the top leadership of the Communist nation.


Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Vietnam, Indian-American, Nguyen Tan Dung


Thousands flock to Mela Festival.

Northern Ireland's largest annual celebration of cultural diversity took place at Botanic Gardens in Belfast on Sunday for a unique day filled with music, dance, food, fashion, cuisine and crafts.


Related Topix: Indian-American

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