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Report finds Asians in US are healthier than other groups

A NEW study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has found that Asian adults – particularly Chinese adults – are physically and psychologically healthier than other US adults. Overall, Chinese adults reported better health in five measures … Continue reading

May 25, 2016

Filipino on FBI’s Most Wanted list

A FILIPINO man from Los Angeles wanted for the murder of his pregnant girlfriend last month has been named to the FBI’s Ten Most Wanted Fugitives list. Philip Patrick Policarpio, 39, was charged with first-degree murder on April 22 in … Continue reading

May 24, 2016

Campaign seeks to get AAPIs to vote in June 7 primary

AS California’s June 7 primary approaches, 20 organizations plan on calling 20,000 Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) registered voters in Los Angeles and Orange Counties in a campaign called “Your Vote Matters.” “Primaries have lower turnout than general elections … Continue reading

May 20, 2016

Obama congratulates Duterte

US reaffirms alliance with incoming PH president US President Barack Obama on Tuesday, May 17, personally called presumptive Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte to congratulate him on his victory. “President Obama noted that the successful election and record voter participation were … Continue reading

May 18, 2016

Measures introduced to continue funding for LA County parks

A NEW comprehensive report examining Los Angeles County’s park needs revealed that nearly half of residents live more than half a mile away from a park. The report comes as funding for County parks nears expiration in 2019. “I don’t … Continue reading

May 18, 2016

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