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- Chung not satisfied with NFL investigation
American coach Eugene Chung says the NFL is being "a little misleading" in describing its investigation of his discrimination claim.
ESPN. Monday, 26 Jul 2021.
- Once Asia's top performer, the Thai baht is now becoming the region's worst-hit currency
The Thai baht, once the strongest-performing Asian
currency before the pandemic hit, has been steadily falling and is 9.9% lower against the dollar this year.
CNBC. Monday, 26 Jul 2021.
- Kazakhs Elect Village Mayors In Direct Elections For First Time
Voters in Kazakhstan's rural districts are casting their ballots in the authoritarian Central Asian
country's first-ever direct election of local mayors.
Radio Liberty. Sunday, 25 Jul 2021.
- Black woman Maricia Bell charged with a spree of anti-Asian attacks with four assaults since March
A 25-year-old woman is under arrest and facing charges for allegedly assaulting four Asian
victims. Maricia Bell was taken into custody on Thursday charged with four counts of assault
Daily Mail. Saturday, 24 Jul 2021.
- NYC police sergeant charged with assault after video shows him hitting suspect who used racial slurs
Sgt. Philip Wong, a 15-year veteran of the force, is accused of punching two handcuffed man on two different occasions in 2019 and 2020. One of the suspects had used an anti-Asian slur at Wong.
Daily Mail. Friday, 23 Jul 2021.
- NYC woman busted for anti-Asian assault spree
A woman was arrested Thursday for an alleged hate-driven, anti-Asian assault spree that left four people injured over the course of several months in Queens, police said.
Fox News. Friday, 23 Jul 2021.
- Man goes on racist tirade against Asian man in scene caught on camera
A man in San Francisco was caught on camera going on a racist tirade against a gay Asian
man and his partner.
Fox News. Thursday, 22 Jul 2021.
- Kazakh Rights Groups Declare Three More Detainees To Be Political Prisoners
Kazakh human rights organizations have added three activists to a list they keep of political prisoners in the oil-rich Central Asian
state, bringing the total number to 23.
Radio Liberty. Wednesday, 21 Jul 2021.
- Covid appears to be the 'Achilles' heel' for Southeast Asian economies, says Jefferies
Many economies in Southeast Asia have struggled to get to grips with Covid in their countries, says Sean Darby from Jefferies.
CNBC. Wednesday, 21 Jul 2021.
- 20th New York Asian Film Festival Screens Several South Korean Films
The New York Asian
Film Festival features in-person programming and virtual options. 'Escape to Mogadishu' will screen at the same time it premieres in Korea.
Forbes. Tuesday, 20 Jul 2021.
- "Never Have I Ever" star on representation and mental health
CBS News spoke with Ramakrishnan about South Asian
representation, her dream of playing Rapunzel, and the show's second season.
CBS News. Monday, 19 Jul 2021.
- Asian Shares Hit One-Week Low Due to Covid, Inflation
Growing inflation and the bounce in COVID-19 cases have caused Asian
shares to fall to the lowest in one week on Monday. Yen and gold rose high as ...
Entrepreneur. Monday, 19 Jul 2021.
- Yumi Nu makes Sports Illustrated history, becoming magazine's first Asian American curve model
Yumi Nu made Sports Illustrated history as the swimsuit issue's first Asian
American curve model. In an interview only on "CBS This Morning," Weijia Jiang spoke to Nu about redefining what beauty really is. ...
CBS News. Monday, 19 Jul 2021.
- Delta variant: Which Asian countries are seeing rising cases?
- Illinois Becomes First State to Mandate Teaching Asian American History
The move arrives amid a surge in anti-Asian hate crimes across the country
Smithsonian. Wednesday, 14 Jul 2021.
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