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Uncovering Hidden History in Mills 50

Mills 50
Real estate developer Jorge Boone and architect Wes Featherston of Process Architecture are renovating one of Mills 50’s most historic buildings – a nondescript property next to another landmark that many still know as the “Cruises Only” building. This building at 1015 E. Colonial Drive housed the Cameo Theatre, a single screen movie house that opened on Christmas Day,  By Asia Trend C.K. Lau 1940. It was a...

Asia Trend Magazine Asian Cultural EXPO rocks at Downtown Disney

Eleven performing groups representing China, Japan, Korea, Philippines, Taiwan and Vietnam, three audience participating workshops and eight exhibitors made up a 4-hour Asian Cultural EXPO on October 20th at Orlando Downtown Disney. This expo is the vision of GWN Dragon Boat, Orlando Health Foundation, the title sponsor Walgreens and Asia Trend Inc. of bringing the community together to celebrate...

Mills 50 Main Street District achieves national accreditation

Mills 50 - the intersection of creativity + culture - is a non-profit entity made possible through the support and interests of the National Trust Main Street Center, the City of Orlando and the district’s members and volunteers.  Last month, Mills 50 Main Street received National Main Street accreditation.  The accreditation process evaluates local Main Street programs according to...

The Tiger Mother’s Revelation – and Ours

Tiger Mom
Many of the articles about the “Tiger mom” have been rather pointed in questioning Western culture’s parenting techniques versus Asian culture, quoting Amy Chua’s comments about how much better Chinese culture is with respect to parenting than Western culture.  These articles raise doubt in Westerners’ minds, but also create questions in Chinese and other Asian parents’ minds about their...

The Asian American Chamber of Commerce Celebrates its 25th Anniversary

Since the founding of the Asian American Chamber of Commerce (AACC) in 1986, the organization has continued to grow and mature into the vibrant organization it is today. Its main mission is to provide leadership, support and encouragement to its members so they may prosper and grow. It also serves as a resource and a gateway for others to...

Welcome the newest dragon boat to the Central Florida Community

dragon boat
Without her, there would not be two dragon boats residing at Lake Fairview, Orlando. Without her, we would not have Orlando Dragon Boat Club which now serves hundreds of paddlers in Orlando. Harriett Lake, a well-known philanthropy in Orlando generous donated two dragon boats to Women Playing For T.I.M.E.® and funded the development of a dragon boat program in Central Florida a year ago. On Aug 25th,...

Orange County Mayoral Race 2011

Orange County Mayoral Race 2011
Interview with Candidates Bill Segal and Teresa Jacobs On Tuesday November 2, 2010, Orange County citizens will vote on the new County Mayor to replace Mayor Richard Crotty as the head of the Board of County Commissioners. Two wellqualified candidates are up for election and we had the distinguished privilege to interview both Bill Segal and Teresa Jacobs to get their viewpoints and background and to better...

Orlando First Dragon Boat is finally here!

Orlando Dragon Boat
Dragon Boat racing is a Chinese tradition which originated in China over 2000 years ago and spread to the whole world and became a very popular team-building sport. Asia Trend has media sponsored and reported Central Florida Dragon Boat Festival in City of Tavares and South Florida Dragon Boat Festival in Miami for many years. When I heard about a new...

The 3rd Annual Sino-US Tourism Directors Summit Kicks off in Orlando

Sino-US Tourism Directors Summit
From October 22 to 23, Shao Qiwei, Chairman of China National Tourism Administration headed a delegation to participate in the 3rd Annual China-US Tourism Directors Summit held in Orlando, Florida. The delegates from the tourism administrations of China’s provinces, autonomous regions and municipalities along with the tourism official bodies of states and municipalities of US attended the meeting.  On the evening of October 22,...
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