Asian-American Newswire (Page 10)

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  1. Bigger Indian New Year celebrations to mark SG50Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Channelnewsasia.com

    TODAY reports: The Indian New Year celebrations this year include a street light-up along Serangoon Road, and the biennial UTSAV parade will showcase a bullock-cart procession. SINGAPORE: The annual Indian New Year celebrations in Little India are set to become more festive this year in honour of Singapore's 50th year of independence.

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  2. GOP must learn lessons from California: E.J. DionneRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Erie Times News

    Jim Brulte, California's Republican chairman, has sobering but useful words for his party's leaders and 2016 candidates: If they don't learn from what happened to the GOP here, they may doom themselves to repeating its decidedly unpleasant experience. "California is the leading edge of the country's demographic changes," Brulte said in an interview.

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  3. Community members believe subpoena power key to sheriffa s oversight committeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Pasadena Star-News

    Paul Jong, staff attorney for Asian Americans Advancing Justice Los Angeles, speaks during a town hall meeting at the Los Angeles County Arboretum & Botanic Garden on Wednesday, April 22, 2015. ARCADIA >> Community members sought subpoena power, transparency and accountability Wednesday during a town hall meeting to discuss the formation of a new citizen's oversight committee to oversee the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.

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  4. Hard work and fund raising leads to award nominationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Bromsgrove Standard

    Fostering service manager Kulvinder Kaur Sahota, from Foster Care Associates , has been put forward for the Asian Women of Achievement Award in recognition of her social and humanitarian work throughout her career as well as her fund-raising achievements. The shortlist for this year's awards will be made up of the likes of a national TV star, a global best-selling author, the niece of Jimmy Choo and the first Asian woman to win MasterChef.

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  5. New Asian women's center opens in ElmhurstRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Glendale Register

    New York City's Asian population will have more resources and help at their disposal, thanks to the hard work of the New York Women's Asian Center and a grant from the New York City Human Resources Administration . The funds from the grant will provide a wide-range of services to help survivors of domestic violence, as well as their children, in a new Queens location.

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  6. Salinas Asian Festival supports Chinatown renewalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Monterey County Herald

    The free festival, hosted by the Asian Cultural Experience, highlights the histories and cultures of the Chinese, Japanese and Filipino communities who have lived, worked and gathered in Salinas' Chinatown since the 1890s. It's also part of a campaign supporting the renewal of the neighborhood, a 12-square-block area bordered by North Main Street, East Rossi Street, Sherwood Drive and East Front Street.

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  7. Party differences in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Davis Enterprise

    It is very early, but the candidate field for the 2016 presidential race is firming up with some notable differences between Democrats and Republicans. The GOP ticket includes three confirmed, and another nine likely, candidates.

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  8. Australia turns down migrants while still at sea: Country's...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Daily Mail

    Australia turns down migrants while still at sea: Country's immigration controls are so tough that asylum seekers on naval ships are immediately returned Immigration controls in Australia are so tough that asylum seekers are rejected on board naval warships at sea before being returned immediately, it emerged yesterday. Australian prime minister Tony Abbott says the EU must 'urgently' follow his lead to stop migrants dying in the Mediterranean as they seek a new life in Europe.

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  9. Journalist Jose Antonio Vargas, arrested in Minnesota, returns to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Twin Cities Daily Planet

    ... told a crowd of more than 250 people at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs. He joked that since it was an Asian-American officer who pulled him over - Vargas was born in the Philippines - he thought the officer wasn't going to punish him for the ...

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  10. Can Baijiu, The World's Biggest Selling Spirit, Find A Marketplace In San Francisco?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | CBS Local

    CBS San Francisco Connect With Us At KPIX 5 PROGRAM GUIDE: KPIX 5 TV Schedule WATCH: A Glimpse Inside The Working KPIX 5 Newsroom Breaking News Send news tips, video & photos, and video to the KPIX 5 [...] CONNECT WITH KCBS Welcome to KCBS All News 740AM & 106.9FM on CBSSanFrancisco.com! LISTEN LIVE RIGHT NOW: KCBS Live Audio Stream LIKE KCBS Radio On Facebook: KCBS is the Bay Area's only all news station, serving listeners with [...] SAN FRANCISCO - It's an estimated $50 billion business without even having a major foothold in the United States. But ask alcohol consumers about Baijiu and the first thing they'll likely ask is, how do you pronounce that [it's bye-jeeoh]? The spirit has a long and storied history in China.

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  11. Tidal Echoes launch party set for Friday at EganRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Capital City Weekly

    This year's edition of Tidal Echoes, the University of Alaska Southeast's literary and art journal, will be celebrated with a release party at 7 p.m. Friday, April 24, at the Egan Lecture Hall. The event is free; light refreshments will be served.

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  12. New museum showcases history of Indians in SingaporeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | The Straits Times

    The new Indian Heritage Centre in Campbell Lane will feature artefacts such as a two-storey glazed ceramic tile mosque facade from Multan, Pakistan, dating back to the 1890s. Mounters and conservators worked on the artefact, which came partially assembled, to recreate the mosque's facade.

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  13. Broadcast networks touting diversity, at least in fall pilotsRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Los Angeles Times

    If TV pilots are any indication, the four major networks are planning fall lineups that could make prime-time television more diverse than ever. NBC has "The Curse of the Fuentes Women," a drama with a magical-realism bent about a Latino family, and "Love Is a Four Letter Word," a cross-cultural comedy from Korean American writer Diana Son.

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  14. The Lost Wars: Poverty, Drugs, SlaveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Daily Kos

    Are you shocked at academics who've just discovered descendants of slave owners and the enslaved are still waging war, or that corporate owned media has suddenly cast itself as Captain Renault - shocked, shocked to find that police brutality is going on in here, the Land of the Free, when, in the Home of The Brave alone, man's inhumanity to humans of color has been going on in here, since our forefathers lied to, stole from and murdered the first Native American. After our Civil War transformed us into superficial emancipation, warmongering turned its sights on subtler means of class-warfare.

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  15. Post-Decline Weibo: Subdued Big Vs and Brother OrangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | China Digital Times

    Wang Gongquan has taken pains to stay out of the public eye since he was released from police custody in January 2014 after admitting he helped finance protests linked to prominent legal activist Xu Zhiyong. But that now appears to have changed, with the venture capitalist venturing forth to speak on business topics.

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  16. Naomi Hirahara, Geraldine Knatz recover L.A.'s hidden history in 'Terminal Island'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Los Angeles Times

    A 1925 photo shows the Japanese fishing village that once stood on Terminal Island. Residents were removed after the bombing of Pearl Harbor, and the village was destroyed.

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  17. Portland band the Slants seeks new hearing after latest trademark lossRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Business Journal

    The Slants, which identify as an "Asian-American dance rock band," lost an appeal when a Federal panel upheld the denial of the band's trademark registration. However, the band is still allowed to keep its name.

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  18. Arrests made in serial burglaries aimed at Asian communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | WFAA-TV Dallas

    Arrests made in serial burglaries aimed at Asian community Police in Plano have arrested two men in connection to a series of aggravated robberies aimed at Asian residents. Check out this story on WFAA.com: http://on.wfaa.com/1yTH8rl PLANO - Police in Plano have arrested two men in connection to a series of aggravated robberies aimed at Asian residents.

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  19. John Horgan: A 75th anniversary is right time for Tanforan memorialRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | San Jose Mercury News

    Recently, a controversy erupted over a proposal to sell memorabilia once owned by Japanese-Americans who had spent time in U.S. internment camps during World War II. Rather quickly, the idea was quashed.

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  20. In Its Season Finale, 'Fresh Off The Boat' Is Still Wrestling With AuthenticityRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 22 | WNYC-AM New York

    ... to see yourself on TV, you hold your breath," she said. After all, the last network sitcom featuring an Asian-American family was Margaret Cho's All-American Girl in the 90s, which crashed and burned so badly - with both viewers and critics - that ...

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