• Orange County attorney’s racist Facebook rant against Asian Americans draws backlash

    ORANGE COUNTY (KABC) — An Orange County attorney’s Facebook post spurred by the movie “Crazy Rich Asians” drew major backlash. In a now-deleted post, Christina Ignatius wrote several paragraphs targeting Asians in Orange County and reinforcing negative stereotypes. “She’s in for a ride because we are not going to let this pass. We will not […]

    Date: Sep 05, 2018 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ success has Hollywood scrambling for similar Asian-centric stories

    LOS ANGELES — In the eight years that Lisa Takeuchi Cullen has been developing and writing for television, she never had a producer insist on casting an Asian American as the lead in a show. For years, Hollywood operated under the belief that Asians couldn’t sell a movie or a TV series. That all changed earlier […]

    Date: Sep 05, 2018 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Applying to Harvard as an Asian-American

    To the Editor: Re “Harvard Rates Asian-Americans as Less Likable, Plaintiffs Claim” (front page, June 16): I think I can speak for all college admissions consultants when I say that none of us were shocked by the recently released Harvard investigation, included in court documents, revealing that the university rated Asian-American applicants consistently lower on […]

    Date: Jul 03, 2018 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • What is WeChat? Chinese-language app could be fueling Chinese-American conservatism

    It’s been used to buy farm-fresh eggs and pay bills — and to quickly mobilize tens of thousands across the country to rally on behalf of a former New York City cop convicted in the accidental shooting death of an unarmed black man. WeChat, the hugely popular social media app developed by Chinese internet company Tencent, has grown to […]

    Date: Jul 03, 2018 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • World Health Org. Urges Vietnamese to Eat Less Sugar

    Excessive sugar and salt combined with insufficient vegetable consumption is posing health risks to Vietnamese people, experts say. Photo from vtc.vn via Viet Nam News/Asia News Network HANOI — Vietnamese people eat too much sugar and it is harming their health, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). While the WHO recommends consuming less than […]

    Date: Jun 26, 2018 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Asian Americans Post Largest Gains In Homeownership

    Asian Americans have seen the largest gains among any race in homeownership in the United States, new research shows. A recent report by Zillow Research found that the Asian homeownership rate increased 48%, from 10.1% in 1900 to 58.1% in 2016. This marks the largest jump in homeownership, compared to 23.2% among whites, 20.5% among blacks, and […]

    Date: Jun 26, 2018 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Vietnam memorial: ‘We come not to mourn our dead soldiers, but to praise them’

    ST. CLOUD — Despite the pouring rain, hundreds of people attended a ceremony Saturday afternoon to honor Americans and Vietnamese people who fought and died in the Vietnam War. The crowd gathered by the Vietnam War Memorial at Lake George for a short program and picnic. Many wore bright red and yellow, the colors of the Vietnamese […]

    Date: Jun 19, 2018 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • George Takei: Trump Immigration Policy Worse Than Japanese Prison Camps

      Actor George Takei, who was sent to a Japanese prison camp with his family during World War II, said immigrant detention centers that separate migrant children from their parents are worse than what he experienced. “At least during the internment of Japanese-Americans, I and other children were not stripped from our parents,” Takei wrote in […]

    Date: Jun 19, 2018 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • An Asian-American Awakening

    Have progressives poked a sleeping giant? A thousand New Yorkers showed up Sunday at City Hall to protest Mayor Bill de Blasio’s bid to substitute de facto racial quotas for a merit-based admission test at the city’s elite public schools. Two things make the protest striking. First, the protesters were Asian-American. Second, the big local […]

    Date: Jun 19, 2018 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0