ATLANTIC CITY, New Jersey (AP) — MGM Mirage said last Friday that it will sell its 50 percent stake in Atlantic City’s top casino and stop doing business in New Jersey rather than cut ties with the family of an Asian casino mogul that the state felt was too closely linked with organized crime.
The Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Washington’s (JCCCW) new chief executive officer is Clarence Moriwaki. He will oversee the operations and development of the JCCCW.
At the Wing Luke Asian Museum, the University of Washington’s Department of Communication hosted an event for its hall of fame members.
Last year, with the bad shape of the economy, 14 businesswomen of color not only stood out, but outdid their competition …
As the world recovers from the global economic crisis, many people have looked to banks and financial service centers as the source for blame, questions, and answers. Along with the public unease, many banks have come under fire from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC). It released a list of financial institutions that were under investigation.
Asian Americans started Washington state’s first bank in the 1960s. There are currently close to 10 Asian banks including local, national, and international offices. The Black community still does not have its own bank, and the Latino community founded its Plaza Bank in 2006.
The Lakota Middle School student, of Filipino and Nigerian ancestry, has been skateboarding for eight years. As he became more skilled, he noticed that most skateboards don’t offer the proper resistance in performing intense feats that he and his friends are capable of.
National and local leaders on HIV/AIDS policy convened at the Asian Counseling and Referral Services (ACRS) last Wednesday, Dec. 9, to open discussion on a national HIV/AIDS strategy.
Leadership Education for Asian Pacifics, Inc. (LEAP) recently unveiled the findings of its 2009 Corporate Governance Report measuring Asian Pacific American (APA) inclusion on the boards of Fortune 100 companies. Seventy-six percent of Fortune 100 companies lack Asian Pacific American representation on their boards.
Thank you for the opportunity to speak about the programs and services of the National Asian Pacific Center on Aging (NAPCA). As a national organization with offices in Los Angeles, Chicago, and Washington, D.C., NAPCA was established in Seattle in 1979 as a result of a broad-based, collective effort of community leaders who cared deeply about issues affecting Asian/Pacific Islander seniors.