Colorlines, News Report, Posted: Mar 31, 2011
On Tuesday Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio announced the launch of “Operation Desert Sky,” an airborne version of his controversial crime sweeps.
Talk.Onevietnam.org, News Report, Posted: Mar 31, 2011
Color is a smartphone app that lets you share photos and create albums with people around you.
Colorlines, News Report, Posted: Mar 29, 2011
Born in Mississippi to former slaves, Lanier believes she’s the oldest person in the world. Although the federal government has verified her age, Guiness World Records will not recognize her status without a birth certificate.
Philippine News, News Report, Posted: Mar 29, 2011
Filipinos are the world’s most avid users of social media, in terms of online penetration, among countries around the world, the U.S.-based research firm comScore found.
Nguoi Viet, News Report, Posted: Mar 28, 2011
The Backstreet Boys, one of the biggest teen-pop groups of the 1990s and 2000s, arrived in Saigon this week, for its first-ever shows in the country.
Univision, News Report, Posted: Mar 26, 2011
President Obama will appear Monday on Univision to answer questions about Latinos and education in a town hall meeting.
China Press, News Report, Posted: Mar 25, 2011
As the NY economy has recoverd, so have private car services, with much of the growth driven by Chinese workers fleeing the restaurant industry.
New America Media, News Report, Posted: Mar 25, 2011
The snub was apparently meant to show New Delhi's continued displeasure at "racial profiling" of Indians at American airports.
Philippine Daily Inquirer, News Report, Posted: Mar 25, 2011
Thousands of Filipinos have ignored the Philippine government’s last call to return home, preferring to stay in Libya rather than face a bleak future in their home country.
Rafu Shimpo, News Report, Posted: Mar 24, 2011
The Golden State Warriors are partnering with the U.S. Fund for UNICEF to help aid in the relief efforts in Japan following the massive earthquake and subsequent tsunami that struck the country on March 11, the team announced Wednesday.
Radio Bilingue, News Report, Posted: Mar 23, 2011
The death of Maria Isabel Vasquez Jimenez gained national attention in 2008, when the farm worker died of heatstroke after working nine hours straight, under a hot sun, in a vineyard in California’s central valley.
Korea Times, News Report, Posted: Mar 22, 2011
The Korea Times in Oakland reports that amid the ruins of last week's earthquake and tsunami in the Japanese city of Sendai, the Korean consulate in the city has been offering 24-hour emergency services.
La Opinión, Editorial, Posted: Mar 22, 2011
Obama’s visit to Latin America highlights the importance of a region that has been relegated to second place by the White House.
Chaunceybaileyproject.org, News Report, Posted: Mar 22, 2011
Seven men and five women were chosen Monday after 18 rounds of peremptory challenges that took about 20 minutes. Five alternates were also chosen.
Rafu Shimpo, News Report, Posted: Mar 21, 2011
Higashi Honganji Buddhist Temple will hold a memorial service for victims of the Tohoku region earthquake/tsunami, combined with the Spring Ohigan Service, on Sunday, March 27, at 10 a.m.
iexaminer, News Report, Posted: Mar 20, 2011
A Seattle-area defense attorney who services the majority of these cases, Khanh Tran, believes the Vietnamese community gets a bad rap.
Korea Times, News Report, Posted: Mar 18, 2011
The Korean owner of a Vietnamese restaurant in the South Bay has filed a claim against a former employee on charges that the latter made false accusations regarding a work related injury, reports the Korea Times.
Rafu Shimpo, News Report, Posted: Mar 18, 2011
Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group has announced that it will give $1 million from disc sales of Clint Eastwood’s film “Hereafter” to the Red Cross for its relief efforts in Japan.
La Opinión, News Report, Posted: Mar 17, 2011
This week, the governor of Utah, Republican Gary Herbert, signed into law four immigration bills.
Colorlines, News Report, Posted: Mar 16, 2011
The NAACP apologized yesterday to black community newspapers around the country for a perceived advertising snub at the recent Image Awards. Black publishers had expressed outrage that they’d been passed over on a symbolically important ad buy, but the NAACP says the papers were excluded accidentally due to a contractor’s mistake.
Inquier.net, News Report, Posted: Mar 16, 2011
The Philippine Embassy in Tokyo released the names of 42 Filipinos reported missing in Friday’s quake tragedy.
La Opinión, News Report, Posted: Mar 16, 2011
The California DREAM Act passed the assembly's Higher Education Committee, clearing its first hurdle on the way to the governor's desk.
Colorlines, News Report, Posted: Mar 15, 2011
Third-year UCLA student Alexandra Wallace, who went viral over the weekend with a racist YouTube rant about Asian students in the university library, has issued an apology through the school’s newspaper.
La Opinión, News Report, Posted: Mar 15, 2011
The Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) is changing its car impounding policy, in a move editors of La Opinión applaud.
Global Nation Inquirer, News Report, Posted: Mar 15, 2011
Hundreds of Filipino nurses and medical staff have stayed in strife-torn Libya, winning the hearts of the locals and improving the reputation of the Philippines in Arab countries.
Colorlines, News Report, Posted: Mar 15, 2011
In 2010 the Department of Energy withdrew its application to pursue Yucca Mountain as a site for a nuclear waste dump, but Republicans have not abandoned the idea.
Pacific Citizen, News Report, Posted: Mar 15, 2011
Amid Rescue Efforts in Quake-hit Japan, Racist Comments are Rampant on the Web.
Nguoi Viet, News Report, Posted: Mar 15, 2011
A series of karaoke robberies have gone bad in Hanoi, leaving one Korean dead and four Vietnamese facing stiff prison sentences.
Northwest Asian Weekly, News Report, Posted: Mar 15, 2011
According to the U.S. Department of Commerce, during his time as the U.S. Secretary of Commerce, Locke oversaw a department that is charged with expanding the country’s broadband infrastructure, bringing economic development to communities hardest hit by the recession, and putting Americans to work under programs run by the Census, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).
Filamstar.net, News Report, Posted: Mar 14, 2011
A jury recommended on Monday life in prison without parole for a former Asian Boyz gang member convicted of eight Los Angeles-area killings and 10 counts of attempted murder.
Rafu Shimpo, News Report, Posted: Mar 14, 2011
Akemi Kikumura Yano, president and CEO of the Japanese American National Museum in Los Angeles, issued the following statement on Saturday:
AsianWeek, News Report, Posted: Mar 14, 2011
e know from our experience and relief efforts with the Great Hanshin Awaji Earthquake of 1995, that there will be more bad news to come as the recovery and rescue efforts continue.
New America Media, News Report, Posted: Mar 11, 2011
in 2010, Latinos made up nearly 30 percent of Arizona's 6.4 million residents, up from 25 percent in 2000.
AsianWeek, News Report, Posted: Mar 11, 2011
Census data from 27 states shows that the Asian population is growing much faster than the overall U.S. population.
Asian Journal, News Report, Posted: Mar 11, 2011
Culinary Union Local 226 seeks to unionize 13,000 workers at 18 hotel-casinos operated by Station Casinos in southern Nevada.
Iexaminer, News Report, Posted: Mar 10, 2011
The Office of Economic Development has awarded the Chinatown/ International District $185,000 in grant funding for economic revitalization.
World Journal, News Report, Posted: Mar 10, 2011
Chinese restaurants in New York are formalizing their hiring practices after a crackdown by immigration authorities.
La Opinión, News Report, Posted: Mar 09, 2011
The Latino population in California has grown by three million people, or 27. 8 percent.
EFE/La Opinión, News Report, Posted: Mar 09, 2011
Utah wants to show the world that it “is not Arizona,” by approving measures that benefit underground foreign workers.
AsianWeek, News Report, Posted: Mar 07, 2011
Asian and Pacific Islander Americans depend on Social Security benefits as a critical income source, both as elders and as disabled people of all ages.
Philippine News, News Report, Posted: Mar 07, 2011
The Philippine military March 3 accused the Chinese navy of entering Manila's waters in the South China Sea and ordering an oil exploration vessel to leave.
Pacific Citizen, News Report, Posted: Mar 03, 2011
Hawaii civil union supporters are optimistic that a bill providing many marriage rights to same sex couples will be signed into law by the governor.
AsianWeek, News Report, Posted: Mar 03, 2011
eadership Education for Asian Pacifics, Inc. (LEAP) recently unveiled the findings of its newest leadership series report measuring Asian and Pacific Islander (API) inclusion on Fortune 500 boards.
Korea Daily, News Report, Posted: Mar 01, 2011
The South Korean Consulate in Los Angeles has appealed for leniency in the case of a Korean adoptee facing deportation.