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SELECT JULY 16-31 NEWS

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WORLD

O China World's 2nd Largest Economy? - FT

O Clinton Enters South China Sea Fray - AP

O Getting Angry Can Harm Business Deals
   in Asia - LA Times

O Glimmer of Hope in China's 'Brain Drain'
   Battle - AFP

O GM Now Sells More Cars in China Than US
   - NYTimes

O IEC Claims China is Now World's #1 Energy
   Consumer - Wall St. Journal

O China Says IEC's Figures Mistaken - Xinhua

O More Filipino Nurses Going to UK Than US
   - GMANews

O Rights Groups Protest End of US Ban on Ties with Indonesian Special Forces - Reuters

O South Korea's Suicide Problem - WSJ  

O Ten Reasons Why Chinese Companies Fail
   in the US - China Law Blog

O US and China Still Have a Lot to Learn
   About Each Other - Philadelphia Inquirer

O US Consulate in India Starts 'Know US'
   Clubs in Schools - Hindustan Times

O US Strengthens Military Ties in Asia to
   Counter China - Bloomberg  

O Vaseline Skin Lightening App In India Stirs
   Debate - CNN

O The Story of Cosmetics - video - includes
    info on whitening products - truthout

O Vietnam's Forgotten Victims: Agent Orange
   Still Creating Hell - al Jazeera

PROTEST

O Sign Petition: Ask Facebook to Stop Racist
   Skin Whitening App in India - change.org

NATIONAL

O Anti-Islamic Bus Ads Appear in Major Cities
   - Christian Science Monitor
O Asian Am Writers Hwang, Jin, Kingston,
   Lahiri, Lee, Ondaatje, Rushdie, Wong,
   Many More Join Boycott of Arizona - AAWW
O Daphne Kwok Appointed Chair of White
   House Commission on AAPI's - APIA Vote

O Food Tells Tale of Chinese Pioneers in
   America - Seattle Times

O Gov. Bobby Jindal Criticized for Killing More
   Oyster Beds than BP Oil Spill Did - NY Times

O IALI Pushes Indian American Democrats
   Running for Office - POLITICO
O Judge Blocks Parts of Arizona Immigration
   Law - AP/NWAW

O Lt. Dan Choi, Outspoken Gay Critic of DADT,
   Honorably Discharged - CNN

O OP ED What It's Like Being the Only White
   Journalist at Korea Times - NAM

O Political Change: In 10 Years Georgia
   District Becomes Asian - NWAW

O San Fran Tries Going Green to Protect Nail
   Salon Workers - NAM

O SEARAC One of Founding Members of New
   Coalition to Save Social Security
O Smithsonian Hangs Portrait of 1st Asian Am Cabinet Member, Norman Mineta - AP/NWAW

O Tani Cantil-Sakauye Named 1st CA
   Supreme Court Justice - SF Gate

O VSU at UCLA Joins DREAM Act Hunger Strike
   at Feinstein's Office - 1% UC Vietnamese
   Students Are DREAM Act Eligible - NILC/VSU

O Yahoo Japan Teams with Google Search
   - NY Times

REGIONAL

O NJ Indian Community Wants Scientist's
   Murder Investigated as Hate Crime - NAM

O Yoon Kyung-bok - NYC's Korean American
   Community Foundation - Joong Ang Daily

LI

O FalconStor Revenue Up 18% - Zycko News

SBU / SUNY SB

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BOOK & FILM REVIEWS

O Angel Island: Immigrant Gateway to America Ellis Island for Chinese, Filipinos, Japanese, Koreans, Mexicans, Russians, South Asians - Even Jews Fleeing Nazis - SFGate

O Enemies of the People Opens in US - Film on
   Khmer Rouge Won Sundance Award - CNN

O The Korean War: A History -  Battling for the
   Peninsula - Wall St. Journal

O Mao's Last Dancer - Hyphen Mag

O Pacific Rim - Filipinos & Basketball - NWAW

O Young Readers: Yasmin's Hammer, East
   West House
, & More - NWAW

CULTURE

O At 93, Louvre Pyramid Architect IM Pei Still
   Going Strong - CNN Article & Video

O DJ Tina T - NWAW

O Hee Seo - 1st Korean Soloist Named at
   ABT: American Ballet Theatre - 8asians.com

O LEGO Taj Mahal Sales Skyrocket After
   Beckham Builds One - CS Monitor

O The Story of Cosmetics - video - includes
   info on whitening products - truthout

EDUCATION

O 2nd Asian Am UC Student Regent on
   Coping with the UC Financial Crisis - NAM

O CA State Sen. Leland Yee Demands
   Answers After UC Regents Break Law
   - SFGate
O Centenary Colleges Shuts MBA Program in
   China Over Plagiarism - Inside Higher Ed
O College Prez Strips for Art - Global Times
O The Ivory Sweatshop: Academe No Longer
   a Convivial Refuge - Chronicle Higher Ed

O Learn Asian Languages on the Web with
   Volunteer Tutors - NY Times

O NYU in Shanghai? Will NYC's College
   Building Bubble Boom Burst? - Village Voice

O Sam Pitroda: Architect of India's Telecom
  Revolution Transforming Colleges - Chronicle
O Top Asian Business Schools Unite to Attract
   Westerners - Bloomberg

O U of Toronto Cuts East Asian Studies
   - Faculty blog on Protest

O US Relaxes Visa Rules for Students From
   China - China Press

ENVIRONMENTAL SPECIAL

O Society of Environmental Journalists
   Awards Announced - sej.org
O 1st Place Online Reporting - Mekong: The
   Last Untamed River - Radio Free Asia
O 1st Place - Print Reporting - Agent Orange:
   A Lethal Legacy - Chicago Tribune
O 3rd Place - Beat Reporting - Green China
   - NY Times

INTERESTING LINKS

O A Blackberry Addict Discovers Grassroots
   Enterprise in India - Shekhar Kapur

O Don't visit Bangkok, Hong Kong, Mumbai,
   Singapore, Shanghai, or Tokyo without
   checking this site - cnngo

SPORTS

O Rich Cho - 1st Asian Am GM in NBA History
   - NW AsianWeekly 

O Jeremy Lin - 1st Chinese American Signed
   by NBA - NESN.com

UPCOMING NEWS FOR NEXT ISSUE

O New Experiment: As we add articles to
   next draft, you can see issue in progress

EDUCATION - LONG TERM LINKS

O How Research Institutions Spend More
   Money on Everything But Educating
   Undergrads - Inside Higher Ed

O Research Shows Research Institutions Fail
   at Teaching - Tomorrow's Professor Blog

O What It Takes to Get Into the Harvards
   of Asia - CNNGo

SAVE EARTH / SAVE SBU

 

China Wind Farm - Photo by Zhenxiao Lei

China's Green Future

Natural Resources Defense Council

"We're borrowing money from China to buy
oil from the Persian Gulf to burn it in ways
that destroy the planet. Every bit of that
has got to change." -Inconvenient Truth

350.org      |      PLANYC  

A HUMAN RIGHT  :  HEALTH CARE

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/
pages/frontline/
sickaroundtheworld/view/

Watch video on world's five best health care systems where people live longer, less infants die, no one goes bankrupt because of illness, all are covered, all cost less than current US system - then fight for the same here! The 2010 health reform act was so compromised it was a giveaway to the health insurance companies. Read how here and continue to demand Medicare for All! 

A HUMAN RIGHT  :  SOCIAL SECURITY

O Strengthen Social Security Coalition

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7/30 - 8/12
Quad Cinema
NYC

Enemies of the People
One Man's Journey to the

Killing Fields of Cambodia

7/31 - 8/6 Stony Brook U

Origami Heaven
 Exhibit & Festival

Wang Center

8/2   7PM
Stony Brook U

Outdoor Big Screen
FREE Movie Night :
UP
LaValle Stadium

8/6
& 8/9

65th Anniversary
Atomic Bombings of
Hiroshima & Nagasaki

8/7 - 8/8
Queens

Hong Kong Dragon Boat
Races & Festival

Flushing Meadow Park

8/13 - 8/24
NY Int'l
Fringe Fest

Comedian Shabana Rehman For Kingdom and Fatherland New School Drama Theatre

8/13 - 8/27
NY Int'l
Fringe Fest

Gina Kim's Learning to Smile Again After Abuse True Story Miss Kim
The Players Theatre

8/13 - 8/20
NY Int'l
Fringe Fest

Growing up Muslim in USA
Comedian Zehra Fazal Headscarf & the Angry Bitch
The Studio at Cherry Lane

8/13 - 8/29
NY Int'l
Fringe Fest

Shaheed: Dream & Death of Benazar Bhutto
Dixon Place

8/14 - 8/24
NY Int'l
Fringe Fest

Michelle Krusiec in
Made in Taiwan
New School Drama Theater

8/15
NYC

30th Annual
India Day Parade
Centered at Madison & 25th

8/15 - 8/22
NY Int'l
Fringe Fest

A Personal War: Stories of Mumbai Terror Attacks
Dixon Place

8/15 - 8/22
NY Int'l
Fringe Fest

Trinayan Dance Theater
Swaha: Rituals of Union
Dixon Place

8/16

Qixi
Chinese Valentine's Day

8/17 - 8/24
NY Int'l
Fringe Fest

Rap Opera & Tiananmen 6/4
Burning in China
4th St. Theatre

8/19 - 8/27
NY Int'l
Fringe Fest

Race Sex Green Card Marriage
Cookie
Robert Moss Theatre

8/20 - 8/26
NY Int'l
Fringe Fest

Faster Than the
Speed of White

4th St. Theatre

8/20
& 8/27

Opens in NY Theatres
Mao's Last Dancer

absolutely stunning film!

8/21 - 8/26
NY Int'l
Fringe Fest

Ah Kua Show
by Leona Lo

The Club at LA MAMA

8/23-8/27
Park Ave Armory, NYC

LIVE! FREE!
Yoshitomo Nara + YNG
4-7pm: number of viewers limited

8/25
NYC

Asian Women in Business
Changing Role of Asian Women in Hollywood

UPCOMING EVENTS

10/2/10

Be the Change
Day of National Service

10/10/10

Global Work Party: Day to Celebrate Climate Solutions

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