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Asian countires prepare for Lunar New Year celebrations

Asian countires prepare for Lunar New Year celebrations A day before Lunar New Year celebrations for the Year of the Dog kicked off across the world, people in China, Singapore, and Malaysia, among other countries, made sure to stock up ...

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U.S. Accuses Tech Firm of Bias Against Asian Software Engineers

Photo Palantir offices in Palo Alto, Calif. The Labor Department sued the tech company on Monday, claiming that it discriminated against Asians. Credit Peter DaSilva for The New York Times SAN FRANCISCO — The United States Department of Labor sued ...

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Snapchat ‘Anime’ Effect Is Criticized as Asian Caricature

Photo Snapchat says this filter is inspired by anime, but some observers say it’s racially insensitive. Credit Grace Sparapani With its lens tool, Snapchat allows some 150 million daily users to alter reality and play with identity in ways that ...

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Lyft Joins With Asian Rivals to Compete With Uber

Photo John Zimmer, co-founder and president of Lyft, and Jean Liu, president of DiDi Kuaidi, announced an earlier partnership in September. Credit Stephen Yang for The New York Times The anti-Uber global alliance of ride-hailing companies has now officially taken ...

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