Saturday, 2 August 2014

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Burmese New Year Marked

Burmese New Year Marked

The Rakhaing Water Festival was held in New York with dancers and musicians in traditional costume.

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Brooklyn Takes on Southeast Asian Cuisines

Brooklyn Takes on Southeast Asian Cuisines

Greenpoint Gazette highlights, in separate stories, a chef adding her own twist to home-cooked Filipino meals and a new Malaysian restaurant inspired by dishes found in the region's night markets.

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Burmese Chef Serves Up Japanese Ramen

Burmese Chef Serves Up Japanese Ramen

Maung Htein Linn runs three NYC restaurants with authentic Japanese food he learned to prepare in Japan.

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When Does Ramadan Begin?

When Does Ramadan Begin?

NYC Muslims seek some consensus on when to start fasting.

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Filipina Reflects on Community Work

Filipina Reflects on Community Work

After working in Asian-American circles, Nancy Bulalacao is focusing on the Filipino community. She spoke with The FilAm about the first Filipino American Museum in NY and other ventures.

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Buddhist Temple Hopes to Draw Young Cambodians

Buddhist Temple Hopes to Draw Young Cambodians

Cambodians come to Wat Jotanaram for prayer, meditation, language instruction and meals.

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Justice Urged for Filipino-American Victim of Brutal Attack

Justice Urged for Filipino-American Victim of Brutal Attack

Family and friends of Randy Gener held vigils this week to urge speedy action on apprehending his attackers, The FilAm and Gay City News report.

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Funding Low, Future Uncertain at Filipino Immigrant Center

Funding Low, Future Uncertain at Filipino Immigrant Center

Serving not just the Filipino community but also Latinos and South Asians, the Bayanihan Filipino Community Center is fundraising to keep the immigrant haven running, reports The FilAm.

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Former Filipino Exile Returns to NY to Unveil Memoir

Former Filipino Exile Returns to NY to Unveil Memoir

"The Half-Remembered Past" recounts journalist Nelson A. Navarro's fight against the Marcos dictatorship in the Philippines and his subsequent years in New York and later, back home in Manila, reports local Filipino papers.

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Typewriter Repairman to the Stars Closes Shop

Typewriter Repairman to the Stars Closes Shop

After nearly 30 years in operation, Bino Gan, owner of Typewriters N' Things, will shutter his shop permanently, reports The Villager.

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Finding Trustworthy Middlemen for Filipino Relief

Finding Trustworthy Middlemen for Filipino Relief

Locals who want to help victims of Typhoon Haiyan are carefully selecting which organizations they will assist.

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