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‘Bling Empire’ Star Kane Lim Accused of ‘Hating on Asians’ for Mocking Yamashiro Restaurant

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“Bling Empire” star Kane Lim has been accused of Asian hate after appearing in an Instagram Story that mocked Yamashiro, an Asian fusion restaurant in Hollywood.

What happened: The Instagram Story, which was posted by Filipino American entrepreneur Rembrandt Flores, shows a group of Asian people dining at Tadaima, a new sushi restaurant located at 615 N. Western Avenue.

‘Peak White Boy Energy’: Vietnam War-Themed Bar Sparks Outrage for ‘Capitalizing on POC Traumas’

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A bar in Melbourne, Australia that launched with a Vietnam War concept has apologized after a massive backlash on social media.

Users are especially outraged as Rickshaw Bar sits on Swan Street in Richmond, a suburb home to many Vietnamese immigrants since 1976 — starting from those who fled the war. A 2016 census report showed almost 1,400 people were Vietnamese immigrants, with Vietnamese being the most popular spoken language besides English. The Vietnam War lasted 20 years and resulted in 1.3 million deaths, according to Broadsheet.

Hundreds of NYC Residents, Union Workers Rally to Save Beloved Jing Fong From Closing

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Hundreds of Lower Manhattan residents and members from the 318 Restaurant Workers Union gathered on 183 Centre St. outside of Eastbank on Tuesday to rally against the closure of beloved restaurant Jing Fong.

The protesters requested that Eastbank landlord Alex Chu and his son, Jonathan Chu, negotiate with Jing Fong’s owners to save the restaurant from eviction amid the COVID-19 pandemic, according to amNY.