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  1. S. Korea, Japan to hold defense minister...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Korea Herald

    South Korean and Japanese defense chiefs will meet next week for the first time in four years amid soured ties over history rows, the Defense Ministry said Thursday. Defense Minister Han Min-koo "is scheduled to meet with his Japanese counterpart Gen Nakatani on May 30 in Singapore on the sidelines of the Shangri-La Dialogue," the ministry said in a release, citing the three-day regional security forum slated to start May 29. If held, it will be the first bilateral talks between the top defense officials in four years, as they have shunned such meetings due to strained relations over history-related issues.

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  2. Korea-Japan-U.S. ties no zero-sum game'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Korea Herald

    Despite the strained ties between Seoul and Tokyo and other challenges, the South Korea-U.S. alliance is "more resilient, deeper and broader than ever," former U.S. ambassador to Korea Kathleen Stephens said. Concerns persist over Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's drive for a "normal state" and ongoing attempts to undercut the country's imperial past and previous apologies for wartime atrocities such as its sexual enslavement of Korean women on frontline brothels.

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  3. My friend, Jason RezaianRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | WGBH

    The last time I saw my friend, the Washington Post Iran correspondent Jason Rezaian, we were sitting at a cafA in San Francisco, a few blocks away from the Bay Bridge. It was 2012 and he was with his wife, the Iranian journalist Yeganeh Salehi, who I tutored in my writing class at the San Francisco Writers' Grotto.

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

    Thursday May 21 | 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.

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  5. Asian Garden Mall hosting public voting this weekend to help decide...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | The Wave

    It's to help select a design for the Courage to Rebuild monument, a potentially $100,000 public art display that will go in front of the Asian Garden Mall, and is meant to symbolize the success of the Vietnamese-American diaspora in Orange County and the contributions the community has made over the past 40 years. Alicia Jao, the daughter of prominent businessman Frank Jao, and one of five people on the Courage to Rebuild selection committee, has given up her vote to the public.

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  6. Congresswoman apologizes for Indian whooping-cry caricatureRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    U.S. Senate candidate Loretta Sanchez apologized Sunday after a videotape surfaced showing her making a whooping cry in reference to Native Americans that brought her a cascade of reprimands from fellow Democrats to posts on Twitter. Speaking to party activists at a state Democratic convention Sunday, Sanchez described herself as a longtime champion of civil and human rights who has Native American blood in her mother's family.

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  7. Harvard fairer to some than othersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Washington Examiner

    This week, more than 60 Asian-American organizations filed a federal complaint against Harvard University for systematically discriminating against students of Asian ancestry. The complaint claims, with some evidence, that the prestigious school, which takes a great deal of federal money, has conspired to limit the number of Asians enrolled at any given time to somewhere between 15-18 percent of the student population.

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  8. On Pitch Perfect, Mean Girls, and the limits of satireRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Feministing

    The first time I watched Pitch Perfect , I was surrounded by twelve 14-year-old girls who comprised the 9th grade girls' basketball team I coached. I had never heard of the movie, but I loved music and acapella, so I was on board.

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  9. Did Cameron Crowe 'Whitewash' Pacific Islanders Out Of Aloha ?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Refinery 29

    Not everyone's looking forward to Cameron Crowe's newest film. The New York Post reports the Media Action Network for Asian Americans is reportedly blasting the director for "whitewashing" his latest movie, Aloha .

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

    Wednesday May 20 | National Public Radio

    ... Indian groups, and it claims Harvard uses racial quotas to control the number of Asian-Americans on campus. "Asian-American applicants shouldn't be racially profiled in college admissions," says Swann Lee, a Chinese-American writer from Brookline, ...

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  11. How one woman beat South Korea's pay gapRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | CNN

    South Korean women suffer the worst pay gap in the developed world, and the discrimination doesn't end there. That didn't stop one budding entrepreneur.

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  12. Harvard's Asian Problem: Jason Riley has an oped in the Wall ...Read the original story

    Wednesday May 20 | Instapundit.com

    ... as it has evinced a single-minded obsession in pursuing only racial matters that affect blacks . The Asian-American coalition's lawsuit could be the nail on the coffin for affirmative action, though the Supreme Court may nail it down sooner if it ...

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  13. Audit Your Facebook Pages for DiversityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Switched

    San Diego's Crawford High school where I graduated in 1977 was once determined by the California Department of Education to be the most diverse high school in the state. Since California is the most diverse state, I will stretch things a bit to say I went to the most diverse high school in the nation.

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  14. Duke professor whose online comments about 'the Asians' sparked...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Duke University professor Jerry Hough recently sparked outrage with online comments about "the blacks" and "the Asians" that he wrote in response to a New York Times article called " In his online comment on the article, Hough opined that Asian-Americans were more successful than African-Americans because "they didn't feel sorry for themselves, but worked doubly hard." Thanks to the internet, these comments gave him instant notoriety.

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  15. A Positive Stereotype Both Helps and Harms Asian-American StudentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Chronicle.com

    ... Asian-Americans, she says, and they have higher high-school-dropout rates than African-Americans and Latinos. Asian-American organizations last week voiced their frustration in gaining access to elite colleges by filing federal complaints alleging ...

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

    Wednesday May 20 | 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.

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

    Wednesday May 20 | Emailwire.com

    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.

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  18. BBCN Makes Big Retail Push as Key Reg Threshold LoomsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | National Mortgage News

    ... in particular, is expected to bring in a new class of "high-net-worth individuals," Kim said. "Korean- and Asian-American immigrants have matured during the last 20-30 years, and I think it's about time to offer these services," Kim added. The Seoul ...

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

    Wednesday May 20 | 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.

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  20. L.A. voters decide any change will be an improvementRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | LA Daily News

    ... Mile - where people are fed up with development and traffic. Excitement about the possibility of the first Asian-American on the council in two decades may have trumped interest in doubling the number of women on the horseshoe. Also in the Valley, ...

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