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  1. Stereotypes Associated with Desis in the USRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 |

    William Shakespeare once said, "What's in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet". We often try to label people and put them in different categories, unaware of the consequences of creating stereotypes.


  2. A Beautifully Illustrated Comic That Might Make You Rethink Self-Help BooksRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Switched

    ... Read an excerpt of Sakugawa book below. For further reading, check out her badass tribute to her Asian-American role model, Claudia Kishi from the Baby-Sitters Club . Makkai humorously turns the conventional family saga on its head, in a clever ...


  3. Walsh resigns as Indian hockey chief coachRead the original story

    Tuesday | Big News

    After guiding the Indian men's hockey team to the Asian Games gold, Terry Walsh resigned as the chief coach Tuesday citing "difficulty in adjusting to the functioning of the country's bureaucratic system which is not working in the interest of its hockey players". "I hereby tender my resignation as the chief coach of the Indian men's hockey team as I am finding considerable difficulty adjusting to the decision-making style of the sporting bureaucracy in India which I believe, in the long term, is not in the best interests of Indian hockey or its players," Walsh wrote in a letter to Sports Authority of India director general Jiji Thomson.


  4. Japanese man shot dead in Las PinasRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | ABS-CBN News

    Investigators are looking into the possible involvement of at least two Japanese men in the killing of a 32-year-old Japanese businessman over the weekend, a police official said Monday. Police officer Rey Viloria said one of the Japanese men was with the victim Shinsuke Toba, a native of Japan's Yamanashi Prefecture who was shot dead around 11:30 p.m. Saturday in a dimly-lit street in the Las Pinas suburb in Metro Manila.


  5. Signage for largest Fil-Am mural in US unveiledRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Weekend Balita

    Los Angeles City officials and Filipino-American community leaders unveiled the signage for the largest Fil-Am mural in the United States on Saturday. "I see this new sign as a bridge, in the same way that the mural has become a bridge to other cultures," said Eliseo Art Silva, the Fil-Am artist who created the mural depicting Filipino-American history and culture.


  6. Balita columnist Leo Monsalud to speak at HiFi's 2014 Trade FairRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Weekend Balita

    The First International Filipino Business Trade Fair will be held at the Filipino American Community of Los Angeles Social Hall along Temple St in Los Angeles on December 5 & 6, 2014, Dr. Veronico Agatep, president of HiFi California LLc announced recently. The FAIR aims to establish deeper business relationships between Filipino-American and Philippine-based entrepreneurs.


  7. Chief Hockey Coach Walsh Resigns Over 'Pay Dispute'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Outlook

    In a sudden jolt to Indian hockey, chief coach Terry Walsh today resigned from his post because of a "pay dispute" with the Sports Authority of India, barely three weeks after guiding the team to a historic gold medal in the Asian Games in Incheon. The 60-year-old Australian, himself a noted Olympian, submitted his resignation in dramatic fashion, saying that he was finding it difficult to adjust to the decision making style of the sporting bureaucracy in the country.


  8. Checking the morgueRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Bangkok Post

    Police are checking unclaimed corpses of Asian men to determine if any of them match the description of an elderly Japanese man missing since last month. Updating the media on the high-profile disappearance of Yoshinori Tetsuo, 79, senior police officials Tuesday said they were investigating thoroughly the backgrounds of Mr Tetsuo's 46-year-old Thai companion and her taxi driver husband, both of whom were detained Monday.


  9. PH Honorary Consul General in Canada resignsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | ABS-CBN News

    Embattled honorary consul general for Southern Alberta Ferdinand Aguirre has stepped down from his post following controversies hounding his office. Aguirre has been the subject of complaints from Filipinos regarding alleged charging of unnecessary fees and non-issuance of receipts for services from the consulate.


  10. China economy grows at slowest pace in 5 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Chinese women walk past a luxury fashion boutique at a shopping mall in Beijing, China Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014. China's economic growth waned to a five-year low of 7.3 percent last quarter, raising concerns of a spillover effect on the global economy but falling roughly in line with Chinese leaders' plans for a controlled slowdown.


  11. Top Japanese security official arrives in Seoul for talks with gov't officialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Arirang TV

    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's national security advisor touched down in Seoul this Tuesday for talks with South Korean officials. During his meeting with Korean National Security Advisor Kim Kwan-jin, the two discussed matters of mutual interest and bilateral relations.


  12. Multicultural week festivities underwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Madison Publishing

    As the immigrant population in Pemberton continues to grow, so too does the number of cultural communities establishing themselves in the Spud Valley. The Pemberton Multicultural Network is looking to bring those communities together through a week of celebration that will culminate with a major gathering on Saturday .


  13. US group to contest immunity for PM ModiRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Nation

    New York- A US group that had filed a case against Prime Minister Narendra Modi for alleged crimes against humanity had said it would contest the Obama administration's "suggestion of immunity" for the Indian leader. American Justice Centre, which filed the case against Modi during his recent visit to the US, said even as sitting head of government Modi can't escape prosecution for actions prior to assuming the Prime Minister's office.


  14. For a Nisei sisterhood, it's yesterday once moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Los Angeles Times

    The ladies gathered in Rose Honda's West Los Angeles home, faded mementos of their lives laid out on the teak dining table. There are photos of outings in pin curls, saddle shoes and white gloves.


  15. Art as TherapyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Psychology Today

    ... n, I've published a collection of poems that I've cultivated over the past two years which touch on themes of Asian-American experiences, Christianity, cultural shame, and addictions.


  16. UNLIKE the Malays, the Chinese are not EXTREMISTRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Malaysia Chronicle

    Two news items drew my attention this week: one was about Dr Syed Farid al-Attas, a liberal and progressive Muslim scholar of considerable clout and repute who is currently teaching at the National University of Singapore. I am surprised that he was allowed to come to Kuala Lumpur to talk about Islam when another Muslim scholar from Indonesia, Dr Ulil Abshar Abdalla, was denied entry into the country.


  17. Parliamentary speaker to visit JapanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Korea Herald

    South Korea's parliamentary speaker will visit Japan next week for talks with top Japanese politicians, including Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, on ways to deepen the two countries' ties, his office said Tuesday. Chung Ui-hwa's three-day visit from Sunday comes at the invitation of Bunmei Ibuki, the speaker of Japan's lower house of parliament, according to the office.


  18. 'Rock star' welcome planned for Indian PMRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Age

    On his way: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives at the headquarters of the ruling BJP in Delhi on Saturday. Photo: AFP Delhi: Australia's 450,000-strong Indian community are planning a rock-star welcome for new Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi when he makes his first visit to Australia next month.


  19. New services for Chinese small businessesRead the original story

    Monday | China Daily

    New York City's Department of Small Business Services announced that it will be working with the Renaissance Economic Development Corporation and the Shorefront YM-YWHA, two local organizations that work with Chinese immigrants, to provide Chinese-language services to entrepren eu rs looking for help. The organizations will be working alongside the SBS as part of the Immigrant Business Initiative, a partnership with the philanthropic arm of Citibank that was announced in May. "Immigrant entrepreneurs are vital to the City's identity and economy, opening businesses that create jobs and bring great diversity and energy to our most dynamic communities," said Maria Torres-Springer, commissioner of the SBS, in an earlier statement.


  20. Innovation is better in India than anywhere in world, says Gururaj DeshpandeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Express India

    Describing India as a ripe ground for innovation, an eminent Indian American venture capitalist and entrepreneur believes that innovation is happening better in the country than anywhere else in the world. "Innovation is happening in India better than anywhere in the world," said Gururaj Deshpande, who is best known for co-founding the internet equipment manufacturer Sycamore Networks, the Deshpande Centre for Technological Innovation at MIT and the Deshpande Foundation.