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1 hr ago |

Two Indian women killed in Saudi Arabia accident

Riyadh-based Riyaz and Rashid, both hailing from the south Indian state of Kerala, had taken their families to Dammam and Alkhobar in the country's Eastern Province to celebrate Eid ul-Fitr, the Arab News reported.


Related Topix: World News, Middle East, Saudi Arabia, Indian-American

5 hrs ago |

Expressive writing's health benefits for survivors

Want to exercise more and sleep better? Try taking some time out to reflect upon things in your life that fill you with gratitude.


Related Topix: University of Houston, Medicine, Breast Cancer

9 hrs ago | Bainbridge Island Review

U.S. Rep. Kilmer to meet with local Japanese American survivors of...

Congressman Derek Kilmer will meet local Japanese American survivors of World War II internment camps at the Bainbridge Island memorial.


Related Topix: Japanese-American, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Derek Kilmer, Gig Harbor, WA

13 hrs ago | New York Daily News

Japanese women are the world's oldest people: study

The average lifespan of Japanese women rose to 86.61 years in 2013, up from 86.41 the previous year, making them the world's longest-lived females for the second year running.


Related Topix: Japanese-American

14 hrs ago | WJRT

The TV haircuts that changed our lives

With only a few weeks left before she's set to give birth, Scarlett Johansson made a huge change in her life.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Hot Chicks, Scarlett Johansson, James Shigeta, Charlie's Angels, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Comedy, Friends

16 hrs ago | The Times of India

Indian convicted in Germany for espionage

A 45-year-old Indian national has been sentenced to a nine-month jail by a German court for spying on the Indian community in the country.


Related Topix: Indian-American, World News, Germany, Religion, Sikh

21 hrs ago | The York Daily Record

Mud, rain hamper landslide rescue in India

Rescuers searching for dozens of people still missing after a landslide in western India said Friday that sniffer dogs and machines to detect signs of life were all but useless in 15 feet of heavy mud and debris.


Related Topix: Landslide, World News, India, Indian-American

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Mid-Day Mumbai

CWG: Indian men thrash SA 5-2 to set up semi-final date with NZ

Glasgow: A clinical first-half performance from India saw them breeze past South Africa by 5-2 margin to qualify for the semi-final of the men's hockey competition at the 20th Commonwealth Games here yesterday.


Related Topix: Indian-American, South Africa, Africa, World News

The Globe and Mail

Little time left for aging Khmer Rouge to face justice

Former Khmer Rouge president Khieu Samphan, 83, sits in Cambodian court on Wednesday.


Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Cambodia, Vietnamese-American, Hun Sen

Contra Costa Times

Oakland author awarded National Medal of Arts

Maxine Hong Kingston writes in her studio at her bright Frank Lloyd Wright-style home in the Oakland hills.


Related Topix: Oakland, CA, Arts, Poetry, UC Berkeley

Northwest Asian Weekly

Asian American chosen to navigate missile destroyer

Lt. J.G. Han Sol Yi is the Navigation Officer aboard the Norfolk-based guided-missile destroyer USS Cole .


Related Topix: Norfolk, VA, US Military, US Navy, University of Washington

China Daily

Pleas for help on murder case

Harris County Sheriff Adrian Garcia holds a family photo of the victims at a news conference in Houston on Wednesday while representatives from the law enforcement and Chinese community look on.


Related Topix: Harris County, TX, Chinese-American


Justin Bieber posts picture of Orlando Bloom crying

With only a few weeks left before she's set to give birth, Scarlett Johansson made a huge change in her life.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Scarlett Johansson, Hot Chicks, James Shigeta, Pop/Rock, Evanescence, Jennette McCurdy

The Straits Times

Japan's women have world's longest life expectancy of 86.61 years; men's rises above 80

Japanese men's life expectancy rose above 80 for the first time in 2013, but was still several years below that of their female counterparts, whose lifespan was the world's longest, figures released on Thursday showed.


Related Topix: Japanese-American

Mark Levin: 'Amnesty' Would Be 'Greatest Act of...

On his radio show Tuesday, conservative talker Mark Levin compared a hypothetical executive order from President Barack Obama that grants amnesty to undocumented immigrants to the Japanese internment of World War II.


Related Topix: Illegal Immigration, US News, Japanese-American


Training video negatively portraying Pinoys removed

The Filipino-American community commended a California-based company for removing a scene in its customer service training video that negatively portrayed Filipino healthcare workers.


Related Topix: Filipino-American, Nursing, Medicine

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Thanh Nein News

Another Vietnamese bride found dead in South Korea

A portrait of Do Thi My Tien showed at her funeral in South Korea. Tien was found dead in a valley of the Chonlanam-do province on Tuesday.


Related Topix: Vietnamese-American

St. Albert Gazette

Torn apart

The mid-July evening was rainy but that did not deter the Filipino men and women from having a picnic under the shelter at the local park.


Related Topix: Filipino-American

The Times of India

The Indian-American finger on US nuclear button

WASHINGTON: In the chronicles of Indian diaspora, Indian-Americans rank right up there, winning accolades for helming Fortune 100 companies, heading elite institutions, and raking in top dollar.


Related Topix: Indian-American, World News, India, US Military, US Air Force, Cheyenne, WY

The Nation

Why Does This Nation of Immigrants Always Imprison 'The Other'?

Japanese American internment center, Manzanar, CA. Over a decade has passed since the United States began its "Global War on Terror," a campaign of dragnet surveillance, mass incarceration, drone attacks on individuals overseas and numerous other actions, many illegal according to domestic and international law.


Related Topix: Prison, Japanese-American, US News, Liberal Political News