Korean Christians Protest Lady Gaga Concert

Korea Daily, News Report, Posted: Apr 30, 2012

Lady Gaga kicked off her “Born This Way Ball” world tour in Seoul Friday, despite a ban on those under 18 and protests from Christian groups.

Chinese Fisherman Attack S. Korean Inspectors

Korea Times, News Report, Posted: Apr 30, 2012

Four South Korean fishing inspectors were wounded in a scuffle with ax-wielding Chinese fishermen Monday.

Korean Media Look Back on LA Riots

Korea Daily, News Report, Posted: Apr 29, 2012

A report in the Korea Daily notes much of mainstream media’s coverage of the anniversary of the Los Angeles riots has ignored the Korean community.

'FREE Viet Nam Act’ introduced in D.C.

Nguoi Viet, News Report, Posted: Apr 28, 2012

“We need to put Viet Nam on notice that it cannot continue to violate human rights and expect preferred trade relations with the United States,” Lofgren said. “The FREE Viet Nam Act gives us the tools we need to not only send the right message to Viet Nam, but also to take action against Viet Nam for their continuous human rights violations.”

Could the LA Riots Happen Again?

New America Media, Op-ed, Stewart Kwoh, Posted: Apr 27, 2012

Twenty years later, despite some progress, the factors behind the LA Riots remain.

Pressing Vietnam on Human Rights

Diacritics, News Report, Posted: Apr 27, 2012

The song “Viet Nam Toi Dau (Where Is My Vietnam)?” raises the issues of the Chinese invasion and the islands of Paracel and Spratley. Viet Khang sings about all of the embarrassing concessions that the Vietnamese government has made to China, and asks when it all went so wrong.

Inspection of US Beef Imports Intensified

Korea Times, News Report, Posted: Apr 25, 2012

Following the first case of mad cow disease in the United States in five years, the Korean government decided Wednesday to intensify inspections of U.S. beef.

States Shouldn't Tamper with Voting Rights Act

New America Media, Op-ed, Myrna Pérez, Posted: Apr 24, 2012

Last year, a rash of politically motivated laws made it harder for people to vote. Now, the Voting Rights Act itself is under attack.

Vietnamese Math Whiz Elected to Prestigious US Academy

Nguoi Viet, News Report, Posted: Apr 23, 2012

Chau, who teaches at the University of Chicago, won the Fields Medal in 2010. That is the mathematics version of the Nobel Prize.

Congressional Candidate Chen Earns Endorsement from Mineta

Rafu Shimpo, News Report, Posted: Apr 23, 2012

Small business owner Jay Chen, a candidate for Congress, announced Tuesday that former U.S. Secretary of Transportation Norman Y. Mineta and his leadership PAC, America’s Opportunity Fund, are backing Chen’s election efforts.

Putin to Gain Korean Son-in-Law?

Korea Times, News Report, Posted: Apr 20, 2012

Rumors are swirling in South Korea around the possible marriage of a retired admiral’s son to the daughter of Russia's president-elect.

Caregiver Research Project Launched

Filamstar.net, News Report, Posted: Apr 20, 2012

Filipino caregiver research project will gather data on working conditions for caregivers in the SF Bay Area.

U.S. Rep Alleges China Helping North With ICBMs

Korea Daily, News Report, Posted: Apr 19, 2012

A U.S. lawmaker has formally requested the Obama administration examine reports of possible missile cooperation between North Korea and China.

In S. Korea, Bullying Claims Another Life

Korea Daily, News Report, Posted: Apr 18, 2012

Police said a middle school boy, thought to have been bullied by his classmates, jumped to his death from a 20-story apartment building.

Google, Facebook may be asked to open rep offices in Vietnam

Nguoi Viet, News Report, Posted: Apr 18, 2012

Google and Facebook may have to open offices in Viet Nam to provide their services for locals.

In Standoff, China Tells Philippines to Leave Scarborough Shoal

INQUIRER.net, News Report, Dona Z. Pazzibugan & Jerry E. Esplanada, Posted: Apr 17, 2012

China has asked all Philippine vessels to leave "Panatag" (Scarborough) Shoal immediately. The shoal is located in the South China Sea but is not part of the disputed Spratlys Islands.

China Urges Philippine Vessel to Withdraw

China Daily, News Report, Posted: Apr 16, 2012

China on Monday urged a Philippine archaeological ship to immediately leave the waters of Huangyan Island in the South China Sea.

Jim Yong Kim Selected to Lead World Bank

Korea Times, News Report, Posted: Apr 16, 2012

The World Bank chose Korean-born physician Jim Yong Kim as its new president on Monday.

BP Accused of Open Anti-Viet Racism

Bolsavik.come, News Report, Posted: Apr 16, 2012

The complaint involves BP’s Vessels of Opportunity (V.o.O.) program, which hires local fishing boats to join the cleanup. It was part of BP’s efforts to mitigate the losses suffered by fishermen who were grounded by the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

Korean American To Help Revamp S. Korea's Justice System

Koream Journal, News Report, Vivien Kim Thorp, Posted: Apr 16, 2012

Kim will offer weekly lectures at the Ministry of Justice’ s Legal Research and Training Institute.

China Urges Calm After Failed N. Korean Launch

China Daily, News Report, Posted: Apr 13, 2012

China called on all sides to keep in contact in the wake of the failed satellite launch by the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK).

Filipina Wins Seat in S. Korea Parliament

GMANews.TV, News Report, Posted: Apr 13, 2012

A Filipina, who is a naturalized Korean citizen, won a seat for proportional representation at the 19th Korean National Assembly, becoming the first Korean parliamentarian from the growing immigrant Korean community.

For Chinese Parents, Success Outweighs Scandal at Oakland School

New America Media, News Report, Summer Chiang and Peter Schurmann, Posted: Apr 13, 2012

Chinese parents say the controversial figure at the center of an Oakland charter school is the reason for its success.

S. Koreans Abroad No-Show in Voter Turnout

Korea Times, News Report, Posted: Apr 12, 2012

South Korea went to the polls Wednesday. And while overseas Koreans were allowed to vote for the first time, only 2 percent actually did.

Atlanta Lawyer Shoots Korean Husband, Then Herself

Korea Daily, News Report, Posted: Apr 12, 2012

An Atlanta-based lawyer shot and killed her Korean husband Tuesday night in a parking lot outside the legal offices of where the two worked.

Bomb Threat Forces Korean Air Flight to Make Emergency Landing

Korea Times, News Report, Posted: Apr 11, 2012

A Korean Air Boeing 777 was forced to make an emergency landing in western Canada shortly after takeoff Tuesday.

From Messenger to Commuter, SF Cyclists Reflect a Changed City

New America Media, Commentary, Peter Schurmann, Posted: Apr 11, 2012

San Francisco cyclists have gone from messenger to commuter, reflecting a deeper shift within the city.

Asian American Groups, Including JACL, Call for Further Investigation in Trayvon Martin Killing

Pacific Citizen, News Report, Posted: Apr 11, 2012

George Zimmerman (left) fatally shot Trayvon Martin on Feb. 26. There are still no arrests in the case that has sparked outrage across the nation.

Fresno Radio Station's Investment in Hmong Community Pays Off

New America Media, Profile, David Schultz, Posted: Apr 11, 2012

“We have contests and instead of giving away tickets to a ball game or a color TV, we’ll give a pig away,” said Tony Donato, the station’s general operations manager.

My Uncle’s Life in Exile

New America Media, Commentary, Melissa Reyes, Posted: Apr 10, 2012

For Uncle Joe, a deportee, someone raised thoroughly American, but who is now an exile in his homeland, home has become a complicated concept.

Small-town America meets Vietnam

Nguoi Viet, News Report, Posted: Apr 09, 2012

A pair of businessmen from Viet Nam bought the town of Buford, Wyo., today at auction with a $900,000 bid, according to media reports.

Filipinos Among the Least Rude in the World -- Survey

Inquirer.net, News Report, Ghost Author, Posted: Apr 09, 2012

The Philippines is among the least rude countries for foreign tourists, a survey by a leading European travel site showed.

Ending the Silence: Asian Pacific Americans Urged to Increase HIV/AIDS Testing

Pacific Citizen, News Report, Posted: Apr 09, 2012

Asian Pacific Americans represent 2.8 percent of the total reported HIV/AIDS cases in California, but one in three APAs living with HIV doesn’t know it.

Burmese Refugees Question Myanmar's New Openness

New America Media, News Report, Peter Schurmann, Posted: Apr 09, 2012

Signs of opening in Myanmar are being greeted with hope and caution by members of the Burmese diaspora in the Bay Area.

Survival Skills for Today’s Community College Student

Campaign for College Opportunity, Profile, Diane Wai, Posted: Apr 08, 2012

One student in San Francisco shares her survival tips for thriving and surviving on today’s community college campus.

Filipina Among Seven Killed in Oakland Shooting

GMA News, News Report, Staff, Posted: Apr 05, 2012

Among the seven victims in the Oakland school shooting is Filipina Kathleen Ping, who leaves behind a 4-year old son.

A Trend Toward Anti-Immigrant, Anti-Choice Laws

New America Media, News Analysis, Elena Shore, Posted: Apr 05, 2012

The states that moved to crack down on immigrants last year were the same states that enacted new restrictions on abortion.

Obama Honors Filipina as 'Champion of Change'

Inquirer.net, News Report, Posted: Apr 04, 2012

A White House ceremony will honor a Filipino American woman as a “Champion of Change” for starting a crusade to help the youth when her own daughter got involved in drugs.

Will Myanmar Elections Disrupt Chinese Investments?

China Dialogue, News Report, Posted: Apr 03, 2012

China is Myanmar's largest investor and trading partner. How will democratization in the Southeast Asian nation impact the relationship?

Korean Americans Look Inward After Oakland Shooting

New America Media, News Report, Aruna Lee, Posted: Apr 03, 2012

Korean Americans say the shooting that killed seven at a private Christian university in Oakland highlights deeper problems in the community.

The Tongue-tied Misfit and the Language of Violence

New America Media, Commentary, Andrew Lam, Posted: Apr 03, 2012

One commentator writes about what drives inarticulate immigrants -- often cultural misfits -- to turn to gun violence.

More Older Vietnamese American Seeking Help for Depression

Viễn Đông/New America Media, News Report, Vanessa White , Posted: Apr 03, 2012

More older Vietnamese Americans in Southern California are seeking professional help for depression, and some find solace in their traditions.

Experts: Vietnamese Parents Could Stem Youths’ High Depression Rates

New America Media/Viễn Đông , News Feature, Vanessa White, Posted: Apr 01, 2012

The murder-suicide of a young Vietnamese American last year spotlighted high depression levels among Asian youth. Experts say their parents need to listen.

U.S.-China Business Hopes Take Flight

China Daily, News Report, Chen Jia, Posted: Apr 01, 2012

The booming market for aircrafts in China could be the best way to bring more manufacturing jobs back to the United States.