Asian-American Newswire (Page 10)

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  1. Race Is a Key Variable in Assigning Lipoprotein(a) Cutoff Values for...Read the original story

    Thursday Feb 19 | Circulation

    From the Division of Biostatistics, School of Public Health and Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology , University of Minnesota, Minneapolis; Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD ; Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison ; Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Washington, Seattle ; and Health Diagnostics Laboratory, Richmond, VA .

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  2. Sex, Lies and Espionage: Did a Professor Spy for the FBI?Read the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Bloomberg

    Suspended University of South Florida Professor Dajin Peng stands at a park near the campus in Tampa, Florida, on Oct. 10, 2014. Photographer: Phelan M. Ebenhack/Bloomberg -- When Dianne Mercurio first knocked on Dajin Peng's door, he was searching the Internet for the best way to kill himself.

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  3. India House to provide retirement living for Indian seniorsRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Community Advocate Newspaper

    The Indian Circle of Caring has announced a new initiative for independent retirement living and assisted living for Indian seniors at New Horizons in Marlborough, developed by the Cummings Foundation. This facility, which occupies the full first floor of a building, will offer Indian cuisine and a social and religious environment specifically designed for the Indian community.

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  4. Cellist Yo-Yo Ma celebrates Year of the Sheep at concert with Chinese artistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Brandon Sun

    Cellist Yo-Yo Ma and a bevy of Chinese artists celebrated the Year of the Sheep at the New York Philharmonic's fourth annual Chinese New Year concert. Among the diplomats, business leaders and VIPs at Lincoln Center Tuesday night were U.N. Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson, International Monetary Fund Deputy Managing Director Min Zhu and former World Bank president James Wolfensohn.

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  5. Indian-American appointed to key federal aviation post in USRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | The Times of India

    An Indian-American aviation expert has been appointed to a key position in the national aviation authority of the US. WASHINGTON: An Indian-American aviation expert has been appointed to a key position in the national aviation authority of the US, where he will oversee and execute operations in nine different regions nationwide.

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  6. Filipino women who move to Canada face breast cancer risk at younger ageRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Medical News

    Filipinos who move to Canada are diagnosed with breast cancer at a younger age than women from other parts of East Asia or Caucasians, new research has found. They are also more likely to be diagnosed with a more aggressive form of cancer and are more likely to undergo a mastectomy, according to a paper published online in the Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health .

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  7. Illegal immigrants who helped run cannabis factory are jailedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Tring Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Two Vietnamese men, who came into the country illegally, helped run a commercial cannabis factory from a house in Hemel Hempstead.

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  8. Former TFC head to share experience as ex-OFW at global summitRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | ABS-CBN News

    The head of ABS-CBN Integrated News and Current Affairs is among the speakers invited to share their experiences as overseas Filipinos in the 3rd Global Summit of Filipinos in the Diaspora in Manila. Ging Reyes will share her journey not only as The Filipino Channel's former news bureau chief, but also as an overseas Filipino herself.

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  9. 'Work permits for H1-B spouses is a game-changer'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Rediff.com

    'Now, the H1-B spouses can be employed in the United States while on an H-4 visa, and in many cases, these spouses will now begin working or starting their own companies,' says immigration expert Prakash Khatri. he US's latest policy that will now allow spouses of H-1B visa-holders to take up jobs when in America is perceived to be a game-changer initiative for thousands of highly skilled Indian professionals who are currently working in the US.

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  10. V-Day events set to campaign against abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Korea Herald

    Stage performances in Korea will help raise funds for local women's charities and campaign against abuse, with the first kicking off this weekend in Busan. They are part of V-Day, an international movement started by "Vagina Monologues" author Eve Ensler, which campaigns to stop violence against women and girls.

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  11. Reform for high-skilled immigrants beginsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | TheBostonChannel.com

    On Tuesday, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services announced that select H-4 visa holders will be eligible for employment authorization. It was part of President Obama's executive action on immigration in November, but has been part of a grassroots movement for much longer.

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  12. Culture association headquarters moving to NIURead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Daily Herald

    ... its current location at Knox College in Illinois. It serves African-American, Latino, Native American and Asian-American campus culture centers across the country. NIU officials say the association coming to the campus will add to the educational ...

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  13. LDP vice president urges Abe to uphold past WWII apologiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | The Japan Times

    The vice president of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party urged Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Wednesday to uphold past government apologies and expressions of remorse for Japan's wartime aggression in Asia as Abe prepares to issue a statement on the 70th anniversary of World War II's end. "The more clarifies that he inherits the statements for the 50th and 60th war anniversaries, the better he can cast a spotlight on the future of Japan" in his upcoming statement, Masahiko Komura told reporters.

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  14. Spouses of H-1B visa holders to get work permits in USRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Mydigitalfc.com

    In a move that will benefit thousands of Indians, the US has decided to provide work permits to professionally qualified spouses of H-1B visa holders from May 26. Under existing laws, spouses of H-1B visa holders, many of whom are Indians, are not eligible to work. The US Citizenship and Immigration Services will begin accepting applications for work visas from H-1B spouses on May 26. Once USCIS approves the 'Form I-765' and the H-4 dependent spouse receives an Employment Authorisation Card,, he or she may begin working in the United States.

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  15. US to provide work permits for H-1B spouses visa holders from May 26Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | India.com

    Washington, Feb 25: In a move that brought cheer to Indian techies, the US Citizenship and Immigration Services has announced that spouses of H-1B and a handful of other visa holders will be eligible to work from May 26. "The Department of Homeland Security is extending eligibility for employment authorization to certain H-4 dependant spouses of H-1B non-immigrants who are seeking employment-based lawful permanent resident status," the announcement said. The H-4 visa is given to spouses of those on an H-1B, as well as a handful of other, less common, visas.

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  16. Chinese nabbed for B1m diamond theftRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Bangkok Post

    Three Chinese men have been detained at the border while trying to cross it to Cambodia, allegedly for stealing a large diamond worth over one million baht from a jewellery fair. Pol Col Pairach Pookcharoen, superintendent of Sa Kaeo immigration police, said the three men had entered Thailand from Hong Kong two days ago before stealing the diamond from a gems trader showcasing products at the 55th Bangkok Gems and Jewellery Fair at Impact Muang Thong Thani in Nonthaburi on Tuesday morning.

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  17. Indian-American Appointed to Key Federal Aviation PostRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 24 | INDOlink

    WASHINGTON: An Indian American has been appointed to a key position in the Federal Aviation Administration . Ravi Chaudhary has been made in charge of oversight and execution of aviation operations in nine different regions.

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  18. T. Geronimo Johnson's 'Welcome to Braggsvile' a riotous -- and tragic -- novel about raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    ... Davenport, a young white Southerner studying at UC Berkeley. Along with three fellow students -- Louis, an Asian-American comedian; Charlie, an African-American athlete, and Candice, a white Iowan who claims to be part Native American -- D'aron ...

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  19. Reading of Joker's Game Musical Set for Today at Ripley Grier StudiosRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 24 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... the last few years refining Joker's Game. They will now test their rewrites in English with a nearly all Asian-American cast, many whom have Broadway, off-Broadway and West End credits like Miss Saigon, The King and I, Avenue Q, Anything Goes, and ...

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  20. George Shirakawa case: Likely sentence of probation, community service raises some eyebrowsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Inside Bay Area

    The community-service sentence a judge indicated he is likely to give former county Supervisor George Shirakawa Jr. for concocting a deceptive mailer that helped crony Xavier Campos win the 2010 San Jose city council election was raising eyebrows Tuesday. Shirakawa, who pleaded no contest Monday to one count of felony false impersonation, faced up to a year in jail.

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