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FINAL ROUND INTERVIEW: ARIYA JUTANUGARN

Asian News 05/30/2016 0 Comments

MODERATOR:  Happy to be joined in the media center by 2016 Volvik Championship winner, Ariya Jutanugarn.  Third in a row, how does it feel? ARIYA JUTANUGARN:  Feel good.  Get a little bit excited before this round but that’s getting better and after that I feel great. Q.  Michael said you were going to take a break this week? ARIYA JUTANUGARN: …

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ARIYA JUTANUGARN CAPTURES THIRD STRAIGHT WIN ON TOUR AT LPGA VOLVIK CHAMPIONSHIP

Asian News 05/29/2016 0 Comments

May belongs to Ariya Jutanugarn. On Sunday at the LPGA Volvik Championship, Jutanugarn made history as the first player on the LPGA Tour to make her first three victories on Tour in consecutive events. She swept the entire month of May on the LPGA Tour, winning all three events staged on Tour including her maiden victory at the Yokohama Tire…

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State by State, Communities Push Back Against Voter Restrictions

Asian News 05/18/2016 0 Comments

Amid the fear and confusion around voter suppression, voting rights advocates are sounding a message of hope and determination. This is the first presidential election in which new voting restrictions will be in effect in 15 states. The restrictions have been easier to pass – and harder to track – as a result of a 2013 U.S. Supreme Court ruling…

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CHINESE AUTOMAKER GAC GROUP WILL EXHIBIT IN DETROIT FOR 2017 NAIAS

Asian News 05/17/2016 0 Comments

The North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) announced today that Chinese automaker GAC Group will exhibit on the main show floor at the 2017 auto show. GAC Group returns to Detroit after it participated at the 2015 NAIAS where the company unveiled its GS4 SUV in front of thousands of international journalists. “GAC Group’s return to NAIAS is very exciting…

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Volvik Announces Sponsor Exemptions for LPGA Volvik Championship

Asian News 05/15/2016 0 Comments

Star-studded field now includes local Michigander who never gave up on her dream and a 15-year-old phenom from South Korea Volvik announces two young golfers with compelling stories as the two sponsor invites for the upcoming LPGA Volvik Championship, scheduled for May 23-29 at Travis Pointe Country Club in Ann Arbor. Sarah Hoffman from Saline, Mich. and 15-year-old Korean amateur…

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15th Annual APACC Gala “A Metamorphic Journey”

Asian News 05/04/2016 0 Comments

Detroit, Michigan– On Friday, April 29, 2016, APACC hosted its 15th Annual Gala at MGM Grand Detroit. Over 750 business leaders including top corporate executives from large U.S. and Asian businesses; leaders from businesses owned by Asian Americans from China, Japan, S. Korea, Taiwan, India among other countries; entrepreneurs; and political and government dignitaries joined to celebrate APACC’s success as…

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White House to Recognize Asian American and Pacific Islander Art and Storytelling “Champions of Change”

Asian News 05/02/2016 0 Comments

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Wednesday, May 4, the White House will recognize ten individuals from across the country as “White House Champions of Change for Asian American and Pacific Islander Art and Storytelling.” During Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month in May, the White House and WhiteHouse Initiative on AAPIs are celebrating artists and advocates who have used…

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