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Meet the other breakout star of Squid Game: Indian actor Anupam Tripathi - the only ...

The Daily Mail 20 Oct 2021
According to Variety, he had originally planned to attend India's prestigious National School of Drama, but instead headed to Korea to study acting at the Korea National University of the Arts under an Arts Major Asian scholarship ... 'I've done theater only in India, but I want to see and explore how I will do in my own language,' he continued.
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CONFER: A look at state ballot props 3, 4

Niagara Gazette 19 Oct 2021
EDITOR'S NOTE ... The first of those, proposal 3, asks ... Shall the proposed amendment be approved? ... For new Americans, registration could be stymied by language barriers and a misunderstanding of how the political system works. Consider that only 58% of Asian New Yorkers and 62% of Hispanic New Yorkers are registered, compared to 73% of whites ... .
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BOB CONFER: A look at state ballot props 3, 4

Lockport Union-Sun 19 Oct 2021
EDITOR'S NOTE ... The first of those, proposal 3, asks ... Shall the proposed amendment be approved? ... For new Americans, registration could be stymied by language barriers and a misunderstanding of how the political system works. Consider that only 58% of Asian New Yorkers and 62% of Hispanic New Yorkers are registered, compared to 73% of whites ... .
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Application Support Specialist- Asia (National Hires Only)

Reliefweb 18 Oct 2021
The Application Support Specialist at the IRC will provide timely support to the daily operation of business applications at the IRC ... The position will focus on supporting the Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system, internally branded as Integra ... • Strong command on English Language, Knowledge of other Asian languages will be a plus ... .
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Black people have been playing the ‘Squid Game’ forever

The Grio 18 Oct 2021
OPINION. Debt. Layoffs. Police brutality. Arrogant super rich folks. Even without the subtitles, we all get the message. There’s been a lot of talk about what the Netflix mega-hit Squid Game means for Asian representation. How the Korean-language TV series is on track to possibly becoming Netflix’s biggest hit in any language, including English ... I’ll wait.
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I get abuse and threats online – why can’t it be stopped?

Joy Online 18 Oct 2021
On Twitter, 26% of posts about females were abusive versus 14% of those directed at menAbuse targeting women focused primarily on gender and sex (much more so than men), with messages littered with gender-based tropes and talk of sex actsHate intensified when combined with racist language directed at black and Asian female contestants.
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The stats say Asians have the fewest cases of COVID. But is that really true? ...

NJ dot com 17 Oct 2021
Asians in the U.S ...People were afraid to go get tested even if they did feel sick for a number of reasons a rise in anti-Asian hate, low English-language proficiency, social stigmas about going to the doctor especially when most were going back to their families in multigenerational households,” she said.
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As travel curbs ease, students flock to learn foreign tonguesOffline classes have also resumed because ...

Deccan Herald 15 Oct 2021
It takes two to three years to gain proficiency in a South Asian language whereas European languages take a year of dedicated practice, says Noor Ayisha, managing director, Forefront Academy, HBR Layout ... For South Asian languages such as Japanese, Korean and Chinese, the fees are higher, averaging between Rs 19,000 and 21,000 ... South Asian languages.
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Are immigrants getting left out of California's rent relief?

Mountain View Voice 15 Oct 2021
The California Department of Housing and Community Development says it has spent more than $1 million on ads trying to reach Asian language speakers, and has contracted with 144 local organizations, who in turn work with more than 100 partners, to do the grassroots work.
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Zespri Red to become Zespri RubyRed™ Kiwifruit as commercial volumes beckon in 2022

Fresh Plaza 15 Oct 2021
Mr Shih says consumer research was undertaken in a number of markets, and also took into account the need for the new name to translate across different languages given the fruit’s broad appeal in Asian markets ... Asian markets given the shorter marine transit times,” says Mr Shih.
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Disney wants some of Netflix’s Asian success

Wtop 14 Oct 2021
The owner of Disney+ announced a major expansion into Asian content on Thursday, with plans to greenlight more than 50 original titles from the region by 2023 ... Netflix has been pouring money into original Asian language content, and the streaming service has touted the global success of its Korean and Japanese programs.
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Are immigrants getting left out of California’s rent relief?

Orange County Register 14 Oct 2021
The California Department of Housing and Community Development says it has spent more than $1 million on ads trying to reach Asian language speakers, and has contracted with 144 local organizations, who in turn work with more than 100 partners, to do the grassroots work.
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Chinese tech giants to get stronger, scholar says

Beijing News 14 Oct 2021
... School of Economics at Fudan University, in a commentary published by the Singapore-based English language Asian news network CNA recently.
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Disney+ to release 'Running Man' spin-off in South Korea

Korea Times 14 Oct 2021
"Running Man," which revolves around emcees and guests competing with each other to complete missions at a landmark in Seoul, has been hugely popular for over a decade in Korea and other Asian countries ... A diverse range of local-language titles from Japan, Indonesia, China and Australia were also unveiled.
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DNC unveils new ads targeting minority voters in Virginia's governors race

The Hill 14 Oct 2021
The Democratic National Committee (DNC) rolled out a new ad campaign targeting minority voters in Virginia ahead of the state's off-year gubernatorial election. The campaign includes a six-figure ad buy on Black radio stations and a five-figure buy on Spanish-language radio stations and Asian American and Pacific Islander print media ... ADVERTISEMENT.
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