The University of Washington is feeling the economic crunch. What it’s doing to cope is not garnering many fans …
California Vietnamese law-maker to run for Congress in Latino district
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.
Farmers teams up with APIASF to present 32 scholarships
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.
Editorial: Asians vs. Latinos: Who will win?
In these districts, Latinos make up the majority of the population. Asians are the second largest population and whites are the minority. We see this new emergence of Chinese American and Vietnamese American candidates as an example of the growing Asian American voice.
Counting every API citizen for 2010 census is vital, says U.S. congressmen
U.S. Representatives Mike Honda and Robert C. Scott held a national census teleconference on March 23. On behalf of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC)
Japan picks woman astronaut for 2010 space flight
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.
What people do not know about the census can hurt them
For some people, the words “U.S. census survey” conjure up Big Brother images. Many wonder, why is the government asking me these questions? Why are they trying to track me?