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Right to Translator of Choice Invigorates Houston Voters
Nov 01, 2012
 HOUSTON – While accompanying her mother to the polls on the first day of early voting in Houston, the Latina woman was told by a poll worker that her presence was illegal. “She went in with her mom to try...
DNC Message to Asian Americans: Go Vote
Sep 06, 2012
 CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Asian Americans can be a force to reckon with only if a majority of them exercise their right to vote in the upcoming election, according to Asian elected officials at the Democratic National Convention.Asian Americans are the...
DNC Convention: Asian American Voters Need to Go Vote
Sep 05, 2012
 CHARLOTTE, N.C. — While Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (APPI) can be the force to reckon with only if majority of them exercise their right to vote in the coming election, according to AAPI elected officials here. APPIs are the...
Indonesians Complain About ‘Noise’ of Democracy
Inter Press Service, Kafil Yamin, Mar 06, 2010
Is there such a thing as too much freedom in a democracy? More than a decade after the late strongman Suharto stepped down from power, many Indonesians are asking this question.
Abu Sayyaf Co-Founder Nabbed in Jakarta with Fake Passport
Philippine News, Dec 17, 2009
The Philippines announced Wednesday one of the co-founders of the Al Qaeda-linked Abu Sayyaf extremist group had been arrested after being detained at Jakarta airport using a false passport.
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Pacquiao Wins Seventh World Title, His Fans Become Global
New America Media, News Report/Video, Anchor/Reporter: Odette Keeley / Video: Mike Siv & Min Lee, Nov 15, 2009
Pound-for-pound king Manny Pacquiao is the Filipino people's champ once again for his historic win over Miguel Cotto. But as a mixed crowd in a Northern California restaurant that watched this fight proves, "Pacman" has become a global icon.
Natural Disasters in Southeast Asia and the Pacific
New America Now Radio, Audio, Odette Keeley, Oct 09, 2009
This week on "Stories From the Ethnic Media": South East Asian communities in America mobilize to help victims of natural disasters in their homelands
New America Now: South Pacific Disasters, Chicago Killing, Arab Cultural Festival
New America Now, Audio, Oct 09, 2009
Sabrina Fitranty and Esther Chavez discuss the impact of earthquakes, typhoons, and floods on Indonesia and the Philippines, Earl Ofari Hutchinson examines the Derrion Albert killing, Aaron Glantz talks about the results of the new poll on the stimulus package, Mallika Dutt fights for immigration reform, and the Annual Arab Cultural Festival is this Sunday.
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Re-imagining the Self, Re-imagining America
America.gov, Commentary, Andrew Lam, Apr 18, 2009
Every generation needs to redefine and articulate what its American identity means.
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Rape Accuser of U.S. Marine Recants, Critics See a Plot
New America Media, Commentary, Rene P. Ciria-Cruz, Mar 20, 2009
A Filipina who accused a U.S. Marine of raping her two years ago, sparking a huge national outcry, has recanted her story.
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New America Now:The Vagrants, the Stimulus, Indonesian forests & SFIAAFF
New America Media, Audio, New America Media, Mar 13, 2009
This week on NAN radio: The ethnic media on the economic stimulus package in ethnic communities. How Arab & African media are reporting on the ICC's effort to arrest the Sudanese president. Indonesians can improve their health and save their forests. A young author on the bloody unfolding of the cultural revolution in China. A sneak peak of the Asian Film Festival
Clinton's Asia Diplomacy
New America Media, News analysis, NAM Editors, Feb 25, 2009
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton just wrapped up a week-long tour of Asia, with state visits to Japan, Indonesia, South Korea and China. During the tour, she focused on the economic crisis, climate change and rebuilding America’s image around the world. Ethnic media rate Clinton’s trip to the region.
American Muslims, Please Stand Up
New America Media, Commentary, Bramantyo Prijosusilo, Dec 14, 2008
Liberal Islam, the leading moderate group in Indonesia, needs support from Muslims in the United States and other western nations to undermine the strands of Islamism that promote terrorism and threaten the growth of democracy.
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Indigenous People Demand Voice in Climate Talks
Oneworld.net, News feature, Haider Rizvi, Dec 01, 2008
Calls for greater participation of the world's indigenous leaders are on the rise as another round of talks on global climate change opens in the Polish city of Poznan.
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Saving Lives, Saving Forests
New America Media, Commentary, Brita Johnson, Nov 11, 2008
In West Kalimantan, Indonesia, local communities have managed to integrate high quality, affordable health care with strategies to protect the threatened rain forest.
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Race in South Korea Post-Obama
New America Media, Commentary, Peter Schurmann, Nov 10, 2008
In South Korea, it is unclear whether the election of Obama is really altering attitudes toward race, long a central pillar of Korean identity.
Bali Bombers’ Execution and Obama’s Election
New America Media, Commentary, Bramantyo Prijosusilo, Nov 09, 2008
Following a tradition that dates back to the revolution that birthed the nation, Indonesia executed the three convicted Bali bombers on the prison island Nusakambangan on Sunday.
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Row Over Dogma Splits Indonesia's Jihadi Extremists
New America Media, News Analysis, Bramantyo Prijosusilo, Sep 10, 2008
A split in the Indonesian Islamist movement on the eve of the holy season of Ramadan exposes fault lines that ultimately weaken the jihadi movement in Indonesia.
New Violence in Indonesia over Papuan Independence
New America Media, News Report, Bramantyo Prijosusilo, Aug 17, 2008
Indonesian police fired single shots for approximately 15 minutes to disperse the crowd after the organizers of an indigenous day rally raised the Papuan Morning Star flag.
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Should Indonesia Execute the Bali Bombers?
New America Media, News analysis, Bramantyo Prijosusilo , Jul 24, 2008
Indonesia is poised to execute the three bombers responsible for the blast that killed almost 200 people in Bali in October 2002. But the bombers are looking forward to martyrdom

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