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NBA player, China critic Enes Kanter nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Boston Celtics player, steadfast China critic, and leading human rights activist Enes Kanter Freedom has been nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize. Freedom’s ...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Monday, Feb. 14, the 45th day of 2022. There are 320 days left in the year. This is Valentine’s Day. Today’s Highlight in History: ...

Enes Kanter Freedom calls on Jeremy Lin to stand with Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Turkish-American basketball player Enes Kanter Freedom on Sunday (Dec. 5) posted messages on social media calling on Jeremy Lin (林書豪) to stand with Taiwan and stop taking ...

Jeremy Lin confirmed with COVID despite vaccination

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese-American basketball player Jeremy Lin (林書豪) has confirmed his COVID diagnosis after being vaccinated. On his way back to China during the annual summer tour, ...

Asian American business leaders seek to fight discrimination

Asian American business leaders are launching a foundation to challenge discrimination through what they call the largest philanthropic commitment in history by Asian Americans geared to support membe...

Oscar slate holds 'firsts' for Asian actors, filmmakers

It may be hard to believe that there are still many “firsts” left to check off after 93 years of the Academy Awards, and yet this year there were a handful for Asian actors and filmmakers. ...

Taiwanese MLB player receives racist comments in US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese Major League Baseball (MLB) player Yu Chang (張育成) has become the latest victim of anti-Asian sentiment in the U.S., having received several racist comments from ...

Taiwanese-born Chang gets racist tweets after Indians error

CLEVELAND (AP) — Indians manager Terry Francona called racist social media messages sent to first baseman Yu Chang “stupid and ignorant” and said they have no place in baseball or “anywhere.” ...

UCLA's Juzang could be first Asian American NBA lottery pick

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Johnny Juzang's impact at UCLA has been immediate since he transferred from Kentucky, giving the Bruins the scorer and dynamic player they had been missing in recent years. ...

Public reaction to killings at Atlanta-area massage parlors

Reactions to the shootings at three Atlanta-area massage parlors that left eight dead, mostly women of Asian descent: ___ “Racially motivated violence must be cal...

Warriors G League G Jeremy Lin experienced racism on court

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Warriors G League guard Jeremy Lin shared on social media that he experienced an act of racism on the court. Golden State coach Steve Kerr said he will support L...

The Gubble opens: G League's bubble season begins

For the G League Ignite, it was a beginning. For Jeremy Lin, it may be a new beginning. The G League season has finally started, opening Wednesday inside a bubble a...

Back to the bubble: G League season will be played at Disney

The G League will crown its 2021 champion in a bubble, just as the NBA did last season. Plans were announced Friday for the G League season, which will be condensed and played at the...

Jeremy Lin to sign deal with Warriors G league team

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After weeks of speculation and reports of almost-signed contracts, Jeremy Lin has signed a deal with the Golden State Warriors — a G League, or minor league, NBA tea...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Sunday, Aug. 23, the 236th day of 2020. There are 130 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On August ...