A funeral will be held Thursday for a Korean American police officer killed in a traffic accident while on duty, reports CBS LA.
A police cruiser driven by officer Nicholas Choung Lee crashed into a garbage truck that may have lost its breaks and went out of control in Beverly Hills.
Lee is a … Read more
(note from author: This is the second of a series of reviews AsAmNews will feature this week on films at CAAMFest. After a successful premiere at DOC NYC in November 2013, The Road to Fame will be making its California debut at CAAMFest on March 15 and 21. For more details and tickets, please visit … Read more
Response to the American Apparel ad featuring a topless merchandising employee with the words Made in Bangladesh across her chest has been largely negative.
The idea was to focus attention on the company’s fair labor practices. The retailer says its pays its employees 50 times the wages of other companies which outsource their work to … Read more
The entry of two more Congressional candidates in the only Asian American majority district in the country has thrown more uncertainty into the race, reports the Mercury News.
Analysts say that’s … Read more
But Public CEO reports, the tide may be changing for the former UC Berkeley activist and embattled mayor.
News stories about Oakland’s high crime and murder rate have been replaced about stories … Read more
Actor Brian Tee who is of Japanese and Korean descent talked to the Philippine Entertainment Portal on the eve of the movie debuting in the Philippines.
Tee has had roles in Fast and the Furious, Tokyo Drift;… Read more
SCA5 is a bill passed by the California Senate and now before the state Assembly. If passed, it would put a proposed constitutional amendment … Read more
A production of Thoroughly Modern Millie at a local high school in Massachusetts will go on despite concerns about the stereotyping of Asian Americans in the play, reports Mia Wenjen in her blog for I Love Newton.
The play at Newton North High School in Newton, Massachusetts contains what Wenjen called “outdated Chinese stereotypes” … Read more
A recent article in the International Business Times, highlights Indian “tech pioneers,” such as Vinod Dham (photo from Wharton School), who created the Pentium chip, and entrepreneurs like … Read more
A recent panel discussion at this year’s South by Southwest (SXSW) Festival in Austin, Texas, found Mindy Kaling firing back at questions about diversity on her show, The Mindy Project (Photo by Digital Photos).
The mood of the panel titled “Running the Show: TV’s New Queen of Comedy,” was fairly jovial until … Read more
A coalition of Asian American civic groups gathered on International Women’s Day to criticize a lawsuit demanding the removal of the Comfort Woman Statue in Glendale, California, reports Hankyoreh (photo by Melissa Wall).
The groups made up of Korean Americans, Filipino Americans, Chinese Americans and Japanese Americans also demanded a formal apology from the … Read more