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Asian

MedspeakUK A person who, for the purposes of equal opportunity monitoring, has an Asian ethnic origin, which includes (but is not limited to) British Asians, regardless of where they were raised or educated.
MedspeakUS A person having origins in any of the original peoples of the Far East, Southeast Asia, or the Indian subcontinent, including, for example, Cambodia, China, India, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Pakistan, the Philippine Islands, Thailand, and Vietnam.
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As an example, Hollywood representations of Asians as timid translate into real-world stereotypes whereby whites refuse to see Asians as leaders.
It was also the year the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus was created.
It's hard to talk about Asian foods without bringing up monosodium glutamate, more commonly referred to as MSG.
Much diversity exists within this population of Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders.
Growing up Vietnamese Irish American in suburban Rhode Island, I didn't have any Asian friends and I heard plenty of racist taunts from other kids.
Levels of smoking and drinking were lower among Asian and Hispanic mothers than among white and black women.
Obviously, there are various diplomatic constraints and internal political forces that may slow the development of such an East Asian bloc, but with the ASEAN FTA already a reality most of the countries on the list are already exploring FTAs with China.
Meanwhile, fine films making the Asian Diaspora film festival circuit, including Karen Lin's Perfection, Vincent Tsu's Walking between the Lines and Tadashi Nakamura's Yellow Brotherhood were ignored.
Nevertheless, many small-business owners in Latin America are unsure what the Asian market will hold for them.
But we are now trying to recover these Asian roots of Christianity.
The goals of the group interviews were the following: 1) determine the impact of SARS-related fear on the Asian community; 2) document examples of fear, stigmatization, and discrimination; 3) determine strategies for identifying and reaching "hidden populations"; 4) develop partnerships with leaders and community members of the affected populations; 5) determine the needs of affected populations; and 6) respond appropriately to those needs through a targeted intervention with activities and Asian-language materials.
Census 2000, South Asians (those of Indian, Pakistani, Sri Lankan, Bangladeshi, Nepali, Maldivian, and Bhutanese origin) are the third largest Asian group in the United States.

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