NEW YORK, Oct. 5, 2016 The U.S. Postal Service commemorated the joyous Hindu festival of Diwali by dedicating the Diwali Forever stamp today. The first-day-of-issue dedication ceremony took place at the Consulate General of India in New York City.
The public is asked to share the news using the hashtag #DiwaliStamp.
"The Postal Service is honored to issue this Forever stamp that celebrates the Festival of Diwali," said U.S. Postal Service Vice President of Mail Entry and Payment Technology Pritha Mehra. "We hope these stamps will light up millions of cards and letters as they make their journey through the mailstream."
Joining Mehra in the dedication ceremony were: Ambassador Riva Ganguly Das, Consul General of India; Diwali Stamp Project Chair Ranju Batra; India's Permanent … [Continue reading...]
Global Investment was held at Waldorf Astoria Hotel on October 5, 2016.
The conference was organized by Omaha Value Investment Group along with multiple organizations, including US-China Council that I am President of. The Conference will focused on Global and US-China cross border investment trends, opportunities and risks in light of the current U.S. economic and political climate. It featured distinguished speakers including
• Anoop Singh, former Asia-Pacific Director of International Monetary Fund, and Head of Asia Regulatory Affairs of JP Morgan Corp., currently Director of Centennial Group International, and adjunct professor at Georgetown University, and Singapore National University;
• Harry Edelson of Edelson Technology Partners, one of the most … [Continue reading...]
Music for Sing-a-Long 2016
1. Songs and Agenda for 2016 in Times Square 11:30am and Central Park (11am-11:30 AM Peace Day Party Opening. 12 NOON Moment of Silence PEACE POLE Unveiling, participants say, “May Peace Prevail on Earth, May Peace Prevail in Country Name, May Peace Prevail in your country.
1. We Are the World - "We're The World (USA For Africa)"
There comes a time when we heed a certain call
When the world must come together as one
There are people dying
And it's time to lend a hand to life
The greatest gift of all
We can't go on pretending day by day
That someone, somewhere will soon make a change
We all are a part of God's great big family
And the truth, you know,
Love is all we need
We are the world, we are the children
We are the … [Continue reading...]
A tenacious broadcaster with a burning passion for accurate and compelling story telling and the host of the long running television program, Renee Mehrra has been consistently singled out by the Asian Indian community as one of the most prominent broadcast journalists in the tri state area. Her areas of focus include politics, human interest stories, fashion, film, theater, health & fitness, environment, and current affairs. Her in depth candid reports have captured the diverse ethnic fiber in the US in an inspirational and incisive manner. She has interviewed diverse personalities: from the unsung heroes that have enriched our lives to renowned musicians, artists, philosophers, authors, doctors, entrepreneurs to the crowd stopping celebrities of Bollywood. Her signature show- "Renee … [Continue reading...]
http://goodnewsplanet.com/?s=heilongjian (Note the final series is in Chinese with English sub-titles, a great time to begin your Chinese lessons)
NY, NY - CUNY TV will schedule the 5-part series “Long Zhi Jiang” (“The River of the Dragon”) on five Thursdays in June 2016, starting June 2. Thursday is CUNY TV’s Global programming day. The series is in Chinese (Mandarin) and sub-titled in English. The series is produced by HeiLongJiang TV in China and has had successful broadcasts in Russia (it’s bordering country) and Japan already. It is a gorgeous and informative series that will entertain and fascinate you. You will want to go a visit this special Chinese Northern Province, its capital city Harbin and surroundings.
Here is some background on each of the shows.
一、 A … [Continue reading...]
Here are the amazing adventures of Alexey the turtle!
Her first adventure today is going to Paul's beautiful serene backyard. :)
She is an energetic, yet gentle turtle with a zest for life and delicious food! Look at her go!
She is a red-ear slider. Known for her reddish-orangey stripe behind her emerald-green eyes...
Celebrate her birthday everyday this year which makes her a sweet 16 little baby turtle!
Make sure to bring her red and green leaf lettuce, dandelion leafs, and some turnip greens.
Also, don't forget to bring your own yoga mats so you can join in with her while she stretches her legs out and enjoys life. … [Continue reading...]
Mulan, from China, create a Peace Sign Drum Circle and perform in tribute to the International Day of Peace in the broadcast for www.peacedayparty.org September 21.
Mulan is bringing Peace, Harmony, Love and Joy to the World
Good News needs your help for the www.peacedayparty.org events for September 21, 2015. Please go to the website and participate, with your help we can get the whole world to celebrate International Peace Day. Zhen Joy Lin Dame of St. John of Jerusalem and president of World Water Rescue Foundation and Vice President of Good News Broad Cast was invited to watch Red Poppy Ladies' production of Mulan which was invited to perform at three Olympic Games( Beijing, London and Athens) and Washington DC Kennedy Art Center, Sydney Opera House and Broad show last year and … [Continue reading...]
DAYS BEFORE SUPREME COURT RULES ON PRESIDENT OBAMA’S EXECUTIVE ACTION, BP ADAMS AND MAKE THE ROAD NEW YORK LAUNCH EXHIBIT OF IMMIGRANT FAMILIES’ FACES AND STORIES
BROOKLYN, NY, April 14, 2016: Today, Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams and Make the Road New York launched “Faces of DAPA & DACA+,” a photo exhibit at Brooklyn Borough Hall featuring portraits and stories of individuals and families directly impacted by Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents (DAPA) and Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Expansion, administrative relief programs enacted by President Barack Obama that are currently being reviewed by the United States Supreme Court. Days before oral arguments will be heard in United States v. Texas, a case concerning these … [Continue reading...]
The New York Times
Five years ago, a college freshman named Ian Burkhart dived into a wave at a beach off the Outer Banks in North Carolina and, in a freakish accident, broke his neck on the sandy floor, permanently losing the feeling in his hands and legs.
On Wednesday, doctors reported that Mr. Burkhart, 24, had regained control over his right hand and fingers, using technology that transmits his thoughts directly to his hand muscles and bypasses his spinal injury. The doctors’ study, published by the journal Nature, is the first account of limb reanimation, as it is known, in a person with quadriplegia.
Doctors implanted a chip in Mr. Burkhart’s brain two years ago. Seated in a lab with the implant connected through a computer to a sleeve on his arm, he was able to learn by … [Continue reading...]
"Kiss All The Bullies Goodbye" is the most important song I've
ever released, because the subject is a matter of life or death.
The fact is, bullied teens often commit suicide.
That's why iconic pop singer Taylor Dayne and
legendary DJ Paul Oakenfold have both joined me
in this special project.
All net proceeds from video views, song streams and downloads of
"Kiss All The Bullies Goodbye" will go to anti-bullying charities.
Peace and Love,
Recording Artist Sir Ivan Releases New Anthem and Makes $100,000 Donation in Support of Anti-Bullying Efforts
Sir Ivan - Kiss All The Bullies Goodbye [feat. Taylor Dayne] (Paul Oakenfold Original Mix)
www.SirIvan.com … [Continue reading...]
The Consulate General of the People’s Republic of China in New York
520 12th Avenue, New York, NY
Re: The Distinguished Speakers’ Series Talk at the Confucius Institute for Business at the State University of New York
Dear Deputy Consul General Meifang Zhang,
We are pleased to invite you to our Distinguished Speakers’ Series Talk scheduled to be held on March 24, 2016 at SUNY Global Center (116 East 55th Street, New York, 110022).
The Distinguished Speakers Series welcomes leaders from all walks of life to address various important and timely issues in US-China Relations. As we know that China’s Fourth Session of 12th NPC and the Fourth Session of the 12th CPPCC National Committee are now in progress, we hope that your speech will shed light on the 13th Five-Year … [Continue reading...]
WHAT - 34th Annual Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Festival- Press Event- 2013 Festival Event Details Announced
WHEN- Next Tuesday, April 23rd- 3:30-4:30-pm
WHERE- Mika Japanese Cuisine & Bar-150 Centre Street, Chinatown NY http://mikanyc.com
New York, NY April 17 – The 34th Annual Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Festival Press Conference will be held next Tuesday April 23rd 3:30pm at Mika Japanese Cuisine & Bar, 150 Centre St, Chinatown, NYC. Festival details, brief performances, light refreshments will be served.
About -Annual Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Festival:
Organized by the Coalition of Asian Pacific Americans (CAPA) since 1979, this annual festival is the longest running and largest event celebrating Pan-Asian heritage … [Continue reading...]
Cast & Crew of "Miss India America," opening night film. From L To R: director Ravi Kapoor, actor & co-writer Meera Simhan, producer Megha Kadakia, producer Surabh Kikani, lead actor Tiya Sircar and moderator Aroon Shivdasani, festival director of NYIFF
Opening Night Film Screening of "Miss India America" at the Perot Museum in downtown Dallas
DFW SAFF Advisory Board & Staff. From L to R: Ambica Dev (festival coordinator), Reema Rasool, Nancy Williams, Sashena Pamnani, Jitin Hingorani (founder & festival director), Ami Doshi, Dev Shapiro, Tanveer, Sejal Desai, Patrick O'Hara, Nikita Vyas Hattangady, Krista Weinstein, Ritu Elhence Krishna, Patric Alva, Anjali Desai and Meeta Manglani. Not shown: Preeta Monga, Allyson Williams and Viveck Vaswani
And It’s a WRAP! 2nd annual DFW South … [Continue reading...]
A Veteran Explains How Navy Federal Credit Union is Supports
Our Troops by Helping Them Start & Grow their Own Business
Every year since 1963, the President of the United States has issued a proclamation announcing National Small Business Week, which recognizes the critical contributions of America¹s entrepreneurs and small business owners. More than half of Americans either own or work for a small business, and they create about two out of every three new jobs in the U.S. each year. www.navyfederal.org.
To kick off National Small Business Week, we have a special interview with Jim Salmon, the head of Business Lending at Navy Federal Credit Union.
to discuss what¹s needed to start and grow a business, and he¹ll share information about programs designed to help military … [Continue reading...]
share a Happy New Year wish for all. The World Network Bank Mall is a sponsor for the 2016 Chinese New Year Concert Zodiac, a Fire Monkey at the Playstation Theater in Times Square. The show was a spectacular. Faith Yang, of Good News interviews him. … [Continue reading...]
About Music stroke
Music stroke Profile
Beijing Music stroke Century Equity Center (limited partnership), is for the Angel Fund has huge growth potential, the company is in the start-up or growing personal and team investments. We are committed to helping find and great commercial potential and core competence of individuals and teams to grow as stars of the future. Representative investments include: Internet Film Group (IFG), billion Air Ehang Technology, METAS intelligent electronic building blocks, Long empty super air purifiers, Impression π virtual reality helmet. Le risk capital to help entrepreneurs realize their dreams, pumping blood to the economic development, but also allows the fund to maximize the equity share in the investment, maximum return on investment for investors … [Continue reading...]
MISS UNIVERSE PHILIPPINES PIA ALONZO WURTZBACH CROWNED MISS UNIVERSE 2015
Las Vegas, Nevada - December 20, 2015
In front of a global audience, Miss Universe Philippines, Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach was crowned Miss Universe 2015 at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. The telecast aired live on FOX for the first time ever. Miss Universe Philippines Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach is a Filipino-German actress and model. Pia was born in Stuttgart, Germany and grew up in Cagayan de Oro, Philippines.
Pia finished her secondary education with the ABS-CBN Distance Learning Center and studied culinary arts at the Center for Asian Culinary Studies in Metro Manila, Philippines. Pia is currently a stylist and writer for the lifestyle section of a leading newspaper in her country. Emmy … [Continue reading...]
CEO Clubs looks forward to seeing you tomorrow at the Muse Hotel in Manhattan at 9 AM. Per your request you are registered for the event tomorrow. Attached is the information about the event for your reference. Below is the agenda and timeline for the event as well.
Our CEO Clubs Event Schedule:
9:00- 9:25 AM CEOs Arrival (Tea & Coffee) Networking
9:25- 9:30 AM Message from the CEO Clubs President
9:30- 10:20 AM Sara Bush Talk “Unleash Your Creativity”
10:20-10:30 AM Restroom Break
10:30-11:30 AM Savio Chan Talk “ China Super Consumers”
11:30-12:00 AM Networking & CEO Member Introductions
12:00-12:30 PM Cocktails & More Networking
12:30- 2:00 PM Networking Lunch
1:00- 2:15 PM … [Continue reading...]