25th Annual CASPAF Conference

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Photos: C.K. Lau (To view the photo album, visit www.facebook.com/asiatrend) The Chinese American Scholars and Professionals Association celebrated its 25 years by hosting a conference featuring several panel discussions including “Partnership Building Between Academic & Industries”, “Modeling, Simulation & Training (MS&T)” and “Lake Nona Medical City: Collaboration Driving Innovation”. The conference took place at Hyatt Regency Orlando, Research Park at the University of Central Florida and Sanford Burnham Medical Research...

There She Is, Miss America!

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Miss New York Nina Davuluri
Our talk with the second Asian-American to take the Miss America crown Last year’s Miss America pageant set history in the Asian-American community. The last two standing were Miss California Crystal Lee of Chinese descent and Miss New York Nina Davuluri of Indian descent. Nina Davuluri won the national crown and became the first Indian Miss America. Asia Trend was able to take part in her...

Interview with Mayor Teresa Jacobs

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Mayor Teresa Jacobs
1. During your time as Orange County mayor, what were some of your favorite events that you attended for the Asian American Community? • Asian Pacific Heritage Month Kick here in the Orange County Administration Building ♦ Art exhibition, Distinguished Asian Award, proclamation ceremony • Buddha’s Birthday at Guang Ming Temple ♦ Bathing/cleansing, offerings, tea • Central Florida Dragon Parade & Lunar New Year Festival ♦ Mayor participated with the Orange County...

Mandarin – the most spoken language in the world

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Chinese School of CAACF
The Times recently reported on the rise of Chinese- language instruction in American schools, a push supported by aid from the Chinese government. While language fads come and go, is the boom in Chinese language education going to last? Mandarin is the most spoken language in the world with 14.4% of world population speaking it, way ahead of Spanish with 6.15%. Photo: C.K. Lau (To view the...

World Tai Chi and Qigong Day in Kissimmee FL

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Yang style Taiji ‘Movements” (left to right): Stella- “Single Whip”, Alex-”Golden Rooster Stands One Leg”, Sam- “Ward Off”, Phil-”Holding The Ball”, and Jeannie-”Small-Frame- Single Whip”
The last Saturday in April always marks the day where Tai Chi and Qigong students of “all levels”come to “play Taiji” by doing their routines bare-hand or with weapons to spread an “Internal energy wave” starting at 10 am with it’s main purpose “to heal the world” and educate the general public the amazing health-benefits Tai Chi and Qigong...

優勝、おめでとう! Hideki Matsuyama 松山英樹 His first victory in America

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Hideki Matsuyama 
Matsuyama’s first PGA Tour win made him the youngest player to win the Memorial. He joined a list of Japanese champions on PGA Tour, after Shigeki Maruyama (three wins), Isao Aoki and Ryuji Imada. “To win my first PGA Tour event is enough, but to win it here at Mr. Nicklaus’ course, it really gives me a lot of confidence now...

THE JAX FIRE DRAGONS

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Jax Fir Dragon
The JAX Fire Dragons are North Florida’s first and most successful competitive dragon boat racing team. Founded in 2012, the club is a 501(c)3 tax exempt organization dedicated to fostering the many health and social benefits of paddling a dragon boat. Our roster consists of 65 paddlers ranging in age from 15 to 73 and we race in mixed,...

Dueling Dragons Sparks Our Community

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We are so proud of our Orlando community and its Dragon Boat efforts. Especially rewarding is our cops and teens Dueling Dragons teams.  Yes teams, as this year we have expanded to two boats of paddlers and lowered the age of our teen paddlers to middle school. Photos: C.K. Lau (To view the photo album, visit www.facebook.com/asiatrend) Founded in 2011, The Dueling Dragons...

Acupressure for Eyestrain Relief

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Eyestrain Relief
Acupressure DIY at Home: Eyestrain or asthenopia, occurs when your eyes become fatigued and overworked from monotonous visual activities and tasks such as computer use, reading, or excessive smartphone usage. Symptoms of eyestrain can include eye fatigue, burning and pain of the eyes, blurry vision, watery or dry eyes, light sensitivity and even headache. Although eyestrain generally is not serious and usually...

Japanese community welcomes the Men’s National Team of Japan in Tampa for two pre-World Cup matches

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Japan soccer team
The All Japan soccer team arrived in Florida on May 29th for final conditioning towards the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil. On the following day, Coach Zaccheroni, the 23 players, 2 trainers and coaching staff began endurance and game strategy practice in the humidity and heat, simulating real matches in Brazil. In this camp, the team aimed to increase...
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