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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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If post-1965 immigrants did indeed move the Asian American community to the right, the group's leftward shift since 1992 is all the more remarkable.
"Household growth is being driven by the younger median age of Asian Americans, who now are embarking on prime years of working and earning, expanding with marriage and family," she says.
Readers may find the articles in each part to be loosely connected, since they were prepared as lectures in various settings, but the book as a whole clearly shows a development in Carino's theological stance and his perceptions of major issues in the Asian theater.
Al-Shakar said that Bahrain's relations with Asian countries also extend to these countries and Bahrain joining under the banner of several international organizations for example the Non-Alignment Movement (NAM), the Asian Cooperation Organization (ACO), the United Nations Organization (UN), the Asian-Middle Eastern Cooperation Dialogue which was also established upon a Bahraini-Singaporean initiative.
Andrea Radrizzani, Group CEO, MP & Silva, said: "In our capacity as media advisors of OCA we are working to guarantee not only the highest level of production guidelines for the sporting events but also guarantee the success of the Olympic Asian sports movement and improve its reach to other regions of the world.
Anchored in AAA-rated Singapore, the Asia's leading hub for foreign exchange, SGX's award-winning derivatives market enjoyed over 100% growth in open interest in 2012 as international customers continued to leverage SGS's position as the leading Asian clearing counterparty meeting the highest international standards.
The surveys found that growing proportions of Harris County's Asian adults are now the U.S.-born children of Asian immigrants, and they are even better educated than their parents.
"In the context of the recent political situation in Bahrain, the award will revive and reinforce the historical ties between the Asian business community and Bahrain.
Instead, the barriers faced by all minority populations in the United States apply equally to Asian Americans, with certain features particular to, or more apparent in, this community.
Although Asian male bodies have existed in North America since at least the 1700s, the voices of gay Asian men did not emerge until the rise of the gay rights movement in the United States in the 1960s.
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