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  • Hallyu: Riding the Korean Wave

    Posted by AC Team

    Hallyu: Riding the Korean Wave
    If you know Rain, BoA (shown left), and Sistar, then you already know K-Pop, Korea’s contemporary pop music and its artists. K-Pop music is one of the fastest growing music genres in the world, and along with Korea’s popular TV drama serials, films and comic books are a growing source of export revenue for Korea.   The growing global fan base of Korea's entertainment and...

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  • In Memoriam: Senator Daniel Inouye 1924-2012

    Posted by AC Team

    December 17, 2012 American war hero and distinguished Senator Daniel Inouye has died at the age of 88 of respiratory complications at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md. "Tonight, our country has lost a true American hero," said President Barack Obama. Senator Inouye was the second longest serving senator in the U.S. and was awarded the Medal of Honor for his World War II heroics. He was a member of the U.S. Army's 442nd Regimental Combat Team, the most decorated unit in U.S. history.  For the full story click here...
  • September 27 - 16th Annual Chinese American Museum Historymakers Gala

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    Los Angeles   The Chinese American Museum's 6th anual 2012 Historymakers Awards Banquet takes place this year September 27 at The Westin Bonaventure. Prominently recognized as one of the premiere Chinese American events in Southern California, the event honors the achievements of extraordinary individuals who have made a significant impact or lasting contributions towards the advancement of the Chinese American community and beyond in the fields of art, literature, journalism, medicine, film, science, business, government, law, athletics, and community service. This year’s Historymakers Awardees include: Excellence in Corporate Leadership – Tom McKernan and the Automobile Club of Southern California; Excellence in Medicine and Community Service – Dr. Carl K. Moy, an OB/GYN who pra...
  • AAPI Group Outraged at Acquittal and Lenient Sentence for Sgt. Holcomb charged in the hazing and death of Pvt Danny Chen

    Posted by Suzanne Kai

    July 31, 2012 Its not over yet folks. Six more trials and one more sentencing remain.  Yesterday, a jury acquitted Sergeant Adam M. Holcomb—one of eight soldiers charged in the hazing and death of Pvt. Danny Chen—of negligent homicide, reckless endangerment, communicating a threat and violations of a military statute that prohibits hazing. Based on the jury’s recommendation, Sgt. Holcomb, who was convicted of two counts of maltreatment and one count of assault consummated by battery, may only receive a sentence of 30 days in prison, reduction of one rank, to specialist, and a fine of $1,181.55. Mee Moua, president and executive director of the Asian American Justice Center, a member of the Asian American Center for Advancing Justice, Tom Hayashi, executive director of OCA, and Elizabet...
  • To Lie or Not to Lie by Marilyn Tam

    Posted by AC Team

      TO LIE OR NOT TO LIE  By Marilyn Tam   Scott Thompson, the four months old CEO of Yahoo, was forced to resign because he lied on his resume. Worse, he lied about his lying and was found out. He denied that he inserted an extra degree into his resume, and then he blamed the recruiting firm he worked with for doing so. The recruiting firm, wanting to maintain their reputation, showed that it was Mr. Thompson who lied. Net result is that Mr. Thompson now has much more time to contemplate the efficacy of lying.              The question is, what are we willing to tolerate in our leaders’ behavior and reflectively in our own? Lying is bad. We’ve been told that ever since we were little. Or have we? Haven’t we also bee...