At the Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) conference in San Francisco, Fred Whang, an attorney who practices in the International District, was elected to the 24-member board of directors. Also elected at that time was Shauna Weatherby, Clover Park Technical College trustee, to the Diversity Committee.
“We were caught in the war without the presence of my father,” said Louie, whose brother, Shin Fong, died at the age of 4 due to malnutrition and lack of medical care. “My mother was devastated. It just broke her heart.”
Asian Americans around the country have made history in 2009 in their efforts to become part of the political realm.
The two met salsa dancing at Century Ballroom on Capitol Hill. Guests at the wedding were the couple’s friends and family from San Francisco and New York. The couple’s golden retriever was the ring bearer during the ceremony.
A new study by UCLA researcher Dr. Paul Ong revealed that Asian Americans win the fewest contracts when it comes to local, state, and federal minority government-contracting programs.
France gave the Statue of Liberty as a symbol of friendship to the United States.The statue has stood in New York state as a national symbol of freedom and democracy since its dedication in 1886.
Who is the real Pei-ti Tung? That is the question Mike Sabo and Dean Leong have been asking themselves since 2006, when they first found out that the woman they had forged a business relationship with was actually a convicted felon with a criminal background. She had several aliases and her family history didn’t tie together.
SAN JOSE, California (AP) — A cell phone video that shows police officers repeatedly hitting an unarmed university student with batons and a Taser gun has prompted a criminal investigation into the officers’ conduct, a San Jose police spokesman said.
Taiwanese pop band Won Fu is visiting the West Coast this month. The tour is part of a cultural initiative to promote the island’s popular culture overseas via music. In addition to introducing Taiwan’s music to foreign audiences, the Taiwan government sponsors bands to perform abroad in order to further inspire their creativity and growth.
On Sept 24, Washington state Attorney General Rob McKenna visited Chinese Consul General Gao Zhansheng of San Francisco in the Asian Weekly’s office. Gao’s friend arranged the meeting himself without prior knowledge of the Asian Weekly. It was a 20-minute introductory meeting. Gao even gave McKenna a gift.