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1 hr ago | Sys-Con Media

Fractal Analytics Wins Fast 50 Asian American Business Award for Second Consecutive Year

The award recognizes the outstanding economic achievements of Asian American-owned businesses and their exemplary growth in the national economy.

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5 hrs ago | SurInEnglish.com

The Chinese community in Malaga has quadrupled in a decade and continues to grow

Going against the general decline of foreign residents living in the province, the amount of Chinese registered on the padron continues to rise with them now being the seventh highest, having risen above French.

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Related Topix: Europe, Spain, World News, Chinese-American

Sun Jul 27, 2014

St. Cloud Times

Anti-abortion laws often rooted in racismAnti-abortion laws often...

Anti-abortion laws often rooted in racism Some states' legislators propose abortion restrictions based on racial myths.

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Related Topix: Abortion, Opinion

New York Magazine

Is Race Plastic? My Trip Into the \"Ethnic Plastic Surgery\" Minefield

"You've got some nice Caucasian features," Dr. Edmund Kwan says, inspecting my face at his Upper East Side plastic-surgery practice, where the waiting room includes an ottoman larger than my kitchen table.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Eyelid Surgery, African-American, Sports

Montreal Gazette

Asian stem cell donors are rare in Quebec

Two months since she suffered a relapse of leukemia, Mai Duong still hasn't found a compatible stem cell donor, but her friends haven't lost hope.

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Related Topix: Vietnamese-American

Newsday

Curt Clawson, congressman from Fla., mistakes U.S. officials for Indian diplomats

Rep. Curt Clawson addresses what he believes are members of the Indian government at a House hearing on July 24, 2014.

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Related Topix: Indian-American

Psychology Today

Get Rid of These 3 Asperger Myths Once and For All

The other day, I saw this YouTube video called, What Kind of Asian Are You? It's funny, but also painful, as it exposes many Caucasian stereotypes of their Asian Americans in the United States.

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Express India

100 Indians committed suicide in the UAE every year since 2011

Around 100 Indians have committed suicide in the United Arab Emirates every year since 2011, India's ambassador here said, calling on the expatriate community to help people in distress, particularly those with financial problems.

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Related Topix: Suicide, World News, Middle East, United Arab Emirates, Indian-American

Korea Herald

[Editorial] Pulling Park's leg?

Last week, the U.N. Committee on Human Rights called on Japan to ensure that effective, independent and impartial investigations be launched into wartime sex slavery and to offer an apology to "comfort women," who were forced to work in its military brothels.

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Related Topix: Yasuo Fukuda

Northwest Asian Weekly

Asian American unemployment rises according to study

The United States Department of Labor provides some disturbing data on Asian American unemployment among young people.

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Related Topix: Law, Employment / Labor Law

Sat Jul 26, 2014

VDARE

Why Does America Tolerate Indian Immigrant Medical Fraud?

Third World levels of corruption in our health care system are an inevitable consequence of welcoming Third World doctors, especially when large amounts of money can so easily be extracted from our loosely monitored Medicare and Medicaid bureaucrats .

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Related Topix: New Jersey Government, New Jersey, Indian-American, Prison

San Francisco Chronicle

Supervisors' soda tax vote isn't good omen for backers

Heather Knight, City Insider columnist for the San Francisco Chronicle, is seen on Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2012 in San Francisco, Calif.

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Related Topix: San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Chinese-American, University of San Francisco

Breitbart.com

Report: NYC Mayor de Blasio Wages 'War' on Poor Asian Students

Liberal New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and his progressive allies often accuse conservatives of waging a war on women and love to gin up the "income inequality" and "class warfare" rhetoric.

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Related Topix: Chinatown (New York, NY), New York, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, New York Government, African-American

Inside Bay Area

Oakland's Maxine Hong Kingston to be awarded National Medal of Arts

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

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Related Topix: Arts, Poetry, UC Berkeley

Northwest Asian Weekly

As Vietnam's women go abroad, dads tend the home

Pham Duc Viet stands at home in Vu Hoi, Vietnam. When his wife moved to Taiwan nine years ago to work as a maid, he took over the household chores and raised their two children on top of his regular work as a farmer and carpenter.

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Related Topix: Vietnamese-American

Medical News Today

Study identifies genes linked to breast cancer in East Asian women

A new study in East Asian women has identified three genetic changes linked to an increased risk of breast cancer .

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Related Topix: Vanderbilt University, Genetics, Biology, Science, World News, Japan, Health

The Times of India

Sampat Shivangi appointed to top health post in America

Shivangi last week assumed the office of chair of the Board of Mental Health which is the second largest state agency with a budget close to billion dollars with the staff of 8,500.

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Related Topix: Indian-American, Mississippi State, MS, George Bush

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Kevin, M.D.

America's need for a diverse generation of family physicians

Since joining my current practice two years ago, I've noticed that I care for a disproportionate number of immigrants of Chinese and other Asian descent compared to my colleagues.

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Related Topix: Prison, Brown University, University of Texas at Austin

Switched

Rep. Curt Clawson Mistakes U.S. Officials For Indian Nationals, Awkwardness Ensues

Rep. Curt Clawson, R-Fla., smiles after a ceremonial swearing-in with Speaker of the House John Boehner, R-Ohio, and his mother, Cherie Clawson, left, at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, June 25, 2014.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Frederica Wilson, US House of Representatives, Democrat, John Boehner, Republican, Ohio, Indian-American, Representative Trey Radel, US Senate, John McCain

WWLP

Farmer's market is rolling through Springfield

The Mobile Farmer's Market had no trouble selling its vegetables at the Linden Towers Apartments in Springfield.

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Related Topix: Springfield, MA, Life, Food, Vegetables, Vietnamese-American

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