According to testimonies, young women were abducted from their homes in countries under Imperial Japanese rule. In many cases, women were lured with promises of work in factories or restaurants. In some cases propaganda advocated equity and the sponsorship of women in higher education.
During the s, an increased demand for copper and cobalt attracted Japanese investments in the mineral-rich southeastern region of Katanga Province. Over a year period, more than 1, Japanese miners relocated to the region, confined to a strictly male-only camp. Arriving without family or spouses, the men often sought social interaction outside the confines of their camps.
On July 4th,the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center presents an experiment in cultural democracy — the first crowdsourced gallery of the Asian Pacific American experience around the world as lived on one day. The day was May 10,the th anniversary of the completion of the Transcontinental Railway. The Transcontinental Railway was an unprecedented national project that relied heavily on Chinese labor, but whose Asian history was excluded from its visual documentation in the iconic picture of the Golden Spike ceremony at Promontory, Utah taken on May 10,
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Sharjah: An Asian woman was killed after she was accidently run over by her year-old son, Sharjah Police said on Monday. The hospital reported the incident to Industrial Area police station and a police team visited the accident site as well as the hospital to piece together the circumstances related to the incident. You can manage them any time by clicking on the notification icon.
In China from very early times, men have been seen as the core of the family. When women enter the early historical record, it is often because they caused men problems. Some women schemed to advance their own sons when their husband had sons by several women.
All rights reserved. When I headed off to college, my mother gave me a piece of folded-up paper with a message she thought I would need. She wrote it longhand on a page torn from one of the little notebooks she kept by the phone.
A group that is suing Harvard University is demanding that it publicly release admissions data on hundreds of thousands of applicants, saying the records show a pattern of discrimination against Asian-Americans going back decades. The plaintiffs said in a letter to the court last week that the documents were so compelling that there was no need for a trial, and that they would ask the judge to rule summarily in their favor based on the documents alone. The plaintiffs also say that the public — which provides more than half a billion dollars a year in federal funding to Harvard — has a right to see the evidence that the judge will consider in her decision.
Haunting final images of men and women killed when Japan's Mount Ontake erupted on September 27 are being displayed by their families at funeral rites across the country. The death toll in the nation's worst volcano disaster since stands at 51, with a further 12 still listed as missing. And as hikers' bodies have been located and airlifted down the 10,foot mountain, the final photos they captured on cameras and mobile phones are being revealed. Many show jubilant climbers standing alongside the sign that marks the very peak of Japan's 14th highest mountain.