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20 october 2020

16:07
An unprecedented finish to an unprecedented festival! The Coalition of South Asian Film Festivals (CoSAFF), the largest South Asian film festival in North America this year, produced by Tasveer, concludes its 15-day-long event by announcing its Jury...

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True Search, the fastest growing executive search firm and 7th largest by revenue in North America, today announced the launch of its new sister company AboveBoard, an inclusive executive hiring platform. True co-founded AboveBoard with the goal of...


17 october 2020

06:40
As China marks its National Poverty Relief Day and United Nation's International Day for the Eradication of Poverty on October 17, the 128th China Import and Export Fair (Canton Fair) continues to help companies from less-developed regions reach out...


16 october 2020

10:48
Hong Kong and Singapore have reached an in-principle agreement to establish a bilateral Air Travel Bubble (ATB). This milestone arrangement will help revive cross-border air travel between the two aviation hubs in a safe and progressive way. Hong...


15 october 2020

09:12
MoneyGram International, Inc., a global leader in cross-border P2P payments and money transfers, today announced a partnership with PayMaya Philippines to launch a new digital capability that allows customers to send money from the United States to...

07:50
On the morning of October 15th, the first online World Youth Congress of Jiangmen was held, with the main venue in Jiangmen, Guangdong and parallel sessions in the United States, Brazil, Costa Rica, Venezuela, Australia, Malaysia, and Macao SAR of...


14 october 2020

08:45
Today the Little Free Library® (LFL) nonprofit organization, partnering with Colle McVoy, launched Read in Colortm a timely initiative bringing diverse books to LFL book-sharing boxes around the world.   Little Free...

08:32
In commemoration of the upcoming 75th anniversary of the Philippines liberation from Japan at the end of World War II, new novel Imelda's Secret by Liza Gino reveals an underlying and seldom recognized history of this war: "comfort women."...

08:30
On Sep 30th, 2020, China Creation Ventures (CCV) announced the final closing of its second USD fund, achieving its hard cap over $300 million. The fund will continue to focus on early to expansion stage investments in China, including cutting-edge...


13 october 2020

14:20
A former Los Angeles police officer, who previously obtained a jury verdict in his favor in Aug. 2019 against the City of LA on a claim of discrimination, has filed suit again, alleging that he was terminated in direct retaliation over his victory in...

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Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) are the fastest growing demographic in the United States and, historically, among the least politically active. #TheNew, a campaign designed to empower and mobilize young Asian American and Pacific...


11 october 2020

05:51
iQIYI Inc. ("iQIYI" or the "Company"), an innovative market-leading online entertainment service in China, is pleased to announce that it has reached an agreement with WOWOW, Japan's leading premium satellite television station, to release its hit...


10 october 2020

08:32
Antengene Corporation, a leading innovative biopharmaceutical company dedicated to discovering, developing and commercializing global first-in-class and/or best-in-class therapeutics in hematology and oncology, and WuXi Biologics ("WuXi Bio")...


9 october 2020

12:00
The Ford Foundation today announced it has doubled its funding support for U.S.-based racial justice and civil rights groups with at least $180 million in new funding from the proceeds of the unprecedented sale of $1 billion in social bonds. The new...

09:15
Women of Color in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Conference honors the significant achievements of women in STEM professions FCA employees consistently have earned important technical professional recognition from various diversity...

08:20
FILIPINO AMERICAN HISTORY MONTH DRAWS COMMUNITY AND A-LIST CELEBRITY SUPPORT FOR HISTORIC FILIPINOTOWN NON-PROFIT GROUP IN LOS ANGELES Search to Involve Pilipino Americans Debuts Virtual Awards Gala to Raise Funds for Community Programming, New John...


7 october 2020

10:00
Young voters of color say they are headed to the polls in November because they want to see change around systemic inequality and racism, according to a series of focus groups and findings from a recent poll released today by Advancement Project...

08:35
Pipedrive, the leading CRM for sales teams, is taking a leap forward in its Asian expansion strategy by launching its product in Chinese, initially focusing on Taiwan....

08:00
nFormation, a first-of-its-kind app-based community for high-achieving women of color (WOC), debuts today, it was announced by Co-Founders Deepa Purushothaman and Rha Goddess. Created by WOC for WOC, nFormation seeks to reimagine traditional power...


6 october 2020

15:16
To increase positive messages of Asian representation, the 16th Asian Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony opens the new 2020-21 Season on November 21, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. PST....

09:00
AVcommunications (AV) has a brand new brand and a bold new message. For all the companies out there that believe marketing to multicultural audiences is an afterthought, and a niche one at that, think again.  Multicultural is mainstream. And their...


3 october 2020

13:00
With the increasing depletion of the earth's resources, countries worldwide are more determined about green industrial policies. The European Commission adopted the New Circular Economy Action Plan this March. The UK, Japan, and China will draw up a...

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The impacts of the recent COVID-19 pandemic on global trade and our daily lives have led to an acceleration of technological innovations in different sectors. At the same time, our society is transitioning from the era of Big Data towards Hyper...


2 october 2020

06:30
A legal profession powered by technology?that's the bold new vision put forth for the profession's future at the end of TechLaw.Fest 2020. Attracting more than 6,000 registrations from over 100 countries, the event featured more than 50 networking...


1 october 2020

10:39
Today, Chinese, Korean, Japanese, and Vietnamese communities in Canada and around the world celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival, which is also known as the Moon Festival.  To mark this special day, families and friends would come together to light...

09:30
The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the celebration of the Mid-Autumn Festival: "Tonight, we join many Asian communities in Canada and around the world to celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival. "Celebrated on the...

09:05
ViiV Healthcare announces its new weekly podcast Being Seen, an in-depth exploration of the role culture plays in resolving how we see ourselves and how we are seen by others. Hosted and narrated by Darnell Moore, award-winning writer and activist,...


29 september 2020

14:33
California Donor Table announced today that it is moving $5 million ahead of the November elections in progressive candidates and community organizations committed to building long-term power for Black, Indigenous, Latinx and Asian and Pacific...

08:50
McDonald's USA is thrilled to announce the inaugural class of McDonald's/APIA Scholars. Through this program, the company is awarding $500,000 in scholarships to 55 Asian and Pacific Islander American (APIA) college students. Established in November...

08:46
The China Radio, Film & Television Programs Exchanging Center/TV - Program Marketing Department of CITVC (China International TV Corporation), announced the first Chinese COVID-19 focused TV drama Heroes in Harm's Way aired on Sky TV UK's channel...

08:30
Meijer announced today that it will host its first virtual Supplier Diversity Summit, giving diverse-owned businesses nationwide the opportunity to showcase their offerings for Meijer merchants looking to bring the next great item onto their shelves....


28 september 2020

18:55
On September 24, 2020, Judge Phyllis J. Hamilton of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California issued an Order certifying a nationwide class of people incarcerated in state and federal prisons, and granting the plaintiffs' motion...

12:48
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) is a member of the Healthcare Anchor Network, a national collaboration of leading healthcare systems, which published the "Racism is a Public Health Crisis" statement. Our health institutions employ over...

09:00
My Green Network ("MyGN" or the "Company"), the first cannabis incubator/shared-manufacturing spaces in the country, announced today the top 12 finalists of Green Quest 2020. The finalists will be moving on to the second round of the selection...


24 september 2020

10:04
Today, sixteen major donors and foundations announced an unprecedented commitment to a two-pronged national and regional initiative to recognize "America's Cultural Treasures." Together, the funders will grant more than $156 million to support Black,...

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ViewRay, Inc.  announced today that Chungnam National University Sejong Hospital in Sejong, South Korea has begun patient treatments with the MRIdian® MRI-Guided Therapy System, a cutting-edge radiation therapy device that combines the latest...


23 september 2020

11:00
The challenging goal of elder economic security ? having enough income to live independently and afford a no-frills budget in later life ? is dramatically more difficult for older adults of color across America, new research from the University of...

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QYOU Media  has announced that The Q India has achieved viewership growth of 664% over the last five weeks as measured in GRP (Gross Rating Points) by BARC (Broadcast Audience Research Council). This measurement combines actual viewer impressions...

07:42
Images Luxury Nail Lounge salons, with locations in Irvine, Newport Beach and Long Beach, today filed over $5,000,000 in claims against the cities of Irvine, Newport Beach, Long Beach, the counties of Orange, Los Angeles, and the State of California...


22 september 2020

12:37
QYOU Media  has announced that The Q India has achieved viewership growth of 664% over the last five weeks as measured in GRP (Gross Rating Points) by BARC (Broadcast Audience Research Council). This measurement combines actual viewer impressions...

02:07
The Asia Brand Summit was organized in Shanghai on Sept. 22 by the World Brand Lab. The "Asia's Most Influential Brands 2020" list was released at the summit. Elie Ofek, professor at Harvard Business School, and Ravi Dhar, professor at Yale School of...


21 september 2020

05:00
While this year's Emmy Awards had a 33% increase in Black nominees, there were still many groups who were underrepresented or not recognized at all. To mark the importance of such recognition moving forward, ANA's Alliance for Inclusive and...


17 september 2020

07:30
Accuray Incorporated announced today that leading hospitals in Japan are using the Radixact® System with the Synchrony® Automatic, Real-time Motion Synchronization Technology1 to provide advanced cancer treatments to more patients throughout the...


16 september 2020

20:33
Homegrown virtual bank WeLab Bank has selected Solace as a core component of its technology architecture to establish multi-cloud vendor communication. Using Solace PubSub+, WeLab Bank will run its entire infrastructure on multiple clouds to ensure...

11:11
To increase positive messages of Asian contributions in the United States and the world, prestigious awards program Asian Hall of Fame expands their one-night gala to a full-year of season programming today.   Hate crimes...

08:15
Varian has received notice from the Customs Tariff Commission of the State Council of China that the first exclusion of the additional tariffs China imposed on US products will expire on September 16, 2020. In accordance with procedures, the...


15 september 2020

14:16
Katten announced today that the firm achieved certification for Mansfield Rule 3.0 for meeting the benchmarks that women, attorneys of color, LGBTQ+ attorneys, and attorneys with disabilities account for at least 30 percent of the candidate pool...

09:30
Starting September 17, 2020, through the census' end, simply put, a nonprofit that creates media with marginalized communities, and early childhood educators, caregivers, and librarians across the U.S., will hold virtual pajama parties where families...


14 september 2020

14:39
THIRTEEN announces the launch of "Prisoner in My Homeland," the sixth role-playing game in the multi-award-winning Mission US series, debuting at mission-us.org on September 14, 2020. The newest game in the free interactive educational series gives...

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AT&T* customers will be the first U.S. mobile customers to have the ability to access 5G in Japan through our international roaming agreement with NTT DOCOMO, Inc. and by using a 5G roam-capable device ? the first of which will become available on...

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