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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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  • Ellen Pao, Partner of a Venture Capital Group in Silicon Valley files suit

    Posted by AC Team

    Ellen Pao, Partner of high profile Venture Capital Group in Silicon Valley Kleiner Perkins Caulfield and Byers files suit alleging sexual harassment and gender discrimination. For the story and a copy of the legal complaint click to the story at Tech Crunch. ...
  • Supporters urging passage of H.R. 5638 "Service Member Anti-Hazing Act" head to Washington with 9000 cards honoring U.S. Army Pvt. Danny Chen

    Posted by Suzanne Kai

      Update May 28, 2012 May 24, 2012 would have been Private Danny Chen's 20th birthday.  After weeks of hazing, physical and mental abuse and racial taunting as documented in his personal diary, U.S. Army Private Danny Chen was found dead of an apparent suicide on October 3, 2011 in Afghanistan.  More than 9,000 cards honoring bullying victim Danny Chen have been collected and are on their way to Washington D.C. by supporters of anti-bullying legislation of H.R. 5638, the "Service Member Anti-Hazing Act." The bill has passed the House on Friday, May 25, and now waits for Senate approval.    Update April 11, 2012 Army Courts-Martial in Connection with U.S. Private Danny Chen Moved to US The U.S. military announced today that the trials of the eight U.S. soldiers impl...
  • Harvard's Prof. Miaki Ishii - Startling discoveries of Earth's inner core

    Posted by Suzanne Kai

    May 28 2012 Harvard Associate Professor Miaki Ishii and her colleagues at Harvard University are studying Earth's inner core, approximately 1,800 miles beneath the surface. The research using seismic data is making waves in the scientific community and beyond. New York Times writer Natalie Anger reports. (The New York Times online offers a digital subscription service, you may need to sign up to view this report.) ...
  • June 23 - Live Online Townhall on APIA Hate Crimes & Bullying 2pm EST/11am PST on Google Hangout*

    Posted by Suzanne Kai

    APAforProgress.com News Release  from Curtis Chin, APA for Progress Board President  On Saturday June 23, 2012 Asian Pacific Americans for Progress, a national network of progressive Asian Americans, Pacific Islanders and allies (www.apaforprogress.org) is organizing a live online one hour nationwide townhall to discuss hate crimes and bullying.  Leading APIA civil rights leaders will be participating in the national online Townhall including Congressmember Judy Chu, OCA Executive Director Tom Hayashi and more.  Asian Pacific Americans for Progress is looking for cities to help host viewing parties to be a springboard for groups to also talk about local issues after the one-hour presentation is done.  Vincent Chin 30: Standing Up Then and Now A nationwide Google Hangou...