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1 hr ago | Sydney Morning Herald

The 'facekini': From the beaches of China to pages of a fashion magazine

In this composite image Chinese women pose in facekinis in the Yellow Sea on in Qingdao, China.


Related Topix: Chinese-American, World News, China

5 hrs ago | Newsday

Cuomo running mate endorsed by Asian-American leaders in fight against Wu

Earlier this month, Democratic lieutenant governor candidate Kathy Hochul announced the launch of the Nassau County Women's Equality Party in Mineola on Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014.


Related Topix: Nassau County, NY, Mineola, NY, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Grace Meng, Democrat, Nancy Pelosi

8 hrs ago | KRON 4

Two Women Charged For Scamming Victims Out of $8 Million in Ponzi Scheme

Two women have been charged in Santa Clara County Superior Court with running an investment fraud that swindled mostly Vietnamese-American victims out of $8 million over five years, a prosecutor said today.


Related Topix: Santa Clara County, CA, Vietnamese-American

9 hrs ago |

Asian women lured to SA for sex work

Hundreds of Asian women are being lured to South Africa to work in the illicit sex industry, with scores of them operating from suburban Durban homes, a Daily News investigation has uncovered.


Related Topix: World News, South Africa, Africa, Travel, Africa, Nigeria Travel, South Africa Travel, Nigeria Travel, Africa, South Africa Travel, Africa, Mali Travel, Africa Travel, Mali Travel

10 hrs ago |

Liberia: Indian Community in Liberia Contributes to the Fight Against Ebola

Liberia: Indian Community in Liberia Contributes to the Fight Against Ebola, Donates Over Us$200,000 Worth of Items to the National Task Force On Ebola - Ecobank Donates One Ambulance In an effort to buttress the fight against the Ebola virus disease now ravaging the sub-region, the Association of Indian Community in Liberia has donated assorted ... (more)


Related Topix: Liberia, World News, Africa, Indian-American, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Mid-Day Mumbai

World's longest garland honours Indian spiritual guru in US

New York : Over 200 meditation students of Sri Chinmoy from 35 countries, including India, have set a new Guinness world record for the World's longest fresh flower garland to honour the Indian spiritual leader.


Related Topix: World Records, Queens, NY, New York, NY, Indian-American

Black NY Times Columnist Charles Blow Claims Bill O'Reilly Is True 'Race Hustler'

During a segment on Tuesday evening's edition of The O'Reilly Factor , the Fox News Channel host stated he "does not, does not believe in white privilege.


Related Topix: The O'Reilly Factor, Entertainment, Television, Celebrities, Bill O'reilly, Vocal, African-American, Immigration Reform

6 Allston Myths Debunked

With September 1 getting closer and closer, Boston's Allston neighborhood is about to be swarmed by a tidal wave of students and young professionals.


Related Topix: Boston, MA, Tsunami, Natural Disasters, Korean-American

The Independent

Gangnam smile: why the Chinese are flocking to South Korea to buy a new face

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Related Topix: South Korea Travel, Asia Travel, Travel, Seoul, South Korea Travel, South Korea, World News, Chinese-American, China Travel, Dance, PSY, Pop/Rock

'It's not easy to find a girlfriend in China, they all think I'm too old' - Des Bishop

Out of the experience came the hit documentary Breaking China , which aired on RTE earlier this year and featured an episode where the funny-man delved into the Chinese dating scene.


Related Topix: Chinese-American, Entertainment

Al Bawaba

Bahrain-India trade ties to be focus of key talks

The objectives are to acquaint the Indian community in Bahrain and nearby countries with the various investment opportunities in India A key meeting in Bahrain next week will see discussions between Bahraini and Indian business leaders on bilateral trade and investment opportunities.


Related Topix: Indian-American

Lancashire Telegraph

Concern as East Lancs Asian women fail to take up sessions after heart attacks

EAST Lancashire health chiefs have raised concerns about the apparent reluctance of Asian women to attend rehab sessions after suffering a heart attack.


Related Topix: Heart Attack, Health, Lancashire County, England, World News, United Kingdom,

Malkin: Dems look the other way on race

The feeble-minded coot stuck his foot in that mess of a mouth again last week at the Las Vegas Asian Chamber of Commerce.


Related Topix: Opinion

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Nelson Mail

Pair in court on human trafficking charges

ON TRIAL: Jaswinder Singh Sanga and Satnam Singh on their way to the Nelson District Court, both men face human trafficking charges.


Related Topix: Oceania, New Zealand, World News, Indian-American


Hello Kitty Is Not a Cat, Sanrio Reveals

Christine R. Yano is an anthropologist from the University of Hawaii who has spent years studying the phenomenon that is Hello Kitty.


Related Topix: Life, Hello Kitty, Hobbies, Japanese-American


Brighten up your life at Auckland Diwali Festival

Aucklanders can look forward to an enlightening experience at this year's Auckland Diwali Festival on 11-12 October as the event known as the 'festival of lights' delves deep into the sights, sounds, tastes and traditions of India.


Related Topix: New Zealand, World News, Life, Holidays, Diwali, Indian-American


Death at Chinatown

In Frances McNamara's Death at Chinatown , an accusation of murder against a young woman exposes a much larger mystery within Chicago's Chinese community.


Related Topix: Chinese-American

The Independent

Rotherham child abuse scandal: Anger at authorities who failed to act

Paul Gallagher is a reporter for the Independent and Independent on Sunday having joined the group in 2012.


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

Project Runway' Puts Indian-American Designer to the Test

Birmingham, Ala., designer Sandhya Garg has not had an easy time of it on Season 13 of Lifetime's reality series "Project Runway."


Related Topix: Project Runway, Reality TV, Entertainment, Television, Indian-American, Birmingham, AL, Wedding

A Lesson for Bill O'Reilly on 'Asian Privilege'

Every time someone uses statistics about the Asian-American community to tell black people, "Stop complaining, look at this other minority group and how successful they are," I die a little inside.


Related Topix: African-American, South Korea, World News, Asia, Mathematics, Science, Japanese-American, Vietnamese-American