Add to MyYahoo RSS

Asian-American News

News on Asian-American continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

56 min ago | Vineyard Gazette Online

Historian to Lecture at Williams College Retreat

This year's annual retreat for Williams College alumni in Oak Bluffs will feature a lecture by historian Craig Steven Wilder and the screening of a new film by Thomas Allen Harris.


Related Topix: Williams College, Oak Bluffs, MA, Gay/Lesbian, Transgender, African-American

5 hrs ago | CNN

Reid cracks Asian jokes, apologizes

Harry Reid, who faulted his 2010 Republican opponent for making an insensitive remark to Asian-Americans, cracked two Asian-themed jokes at a Las Vegas event Thursday.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics

5 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Harry Reid just told Asian Americans theya re not a smarter than...

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid says things from time to time that are at best impolitic and at worst pretty offensive.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat, Joe Biden, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, Edward Kennedy, World News

9 hrs ago |

Indian-American educator to help India with hospital management

Indian American scientist Pradeep K. Khosla, who heads one of the world's largest public research universities, plans to strengthen ties with India in the area of hospital management and hopes the Indian government will bring in policies to ease the commercialisation of research.


Related Topix: Indian-American, World News, India, UC San Diego, Carnegie Mellon University

13 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

Pinoys extend help to refugees in Kurdistan

KUWAIT Members of the Filipino community in Iraq have come together to provide assistance to refugees fleeing to Erbil in Kurdistan to escape the violence in Northern Iraq.


Related Topix: Filipino-American

Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Washington Post

Non-white representation on Americaa s city councils

In a recent post at Pacific Standard , I examined the relationship between the percent of African Americans in a city population and the percent on the city council.


Related Topix: African-American, Ferguson, MO, Education

China Digital Times

Australian MP Back-Pedals Insults to Chinese

Australian mining magnate and parliamentarian Clive Palmer made shocking comments this week that have been condemned by both Australian and Chinese officials.


Related Topix: Chinese-American

The Georgia Straight

Asian Canadians vs. Asian Americans: Linda Dong and the Fung Brothers on differences

As a child I confess that I did enjoy a good round of nicky nicky nine doors, pretending we were the horrible honcho's and the group of us hiding I saw you at Burger Fest, Aug 16 at the Japanese Hall.


Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News

Daily Beast Notes Asian-Owned Businesses Bearing Brunt of Looting in Ferguson

Here's a somewhat racial angle to the Ferguson, Mo., saga that you probably won't see MSNBC pick up on.


Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, St. Louis, MO, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Dallas Observer

In a Strip Mall in Carrollton, Al Markaz Breaks Up Your Indian-Food Routine

This was no ordinary shopping center. No Target, Best Buy or Subway was within miles , and a women's clothing store, though not your average Forever 21, stood to my left.


Related Topix: Indian Cuisine, Life, Carrollton, AL, Indian-American

CBS Local

Landlord Probed Over Claims It Forced Asian-Americans Out Of Apartments

The New York State Tenant Protection Unit has launched an investigation into a major city landlord, over allegations that it forced Asian-American tenants to leave their rent-regulated apartments.


Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Georgia Straight

Would you stop racism against Asian Canadians in public?

I roll my eyes and think you're an idiot when you: - post pictures of your food and the beer you're drinking - post 15 times a day - humb Hey Josh.


Inside Bay Area

Fremont composer gets $40,000 grant for production about Vietnamese refugees

"So many war artifacts were still around," said Vo, 39. "It was what we had the most of, so we made use of it."


Related Topix: Fremont, CA, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Vietnamese-American

Weekend Balita

Coming home to Carson

When you're going to any event, try to get there early. That will give you time to network and meet people.


Related Topix: Carson, CA, Torrance, CA, Filipino-American, Commerce, CA

The Northern Echo

Display of flowers with an eastern twist

JAPANESE ART: Erico Natsui with her flowers ball, part of the Japanese flower exhibition at the Palace Green library in Durham City.


Related Topix: Japanese-American

Charleston City Paper

George Takei lets viewers into his life in new documentary

George Takei, the man who will forever be known as Sulu from the Star Trek franchise and propagator of much humor and viral memes on Facebook, gets a life rewind in the documentary by Jennifer M. Kroot.


Related Topix: Star Trek, Science Fiction TV, Entertainment, Television, George Takei, Gay/Lesbian, Japanese-American, California, California Government

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Chosun Ilbo

Expats Petition Against Asiana Flight Suspension

Seven organizations representing Koreans in the U.S. have petitioned Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport Suh Seoung-hwan to let Asiana Airlines off flight suspensions over the San Francisco crash in July last year.


Related Topix: San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Korean-American, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing 777, South Korea, World News

Coach Jas Jassal Kicks Off Football For South Asian Movement

Brampton: Jas Jassal is on a mission to bring the football to the South Asian community, and vice-versa, take the community to football .


LA Daily News

Indians flock to Granada Hills to celebrate India independence

Atiq Rehman shucks corn for selling at his food booth at the 15th Annual India Independence Day Celebration on Aug. 16, 2014, at Granada Hills Charter High School.


Related Topix: Granada Hills, CA, Indio, CA, Los Angeles, CA, Indian-American


Before Ferguson: 5 Times the U.S. Imposed Curfews

After days of unrest following the fatal shooting of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown by white police officer Darren Wilson, residents of Ferguson, Missouri were placed under a state-imposed curfew on Sunday , which has since been lifted.


Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Jay Nixon, US Governors, Riot, Japanese-American