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‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Writer Adele Lim Among This Year’s Inductees to the Asian Hall of Fame

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‘Crazy Rich Asians’ writer and ‘Joy Ride’ director Adele Lim is among this year’s inductees to the Asian Hall of Fame.

Other inductees this year included Annie Young-Scrivner, Ben Fong-Torres, Charlie & Ling Zhang, Doug Baldwin Jr, Dr. Lisa T. Su, Dr. Peter Lee, Far East Movement, Jennifer Lee, Kiet Nguyen, Lalisa Manoban, Pin Ni, Marilyn Strickland, Sam Cho, Santos Manuel accepted by great great-granddaughter Lynn Valbuena and Chairwoman of San Manuel, Dr. Shang-Li & Betty Huang, Rocky Aoki accepted by children Kyle, Kevin, and Echo Aoki.

Photos from the ceremony, which was held on Saturday, October 21st, can be seen below.

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Hawaii Becomes the First State to Adopt a Filipino History Course in Its Statewide Public Schools

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Hawaii has become the first state to adopt a Filipino history course in its statewide public schools.

The history course is titled CHR 2300 Filipino History Culture and was created by a group called the Filipino Curriculum Project which consists of Filipino students who wanted their stories to be represented in the classroom.

“It honestly feels very unreal to me,” said Marissa Halagao, the founder of the group. “I’m so excited and so grateful that this course is finally getting approved. I started this project as a sophomore in high school and now I’m a graduated senior and it’s just so amazing to see how far we’ve come.”

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Michelle Yeoh Becomes One of Eight New Members Elected to the International Olympic Committee

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Michelle Yeoh became one of eight new members elected to the International Olympic Committee.

Yeoh, who is a former Malaysian junior squash champion, said on the honor, “I remember when someone asked me, how did you become an actress? I always said, ‘I never dreamt of being an actress, but as a child I always dreamt of being an Olympian’.”

IOC president Thomas Bach said the new members were selected due to their “experience and diverse expertise in different walks of life”.

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BTS’ Jimin Was Featured in Dior’s Spring 2024 Campaign

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BTS’ Jimin was featured in Dior’s Spring 2024 campaign.

Jimin, who is a global ambassador for the brand, was showcased in a range of outfits from the collection by Creative Director Kim Jones.

Photos from the shoot can be seen below (credit: Dior).

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