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Wednesday March 23, 2011

China Tightens Censorship of Electronic Communications

Sharon LaFraniere and David Barboza, The New York Times

If anyone wonders whether the Chinese government has tightened its grip on electronic communications since protests began engulfing the Arab world, Shakespeare may prove instructive.
Wednesday March 16, 2011

How To Help Japan: Earthquake Relief Options, Inc.

On March 11, 2011, a huge 8.9 earthquake and subsequent tsunami hit Japan, causing widespread destruction...
Wednesday March 16, 2011

Japan's emperor in historic speech: 'Never give up hope'

The CNN Wire Staff

"I truly hope the victims of the disaster never give up hope, take care of themselves, and live strong for tomorrow," said the dignified and understated Emperor Akihito, in a calm and poignant oration delivered from the Imperial Palace.
Wednesday March 16, 2011

Asian-American Population Growth Outpaces Latinos in Several Major States


The Asian American Advertising Federation (3AF), a leading authority on Asian-American marketing and advertising, in conjunction with LA 18 KSCI-TV (LA 18), has announced some astonishing statistics about the growth of the Asian population in the United States. The information is based on the 2010 U.S. Census.
Wednesday March 16, 2011

China's leadership: where are the women?

Adrienne Mong,

How is it that in a country of 1.3 billion, with nearly 3,000 NPC delegates, there are no women of national political prominence?
Wednesday March 16, 2011

How to Distinguish Yourself in Today's Workplace

Marcia Reynolds,, Inc.

Do you know how the uprisings in the Middle East will affect the average American? If you are in business, you should know. You can't help but be affected by major happenings around the globe. Knowing this can give you the competitive edge you need in business.
Monday March 7, 2011

Connect, Engage, Get Hired! 10th Annual Asian Diversity Career Expo

Aimee Lim, Assistant Editor, AsianLife Magazine

The world of job recruitment and hiring can seem mysterious and daunting, even for a seasoned professional. Today’s job candidates need to be more strategic, flexible and on their toes than ever before. That’s where ADI (Asian Diversity Inc) comes in.
Monday March 7, 2011

Three keys to Asians' U.S. business success

Alexander MacInnes, The Record

Experts say devotion to education, work ethic and loyalty to their communities set Asian-American business operators apart.
Monday March 7, 2011

Advocate Speaks Out for Minority Rights

Se Hwan Youn, The Emory Wheel

Executive Director of the Asian American Legal Advocacy Center (AALAC) Helen Kim Ho (‘99L) shared her experience as a community advocate in Georgia and encouraged student leaders to voice their opinions on bills that she believed were discriminatory against Asian Americans.
Monday March 7, 2011

The Happiest Person In America Has Been Located; He Is Not You

Jen Doll, Village Voice

The key to happiness is to be, said Gallup, "a tall, Asian-American, observant Jew who is at least 65 and married, has children, lives in Hawaii, runs his own business and has a household income of more than $120,000 a year."
Monday March 7, 2011

How to Stand Out From the Competition

The Wall Street Journal

Establishing yourself as a best-in-class professional, capable of easily adapting to and thriving during fluctuating economic cycles, will set you apart and enable you to more quickly land a career-enhancing opportunity.
Wednesday February 23, 2011

The NAAMBA Leadership World Tour - Driving Leadership to New Heights! February 28-May 31, 2011

Aimee Lim, Assistant Editor, AsianLife Magazine

The National Association of Asian MBAs (NAAMBA), is a vibrant, professional organization with the mission to empower and advance pan-Asian professionals globally. Jino Ahn, the President and Founder of NAAMBA, for over two decades, has committed himself to promoting Asian diversity in the workplace. In a continued and concerted effort to mark the launch of NAAMBA and further its mission, starting on February 28th, 2011, Jino will embark upon the first of its kind, 90-day NAAMBA Leadership World Tour, driving through key NAAMBA Regional cities in North America and visiting key countries in Asia.
Wednesday February 23, 2011

APIA workers among the fastest growing groups in the union workforce

Northwest Asian Weekly

A new report by the Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR) documents a large wage and benefit advantage for Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) workers in unions, relative to their non-union counterparts.
Wednesday February 23, 2011

US lawmakers seek apology for Chinese exclusion

Shaun Tandon, Yahoo! News

More than a century after the United States shut its doors to Chinese immigrants, Asian American lawmakers are seeking an official apology that they hope will serve as a lesson for future generations.
Wednesday February 23, 2011

MBA Pay is Up! Maybe

Louis Lavelle,

The Graduate Management Admission Council, the owners of the GMAT, released a survey of MBA and other graduate b-school alumni yesterday that showed overall pay now tops $94,500, well above the pre-recession level of $89,000 in 2007. It also showed that the percentage of employed alumni is up on a year-over-year basis. Good news for MBAs, right?
Wednesday February 23, 2011

Making an Easy Re-Entry Into the Work Force

Diana Middleton, The Wall Street Journal

If you've been unemployed for months and have finally found a job, you're likely thrilled at first. But anxiety often follows that excitement. Starting any new job is hard, and coming back to work after a long layoff can be even harder. You have to re-establish a routine, refresh your skills and rebuild your confidence. Here's how to make a successful re-entry...
Wednesday February 16, 2011

Big Apple Dreams: TieCon 2011

Aimee Lim, Assistant Editor, AsianLife Magazine

New York’s business, entrepreneurial and investment communities will be abuzz with excitement on March 3rd, 2011, at the TieCon Greater New York, which will bring together top entrepreneurs and global business leaders to converge in the world’s investment capital.
Wednesday February 16, 2011

Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus Celebrates 17 Years


Rep. Honda will be hosting a reception celebrating CAPAC’s 17 years and welcoming incoming CAPAC Chairwoman Rep. Judy Chu and the newly elected AAPI Members of Congress.
Wednesday February 16, 2011

Recruiting in China Pays Off for U.S. Colleges

Jacques Steinberg, The New York Times

Dozens of American colleges and universities are seeing a surge in applications (and similar brochures) from students in China, where a booming economy means that more families can pursue the dream of an American higher education.
Wednesday February 16, 2011

The rise of Asia's megacities

Adrienne Mong,

Nine cities in Guangdong Province would link up 42 million people just north of Hong Kong. The area would measure 16,000 square miles – that’s roughly twice the size of the state of New Jersey – and would encompass the nation’s manufacturing heartland, which accounts for nearly a tenth of the Chinese economy.
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