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Kimmy Yam

Kimmy Yam is a reporter for NBC Asian America.

Kimmy Yam is a reporter for NBC Asian America.


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Lao Gan Ma was in fridges long before Momofuku's chili crunch was in headlines

Criticism erupted against David Chang and his Momofuku brand after it cried foul against Asian-led chili oil companies over use of the term "chili crunch."

Those from earthquake-prone areas unfazed by rare East Coast tremor

Many whose loved ones are from Taiwan, which just suffered a 7.4-magnitude quake, and those from earthquake-prone areas of the U.S. said more preparedness would've help.
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Amid racist insults, ‘Bachelor’ contestant Rachel Nance won’t apologize for her culture

Despite being called “jungle Asian” and other racist slurs by fans of ABC’s “The Bachelor,” contestant Rachel Nance, who’s Asian and Black, says she refuses to dilute any aspect of her heritage.

Amid racist insults, 'Bachelor' contestant Rachel Nance won't apologize for her culture

Despite being called racist slurs by fans of ABC's "The Bachelor," contestant Rachel Nance, who’s Asian and Black, says she refuses to dilute any aspect of her heritage.

The Rock's grandmother, Lia Maivia, will join the WWE Hall of Fame

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson will be welcoming a late wrestling trailblazer — his grandmother — into the WWE Hall of Fame.

Five charged in connection with burglaries of Asian American families in Washington state

Five men have been charged in connection to a recent series of burglaries in western Washington that appeared to target the Asian American community.

Faculty and students protest Florida law that they say could keep top Chinese talent out of their grad schools

A Florida law is prompting backlash from professors, students and advocates across university campuses in the state who say the measure could keep Chinese grad students out of their schools.

Nebraska guard says vulnerability in sports should be ‘celebrated’ after viral crying moment

University of Nebraska guard Keisei Tominaga opens up about viral crying moment after NCAA March Madness loss.

Shohei Ohtani was supposed to be the new face of MLB. What does it mean he's now the face of a scandal?

Reports of a gambling case involving baseball phenom Shohei Ohtani’s interpreter coincide with a critical moment for the player and MLB.

Chan Ho Park, first Korean player in MLB, will throw the first pitch in the Seoul Series

Seoul Series brings Korean baseball legend Chan Ho Park back to the mound for the first game of the Major League Baseball regular season — and the first ever held in South Korea.

Biden launches new ad targeting Asian American and Pacific Islanders in battleground states

The Biden campaign has released a new ad targeting Asian American and Pacific Islander voters in battleground states, aimed at highlighting his investments in small businesses.