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[SOLD OUT] Korean Language Course: Level I (Monday, Spring 2022)

UPDATE (January 6, 2022) – This course is full. Places are still available in our Tuesday classes. Asia Society Texas, in partnership with the Houston Korean Education Center, is pleased to offer Korean Language Level I courses for adults who wish to learn the Korean language at a beginner’s level. The course will be held […]

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Society 1 and ApolloMed support the AAPI community at the Holiday Broadway concert | Business

LOS ANGELES – (BUSINESS WIRE) – January 5, 2022– Society 1, an exclusive membership club, has been making waves lately by supporting and gaining support from notable Asian American companies. More recently, Company 1 welcomed ApolloMed to its prestigious list of corporate members. ApolloMed, led by two Asian American co-CEOs, hosted valuable employees, partners and […]

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SPIE, the International Society of Optics and Photonics, announces its 2022 Fellows | Your money

BELLINGHAM, Washington – (BUSINESS WIRE) – January 5, 2022– This year, SPIE, the international optics and photonics company, welcomes 58 members as new Fellows of the Society. They join their fellow members in being honored for their technical achievements, as well as for their services to the optics and photonics community and to SPIE. This […]

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SPIE, the International Society of Optics and Photonics, announces its 2022 Fellows | Nation / World

BELLINGHAM, Washington – (BUSINESS WIRE) – January 5, 2022– This year, SPIE, the international optics and photonics company, welcomes 58 members as new Fellows of the Society. They join their fellow members in being honored for their technical achievements, as well as for their services to the optics and photonics community and to SPIE. This […]

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City of Toronto opens new shelter with partner Homes First Society – City of Toronto

Press release December 30, 2021 This week, the City of Toronto opened a new shelter at 101 Placer Crt. under the direction of the city council to increase the number of new permanent shelter beds. This new facility provides emergency shelter and essential support services to homeless people in Toronto. The city’s newest shelter is […]

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26 civil society members write to president and prime minister about hateful Haridwar assembly

Here is the full text of the letter: AT Shri Ramnath Kovind President of India Shri Narendra Modi Prime Minister of India To copy Chief Justice of India President of the Rajya Sabha Lok Sabha speaker Shri Amit Shah, Minister of the Interior Presidents Bhartiya Janta Party, Congress Party, AITC, BSP, Samajwadi Party, CPI (M), […]

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Striving for Real Equality in Society – Richa Okhandiar-MacDougall

Richa Okhandiar-MacDougall, Principal Administrator at Converge and Art Psychotherapy Masters Student, Queen Margaret University Most people want a fairer and more egalitarian society, but it is a tough business and cannot be accomplished alone. Change, even positive, is scary. All over the world, and especially since the pandemic and the Black Lives Matter movement increased […]

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From Taiwan to Texas: an evening with the Formosa quartet

International fame Formosa Quartet returns to Asia Society Texas for a performance of classical works by Benjamin Britten and Henry Purcell, original works commissioned and composed for the Quartet by Dana Wilson and Derrick Skye, and an octet performance with musicians from the Moores School of Music from the University of Houston. Health and security […]

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Cairo named capital of Islamic culture in 2022 – Society – Egypt

Egyptian Culture Minister Enas Abdel-Dayem and ISESCO Director General Salim bin Mohammad Al-Malik at press conference in Cairo on Tuesday (photo courtesy of the Egyptian cabinet) The minister’s remarks came at a press conference held on Tuesday where Cairo was announced as next year’s cultural capital for countries in the Islamic world. Abdel-Dayem declared that […]

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vaunted Pennsylvania Society gala faces drop in interest | Spotlight Pa

PA projector is an independent, non-partisan newsroom powered by The Philadelphia Inquirer in partnership with PennLive / The Patriot-News, TribLIVE / Pittsburgh Tribune-Review and WITF Public Media. Sign up for our free newsletters. Harrisburg, Pennsylvania – For years, the Pennsylvania Society has been the flagship event for state politicians and well-heeled special interests who want […]