Tuesday April 17, 2007Arizona Ready to Catch Up to 2007
Lawmakers in Arizona recently approved a bill to replace the word â€œOrientalâ€ with â€œAsianâ€ in official state literature â€“ the bill is currently on the governorâ€™s desk.
Tuesday April 17, 2007China Continues Its Rapid Global Growth
The World Trade Organization released a report that shows China surpassing the U.S. to become the worldâ€™s second-largest exporter.
Sunday April 1, 2007Why Do Asians Love Spam?
Apparently more than 20 percent of malicious activities online originate from the Asia-Pacific region.
Sunday April 1, 2007The Philippines Receive Unwanted Accolade
The Political and Economic Risk Council found the Philippines first among nations with the highest level of corruption.
Sunday April 1, 2007Asian American Kids Are Smart ... Duh
According to a report, Asian kids are doing quite well in school. Not really a new finding, but interesting just the same.
Sunday April 1, 2007Asian American Journalists Association Calls for Commitment to Diversity in Newspapers
Even with dramatic changes happening in newspapers across the country, the AAJA hopes newspaper editors will not lose sight of the value of diversity.
Thursday March 15, 2007India Owns the Asian Billionaire Club
According to the Forbesâ€™ annual richest list, India has taken the sole lead for having the most billionaires in Asia.
Thursday March 15, 2007New York City is Home to First-Ever Asian American Theater Festival
On June 11-24, 2007, dozens of Asian American performing arts companies and solo artists will convene in NYC
Thursday March 15, 2007Are South Asian Pop Stars Being Overlooked?
A recent article in the â€œTimesâ€ discussed the difficulty of Asians achieving pop stardom--some disagree.
Wednesday February 28, 2007A Column Full of Hate Faces Harsh Criticism
Kenneth Engâ€™s column, which spoke words of hate against blacks, is receiving negative backlash from the Asian community--deservedly so. The column was recently pulled from its website.
Wednesday February 28, 2007American Idol Hopeful Gets Bounced
Paul Kim's hopes to become the first Asian to win the American Idol crown were quickly dashed. Still, he was better than William Hung.
Wednesday February 28, 2007Asiaâ€™s Finger Fixation
According to a new study, texting (SMS) will continue to grow in the Asia-Pacific region despite the rise of other mobile features.
Wednesday February 14, 2007Study Finds an Increase in Asian and Hispanic Intermarriages
Recent research has found that two of the largest immigrant groups are marrying one another at a higher occurrence than ever before.
Wednesday February 14, 2007Two Students Challenge Asian American Admission Discrimination
Motivated by Jian Liâ€™s discrimination complaint against Princeton, two Brown students founded an organization to address the admissions process for Asians.
Wednesday February 14, 2007An All-Asian Basketball Team?
A California high-school basketball team breaks stereotypes with an all Asian-American team as its starting lineup.
Saturday February 3, 2007Fresno elects state's first Hmong council member
With one of the largest Hmong populations in the country, San Joaquin Valley swore in one of its own.
Saturday February 3, 2007Samsung's H.B. Lee Gets an Upgrade
The famed electronics company has named Lee its new CEO of Samsung SW Asian region in hopes to strengthen operations.
Saturday February 3, 2007Asian Americans and Cosmetic Surgery
What was once an industry dominated by white women, Asians, Latinos and blacks are getting surgery in record numbers.
Saturday February 3, 2007Yutaka Fukufuji Becomes First Japanese Player in the NHL
Once drafted as the 238th player in the 2004 draft, Fukufuji made hockey history.
Saturday February 3, 2007The Growth of Dell in Asia
Dell is looking to hire 1,000 Malaysians to operate its first global IT support center outside of the U.S.