By Terry Collins and Jason Dearen The Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — An immigration judge in 2006 had ordered the suspect in the recent slayings of five people in San Francisco to be removed from the country, officials said on March 26. However, he remained in the United States after the Vietnamese government declined […]
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EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — Boeing Co. delivered two of its new 787s to Japan Airlines on March 26. The planes will be the first 787s that will fly commercially from the United States.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A woman convicted in Mississippi of harboring illegal immigrants from China, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, India, and Mexico has been sentenced to three years in prison.
By Linda Deutsch The Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — A U.S. importer of research monkeys was set to stand trial March 26 on cruelty charges after 15 primates died during an international flight.
By Martin Crutsinger The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Jim Yong Kim, the Obama administration’s nominee to head the World Bank, is starting a global tour to promote his candidacy with stops in Africa, Asia, and Latin America, the Treasury Department announced on March 26. Treasury officials said that Kim, the president of Dartmouth College, began his […]
Several art patrons are working with art dealer John Braseth to feature a large fountain sculpture by local acclaimed artist George Tsutakawa. The fountain, originally named the Jefferson Plaza Fountain, was displayed in an office plaza in Indianapolis, Ind. before the office property changed hands and the work was placed on sale. The 3-ton fountain […]
By Assunta Ng My brother sent me an e-mail. “Dad has passed away, please contact Hong Kong,” it said. So began my sad trip to the funeral in Hong Kong. Despite my great sadness, I attended an exciting event for my son while I was in Hong Kong, where he served as co-emcee with a […]
By Assunta Ng “Mom, I will be emceeing in Cantonese?” said my American-born son Jason.
By Assunta Ng While I was in Hong Kong, the country was electing its new chief. The format of the debate among the three candidates looked familiar. The podium, setting, accusations, rebuttals, and surprises, combined with candidates that jeered and attacked at every opportunity were similar to those of U.S. presidential candidates. The candidates did […]
By Nan Nan Liu Northwest Asian Weekly The rugged climber in the wilderness — it’s not an image readily associated with Asian American women.