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WMFE​ ‘Golden Dragon Award’ from AACC – Asian American Chamber of Commerce of Central Florida

The Asian American Chamber of Commerce of Central Florida hosted the 7th Annual Golden Dragon Awards on October 1st at the Disney’s Contemporary Resort.  The Banquet and Awards show honors outstanding leadership and initiatives by individuals, small and large businesses, non-profits and governmental agencies. The Cocktail Reception and Silent Auction welcomed the attendees as  Orlando Taiko Dojo drummers led...

SSAFF 2016 Audience Awards Announced

Bangladeshi Urban Thriller AYNABAJI Takes Top Honors Best Documentary CITIES OF SLEEP & Short Film SYAAHI Voted Audience Favorite Mostofa Sarwar Farooki Honored for Significant Contributions to the Cinema of Bangladesh SEATTLE (October 24, 2016) – The 11th Seattle South Asian Film Festival closed Sunday with a screening of the tender comedic drama WAITING (2015) from Indian director Anu Menon (LONDON PARIS NEW YORK, X:...

Millennia of Chinese Legends Come Alive Through Exquisite Dance and Music

Shen Yun
World’s Premier Classical Chinese Dance Company Returns to Dr. Phillips Center ORLANDO – A daughter disguises herself as a son and takes her father’s place at war. A magical monkey, an ogre, and a humanoid pig protect a Buddhist monk as he journeys to the western heavens on a quest for true teachings. A folk hero gets drunk, but then saves a...

NAPABA Announces Its Best Lawyers Under 40

WASHINGTON — The National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA) has selected 18 attorneys to receive the 2016 Best Lawyers Under 40 Award (BU40 Award). The BU40 Award recognizes talented individuals in the Asian Pacific American legal community who are under the age of 40 and have achieved prominence and distinction in their respective fields — be it the...

APIAVote is appalled by offensive Fox News segment on Chinese American voters

Washington, DC — Asian and Pacific Islander American Vote (APIAVote) is appalled by the recent "Watters' World" segment on The O'Reilly Factor on Chinese American voters. The segment exploited Asian American stereotypes and exemplified the very issue of China-bashing the report supposedly sought to assess. This racist and derogatory segment damages Chinese American and Asian American communities and exacerbates negative...

Orlando Youthful Dragon Boat Team: REACH of Central Florida

REACH Dragon Boat team
The day I learned to dragonboat, it was a hot, muggy Saturday morning.  I nervously stood as I watched CHARGE paddlers demonstrate the basics of dragon boating.  Until then, I had no clue about how to paddle or even how to hold a paddle. That was over two years ago.  Today, I have come to appreciate the teamwork and endurance...

Serve. Inspire. Change.

"Serve, Inspire, Change!" Those were the words I defaulted to when asked to explain my summer experience as a Bank of America Student Leader in three words or less. However, what was supposed to just be the theme for a week’s summit in Washington DC ended up becoming my reality. I was one of five to be chosen for...

Isn’t it the time to go solar in Florida? – A case study from tax planning and return on investment perspective

Background Residential Renewable Energy Tax Credit of 30% was extended for solar electric system placed into service by 12/31/2019.  In 2016, solar electric system cost per watt is reduced to $3.3 to $3.5 in Florida (before tax credit) and is expected to fall further in 2017.  However, average electricity cost in Florida is 12.3 cents per kWh in 2016 and...

USF Mid-Autumn Moon Festival 2016

With a full moon rising Thursday night, Fall came early for everyone celebrating the Chinese Mid-Autumn Moon Festival at the University of South Florida in Tampa on Thursday night.  The Suncoast Association of Chinese Americans, Chinese American Association of Tampa Bay, the Confucius Institute at USF and the university community sponsored the festival with free moon cakes, a holiday-lighted dragon-lion and...

“Tokyo-Ga” art exhibition unveiled at Miami International Airport by Japanese and MIA officials

“Tokyo-Ga” at Miami International Airport (MIA) is the first exhibition devoted to Japanese culture at MIA. The “Tokyo-Ga” (images of Tokyo) project began in response to a devastating tsunami and earthquake that claimed thousands of lives in Japan in 2011. The portfolio showcases images of the multifaceted Japanese capital, which reflect the contrast between the country’s tradition and modernity....
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