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  1. Women activists' plans to cross Korea's DMZ draws ireRead the original story

    2 hrs ago |

    The group of women includes feminist Gloria Steinem and two Nobel Peace laureates, Mairead Maguire from Ireland and Leymah Gbowee of Liberia. The group, called WomenCrossDMZ, says the crossing is intended to draw attention to the need for peace between the Korea neighbors.


  2. Theater group brings the many faces of 'Yellow Face' to Utah for first timeRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... City. "Yellow Face," a particularly slippery comedy, revolves around the autobiographical character of the Chinese-American playwright, known in the script as DHH. The playwright refers to the play as a "stage mockumentary" or unreliable memoir. ...


  3. Fourth Chinese charged over rhino hornsRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Namibian

    THE three Chinese men accused of trying to smuggle 14 rhinoceros horns out of Namibia in March last year could be joined in the dock by a compatriot, after another suspect was arrested in connection with their case this week. The fourth suspect to be arrested about the alleged attempt to smuggle rhino horns and a leopard skin out of Namibia on 24 March last year is a 40-year-old Chinese resident of Otjiwarongo, Wang Hui, who was apprehended in Windhoek on Monday evening.


  4. Asian Immigrants in the United States TodayRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | ImmigrationProf Blog

    Adding to the previous work on Asian American and Pacific Islanders, the Center for American Progress has published analysis looking at the demographics and contributions to society of Asian immigrants in the United States today. Today's Asian immigrant community is diverse: Chinese, Filipino, Indian, Vietnamese, Korean, and Japanese immigrants are the top six nationalities of Asian immigrants and account for 85 percent of the total Asian immigrant population.


  5. Women activists to march through DMZRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | WAPT-TV Jackson

    Calling their march a call for peace, 30 female activists are expected to walk from the North Korean border across the Demilitarized Zone to South Korea. The group of women includes feminist Gloria Steinem and two Nobel Peace laureates, Mairead Maguire from Ireland and Leymah Gbowee of Liberia.


  6. 2015 Sing For Your Heart GalaRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | BlogTO

    The annual Sing For Your Heart Gala celebrates its 25th anniversary and its ongoing dedication in bringing awareness to heart disease and stroke directly affecting the Chinese Canadian population. Organized by the Chinese Canadian Council of the Heart and Stroke Foundation, the 2015 Sing for Your Heart Gala is an annual black tie event that raises funds for research and heart health promotion in the Chinese community.


  7. China's biggest Gay Dating App(with over 15 million registered users...Read the original story

    20 hrs ago | Xtra!

    China's biggest Gay Dating App making its debut at 2015 Toronto Pride... China's biggest Gay Dating App making its debut at 2015 Toronto Pride... Here is a coming event about China's biggest gay dating app making its debut at 2015 Toronto Pride. Based in Toronto, Canada, YorkSpring Canada is proud to serve the LGBT community both in China and Canada.


  8. Kelowna Museums highlighting area history with cemetery toursRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Kelowna Capital News

    Kelowna's past might appear to be monochromatic, but tucked into the hillside behind a local golf course, a different story can be found. Headstones from the last century highlight the remnants of bustling Chinese and Japanese communities that long ago dwindled due to restrictive immigration policies and shifting economic realities.


  9. China works jointly with African countries to comb...Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Walta Information Centre

    Speaking at a workshop on "addressing wildlife trafficking" on Thursday in Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa, La Yifan, Chinese Ambassador to Ethiopia noted that the Chinese government has been taking various measures to address illegal ivory trade and to protect wildlife resources. The one-day workshop was organized by China's Wildlife Trade Monitoring Network in collaboration with the Chinese Embassy in Ethiopia under the theme, "refusing illegal wildlife trade."


  10. Chinese women rock the trend as online entrepreneursRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | South China Morning Post

    The number of women running online businesses is growing, they're getting younger and are venturing into sectors once dominated by men Just over half of online shops on Taobao e-commerce platform are started by women, according to its parent company, Alibaba. Photo: SCMP Pictures Women entrepreneurs are edging out their male counterparts in the mainland's booming online shopping industry, according to an industry report.


  11. KHL looks to expand into ChinaRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    The Kontinental Hockey League wants to expand into China, hoping to use a successful Chinese Winter Olympic bid to conquer the vast market. Beijing is the front-runner to host the 2022 Olympics and if successful, "will essentially be forced to develop hockey from nothing," KHL president Dmitry Chernyshenko told the Tass agency.


  12. HANGZHOU: Alibaba's Jack Ma backs female entrepreneursRead the original story

    Yesterday | Asia News Network

    The rapid development of new technology and the widespread use of the Internet will help more Chinese women to become entrepreneurs, a conference packed with famous names was told on Wednesday. However, they will face more difficulties than their male peers, such as the challenge of maintaining a good work-life balance and prejudice in the business world.


  13. Study finds acculturation determines consumer responses to service failures.Read the original story

    Yesterday | 4 Hoteliers

    Chinese American consumers react differently to service failures depending on the extent to which they have integrated into American culture, suggest Dr Karin Weber and Professor Cathy Hsu of the School of Hotel and Tourism Management at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University and a co-author. In a recently published research paper, they report the results of a study that considered the reactions of Chinese Americans with different levels of acculturation to customer service failure.


  14. Is Harvard Showing Bias Against Asian-Americans?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | National Public Radio

    ... campus. "Asian-American applicants shouldn't be racially profiled in college admissions," says Swann Lee, a Chinese-American writer from Brookline, Mass. "Asian-Americans should have the playing field leveled." Lee is the mother of twin 11-year-old ...


  15. PolyU Study Finds Acculturation Determines Consumer Responses to Service FailuresRead the original story

    Wednesday | Bottom Line

    HFTP is the premier global professional association serving members in hospitality careers. Since 1952, HFTP's mission has been to provide members with superior networking opportunities, industry-leading events, comprehensive certification programs, unique educational opportunities, and other essential resources for professional growth.


  16. Help Honor Fallen Houston Police Department Officer - "Wear the Blue" on FridayRead the original story

    Wednesday |

    Houston, Texas -- This Friday, May 22nd HPD Officer Richard Martin will be laid to rest. Show your support by 'wearing the blue' on Friday as a way to let the family of Officer Martin and the HPD and peace officer community know we appreciate and respect what they do for our community! May 11-17 was National Police Week established by President John F. Kennedy as National Police Officers Memorial Day.


  17. Chinese, aboriginal leaders honour Jim ChuRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Vancouver Courier

    Squamish Nation elder Bob Baker applauds Jim Chu Tuesday at an event in which the retiring chief was honoured for his service to the city's aboriginal and Chinese communities.The communities also welcomed new chief, Adam Palmer, in a traditional "blanketing" ceremony. The event was held at the Aboriginal Friendship Centre.


  18. Federal jury indicts six Chinese men for stealing US trade secretsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Big News

    A federal grand jury has indicted six Chinese citizens, including three Chinese professors, for what authorities say was a decade-long conspiracy to steal trade secrets from US tech companies Avago and Skyworks for the benefit of the Chinese government. The US Department of Justice charged the suspects with economic espionage and theft of trade secrets in a 32-count indictment.


  19. Enter the Dragon ... Boat Festival That IsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Roll Call

    Politics may stop at the water's edge, but competition among Capitol Hill staffers and alumni only intensified at the recent DC Dragon Boat Festival, with teams looking for bragging rights among their colleagues. As long as it wasn't too early.


  20. Nathalie Atkinson: Why does the West continue to distort Chinese culture?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Globe and Mail

    ... is the exhibition's artistic director, and, according to press notes there are images in the exhibit of Chinese-American actress Anna May Wong, the first Chinese-American Hollywood star. Hers was a reluctant stardom because it required playing to ...