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Mom Accuses Philippines Resort of Discrimination Against Her Special Needs Child

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A resort in Cebu, Philippines has issued an apology following a backlash where one of its customers accused the establishment of discriminating against her special needs child.

What happened: A Filipino mother, Mai Pages, left a one-star review on Plantation Bay Resort and Spa’s TripAdvisor page over the weekend, detailing how their staff handled the situation with her special needs child.

Tesla Reveals 25% of Their US Management is Asian American

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Tesla released their 2020 Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Impact Report for U.S. operations last week showing that Asian Americans make up more than 20% of their workforce and management, far more than any other underrepresented community.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Asian Americans made up only 6% of the U.S. workforce in 2018. Past data has also shown that in the U.S., Asian Americans are the least likely to be promoted to management positions. 

Dentist’s Incredible Act of Kindness for Teen Buying Car Comes From His Own ‘Humble Upbringing’

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Hua Kuan knows what it’s like to work hard to reach a goal, deciding to pay it forward by giving a teen $1,000 back from a car purchase.

The 35-year-old dentist had listed his car for sale online after his friends had convinced him it was time for an upgrade. Kuan has a special history with the car, a major representation of his family’s history of struggle and hard work. The 2006 Acura TSX was a gift from his blue-collar worker parents for earning a full ride to UC Berkeley, NPR reported.