In a move some consider an indication of what the public will come to expect of the Obama administration, President-elect Barack Obama and Vice President-elect Joe Biden have named three Asian Americans to the Obama-Biden Transition Team — Chris Lu, Sonal Shah and Pete Rouse.
DANVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Daisy Liu, owner of Green Island Chinese Restaurant in downtown Danville, knows most of the faces who come for the lunch buffet during the work week.
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — An Asian American man claims he was assaulted and forced at knifepoint to say, “I love America.” Boulder police is investigating the incident, which is qualified as a bias-motivated crime.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Voters have rejected a ballot measure proposing to limit how much time public school students can spend in English as a Second Language classes.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Four years after spending $50 million to settle a number of employment discrimination lawsuits, Abercrombie & Fitch says it’s making progress with diversity in its hiring.
MIAMI (AP) — An amendment that would have repealed an anachronistic provision in the state constitution that would allow the Legislature to ban Asians from owning property has failed.
TOKYO (AP) — Japan has chosen a female astronaut to board the space shuttle Atlantis in 2010, the country’s first mother to go on a space mission, officials said Tuesday, Nov. 11.
KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A teenage boy whom many believe is the reincarnation of Buddha has re-emerged from the jungle in southern Nepal, attracting thousands of devotees, officials said Tuesday, Nov. 11.
“You’re at a party. At seven it’s one kind of conversation, and at nine it’s totally different, but it’s still the same topic. We’re just like that,” blog-owner Diana Nguyen said about Disgrasian.
Imagine a piece of art taking only 15 seconds to complete. While most would barely have time to pick up a brush, Toyko-born artist Etsuko Ichikawa would have already completed a few works already — on average, she says each piece takes her about 3 seconds.