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30 june 2020

23:56
S&P Global Platts, the leading independent provider of information and benchmark prices for the commodities and energy markets, today announced the launch of new Asia price assessments for recycled polyethylene terephthalate (R-PET), in light of...

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Children's National Hospital today announced a $36 million investment from the A. James & Alice B. Clark Foundation to provide families with greater access to mental health care and community resources. "We are deeply grateful for the longstanding...


29 june 2020

01:21
An online special feature on investment in Jiangdong New Area of Haikou city, south China's Hainan Province, was jointly launched last Sunday by Jiangdong New Area Administration Bureau and China Economic Information Service on the website of Xinhua...


27 june 2020

09:00
The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on Canadian Multiculturalism Day: "Today on Canadian Multiculturalism Day, I join Canadians across the country to celebrate our diversity and reaffirm our commitment to equity,...


26 june 2020

09:00
The World Asian Medical Journal, otherwise known as WAMJ, is published to present multidisciplinary perspectives on healthcare and related issues. The following interviews ran in the 2019 and 2020 editions of WAMJ as the 'Inspirational Healthcare...


25 june 2020

13:17
"Events at home and abroad have underscored that Black and racialized communities and Indigenous peoples continue to be harmed by the damaging impacts of racism and discrimination. Governments, communities, and all Canadians must come together to...


23 june 2020

14:00
Coach today announces its partnership with More Than A Vote, a new voting rights organization led by LeBron James and a coalition of Black athletes and entertainers aimed at combating voter suppression and misinformation that disproportionately...


18 june 2020

03:00
Art&Co., the world's largest online art auction to support charities alleviating those suffering from disease, depression and domestic violence due to Covid-19, has added Race on the Agenda (ROTA), the seventh charity among those it is supporting to...


17 june 2020

11:00
Honeywell and Charlotte Center City Partners today announced the creation of the Center City Small Business Innovation Fund, an initiative designed to spur and support innovation and adaptation by storefront small businesses as they adapt to new...

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The Global Myopia Awareness Coalition (GMAC) is working with influential online gamers and parents to raise awareness about myopia in children by encouraging them to discuss the importance of getting away from screens and playing outside. GMAC found...

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The Asian American Business Development Center (AABDC) is proud to announce that it has been selected along with 100 Black Men and Hispanic Federation as partners by Hennessy in Unfinished Business, a new initiative that will dispense grants to Asian...


16 june 2020

09:00
"Little Tiaras," animated series produced by Melnitsa Animation Studio, owned and managed by CTC Media and CTB Film, introduced two more exciting characters in the end of Season 2. Little Tiaras welcomed two boys ? Li Van and Da Vasko ? to their...

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The events of recent weeks have strongly reiterated the need to redouble efforts to combat racism and discrimination in all its forms. This includes the various manifestations of racial and social profiling, a scourge that must be stopped. The...


15 june 2020

21:00
Solace, the modern enabler of real-time event-driven data streaming, has been selected by the Airport Authority Hong Kong to develop the Internet of Things (IoT) platform for Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA), which can utilize real-time data to...

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Continuing to support education and youth, Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, sponsored and participated in the 15th Annual Japan Center Essay Competition Awards Program on June 13, 2020. With the program promoting awareness...

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The Office de consultation publique de Montréal (OCPM) makes public today the report on the public consultation on systemic racism and discrimination within Montréal jurisdiction. The full 252-page version of the report as well as a summary in French...


13 june 2020

02:30
Sickle cell disease (SCD) and thalassemia are severe inherited blood disorders, often referred to as "hemoglobinopathies." They predominantly affect the Black and Asian ethnic minority populations in England. To ensure good standards and equitable...


11 june 2020

10:00
Having drawn over 2 million people on their world tour across 62 dates in 2019, performed at The 62nd GRAMMY® Awards in January as the first Korean act in the award show's history and continues to stay at No. 1 on Billboard's Social 50 chart for 152...

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There have been several improvements across the safety domain of industries and...


10 june 2020

17:33
Jamie Leigh Klingler, the co-founder of Smith Rosen Gaming Partitions, a small Nevada company that manufactures UVC Slot Machine Partitions, is now starting a movement to change the Nevada Gaming Control Board's stance on not requiring casino guests...

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National Geographic Museum exhibition, Becoming Jane: The Evolution of Dr. Jane Goodall, has been named an overall winner of the American Alliance of Museums' 32nd Annual Excellence in Exhibition Competition, one of the highest achievements in the...


9 june 2020

12:22
The coronavirus pandemic is causing businesses of all sizes to rethink the way they do business, and The Greater Women's Business Council (GWBC) and its corporate and women business members are no exception....


8 june 2020

08:00
Today, the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools released a new policy brief, "Charter School and Student Access to Devices and the Internet," an analysis of schools and communities facing the greatest barriers in accessing remote learning...


3 june 2020

16:00
One of the important responses of the Federal Government to the impact of COVID-19 on businesses has been the Paycheck Protection Program (the "PPP"), which provides low interest loans that can be converted into a grant. Unfortunately, even though...


2 june 2020

15:36
Asian American Business Development Center, Hispanic Federation and One Hundred Black Men issues the following joint declaration in response to recent events fatally impacting multi-cultural communities. As representatives of the Asian, Black and...


1 june 2020

12:35
This is a time of great pain for our nation. Last week we watched in horror as a video was released showing George Floyd, an unarmed and nonviolent black man, being killed while in police custody. Then we watched as America erupted in anger and...

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This June we mark Filipino Heritage Month, which gives Canadians the opportunity to highlight the valuable contributions people of Filipino origin have made to the social, economic, political, and cultural fabric of Canada. In the fight against...

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As a farewell to Asian-American Heritage Month, veteran comedian Amy Hill (recurring on Magnum PI) stars in Margin Films' web series Comisery releasing its second episode today on Facebook via http://www.comisery.tv or search for #comiserytv on the...


29 may 2020

14:18
As the coronavirus pandemic severely disrupts life in the U.S., grassroots Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) endeavors emerged across the country to raise monetary and personal protective equipment (PPE) donations for essential institutions...


28 may 2020

11:00
Strong momentum is growing for legislation asking voters to decide whether the state government can again address discrimination against women and people of color in contracting, public employment, and education, announced the Opportunity for All...

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The urgent need for access, inclusion, and impact among communities of color will be addressed at SPECTRUM Virtual, June 9-11. Hosted by Intentional.co's Social Capital Markets (SOCAP), the three-day interactive convening will feature multicultural...


27 may 2020

16:25
"Huawei is disappointed in the ruling today by the Supreme Court of British Columbia. We have repeatedly expressed confidence in Ms. Meng's innocence. Huawei continues to stand with Ms. Meng in her pursuit for justice and freedom. We expect that...

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The Society for the Promotion of Japanese Animation (SPJA) is thrilled to unveil its plans to offer Japanese pop culture fans from around the world an opportunity to experience all things anime from wherever they are with Anime Expo Lite. This FREE...

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The Society for the Promotion of Japanese Animation (SPJA) is thrilled to unveil its plans to offer Japanese pop culture fans from around the world an opportunity to experience all things anime from wherever they are with Anime Expo Lite. This FREE...


23 may 2020

09:00
The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the anniversary of the Komagata Maru incident: "More than a century ago today, 376 passengers aboard the Komagata Maru steamship arrived in Vancouver. Like millions of...


22 may 2020

08:00
In April 2020, Our Turn conducted a survey of high school and college-aged students to understand how the pandemic is affecting their personal and educational outcomes. The COVID-19 Student Impact Report outlines the intersectionality of issues...


21 may 2020

10:00
The first streaming service to bridge the gap for a global, multicultural audience, VumaTV today announced it will launch worldwide on Friday, May 22 at 5pm EST. The platform's lineup of on-demand cultural content includes original series, feature...

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WHEN: May 25, 2020 - 11:00 a.m. Memorial Day & End of Ramadan. WHERE: At M.T.O. centers in 35 cities and eleven countries, including Los Angeles (18011 Sherman Way, Reseda, CA 91335) WHO/WHAT: The M.T.O. Shahmaghsoudi® School of Islamic Sufism® (Los...


18 may 2020

10:00
As the United States begins a path towards economic recovery, the $1.2 trillion Asian-American consumer market will play a critical role in its revitalization. For forward-looking companies and brands, the opportunity to reach the country's fastest...

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80-20 Asian American Empowerment PAC, by far the largest Asian American PAC in the nation, calls on Asian Americans to work for the utter defeat of Trump, but is not endorsing Biden at this time for the following reasons. Trump's bullying and...


14 may 2020

12:02
Women of Color Advancing Peace, Security & Conflict Transformation (WCAPS) teamed up with Peace Corps Volunteers and Trainees evacuated under COVID-19. Published today, "Voices of Peace Corps COVID-19 Evacuees," reflects the concerns raised by 461...


13 may 2020

14:04
The AAKOMA Project is proud to announce a significant investment from Pivotal Ventures, an investment and incubation company created by Melinda Gates, to continue their groundbreaking work with mental health in underserved communities....


11 may 2020

16:23
The 2019-2020 State of Asia America Report, an annual publication of the Asian Real Estate Association of America (AREAA), provides a snapshot of the state of Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) homeownership pre-COVID-19. The report presents...


8 may 2020

18:38
Asian Americans Advancing Justice, an affiliation of five independent civil rights organizations, celebrates a new documentary series, ASIAN AMERICANS, debuting on May 11 and 12, that examines the history, contributions, and complexities of Asian...

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Today former State Senator Janet Nguyen joined with Images Luxury Nail Lounge, National Asian American Coalition, Vietnamese American Federation of Southern California, Vietnamese Community in Los Angeles, Coalition Against Communist and Agents,...

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A new five-part documentary series, ASIAN AMERICANS, is set to air on May 11th and 12th on PBS stations nationwide. Asian Americans Advancing Justice, an affiliation of five civil rights organizations, is promoting the documentary as the most...

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What comes before prom? The promposal of course! So even though prom won't be IRL this year, AXE is helping keep the tradition alive by partnering with internet phenomenon Rickey Thompson for a virtual promposal challenge....

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On May 10, 2020, a historic day for Chinese Americans and our nation when the Transcontinental Railroad was completed 151 years ago with the unique contribution by early Chinese immigrants, United Chinese Americans (UCA) is partnering with a...


7 may 2020

23:38
The Akshaya Patra Foundation held its Boston Virtual Gala on Sunday, May 3, to raise funds for feeding migrant families in India. The organization has served 40 million meals to migrant workers since India's lockdown began and feeds 1.8 million...

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New Jersey's communities of color are experiencing disproportionate impacts of COVID-19 in diagnosis rates and mortality rates, according to an analysis from the Center for Health Analytics, Research and Transformation (CHART) at the New Jersey...

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