DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — After her husband left and monsoon rains washed away her straw hut, Rowshan Ara felt she had no choice but to head to Bangladesh’s teeming capital.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The last time Hung Poh Lee walked unassisted was 40 years ago, before a bullet fired in the heat of Malaysia’s worst race riots and sliced through her spine and shattered her future.
GARDEN GROVE, California (AP) — The first Vietnamese American elected to California’s Legislature says he plans to challenge one of the leading Latino American politicians for her spot in Congress.
One in 10 children are at risk from undiagnosed eye and vision problems, which, if undetected, can lead to permanent vision impairments, developmental delays, and in rare cases, life-threatening health risks.
In April, the Farmers Insurance Group of Companies and the Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund (APIASF) announced a two-year partnership devoted to providing 32 scholarships to APIA students for the 2009–2010 academic year.
In an attempt to become a more diverse organization, the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) announced the creation of two paid, permanent year-long diversity fellowships.
A study done in April by the College Board shows that due to financial barriers and exclusions from the legal workforce, only a fraction of undocumented high school graduates go on to college.
The Seattle Office for Civil Rights (SOCR) created a new online intake questionnaire to make it easier for people to take action when they feel that they have been victims of illegal discrimination.
WASHINGTON (AP) — On May 8, former King County Executive Ron Sims was sworn in to a high-ranking job within the Obama administration. Sims’ last day as King County Executive was May 7.
People are hurting out there.