Posts Tagged ‘asian’

‘I-I-I-I-I’ — Joe Biden Stumbles Over AANHPI Term During White House Asian-American Celebration

Biden spoke about the AANHPI (Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander) community but stumbled over the inclusive term.

Iran into 2022 AFC Futsal Asian Cup finals

TEHRAN – Iran booked their places in the 2022 AFC Futsal Asian Cup Kuwait Finals after finishing as leaders of Group A.

US is Trying to Lure Central Asian Countries into Opposing Russia

Against the background of the developments in Ukraine in recent days, the US, in the context of adjusting its policy in Central Asia (CA), urgently convened a C5+1 online meeting on February 28, with the participation of foreign ministers: Kazakhstan’s Mukhtar Tileuberdi, Kyrgyzstan’s Ruslan Kazakbaev, Tajikistan’s Sirojiddin Muhriddin, Turkmenistan’s Rasit Meredow, Uzbekistan’s Abdulaziz Kamilov, and US […]

Anti-Asian Racism is Still a Dominant Force of the US Political Ideology

Although the associations with racial discrimination in the US are primarily related to the country’s black population, the problem is much deeper and more serious. Even The Guardian, which is “friendly” to the current government in Washington, stresses that racism is rampant in the United States and that from the very beginning the US was […]

Antony Blinken Visited the South-East Asian Region Yet Again

Another tour, started on December 9 by Secretary of State Antony Blinken, may have been unprecedented since he took office, both in terms of the number of countries visited and the breadth of topics that were supposed to be discussed with foreign colleagues. The plan was for the trip to include three phases: a stop […]

Iran end 2021 as Asian top team in FIFA ranking

TEHRAN – Iran national football team ended the 2021 year as Asia’s best ranked team, following the latest FIFA World Ranking announced on Thursday.  Iran remain 21st in the FIFA World Ranking.   For the fourth year in a row, Belgium (1st) end the calendar year in pole position, albeit only just ahead of Brazil […]

After a spike in anti-Asian hate crimes, the government response stalls

Image Credit: Jessica Christian/The San Francisco Chronicle via Getty Images Nearly two years since the COVID-19 pandemic unleashed an anti-Asian backlash and almost seven months since federal legislation was passed to address it, little has been done. At a May ceremony for the signing of the COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act, President Joe Biden called attention […]

Central Asian and Middle Eastern Countries Step Up Cooperation

On November 28, the 15th Summit of the Leaders of the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) Member-States was held in Ashgabat, the capital of Turkmenistan, with the participation of the heads of state and governments of Azerbaijan, Iran, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Turkey and Uzbekistan, the countries that are members of the organization. The ECO summit […]

Iran runners-up at 2021 Asian Beach Volleyball C’ships

TEHRAN – Iran lost to Australia in the 2021 Asian Sr Beach Volleyball Championships final on Saturday. Australia’s Christopher McHugh/Paul Burnett reigned supreme with a remarkable unbeaten record at the 2021 Asian Sr Beach Volleyball Championships at Bang Tao Beach in Phuket, Thailand after beating IRI’s Bahman Salemi/Abolhassan Khakizadeh 21-16, 21-13 in the men’s gold-medal […]

Black Hijab-Wearing Teens Who Attacked Asian Students on Train to Be Charged with ‘Ethnic Intimidation’

PHILADELPHIA – Authorities are investigating a video that appears to show a group of teenage girls brutally beating another girl after she tried to prevent the group from assaulting a teenage boy as they all rode on SEPTA’s Broad Street line. FOX 29’s Steve Keeley reports that the group of teens first targeted a group of Asian […]

FULL (OF IT) Benjamin bla bla blah Fulford – 10-18-21… “Asian elders reject Khazarian mafia $150 trillion survival boondoggle”

FULL ARTICLE Benjamin Fulford 10-18-21… “Asian elders reject Khazarian mafia $150 trillion survival boondoggle”Posted on October 21, 2021 by kauilapele2 Here is the full weekly report from Ben. “The owners of the US Corporation and stage managers of the fake Biden presidency appear doomed after their $150 trillion plan to stave off bankruptcy was rejected […]

Asian pols near breakthrough moment in mayor’s races

In an interview, Pureval said when he started his first campaign for office in 2016, some fellow Democrats tried to persuade him to not run at all for fear that his background and name made him unelectable. Now, Pureval says he’s shown that his track record is most important — and people have gotten past […]

Black Man Chases Terrified Asian Woman Down Dark Alley to Prove Black Men Are Not a Threat

He is literally growling at the woman as he runs after her, but she’s a racist bitch for being scared? In what kind of addled brain would this even make sense? Share now! Source

Many Asian Republicans blame Trump, not GOP, for discrimination

The disconnect could be a function of Trump’s outsized persona within the party and his explicit use of racist terms about the pandemic, according to Asian American activists and academics. From “kung flu” to “China virus,” Trump’s rhetoric around the pandemic became a major factor in pushing Asian Americans to get more politically engaged in […]

Iran the best Asian team in FIVB World Ranking

TEHRAN – Iran are the best Asian volleyball team in the FIVB World Ranking. The Iranian team sit in the 10th place in the world, a place above Japan.   Behrouz Ataei’s men defended their title at the Asian Volleyball Championship on Sunday, overpowering Japan 3-0 in the final match. Brazil sit top of the […]

Iran down Japan to win Asian Volleyball Championship

TEHRAN – Iran defeated Japan 3-0 (27-25, 25-22, 31-29) on Sunday to win the 21st Asian Senior Men’s Volleyball Championship. After the poor performance in the 2020 Olympic Games, Iran participated in the Asian championship with the young players. The superstars like Saeid Marouf, Mohammad Mousavi, Amir Ghafour and Mehdi Marandi were not invited to […]

Mammoth Hybrid To Be Made Using Asian Elephants

An American company has announced its plans to create a woolly mammoth hybrid using Asian elephant DNA. Based on the now extinct woolly mammoth, the company’s team of genetic scientists claim their new creature will help in the fight against climate change. Before we begin, unlike almost every other reporter on the planet I will […]

More than 9,000 anti-Asian incidents since pandemic began

“When you encourage hate, it’s not like a genie in a bottle where you can pull it out and push it back in whenever you want,” said Manjusha Kulkarni, co-founder of Stop AAPI Hate and executive director of the Asian Pacific Policy and Planning Council. “There’s too much perpetuating these belief systems to make them […]

The Asian Leg of Deputy Secretary of State’s Tour

The overseas tour of US Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman, which began on July 18, is unprecedented for US diplomatic practice in recent times regarding its length and geography. Only Wang Yi, the head of the Chinese Foreign Ministry, now the main geopolitical opponent of the United States, can compete with Ms. Wendy Sherman in this. […]

Disturbing Trend on the Rise of Harassment Against Asian-Americans

Trump supporter revealed it was Miles Yu who planned the anti-Asian policy. Recently, a screenshot of Trump supporters discussing Miles Yu’s anti-Asian policy in the Telegram group has been widely disseminated on social media. Such a criminal act of deliberately creating racial tensions and tearing American society apart has been criticized by netizens. In the […]

Russia-China advance Asian roadmap for Afghanistan

Kazakhstan’s Foreign Minister Mukhtar Tileuberdi, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, Tajik Foreign Minister Sirojiddin Muhriddin and Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi pose for a family photo before a meeting of Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Contact Group on Afghanistan, in Dushanbe, Tajikistan. Photo: Russian Foreign Ministry / Sputnik via AFP July 15, 2021 Shanghai Cooperation Organization’s […]

Iran learn fate at Asian Volleyball Championship

TEHRAN – Iran discovered their fate at the 2021 Asian Men’s Volleyball Championship. The Iranian team have been drawn in Pool B along with Thailand, Pakistan and Hong Kong. Pool A consists of Japan, India, Qatar and Bahrain. Australia, China, Sri Lanka and Kuwait are in Pool C. Korea, Chinese Taipei, Kazakhstan and Saudi Arabia […]

Asian Storytelling: Rakugo, Pingshu And The Art Of Sitting Seiza

Intertwined with the development of mythologies, storytelling predates writing and the earliest oral storytelling was animated with gestures and expressions thrown in for good measure. Tools to enhance the oral narrative of the prehistorical storyteller could have been rock art, rhythm and dance, all of which contributed to the audience’s understanding and attributing meaning through […]

The complex case of the attack of an Asian woman who fought back in San Francisco

It was 17 March, the day after the Atlanta spa shootings, and a national wave of violence against Asian Americans seemed to be carrying over onto the streets of San Francisco. Steven Jenkins, a 39-year-old homeless man with a long history of severe mental illness, was arrested on charges of assaulting two Asian residents, including […]

Tehran, Beijing ink joint statement to protect Asian cultural heritage

Tehran, Beijing ink joint statement to protect Asian cultural heritage – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – Iran and China on Saturday signed a joint statement which is expected to pave the way for further protection in the arena of Asian cultural heritage.  The statement was signed in an online conference by Iranian deputy tourism minister Mohammad-Hassan Talebian, […]

US President Biden signs bill to counter spike in anti-Asian hate crime

President Joe Biden on Thursday signed legislation to curtail a dramatic rise in hate crimes against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders and expressed pride that lawmakers who seem to agree on little else came together against hate and racism. Biden lavished praise on Democrats and Republicans for approving the bill by lopsided margins and sending […]

Toward An Abolitionist Approach To Anti-Asian Violence

The “Asian exception” and the Scramble for Legibility. What if anti-Asian violence is not reducible to “hate,” and is in fact a persistent, unexceptional presence in the long historical, Civilizational terror-making machine that is the United States? Atrocity and Legibility Atrocities targeting people and bodies we identify as our own tend to incite powerful feelings of exception.  A shared sense of singular vulnerability and […]

Appalling surge of anti-Asian violence—with historic roots

Image Credit: Ringo Chiu/Getty Images All without one historic act of vengeance on whites. More predictable acts of copycat violence have struck Asians minding their own business: the latest an 85 year old, San Francisco woman stabbed while waiting for a bus. With no end in sight, dozens of brutal attacks, from New York and […]

Man Charged in Stabbings of 2 Asian Women a No-Show in Court

SAN FRANCISCO—The arraignment of a man who allegedly stabbed two older women without warning at a San Francisco bus stop was postponed Friday after he refused to leave his jail cell and appear in court. Patrick Thompson’s arraignment on charges of attempted murder, assault with a deadly weapon, and elder abuse was postponed until Monday. […]

Asian woman attacked with a hammer for refusing to take off her mask on New York street

The New York Police Department’s (NYPD) Hate Crimes Task Force has launched a manhunt for the person who attacked an Asian woman with a hammer in Times Square on Sunday. The attack unfolded around 8:40pm when then a 31-year-old recent FIT graduate was walking with a friend on the subway when the attacker approached them […]

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