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Category Archives: Business
Goldman Sachs recently released a report on the outsized economic contributions of Asian Americans. Highlights include Asian Americans creating 19% of high impact patents between 2003 and 2019, and driving 23% of US economic growth during that period despite being … Continue reading
Every year, Apple releases a short film for Chinese New Year that is shot on an iPhone. This short for this 2022, called The Comeback, is very “meta,” and I liked it a lot. The film was created by Chinese … Continue reading
As I mentioned in a previous post about this movie, it was an open question how the it would fare during the Delta Variant surge. Looks like the question has been answered – it would fare very well! According to … Continue reading
When Westfield Valley Fair mall, the preeminent shopping mall of Silicon Valley, became more accessible, I visited there after about a year and was struck by one thing: the sheer number of places you can get Boba Tea. I don’t … Continue reading
The most surprising things that came through my work inbox last week was this report on threats to Asian communities outside of Asia from Threat Intelligence Company Recorded Future. It talks about anti-Asian hate happening from the United States … Continue reading
In this post, we talk with Joses Wong, creator of the board game Angry See Lai. You don’t see Asian-oriented board games every day, so we took this opportunity to ask him 8 questions. At the end of the interview, … Continue reading
Satish Ramachandran’s discrimination lawsuit against the city of Los Altos and other individuals has been mostly dismissed. Judge Beth Labson Freeman threw out most of the allegations in suit saying that most of them in the lawsuit had already been … Continue reading
Every year, Apple releases a short film for Chinese New Year that is shot on an iPhone. I really liked 2020’s Daughter, and this is year’s short called Nian is less serious but quite charming. Nian is directed by Lulu … Continue reading
You might think that getting buying a home in an upscale Silicon Valley city like Los Altos, where the median home price is over $2 Million, means that you have “made it” as an American. Satish Ramachandran feels differently. His … Continue reading
Disney Europe is probably the last organization that I’d expect to distribute a commercial that would become viral for Filipinos in the US and all over the world, but people ranging from The Wife to the head of the Filipino … Continue reading
Paladino Casting recently apologized for the “no monolids” casting call shown here after being called out by Simu Liu on Twitter. I think that Dino Ray Ramos put it best when he said that they were basically looking for Asians … Continue reading
After reading about HBO’s 2020 APA Visionaries contest winners, I was reminded of another annual Asian American media event, Nielsen’s annual report on Asian American consumers, 2020 edition. Nielsen claims that Asian American content from performers who are also content … Continue reading