Los Angeles—Ambassador Zhang Ping arrived in Los Angeles over the weekend to assume his new office as the Consul General of the People’s Republic of China in Los Angeles. Felipe Cusnir, Director of International Trade-Los Angeles Mayor’s Office went to Los Angeles International Airport to welcome and greet Zhang on behalf of the City of
LOS ANGELES-The Asian American Sports Officials Association (AASOA) is proud to share the news that Kevin Mar has been assigned as the Referee for the 87th Annual USC-UCLA rivalry football game. Mar is the first Asian American football Referee to work for the Pac-12 Conference. He joined the Pac-12 Conference starting this 2017 season. Prior
Washington, D.C.–Just 1 in 10 adults meet the federal fruit or vegetable recommendations, according to a new study published today in CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR). Depending on their age and sex federal guidelines recommend that adults eat at least 1½ to 2 cups per day of fruit and 2 to 3 cups per
BOSTON – A Chinese national was arrested yesterday and charged in federal court in Boston in connection with taking the Graduate Record Exam (GRE) and TOEFL exam for other Chinese citizens. Yinyan Wang, 25, a Chinese national studying in Pennsylvania, was charged with one count of visa fraud and one count of passport fraud.
NEW YORK, November 13, 2017—According to the 2017 Open Door Report on International Educational Exchange data released today by IIE and the U.S. Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, the number of international students in the United States increased by three percent over the prior year, and the number of American students studying
Washington, DC–Today the FBI released Hate Crime Statistics, 2016, the Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program’s latest compilation about bias-motivated incidents throughout the nation. Submitted by 15,254 law enforcement agencies, the 2016 data provide information about the offenses, victims, offenders, and locations of hate crimes. Law enforcement agencies submitted incident reports involving 6,121 criminal incidents and 7,321
LOS ANGELES– Twenty-six features have been submitted for consideration in the Animated Feature Film category for the 90th Academy Awards®. The submitted features, listed in alphabetical order, are: “The Big Bad Fox & Other Tales” “Birdboy: The Forgotten Children” “The Boss Baby” “The Breadwinner” “Captain Underpants The First Epic Movie” “Cars 3” “Cinderella the Cat”