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Meet the Woman Who Inspired the Creation of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

Editor’s Note: This article has been updated to correctly report that Jeanie Jew is a board member of the OCA-Asian Pacific American Advocates. The organization has rebranded from the Organization of Chinese Americans.

Given the significance of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, it is incredible to look back on how this celebration of the community’s countless contributions to the U.S. originated from a congressional staffer’s idea.

Tsou Model Becomes Taiwan’s ‘Barbecue Queen’

Barbecue Queen

Ruo Yan, a member of the Tsou (Cou) indigenous group in southern Taiwan, is now being regarded as “Barbecue Queen” after going viral online for her beauty. 

A video of Ruo, which was taken by a customer in their barbecue joint in Alishan Highway, Taiwan, quickly circulated online thanks to her mesmerizing looks. In the short clip, she can be seen zooming back and forth as she tends to the customers orders and prepares the food.

‘Y‌o‌u‌n‌g’ Japanese C‌‌‌a‌‌m‌‌‌‌g‌‌‌i‌r‌l A‌‌‌‌r‌‌‌r‌‌‌e‌‌‌‌s‌‌‌‌t‌‌‌e‌‌‌d‌ By Tokyo P‌‌‌‌o‌‌‌‌l‌‌‌i‌‌‌c‌‌‌e‌ Turns Out to Be 58

A Japanese woman who has been b‌r‌oa‌dc‌as‌tin‌g ‌n‌‌‌u‌‌‌‌d‌‌‌‌e‌ s‌h‌o‌w‌s on a p‌a‌y‌-t‌o-view site was recently a‌r‌re‌st‌e‌d by the Tokyo M‌etr‌op‌ol‌ita‌n P‌‌o‌‌li‌‌c‌‌‌e‌.

Originally thought to be a much younger c‌‌a‌‌m‌‌g‌i‌r‌l‌, the woman id‌‌e‌‌n‌‌‌ti‌fi‌‌e‌‌‌d as Naomi Doi, turned out to be 58 years old and looked different than the images of her online. Her a‌‌‌‌r‌‌r‌‌‌‌e‌‌‌‌‌s‌‌‌t‌ may be a‌t‌tri‌bu‌te‌d to ‌v‌io‌l‌a‌t‌‌in‌‌g Japan’s t‌‌o‌‌u‌g‌‌h‌ “i‌n‌‌d‌‌e‌‌c‌‌e‌‌n‌‌t‌ e‌‌x‌‌p‌‌‌o‌s‌‌‌u‌‌r‌e‌‌” l‌a‌‌w‌‌s‌ that r‌e‌q‌u‌ir‌e c‌‌e‌n‌‌‌s‌‌o‌‌r‌e‌‌d g‌‌‌e‌‌n‌‌it‌‌a‌‌‌li‌‌a in p‌‌o‌‌r‌‌n‌‌o‌‌g‌‌r‌‌a‌‌p‌‌h‌‌y.

FBI Asks Public for Help Identifying Vietnamese Woman in Child Sex Trafficking Video

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is now seeking the public’s help to identify an unknown Vietnamese woman seen in a child sexual exploitation video that the agency is currently investigating.

The Asian woman in the picture, only referred to so far as Jane Doe 39, is believed to be between the age of 25 and 35. She is described as having long, black hair and seen wearing a white, yellow, blue and red floral dress in the video, according to the news release from FBI’s Indianapolis office.

Food Delivery Driver Allegedly Beats Woman After Thinking She’d Leave a Bad Review

A woman from southern China was left bloodied with head injuries after a food delivery driver allegedly attacked her in fear of a negative customer service review for being late with her dinner.

The part-time postgraduate woman decided to order food via on Saturday at around 6 p.m. from a restaurant only 10 minutes away from her in Haikou, Hainan. However, two hours passed and there was still no sign of her food or a message/call from the driver, according to South China Morning Post.

Japan Possibly Serves the BEST Hospital Food in the World

A woman who just recently gave birth in a Japanese hospital shared some of the pictures of the food that she had while staying in the maternity ward. And much to everyone’s surprise, the food was very enticing – based on how it was presented.

The unnamed woman stayed in a hospital in Japan for 12 days. During her time there, she took the opportunity to document all the food that they served by picturing them and sharing it on Imgur.