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WESTMINSTER, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California city has granted a private group a permit to hold a Vietnamese new year's parade over objections that it will exclude the community's gay and lesbian residents.
What would the Christmas Holiday be without delicious Asian cuisine? Enjoying dishes like Pad Thai, Red Curry shrimp and ginger duck have become an icon of tastes throughout the year and especially during the holidays. To honor their guests that are craving the delicious dishes from Thailand, Laos and Vietnam; Taste of Asia, in their new larger home at 4413 South Tamiami Trail will be open Christmas Eve from 5-9:00 p.m. and Christmas Day from noon to 8p.m. and of course later hours for New Year’s Eve. Dine in or take out.
IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 10, 2013--Apira Science, Inc. has named China Central Pharmaceuticals Ltd. its exclusive distributor of the iGrow ® Hair Growth System in the Chinese market. The partnership highlights Apira’s growing success in the global market, and showcases the burgeoning international demand for a safe and effective hair loss solution. China Central Pharmaceuticals is a 10 billion yuan ($1.6 billion) corporation that houses 28 pharmaceutical subsidiaries and sells more than 20,000 medical products, including 6,000 new drugs, 1,000 medical devices, and 1,800 foreign products throughout China. Through the partnership, the iGrow will be featured in more than 6,000 retail outlets in addition to hospitals and medical facilities throughout China. Within the 33.6 billion yuan ($5.5 billion) Chinese hair care market, sales of Western hair-loss treatments grew 90 percent from 2007 to 2012. Because of its size and marketing effectiveness, China Central represents one of the largest global distribution opportunities to date in Apira Science’s extensive roster of iGrow Hair Growth System sales networks worldwide.
WASHINGTON (AP) — John Kerry leaves Wednesday on his ninth trip to the Mideast as Secretary of State to resume talks with Israel and the Palestinians aimed at crafting a final status agreement to end the decades-long conflict.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry is returning to the Mideast for more peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians and then will travel on to Vietnam and the Philippines.
DUBLIN, Ireland & YOQNEAM, Israel--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 8, 2013--Covidien plc (NYSE: COV) and Given Imaging Ltd. (Nasdaq: GIVN) today announced a definitive agreement under which Covidien will acquire all of the outstanding shares of Given Imaging for $30.00 per share in cash, for a total of approximately $860 million, net of cash and investments acquired. This transaction provides Covidien additional scale and scope to serve the multibillion dollar global gastrointestinal (GI) market and supports the Company’s strategy to comprehensively address key global specialties and procedures.
PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (AP) — About 2,500 people are gathering at Pearl Harbor to remember those killed in the 1941 Japanese attack that launched the U.S. into World War II.
PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (AP) — About 3,000 people are expected to gather at Pearl Harbor to commemorate the anniversary of the 1941 Japanese attack that launched the U.S. into World War II.
BANGKOK (AP) — Chris Brummitt, Vietnam chief of bureau for The Associated Press, has been promoted to the new role of Southeast Asia news editor, responsible for text coverage and operations across Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia and the Philippines.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Fred Waters, a longtime Associated Press photographer who covered everything from war to construction of the Gateway Arch, has died.
BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Services are set for a southwestern Illinois man who was working as a civilian aircraft mechanic in Afghanistan when he was killed by what his brother said was a rocket explosion at a U.S. air base.
BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Services are set for a southwestern Illinois man who was serving as a civilian aircraft mechanic in Afghanistan when he was killed by what his brother said was a rocket explosion at a U.S. air base.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Teens from Asian nations dominated a global exam given to 15-year-olds, while U.S. students showed little improvement and failed to reach the top 20 in math, science or reading, according to test results released Tuesday.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea says it will start negotiations to join a U.S.-led trade pact covering Pacific and Asian nations.
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Vietnamese lawmakers have approved a revised constitution that reaffirms the dominant political and economic role of the Communist Party.
OCALA, Fla. (AP) — The president of a north Florida tea party group has been killed in a two-vehicle car crash in Marion County.
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — The death toll from flooding caused by heavy rains in central Vietnam has risen to 41, with about 80,000 people forced from their homes, disaster officials said Tuesday.
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — One of two men accused of shooting five people at a Hmong New Year's festival in Tulsa last month has pleaded not guilty.
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — One of two men accused of shooting five people at a Hmong New Year's festival last month is slated to be arraigned.
ABOARD THE USS GEORGE WASHINGTON (AP) — As soon as Navy pilot Matthew Stafford puts his helicopter down in the village of Borongan, he is rushed by dozens of local men who form a line to unload the supplies and water he has flown in from the mothership, the USS George Washington aircraft carrier. Children swarm him as he breaks out a box of sweets.
(NAPSI)—The family entertainment network INSP has expanded its commitment to veterans by partnering with the congressionally chartered United States of America Vietnam War Commemoration and by providing the network’s video, entitled “Thank You For Your Service,” an homage to Vietnam Veterans.
The official United States of America Vietnam War Commemoration flag and certificate is presented to INSP Chairman and Chief Executive Officer David Cerullo by Lieutenant General Claude “Mick” Kicklighter. (NAPS)