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Happy Lunar New Year 2012!

Posted January 24th, 2012 by Peter · 6 Comments

Today marks the first day of the Lunar New Year, which is celebrated by nearly a fifth of the world’s population. Family members gather, connect, exchange red envelopes, and play lottery games in Vietnam. In China, people customarily prepare by buying new clothes and cleaning their homes (to ward away bad spirits). Let’s not forget [...]

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#138 White Names

Posted December 29th, 2011 by Peter · 28 Comments

Linda says: “Asian people like plain, white people names. I typed in David into Facebook and 5 out of 6 Davids were Asian. And who doesn’t know a Jenny Wu?” Nowadays, it’s not all that uncommon to see Asians with stereotypical “white” names. This is due many Asians taking part in American culture as well [...]

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Perception of Asian Americans & RIP Vincent Chin

Posted June 26th, 2011 by Peter · 7 Comments

Hi everyone, it’s been hard to write lately with work and other obligations. That doesn’t mean we at SAPL are still not following the recent events such as the commemoration o f the brutal and untimely death of Vincent Chin, who was truly a martyr for Asian American legal rights and bringing the community together. [...]

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How to Date Asian Women – ABC’s of Attraction by JT Tran (Asian Playboy)

Posted February 12th, 2011 by Peter · 11 Comments

Just in Time for Valentine’s Day 2011, I was able to chat with the world’s most famous and successful Asian Dating Expert, JT Tran, about upcoming prospects for those who want to (or are currently) dating Asian People. He’s been featured on VH1’s hit reality series, “The Pick Up Artist,” AsianWeek, D Magazine, Nichi Bei [...]

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