Stay Away, is the Danish Goverment advise to travelers to Bangkok, where PAD (the Peoples Alliance for Democracy) have occupied several goverment offices and blocked trafic in central parts of Bangkok.
thrilled by the unprecedented involvement of APIAs at this historic
Convention," said Bel Leong-Hong, chair of the DNC APIA Caucus -- this year’s Convention has 20 percent more
delegates than four years ago. "Our
community’s rising political strength comes at a good time, given Senator
Obama's self-identification as one of us, an honorary Asian American by virtue
of his kinship, upbringing and beliefs."
What happened to Clinton.? I keep reading quotes saying Biden brings "old School Cred", Im sorry but If for one don't see that we need Old School or Catholic credibility in this country, we need new vision to engage maybe the biggest international and environmental challenges any leader have ever had to tackle. Not old-school-anything. Come on Obama, do better than this.
Horizon Fuel Cell Technologies have just announced a new educational kit, a table sized kit which can be powered on a shot of your favorite alcohol - or a cheap vintage for that matter. The point being that the kit permits teachers and students to directly interact with a fuel cell and see how it will power the fan for days on end.
While I do not think this fan will change the world much, it is intereting that Horizon have found a niche making energy technology toys and educational tools. This can only be good for the world. Even at 99 bucks this is a cool little product.
Still making a fuelcell like this have serious implications - I can easily see this deployed in less fortunate parts of the world, as a fan, charging a laptop, or powering a water cleaning station. After all, Rice Vine seems to be a readily available and abundant resource.
A lot of my Asian friends is asking "Why Bother Anyway..?"
They could not be more wrong. For the first time in America we have the opportunity to elect not just a competent Presidential candidate, but also a ethnic person who will be able to represent todays multi ethnic American community, not only as a leader, but also by making the multitude of ethnic groups in America FEEL represented in Government. BarackObama.com
If you don't choose to be part of moving the country forward and choose to be heard, then at least please stop sending me emails complaining that nobody is listening to the Asian community.
Nobody is going to hear you if you don't make your self heard, no matter who you are going to vote for.
Thai-LA.com have been based on xaraonline.com for years - however the updating and maintainance have become somewhat tidious so this month I have started setting the site and the old stories up in a modern blog engine.. so have patience while I figure this .