- Kokin Nee-san of Tokyo is the oldest Geisha in the world and will be 100 in about another year. She plans to do a dance when turns the century mark.
- While staying busy these days with guest appearances on both Larry David and and Nip/Tuck, Tia Carrere also had time to get into the studio over the summer and record Hawaiiana, an album of classic Hawaiian music.
- Ben Cayetano was the first U.S. Governor who was also Filipino.
- Michael Chang may get inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 2008 and he’s building tennis courts in Shenzen.
- Sushi can get you sick so they say.
- 20 women in a religious sect in central Japan were arrested for allegedly beating a member to death. Maybe it was because the $500 bottled water got to their heads…