New America Media, News Analysis, Posted: Apr 30, 2010
On the 35th anniversary of the end of the Vietnam War, Andrew Lam, NAM editor and author of Perfume Dreams: Reflections on the Vietnamese Diaspora, revisited his homeland with a PBS Newshour film crew to look at where Vietnam is heading, and assess its relationship with returning Vietnamese Americans.
China Press, News Report, Posted: Apr 28, 2010
New America Media, Commentary, Posted: Apr 28, 2010
The Vietnam war ended April 30, 1975 and since then much has changed. The poor-rich gap has widened and corruption is rampant. Many who won the war feel equally betrayed as those who were defeated 35 years ago.
New America Media, Video, Posted: Apr 27, 2010
hanks to class-action court settlement, a quarter-million elders and people with disabilities can now reapply for wrongly stopped or denied Social Security or SSI benefits. Those cut off because of often old or mistaken arrest warrants can reclaim their share of $500 million in lost benefits nationally
New America Media, News Report, Posted: Apr 27, 2010
New America Media, News Report, Posted: Apr 26, 2010
Chinese media are criticizing the lack of visibility of elected Chinese officials in the Bay Area in response to a rash of recent attacks on Asians, while community leaders react angrily to the violence.
New America Media, Video, Posted: Apr 25, 2010
Immigrant elders living in SRO hotels and subsidized apartments in the Tenderloin neighborhood of San Francisco managed to be counted in the decennial census, despite substantial obstacles.
New America Media, Commentary, Posted: Apr 24, 2010
Commentator Yoichi Shimatsu argues understanding Thailand's religious rivalries is key to understanding its Red Shirt rebellion.
New America Media, News Report, Posted: Apr 24, 2010
On Friday, Rev. Amos Brown gathered some of San Francisco’s Asian and African-American community, church and business leaders to come up with a course of action to end the recent string of violent acts in the city involving members of the two communities.
New America Media, Audio, Posted: Apr 23, 2010
This week on New America Now: Odette Keeley with headlines from New America Media, Valeria Fernandez and Stan Washington on Ethnic Media Watch, Budd Mackenzie talks about girls education in Afghanistan, Cuban scientist Umberto Rios looks at Cuban agriculture, and Curators Melissa Rinne and Alan Pate tell the story of "doll diplomacy" between the US and Japan.
New America Media, News Report, Posted: Apr 23, 2010
A massive earthquake in Eastern Tibet reveals fault lines between the Chinese-American and Tibetan-American communities.
YO! Youth Outlook Multimedia, Commentary, Posted: Apr 23, 2010
Two 18-year-old African-American men were charged with murder but not hate crimes Thursday in the fatal beating of a 59-year old Chinese-American man who had come to the aid of his son. Eight writers from Yo! Youth Outlook Multimedia write to Jin Cheng Yu, offering their thoughts on the death of his father.
New America Media, Commentary, Posted: Apr 23, 2010
Commentator Yoichi Shimatsu writes that the April 14th earthquake that's left at least 2,100 people dead in the Tibeatan Plateau shows Tibetan society needs fewer monks and more working men who can handle tough chores in an emergency.
Reappropriate, News Report, Posted: Apr 21, 2010
Inter-ethnic tension between the Black and Asian communities has risen to the forefront of blogosphere discussion in the last couple of weeks, following several reports of violence between the two groups.
YO! Youth Outlook Multimedia, Commentary, Posted: Apr 21, 2010
Three separate attacks on Asian Americans by black teenagers in the San Francisco neighborhood of Bayview-Hunters Point have some speculating that the incidents are a sign of escalating racial tensions. But one young man who was taught to rob Asians and Latinos says the crimes aren't about race at all.
Balitang America, News Report, Posted: Apr 20, 2010
Filipino overseas absentee voting in the United States began on April 10 for the Philippine national elections to be held on May 10. Philippine consulate officials in New York are expecting a bigger turnout this year of Filipino-American voters.
New America Media, Commentary, Posted: Apr 18, 2010
The battle for democracy playing out in Bangkok is revealing the messy underbelly of the land of a thousand smiles.
GMANews.TV, News Report, Posted: Apr 18, 2010
GMANews.TV, News Report, Posted: Apr 09, 2010
YO! Youth Outlook Multimedia, Video, Posted: Apr 07, 2010
At a recent stand-up performance in San Francisco, Bay Area native Kristina Wong joked about "going green" and dealing with having a stalker.
New America Media, Interview, Posted: Apr 06, 2010
A young Vietnamese woman's chance Internet encounter led to a year of captivity in a Cambodian brothel. She escaped, but thousands of young women and children like her are ensnared every year in a thriving sex trafficking network. Here is her story.
Asian Journal, News Report, Posted: Apr 06, 2010
GMANews.TV, News Report, Posted: Apr 05, 2010
Filipino Sailors Among Crew of Hijacked S.Korean Ship
Northwest Asian Weekly, News Report, Posted: Apr 05, 2010
Are Pacific Islanders Built for Pro-Football?
The Skanner News, News Report, Posted: Apr 04, 2010
Race Discrimination Lingers in Housing
GMANews.TV, News Report, Posted: Apr 04, 2010
Bill Seeks to Legalize Status of Immigrant U.S. Military Families
New America Media, News Analysis, Posted: Apr 03, 2010
Just released figures show the unemployment rate held steady at 9.7 percent. But unpacking the numbers shows that the unemployment rate actually rose for African Americans.
Sing Tao Daily, News Report, Posted: Apr 03, 2010
Chinese Voiced Angers on Safety in Community Meeting
Inquirer.net, Op-ed, Posted: Apr 02, 2010
Filipino-American columnist Rodel Rodis believes the new computerized system alone for the Philippine presidential elections in May will not get rid of widespread voting fraud.
Inquirer.net, News Report, Posted: Apr 02, 2010
US Nurses' Group Asks Philippine Government to Free Detained Health Workers
China Daily USA, Editorial, Posted: Apr 02, 2010
The U.S. administration seems to be trying to convince its public of an untruth: that China is the true cause of America’s economic woes — and that China possesses “weapons of mass economic destruction.”
World Journal, News Report, Posted: Apr 02, 2010
Clampdown on Knives Ahead of Shanghai World Expo
New America Media, Commentary, Posted: Apr 01, 2010
Now that the health care reform bill has been signed into law, “health reform anxiety” is setting in as Americans are trying to learn what the changes will mean for their lives. Here are some of the key advances--and disappointments— of special interest to racial and ethnic groups.