Archive for June, 2015

L.A. City Hall outsider Ryu wins City Council race

Posted on June 4th, 2015 by imprentacomm

Los Angeles City Council candidate David Ryu defeated his rival in the contest to replace Councilman Tom LaBonge in a sprawling district that includes Los Feliz, Hancock Park and Sherman Oaks. Unofficial results with 100% of precincts reporting showed Ryu, a health center development director, received more than 11,200 votes, giving him a more than […]

CBRE: Asian cross-border real estate investments hit first-quarter record

Posted on June 4th, 2015 by imprentacomm

Cross-border commercial real estate investments by Asian investors reached a first-quarter record of $8.7 billion, with the U.S. market attracting almost 40% of the total, CBRE Group announced Wednesday. The latest quarterly figure was up 34% from the first quarter of 2014, said Maybelyne Ng, a Hong Kong-based spokeswoman for CBRE. U.S. real estate garnered […]

Wave of Asian-Americans Adds Diversity to NYPD

Posted on June 4th, 2015 by imprentacomm

As people around the city celebrate Asian-American heritage month, so are members of the police department. The number of Asian police officers has drastically increased since the beginning of this century. NY1’s Dean Meminger filed the following report. Officer James Li says it has always been his dream to wear a police uniform. “Since I […]

Ivy Applicants Coached to Be ‘Less Asian’

Posted on June 4th, 2015 by imprentacomm

(NEWSER) – Asian-American groups recently filed a federal complaint against Harvard, claiming the university holds Asian applicants to higher standards. But while that complaint is pending, the Boston Globe reports that breaking the “bamboo ceiling” is a thriving business, with coaches often advising applicants to appear, well … “less Asian,” according to the director of […]