New America Media, News Report, Posted: Sep 30, 2010
Bandit taxis are a big business in Los Angeles, where many passengers prefer drivers who speak their own language.
Asian Journal, News Report, Posted: Sep 29, 2010
A 6-year-old golf prodigy who happens to have a striking number of similarities to Tiger Woods— the same birthday (December 30), family background (Asian mother and African-American father), and hometown (Riverside, Calif.)—also had her first hole-in-one at the same golf course in Long Beach.
New America Media, News Report, Posted: Sep 29, 2010
Despite temperatures in the triple digits, the flu season is ramping up in Las Vegas. Yet many ethnic communities resist getting vaccinated.
Korea Times, News Report, Posted: Sep 25, 2010
Two Korean men were arrested in New Jersey and charged with attempting to steal 1,400 gallons of used cooking oil from a local eatery last week.
Asian Weekly, News Report, Posted: Sep 24, 2010
Japan released the Chinese fishing-boat captain after China stopped exporting rare metals to Japan.
Asian Week, News Report, Posted: Sep 24, 2010
Obama announced his plans to appoint two female Laotian Americans to key administration posts.
Philippine News, News Report, Posted: Sep 24, 2010
A Filipino American is the Republican Party's nominee for lieutenant governor of Hawaii.
New America Media, Audio, Posted: Sep 24, 2010
How women are helping women; why you should think more about pygmy's and the J-word you'd never considered.
New America Media, Audio, Posted: Sep 24, 2010
Documentary filmmaker Lixin Fan discusses his new film about a Chinese family's migration from factory towns to their inland village in "Last Train Home."
San Jose Beez, Commentary, Posted: Sep 23, 2010
Not all addictions get the same amount of attention, yet can still cause equally devastating impacts on families. One young author writes about how gambling addiction wreaked havoc on her family, and how she noticed similar struggles in other Vietnamese households.
Sing Tao Daily, News Report, Posted: Sep 22, 2010
Giving children both of their parents' last names is becoming increasingly popular in China as a result of the one-child policy.
New America Media, News Report, Posted: Sep 22, 2010
A Vietnamese-American radio host from Houston talks about why she felt compelled to go to Haiti to help earthquake victims.
YO! Youth Outlook Multimedia, Audio, Posted: Sep 21, 2010
This week on YO!Radio we take a look at the achievement gap, where many young people are left with the short end of the stick.
Philippine News, News Report, Posted: Sep 21, 2010
President Obama has appointed two prominent Filipino Americans as White House advisers on Asian-American issues.
Asianweek.com, News Report, Posted: Sep 20, 2010
Asian-American students continue to outperform all other test takers, according to new numbers published by the College Board.
New America Media, News Report, Posted: Sep 19, 2010
Every year, nearly 500,000 Viet Kieu—Vietnamese living overseas—return home, many to visit relatives, but others increasingly to work, invest and retire.
New America Media, News Report, Posted: Sep 18, 2010
A new poll finds that ethnic adults believe Obama's health care reform law will benefit them, even though they don’t know much about it.
New America Media, Audio, Posted: Sep 17, 2010
An adoption special - stories from China, Korea and India explore how families grapple with the joys and perils of adoption.
New America Media, News Report, Posted: Sep 17, 2010
After a summer focused on fighting off Arizona’s hard-line SB 1070, immigrant advocates are seeking to regain momentum with an all-out push on the Dream Act.
LA Beez , News Report, Posted: Sep 16, 2010
Provisions in Obama's stimulus package come up short for thousands who have outstanding claims and challenges on documentation.
New America Media, News Report, Posted: Sep 16, 2010
A Tucson-based coalition is using video to show how readily police are cooperating with Border Patrol, despite their vocal opposition to SB 1070 before it took effect.
An army of elderly immigrant women in California are often exploited as household domestics by affluent people, also from their native India.
Nguoi-Viet.com, News Report, Posted: Sep 15, 2010
Vietnam is trying to be a socialist country. It has begun construction on affordable housing projects for its poor.
Nguoi Viet, News Report, Posted: Sep 15, 2010
In 2008, Vietnam emerged as the 10th-leading recipient of immigrant remittances among developing countries, with $7.2 billion received.
New America Media, Question & Answer, Posted: Sep 15, 2010
An innovative idea, medical-legal partnerships, puts doctors and lawyers in the same facility to remedy social problems that can lead to poor health.
GMANews.TV , News Report, Posted: Sep 14, 2010
Job recruiters are worried over reports that several overseas Filipino workers bound for Hong Kong have been canceling their employment contracts following the backlash from the August 23 hostage tragedy in Manila, where eight tourists from the Chinese region were killed.
New America Media, News Report, Posted: Sep 13, 2010
Dozens of troubled homeowners and renters showed up in Oakland to get free advice from housing counselors.
Asianweek.com, News Report, Posted: Sep 13, 2010
The controversial message, “Which one deserves to die?” featuring 10 smiling Asian American physicians, beauty queens, basketball players, family members and office workers has generated coast-to-coast buzz and headlines for the Hep B-free movement.
"Balitang America"-The Filipino Channel, Video, Posted: Sep 13, 2010
At least three homes belonging to Filipinos were destroyed in a blaze after a natural gas line exploded Sept. 9 in San Bruno, Calif. The town has more than 3,000 Filipino residents.
California Watch, News Report, Posted: Sep 12, 2010
A California Watch investigation gives ammunition to those who say hospitals are performing more C-sections to boost profits.
Pacific Citizen, News Report, Posted: Sep 11, 2010
Asian-American college students are increasingly misusing dangerous prescription drugs like Adderall to help get good grades.
New America Media, News Report, Posted: Sep 11, 2010
A new study finds no significant increase in cancer rates among manicurists, but researchers caution that long-term followup is needed.
New America Media, News Report, Posted: Sep 10, 2010
Federal judge calls military policy on gays and lesbians unconstitutional
New America Media, Audio, Posted: Sep 10, 2010
NAM editor Andrew Lam talks about how food culture has gone come a blended smoothie of tastes and locations.
Inquirer.net, News Report, Posted: Sep 10, 2010
Some of the eight victims in the August 23 hostage-taking tragedy died due to “friendly fire,” according to forensic findings from the Philippine police.
New America Media, Commentary, Posted: Sep 09, 2010
Export-control reform could strengthen U.S.-China relations and simplify the lives of ethnic Chinese professionals working in high-tech industries.
Nguoi Viet, News Report, Posted: Sep 09, 2010
Hanoi authorities have identified 204 gaming shops to be disconnected from Internet service providers as they are located too close to schools.
New America Media, Commentary, Posted: Sep 08, 2010
Hillary Clinton sent shock waves through East Asia at the ASEAN summit, leaving the government of Vietnam in a Catch-22 situation.
Hyphen Magazine, Question & Answer, Posted: Sep 08, 2010
Last month, Rich Cho of the Portland Trail Blazers became the first Asian American General Manager in the NBA.
Korea Daily, News Report, Posted: Sep 07, 2010
A Korean man recently joined the millionaire's club after his numbers came up in the state lottery, the same set of numbers he says he dreamed of years earlier.
International Examiner, Commentary, Posted: Sep 04, 2010
Arizona is home to HB 2281, a law that will effectively ban ethnic studies programs in that state.
Filamstar.net, News Report, Posted: Sep 03, 2010
Filipino students showed the most improvement on the English-language and math portions of state standardized tests for the past eight years.
New America Media, Audio, Posted: Sep 03, 2010
The extraordinary people that gave 1964 the name Freedom Summer and a mass migration of Chinese from inland villages to factories on the coast
New America Media, Audio, Posted: Sep 02, 2010
Race relations explored in a fiction novel set in Japan.
Hyphen Magazine, News Feature, Posted: Sep 02, 2010
For thousands of years, Asian women have accepted abortion as a practical way out of an unwanted situation.
Filamstar.Net, News Report, Posted: Sep 02, 2010
More than 18,000 undocumented Filipinos in the United States voluntarily went home last year, avoiding possible detention and deportation.