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Asian Markets Higher As US Congress Averts Fiscal Cliff

Posted January 2nd, 2013 at 12:35 am (UTC-5)
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Asian markets are responding positively after the United States Congress passed a deal late Tuesday to end the so-called “fiscal cliff” crisis that threatened to plunge the world’s largest economy into recession. Hong Kong was up 1.9 percent, Seoul rose 1.4 percent, and Sydney saw a 1.26 percent gain in trading Wednesday, as the House […]

Survey: A Third of Asian Americans Undecided Between Obama, Romney

Posted October 5th, 2012 at 3:15 am (UTC-5)
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A recent study suggests that nearly a third of Asian American voters have not yet decided between incumbent Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney in the U.S. presidential election, which is less than five weeks away. The National Asian American Survey released last week found that 43 percent of Asian Americans support Mr. Obama, […]

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Report: Asians Pass Hispanics as Largest Wave of New Immigrants to US

Posted June 19th, 2012 at 1:45 pm (UTC-5)
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A new study says Asian Americans have overtaken Hispanics as the largest group of new immigrants arriving in the United States each year. The report released Tuesday by a U.S.-based think tank, the Pew Research Center, also found that Asian Americans are the “highest-income, best-educated and fastest growing racial group in the United States.” The […]

Report: Asians Pass Hispanics as Largest Wave of New Immigrants to US

Posted June 19th, 2012 at 2:45 am (UTC-5)
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A new study says Asian Americans have overtaken Hispanics as the largest group of new immigrants arriving in the United States each year. The report released Tuesday by the Pew Research Center also found that Asian Americans were the “highest-income, best-educated and fastest growing racial group in the United States.” The study, entitled “The Rise […]

White House Calls Obama Asian Trip a Job Creation Mission

Posted November 9th, 2011 at 7:05 pm (UTC-5)
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The White House is touting President Barack Obama’s visit to Asia as a chance to create U.S. jobs, boost trade, and generate markets for American goods. White House officials Wednesday previewed the president’s trip which starts Friday when he leaves for Hawaii to host the 21-nation Asian Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit. White House official […]

White House Calls Obama Asian Trip a Job Creation Mission

Posted November 9th, 2011 at 6:15 pm (UTC-5)
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The White House is touting President Barack Obama’s visit to Asia as a chance to create U.S. jobs, boost trade, and generate markets for American goods. White House officials Wednesday previewed the president’s trip which starts Friday when he leaves for Hawaii to host the 21-nation Asian Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit. White House official […]

Japan to Help Japanese Firms Affected by Thai Flooding

Posted October 25th, 2011 at 1:35 am (UTC-5)
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Japan is promising emergency assistance to Japanese companies whose plants and subsidiaries in Thailand have been damaged or disrupted by massive flooding in that country. The floods are already disrupting supply lines and slowing production at some of Japan’s biggest companies, just as they recovered from slowdowns caused by the March 11 earthquake and tsunami. […]

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