Looking at the list is eye-opening. It's a staggering array of talent and achievement. But it's also an overt challenge to Asian-Americans, a community that I described back in as "very much in beta, and still working out the compatibility issues that come with a rapidly growing and wildly varied installed base. Anti-immigrant rhetoric increasingly targets new arrivals. The flames of hysteria continue to be fanned against Muslims and those who are simply perceived to be Muslim.
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The Nikkei plunged to a month low as investors took fright over the pace of monetary tightening, with a slump triggered by the Dow's fall to its lowest level of gathering pace. The US Federal Reserve raised rates for the fourth time this year -- as expected -- but markets reacted badly after chairman Jerome Powell said the bank would not shift course on reducing its balance sheet. Investors had hoped for a less aggressive approach amid concern that global growth is slowing, but Powell played down the impact of recent market turmoil on the US economy. Stephen Innes, head of Asia-Pacific trade at OANDA, said the "Fed delivered a dovish hike, but clearly, there wasn't enough affirmation in the statement that the Fed was close to pausing or ending their interest rate hike cycle sooner than expected". Some analysts were puzzled by investors' reaction.
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The land reform was a massacre of innocent, honest people, and using contemporary terms we must say that it was a genocide triggered by class discrimination, said Radio Free Asia. More than , people died during the North Vietnam campaign after being classified as landowners and wealthy farmers, official records of the time show. This number was in fact not small.
In , Congress expanded the observance to a month-long celebration. These funded programs implement culturally appropriate cancer prevention and control interventions to reduce cancer morbidity and mortality. A primary goal of the program is to reduce health disparities, and in accordance with the Healthy People goals for the nation, this program aims to increase access to screening. About one in fourteen Asian American adults smokes cigarettes. This video story features a conversation between a daughter and her parents, with the daughter explaining why Asian Americans should be tested for Hepatitis B.