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10 december 2019

13:00
Today, on Human Rights Day, Marie-Claude Landry, the Chief Commissioner of the Canadian Human Rights Commission issues the following statement: "The Universal Declaration of Human Rights united the world in a commitment to equality, dignity and...


9 december 2019

11:42
Yesterday, the Committee of 100 (C100) ? a non-profit American organization of prominent and extraordinary Chinese Americans, concluded its 2019 Greater China Conference and Gala in Shanghai. Against the backdrop of a changing US-China relationship,...

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Today, the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools (National Alliance), in partnership with Public Impact, released "Identity and Charter School Leadership: Profiles of Leaders of Color Building a Strong School Culture." This final report in a...


4 december 2019

17:49
Robert Chinn Foundation will honor 35 public charities at its inaugural 33rd Anniversary Concert and Grant Awards Ceremony on Saturday, December 14, 2019 at Bellevue College Carlson Theatre. Red carpet media arrivals are 1:00 p.m.  Concert and awards...


3 december 2019

12:10
South by Southwest® (SXSW®) Conference and Festivals (March 13-22, 2020) is honored to announce the recipients of the 2020 Community Service Awards. Selected for their exceptional commitment to community service, these six individuals and six...


2 december 2019

09:00
There is a mental health crisis among California's youth. Studies show up to one in five students in the U.S. has a serious mental health need, yet in California too few of those affected receive the help they need.1,2...


28 november 2019

02:20
Eastern Chinese city Hangzhou was rated as one of the country's cities that offer their citizens utmost happiness at the 2019 China Happy Cities Forum on November 25. This was the 13th time for Hangzhou to win the title, the only city with such an...


27 november 2019

22:25
The mascot for the Sixth Asian Beach Games 2020 ("ABG 2020"), which is a lively Eld's deer called Yaya, was officially unveiled on November 28, 2019, local time, a day marking the one-year countdown to the thrilling event, according to the Sixth...

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A coalition of 23 community nonprofit organizations representing Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders released an open letter to MSNBC President Phil Griffin raising concerns about MSNBC's lack of coverage of Andrew Yang, 2020 presidential...


26 november 2019

19:24
Taiwan Tourism Bureau launched its latest collaboration, "Made in Taiwan: Pineapple Cake Celebration," with Vancouver-based pastry chef Jamie Tung and her shop, Buttermere Patisserie, to bring the iconic Taiwanese pineapple cake to the Canadian...


25 november 2019

08:36
Hahn & Hahn, the Pasadena-based legal powerhouse, has been named one of Los Angeles' top 25 law firms. The firm is profiled in today's Los Angeles Business Journal honoring 2019's Best Law Firms. The annual survey highlights firms that have...


24 november 2019

20:00
The proliferation of social media has caused a seismic shift in perceptions of wealth. Influencer culture and the emergence of independent, individual thought leaders have inspired a new generation of luxury consumers looking for experiences that...


20 november 2019

17:29
Movencorp, Inc was honored by the Asian Financial Society as a finalist for its 2019 AFS alpha Awards (AaA) along with several other innovators in a range of technology industries. This is the third annual awards program, designed to showcase...

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McDonald's announced today that it has committed $500,000 to establish the first-ever McDonald's/APIA Scholarship program in partnership with APIA Scholars. Fifty-five Asian and Pacific Islander American (APIA) college students will benefit from the...

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McKay Brothers International (MBI) is now offering connectivity at the lowest known commercial latency between the Tokyo-CC2 data center and trading centers in Shanghai and Hong Kong. The procured hybrid microwave/fiber service between the Shanghai...


19 november 2019

06:00
The NOW Massage, Los Angeles' hottest wellness destination, will launch a national network of boutique massage therapy franchises. The team behind this modern massage boutique will leverage the vibrant culture, passionate community, and world-class...


18 november 2019

13:57
Toyo Life Service Co. Ltd., the makers of Japan's #1 facial exfoliator Natural Aqua Gel Cure, is the recent recipient of the 2019 "Brand of the Year Award" in the Health and Beauty Category at the World Branding Awards. This is the 3rd consecutive...

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Aiming to provide quality digital entertainment, Silicon Valley based iMusti Inc. is pleased to announce its expansion into new business categories. iMusti.com, a leading digital entertainment portal, will now be offering  popular music Vinyl...

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A new survey by PRRI and AAPI Data finds that 23% of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) in California are working and struggling with poverty. The survey finds a state of "two Californias" among AAPIs?one where some AAPI workers report a...

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Today, the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools in partnership with Public Impact released "Identity and Charter School Leadership: Profiles of Leaders of Color Engaging Families," addressing how the experiences of three leaders of color...


15 november 2019

13:16
The 5th ANNUAL ASIAN WORLD FILM FESTIVAL (AWFF) announced Festival award winners during the closing night ceremony, November 14, at the ArcLight in Culver City. Almost 70 feature films from 50 participating countries were presented during the...


14 november 2019

09:50
The Hangzhou Municipal Bureau of Culture, Radio, TV and Tourism launched a new, specially designed animated character sporting a qipao on the recently celebrated 2019 Hangzhou Global Qipao Festival. The new creation goes by the name of Hang Xiaoyi...


13 november 2019

14:00
Kara M. Bombach, an International Trade Practice shareholder at global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, and Dawn Zhang, co-managing shareholder of the firm's Shanghai office, will participate in the Asia Legal Business 16th Annual In-House Legal...

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During the 32nd Tokyo International Film Festival (TIFF) Award Ceremony on November 5, Director Reza Jamali won the Spirit of Asia Award by the Japan Foundation Asia Center for his film "Old Men Never Die." The award is bestowed on a promising...


12 november 2019

09:45
Realogy Holdings Corp. Senior Vice President of Global Servicing Michael Valdes has been named the first Corporate Advisory Board Chairman of  AREAA Global, the for-profit corporation owned by the Asian Real Estate Association of America (AREAA)....

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Xoom, PayPal's international money transfer service, today rolled out the ability for customers to send money to recipients in the U.S. for the first time. Through strategic alliances with Walmart and Ria, Americans can now use Xoom to send money...


6 november 2019

08:03
Gold House, the largest nonprofit organization of top Asian cultural leaders in America who are dedicated to systematically accelerating the Asian diaspora's societal impact and cultural legacy, today announces Gold Rush, the first ever 48-hour...


5 november 2019

18:23
Kasimayari Group, a specialist Asian Markets and Emerging Markets investment manager, based in Tokyo with a considerable amount of funds invested in pooled funds, segregated accounts and structured products, today announced that the Institutional...

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More than half (54%) of American households have a pet, reports market research firm Packaged Facts in the new study Pet Population and Ownership Trends in the U.S: Dogs, Cats, and Other Pets, 3rd Edition. Packaged Fact...


4 november 2019

10:06
MGM Resorts International today announced an evolved vision for social impact and sustainability including setting goals to bolster diversity and inclusion, donate millions of meals and continue offering scholarship and educational opportunities for...

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Building on decades of support for identity-based philanthropy, the W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF) announces a new cohort of 32 grantees as part of its Catalyzing Community Giving (CCG) initiative.  Launched in 2014,...


2 november 2019

06:00
Unifor strongly condemns the arrest and detention of 57 members of labour and civil society organisations in the Philippines. "I call upon the Filipino government to immediately drop the trumped-up charges against Anne Krueger and all detained...


31 october 2019

07:39
The 5th annual Asian World Film Festival has selected over 25 films that have qualified for Best International Feature Film competition at one or both of Hollywood's major award events, the Academy Awards and the Golden Globes. In addition to the...


30 october 2019

12:29
Approximately 60 leaders from community, business and religious organizations, as well as government agencies, universities, and local legislators' offices participated in Regional Center of Orange County's first Asian Pacific Islander Leadership...

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Just in time for comfort food season, Lee Kum Kee, the pioneer and leading maker of authentic, Asian-style sauces and condiments, today announced the launch of a new line of flavored Hoisin Sauces?Lime Cilantro Flavored Hoisin Sauce and Lemongrass...


29 october 2019

09:00
Nearly half of future Generation Z homebuyers who plan to buy a home in racially and ethnically diverse neighborhoods are motivated by a belief that diversity is a positive force in society, according to a new Homes.com survey of 1,300+ 18- to...

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"Bayview Business Day," proclaimed in 2017 by the late Mayor Ed Lee, has become an annual celebration organized by Bayview Merchants' Association, Merchants of Butchertown, Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center, in partnership with founding sponsor...


28 october 2019

04:00
Certiport, the leading provider of IT certification exams that accelerate academic and career opportunities for learners, today announced a partnership with the World Economic Forum (WEF) on their flagship project in Southeast Asia, ASEAN Digital...


25 october 2019

14:45
The Vilcek Foundation is excited to present the New American Perspectives program at the 39th Annual Hawai'i International Film Festival (HIFF), November 7?17, 2019. The mission of the program is to highlight the contributions of immigrant filmmakers...


22 october 2019

10:04
On November 17th, 2019, Park 'N Fly acquires the well-established off airport parking facility Executive Valet. Executive Valet started in 1986, then rebuilt their operations and opened a brand-new, state-of-the-art parking facility at Hartford's...

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Lustro Hair, a renowned supplier of 100% human hair products, is strengthening its footing in the wig industry by launching its latest product line. The high-end wig maker has debuted an HD lace wig and hand-tied bundle series aimed at elevating its...


21 october 2019

09:00
Guangzhou and Chongqing were the places to be for youth basketball fans last week as the 2019 China-U.S. Youth Basketball Friendship Games were held between October 13th and 20, 2019. The event was hosted by the Sino-American Friendship Association,...

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The Asia Pacific Exchange (APEX) launched the APEX Argus Bunker Index Singapore LSFO 0.5%S futures contract on Friday 18 October. This contract provides a tool for market participants to hedge price risks associated with marine fuel. The contract...


18 october 2019

09:00
Mr. Hishammuddin Hussein, the former Defence Minister of Malaysia, has called on his countrymen to work towards uniting all races and working towards the nation's progress. In a letter issued to the Malaysian media, Mr...

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Mr. Hishammuddin Hussein, the former Defence Minister of Malaysia, has called on his countrymen to work towards uniting all races and working towards the nation's progress. In a letter issued to the Malaysian media, Mr Hussein said: "The past few...


17 october 2019

13:48
October is National Seafood Month and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is launching resources that make it easy for pregnant and breastfeeding women and parents of young children to eat more fish and make choices lower in mercury....

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Yesterday, U.S. Senators Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) and Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) introduced legislation that addresses one of the most serious problems in our immigration system: the lack of sufficient visas available for high-skill immigrants....


16 october 2019

07:00
Neo Performance Materials Inc. ("Neo", the "Company") [TSX: NEO] is pleased to announce that its Neo Magnequench facility in Tianjin, China has been named as a "Top 100" manufacturing enterprise in Tianjin by the Tianjin Enterprise Association....


15 october 2019

18:30
Asia accounted for more than two-thirds of all patent, trademark and industrial design applications in 2018, with China driving overall growth in demand for intellectual property (IP) rights as the United States of America (U.S.) maintained its...

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In response to a letter written and signed by the Multicultural Judges & Lawyers Section of the Delaware State Bar Association, the South Asian Bar Association of Delaware, the Delaware Hispanic Bar Association, and the Delaware Barristers...

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