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"I started this book because I wanted to offer a fun story that featured an Asian child as the lead character/main point of focus.
Bangkok, Thailand - WTA Future Stars kicked off the junior Race to Singapore last weekend, as WTA Finals Legend Ambassadors Tamarine Tanasugarn and Yayuk Basuki held a clinic for 20 local juniors and 16 children from Childline Thailand Foundation ...

Kimberly Lau found a home and safe space at the only Chinese immigrant church in Davis where the only people of color at her elementary school were three Asian children and an African-American child. However, when Lau started questioning her sexuality ...
More than 100,ooo Asian children are eligible. Only about eight percent are ... "The Latino and Asian child population age zero to 12 has been growing rapidly, and yet funding for the program is actually decreasing," Schumacher said.
He was speaking at an award distribution ceremony, Mitsubishi Asian children's Enikki Festa 2015-16 organized jointly by Pakistan National Commission for Unesco, M/O Federal education and National Federation of Unesco Associations in Japan, ...
Singapore - Media OutReach - May 23, 2017 - Supporting busy parents who want to ensure that their children eat healthy and learn good food habits, The New Luncher is now available in Singapore as the first online lunchbox for school children in Asia.

With new mums ranging from a stripper to an Asian child bride, series seven will see our beloved Nonnatus House team stretched to the limit, as they face a series of medical, social and emotional challenges.
The proportion of obese Asian children was drastically lower in America than in China at 8.6 per cent. In addition to the several risk factors obesity can lead to, researchers said children who were struggling with their weight could be bullied at school.
They were the only Asian children in Charlottesville and had to face racism from the city's white society. Ping's younger sister later recounted, "When we first appeared there, we were looked at like we were Martians.
Goldman Sachs was honored at a gala dinner for Room to Read, a global organization seeking to transform the lives of millions of children in Asia and Africa, at the High Line Hotel on May 11. David Solomon, president and co-chief operating officer at ...
Oh, and new mums will include everyone from a stripper to an Asian child bride. Returning for another series will be Jenny Agutter as Sister Julienne, Victoria Yeates as Sister Winifred, and Judy Parfitt as Sister Monica Joan - who must sadly accept ...
"Many of the books that did feature Asian children were centered around cultural themes like Chinatown, Chinese New Year, or Chinese characters, which was great," explains Jerry in his Kickstarter video.
Travis County Judge Sarah Eckhardt speaks during a news conference at Austin City Hall on Thursday, May 18, 2017, about the challenges highlighted in the Community Advancement Network's 2017 report.
The rate of poverty for these children is five to seven times higher than the rate of poverty for White and Asian children.
I'm joyous for black & Asian children to watch the show & be able to identify-connect with the characters. REPRESENTATION MATTERS https://t.
"I created the character Pepper Zhang because when Madison was a little over two-and-a-half, I couldn't find any interesting, illustrated children's books that featured an Asian child as a main character or hero of the story," Zhang said in a ...
But the creative solution he came up with is a powerful one; because it won't just benefit Madison, but also Asian children everywhere who want to see themselves in their beloved storybooks. Pepper Zhang: Artist Extraordinaire is about a little girl ...

"Representation does matter and I'm hoping the book and future books in the series will provide an option for children of all backgrounds to see a fun, strong and interesting Asian child as the hero of the story," Zhang told HuffPost. In vibrant ...
Recently, a meta-analysis involving 20,000 children in Asia was able to link the number of hours of near work with the level of myopia (Huang et al.
Singapore - The Asian Festival of children's Content (AFCC) kicked off its eigth edition today (May 16) at the Central Public Library.
The high population density of school-aged children in Asia Pacific is expected to drive the demand for IWBs in the region.
When I started treating leukaemia patients, my mentor cautioned me that Asian children are more sensitive to mercaptopurine, tolerating only two-thirds of the usual dose.
Margaret Simms for the Urban Institute: The economic position of Asian children varies substantially across the country. The Asian child poverty rate varies among states with a sizable Asian population - rising above the national Asian child poverty ...
On the other hand, Monica Wahi, founder-director of South Asian children's cinema Forum would rather not treat children as consumers.
Most of us Asian children grew up hearing that phrase "Clean your plate!" often prefaced by "Don't you dare leave the table until..." The message that we're lucky to have decent meals and that leaving behind uneaten portions is wasteful and ...
Until we are introduced to the concept of "The Pyramid". Asian children are, for the most part, educated following a triangular chronicle.
(MENAFN Editorial) toys'R'Us #Japan Becomes Part of Toys'R'Us Asia Ltd Under New Agreement with Fung Retailing Limited Hong Kong, China - #Media OutReach - 3May 2017 - Toys"R"UsAsia Ltd has entered into an agreement to unify the Toys"R"Us ...
Jerry tried to get his daughter more books featuring Asian children, but they were always in stories that centered around something like Chinese New Year - in other words, they were entrenched in their otherness, and Madison had a hard time connecting ...
Hence, black children under 6 were twice as likely to be lead poisoned as white or Asian children in 2015, and Hispanic children were 1.6 times as likely to be poisoned as non-Hispanic children.
Because poorer inner city neighborhoods are often the most affected, black children under 6 were twice as likely to show lead poisoning as white or Asian children in 2015, and Hispanic children were 1.6 times as likely to be poisoned as non-Hispanic ...
Nearly 1400 new cases of lead-poisoned children under age 6 were reported in Connecticut in 2015, a slight drop from the year before, but more children ...
Monica Wahi, founder-director, South Asian children's cinema Forum said, "Good Cinema helps children grow - creatively, intellectually and as good human beings.
Indian content distribution platform Tata Sky has launched Tata Sky Kids Cinema, an ad-free service offering a selection of children's films curated by Monica Wahi, founder-director of South Asian children's cinema Forum. Tata Sky Kids Cinema, which is ...
An Asian child was attacked by a stray dog in Egaila. Security sources said the child was at the beach with his parents when he saw the dog and tried to play with it, but the dog bit him.
Drew Tal's artistic iconography speaks quietly and subtly of the beauty of diversity in modern global society. Never blatant, always respectful, Tal guides viewers on a visual tour of humanity.
I was simply shocked that in the U.S with a population of over 17 million people who identify as Asian, that there are so few books starring charismatic Asian children. So I decided to write my own book starring a quirky, spirited and strong-willed ...
Kuala Lumpur: Staff of OCBC Bank (M) Bhd recently forked out RM180,000 from their own pockets to support 195 needy children in Asia and Africa. This was done under a collaborative effort with World Vision Malaysia. "World Vision's child Sponsorship ...
WASHINGTON - Late last summer, my wife and I took a ferry from Doolin, on the West coast of Ireland, to Inishmore, the smallest of the three Aran Islands.
I was simply shocked that in the U.S with a population of over 17 million people who identify as Asian, that there are so few books starring charismatic Asian children. So I decided to write my own book starring a quirky, spirited and strong-willed ...
[Source: Clinical efficacy and safety of a novel tetravalent dengue vaccine in healthy children in Asia: A phase 3 randomised, observer masked, placebo controlled trial.
Thirty-three percent of Latino children live in poverty; that's nearly three times higher than for white and Asian children. Latino children are more likely than white children to be uninsured. Black and Latino children are most likely to live in ...
Macron, a pro-European Union ex-banker and centrist, is widely seen as favourite to win the French presidency on May 7 by beating far right leader Marine Le Pen.
A new in-depth look at children's access to programs - part of Minnesota's new Early-Childhood Longitudinal Data System - finds that children of color, Native Americans and lower-income children are more likely than their wealthier, white peers to be ...
According to the report, between 2011 and 2015, only 10 percent of poor white children in Colorado lived in high-poverty areas, compared to 31 percent of poor black children and 34 percent of poor Asian children. In some cases, children of color whose ...
ROSEVILLE, Minn. -- A new in-depth look at children's access to programs - part of Minnesota's new Early-Childhood Longitudinal Data System - finds that children of color, Native Americans and lower-income children are more likely than their wealthier, ...
Born in Singapore and raised in Virginia by his mother ("I'm an only Asian child to a single Asian mother," Butler said with a smile while joking about his strict upbringing), the "13 Reasons Why" actor found himself drawn to Hollywood after seeing Tom ...
There is a strong movement in the West to encouraged White parents to adopt a negro or Asian child rather than one of their own kind.
... Allure that epiblepharon is a condition characterized by a ridge of lower eyelid skin and muscle that causes the lower eyelashes to extend vertically, instead of horizontally: "Epiblepharon is one of the most common congenital abnormalities in ...
Just like many Asian children, Hoo was exposed to music early on and attended piano classes. By the age of 14, she got the opportunity to watch a concert by the Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra in KL.
As a father of two young daughters, Zhang struggled to find any children's books that featured Asian children who were main characters or heroes.


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