• Gold House’s Annual A100 List Celebrates Influential Asians

    The month of May marks Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month (APAHM) and every year Gold House releases a list of 100 Asian and Asian-American leaders to celebrate. In this edition of “Bloomberg Equality,” Gold House Chairman and co-founder Bing Chen discusses this year’s list and the importance of celebrating Asian achievements with Bloomberg’s Scarlet Fu and […]

    Date: May 05, 2020 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • How Southeast Asian American refugees helped shape America’s resettlement system

    2020 is the 45th anniversary of Southeast Asian American refugees’ arrival in the U.S., still the largest group to be resettled since then. Two days before the end of the Vietnam War, Le Xuan Khoa boarded a plane with his family to start a new life in the United States. He’d had a comfortable life […]

    Date: Apr 27, 2020 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • IDEAS WE SHOULD STEAL: DUMPLINGS AGAINST HATE

    The grassroots campaign raises funds for businesses in New York’s Chinatowns and fights coronavirus-related racism. A local activist hopes to bring it here. Back in February, Mayor Jim Kenney sat down for lunch in Chinatown. Though Covid-19 had yet to slam the city, news of the virus abroad was already driving customers away from Asian-American eateries. […]

    Date: Apr 21, 2020 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Survey shows Asian ‘two Californias,’ with one in four struggling with poverty

    A new study reveals that, contrary to the stereotype, almost one in four Asian and Pacific Islanders in California is struggling with poverty even though they have jobs. The results of the survey were released Monday and were conducted jointly by AAPI Data, an organization researching and collecting data concerning the Asian American and Pacific Islander […]

    Date: Nov 15, 2019 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Yes, Kim Kardashian’s ‘Kimono’ is cultural appropriation. And she’s not alone

    A Japanese word that means “a thing to wear,” “kimono” commonly refers to traditional Japanese garments that have been around for hundreds of years. Furisode, iromuji, mofuku and yukata are just a few of the different types of kimonos that are still worn for different occasions. It’s not at all a word associated with undergarments, but Kim Kardashian West […]

    Date: Jul 10, 2019 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Busloads of Chinese tourists used to visit L.A. luxury stores. Not anymore

    Chong Hing Jewelers is conspicuously empty. Mandarin-speaking staff stand idly behind the San Gabriel store’s glittering display cases, waiting for busloads of luxury shoppers from China who may never come. It’s the same story several doors down at House of Italy Jewelry — a vacant store and listless workers, both of whom say that they […]

    Date: Jul 02, 2019 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Developer who launched Downtown loft bonanza now buying in Chinatown

    Tom Gilmore has spent nearly $30 million scooping up properties in the neighborhood By Bianca Barragan  Jun 13, 2019, 3:09pm PDTSHARE In the early days of Downtown LA’s rebirth as a place where well-off people lived in lofts and hip restaurants and bars flourished, Tom Gilmore was heralded as a developer who could kick start the changes. In 2000, he bought […]

    Date: Jun 13, 2019 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • How Vietnamese Americans Took Over The Nails Business: A Documentary

    In Nailed It, director Adele Free Pham — whose father is a refugee from Vietnam — explores how Vietnamese entrepreneurs came to dominate the nail salon business in the United States.Adele Pham/Courtesy of ‘Nailed It’ If you’ve had a manicure lately, chances are you probably had it done at a nail salon run by people of […]

    Date: Jun 13, 2019 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0