A Filipino American who forged friendships with Black, Latino and Native American leaders in the 60’s and 70’s and is credited with saving Seattle’s Chinatown International District died Saturday at the age of 82.
Bob Santos was known as everybody’s uncle, said Seattle’s Mayor Ed Murray to the Seattle Times.
“Bob Santos … Read more
A film coming out in November is being lauded by Asian and Pacific Americans for its diversity of voices, while another which came out this month is being panned.
Following on the success of its film Big Hero 6 starring Ryan Potter, Daniel Henney and Jamie Chung, Disney is following up with Moana.… Read more
By Ed Diokno
OH, NO! Boba drinks can lead to diabetes. The popular sweet drink, also known as Bubble Drinks, which has those tapioca balls floating around in them, can have up to 36 grams of sugar, or as much as a can of Coke.
Too much sugar in your diet can cause … Read more
By Ed Diokno
A new online survey of 2,000 self-identified Asian Americans found retirement and family are particularly important in the AAPI community.
The survey conducted by Harris Poll for Prudential Financial from June 19 through July 21 found 25% believe taking care of family members is a financial priority versus 15 … Read more
By Len Patel
When it comes to long distance service, Rebtel isn’t exactly a household name.
To cut through the clutter, the Swedish firm has come out with a couple of new ads under it’s slogan speak freely to promote its calling plan to India.
In one commercial not yet publicly released, an Indian national … Read more
Six of the highest paid actors in the world are of Asian and Pacific Islander descent, according to a list released by Forbes.
Of the seven, only one is American. Dwayne Johnson whose mother is Samoan and father if Black, is the highest paid actor in the world. He earned $64.5 million in 2015 … Read more
A judge hearing a lawsuit brought by tenants of an Oakland Chinatown apartment building that has been described as roach-infested paid a visit Wednesday to see the conditions for himself, reports ABC7.
The tenants allege the new landlord has allowed the building to deteriorate to force them out so it can be rented to … Read more
Variety is reporting the USA cable channel is developing Connoisseur, a drama about a con artist that would star John Cho.
Cho will reportedly play Clay Park, a con artist who draws the attention of the FBI and organized crime by duping the wealthy into paying millions for fake wine.
Cho would also serve … Read more