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A Cultural Maifesto: Meditation on art & violence

That's just one of the expletive-laced threats I hear a middle-aged man scream at a young woman across several lanes of traffic at Meridian and St. Clair.


Related Topix: Asian-American, Religion, Falun Gong, Indianapolis, IN

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Free Republic

Sexist or helpful? Chinese women drivers get big, pink parking spaces

It's 2014. We should be well beyond the "women can't drive" sexism. But at one Chinese shopping mall, this clearly isn't the case.


Related Topix: Asian-American

Star Tribune

REVIEW: 'Mambo in Chinatown,' by Jean Kwok

BOOK REVIEW: East meets West in a warmhearted novel about dancing, family loyalty and the trials of the Chinese-American immigrant experience.


Related Topix: Asian-American, Medicine, Acupuncture, Health, Entertainment

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Allendale Columbia Offering Unique Chinese/American Summer Experience

This summer Allendale Columbia School will welcome Chinese students between the age of 7-17 for a week of immersion and cultural exchange.


Related Topix: Asian-American, Rochester, NY, University of Rochester

Mon Jul 21, 2014

CBS News

McDonald's, KFC operations in China affected by food scandal

Two Chinese men walk past a billboard advertising U.S. fast-food giant McDonald's, in Yichang, central China's Hubei province.


Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Life, Food, Fast Food, Asian-American, Restaurant Management, Mcdonalds, Yum Brands

China Daily

Women trade empower ideas

Women leaders in politics, business, and design from the United States and China voiced their different opinions on how to empower women and move ahead in the workplace at a recent symposium held at the United Nations in New York.


Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, US Politics, Hillary Clinton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Asian-American

Sat Jul 19, 2014


Gene Luen Yang: 'Our world is colorful, so our books should be too.'

When we last spoke with graphic novelist Gene Luen Yang , his advice for writers is to "give up TV."


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The Campbell Reporter

Asian-Americans and SCA-5: Here's why many oppose it

For high school students aiming to attend a top college, July is filled with exam prep, community service, lab work, internships, music and athletic camps.


Related Topix: Asian-American, Education Etc., Union City, CA, Standardized Testing, Education, Opinion

Fri Jul 18, 2014


Plus-sized parking spaces for Chinese women drivers

The parking spaces outside a Chinese shopping mall are distinctive: marked out in pink, signposted "Respectfully reserved for women", and around 30 centimetres wider than normal.


Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Asian-American,

The Wall Street Journal

Bill Clinton Had Blunt Words During 1997 Speech Prep

As then-President Bill Clinton prepped for his State of the Union address in 1997, he offered his advisers blunt thoughts on everything from the desired racial make-up of the crowd to his failure to pass a health-care plan.


Related Topix: Bill Clinton, History in the News, US News, State of the Union, Asian-American, Washington, Washington Government

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Asian Pacific Americans Demand Apology for Racist Comment by Bob Beckel?

Asian Pacific American Advocates, a national membership-driven organization of community advocates dedicated to advancing the political, social, and economic well-being of Asian Pacific Americans , demands an apology from Bob Beckel for the racist comment he recently made on Fox News' "The Five".

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Related Topix: The Five, Entertainment, Television, Asian-American

People's Daily Online

President Xi's four visits to Latin America raise China's profile

Chinese president Xi Jinping arrived in Brazil on his four-nation visit to Brazil, Argentina, Venezuela and Cuba on July 14, 2014 .


Related Topix: China, Asia, Asian-American, Xi Jinping, Argentina

Twin Cities Daily Planet

Iggers Digest | Weekend Chinese brunch at the Minneapolis Tea House

The weekend buffet brunch at the Tea House , 2425 University Ave., Minneapolis is still pretty new, but word seems to have gotten out in the local Chinese community - we arrived around 1 p.m. last Saturday, and every table in the place was taken.


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Seattle Times

‘A Chinaman’s Chance’: what makes a Chinese American

There is a wonderful passage in "A Chinaman's Chance" in which Eric Liu describes the "obsessive-compulsive liturgy" he created in his head in order to pray for his hospitalized father's recovery: "It was an autodidact's hodgepodge prayer, with all the sincerity and hybrid incoherence of the self-taught.


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Zhou Xun and Archie Kao's surprise wedding

Chinese actress Zhou Xun and her boyfriend, Chinese-American actor Archie Kao , surprised everyone at the "One Night" charity gala in Hangzhou last night, when they said their "I Dos" on stage.


Related Topix: Wedding, Xun Zhou, Asian-American, Entertainment

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Malaysia Chronicle

Doing Good Job or Utter Failure! McA's responsibility to convey Chinese community's 'voices' - Wee

Although he is tasked to look after the affairs of new villages and handle SMEs that involve the Chinese community, Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Datuk Dr Wee Ka Siong said the MCA has the responsibility to convey Chinese community's voices if there is something contrary to the community's wishes regarding Chinese education.


Related Topix: Asian-American, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Family

Malaysia Chronicle

Stop the Dishonest Culture: M'sian education authorities tinker with historical facts - Again

As a response to the demand of United Chinese School Teachers' Association , the Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka had arranged a meeting for Jiao Zong, Curriculum Development Division and Textbook Division to discuss on the content and syllabus issues of History textbook for Standard Four students in Chinese primary schools.


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poetry scholar offers new perspective on Chinese poet

Li Qingzhao, 12th-century Chinese poet, is the subject of a new book by Ronald Egan, Confucius Institute Professor of Sinology at Stanford.


Related Topix: Arts, Poetry, Santa Clara County, CA, Stanford, CA, Asian-American


The Green Turtle, the first Asian American super hero returns to comics

If you heard the recent NPR's Codeswitch segment on The Green Turtle , the first Asian superhero created in the United States, you heard descriptions of the 1940s comic.


Related Topix: Asian-American

Tue Jul 15, 2014

'Project Mah Jongg' at the Contemporary Jewish Museum

My knowledge of the Jews in China came through the novels of Pearl Buck, particularly through her novel, "Peony."


Related Topix: Asian-American