By Matthew Barakat The Associated Press ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — U.S. Marshals on Friday gave a regional gang task force in northern Virginia more than $850,000 in funds seized during a controversial gambling raid last year at the Eden Center in Falls Church, a hub of Vietnamese culture in the region.
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The Associated Press Staff KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — A Malaysian court ruled Monday that an Iranian man accused of plotting to attack Israeli targets in Bangkok must be extradited to Thailand.
By Yuri Kageyama The Associated Press TOKYO (AP) — The first seafood caught off Japan’s Fukushima coastline since last year’s nuclear disaster went on sale Monday, but the offerings were limited to octopus and marine snails because of persisting fears about radiation.
The Associated Press staff MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine officials have opened a small kindergarten on a South China Sea island that is also claimed by five other governments.
By Assunta Ng In case you see 40 students walking and dining around the International District from now until July 13, know that they’re part of Northwest Asian Weekly Foundation’s Summer Youth Leadership Program.
The Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience aims to reactivate the Higo Garden in
The Eastside Nihon Matsuri Association (ENMA) will be hosting the 15th Annual Aki Matsuri, Japanese Fall Festival, at Bellevue College on Sept. 8 and Sept. 9. Aki Matsuri is a two-day event of cultural, educational, and
I enjoy a lean lifestyle. I lived thriftily even when our economy prospered. Financial gurus love to advise people to cut back on expenses in this tough economy. However, there are common lifestyle changes you can incorporate to keep wallets full during hard times. 1. Count alcohol out Now that I-1183 has passed, grocery stores […]
By Assunta Ng Have you been to a party with a long program and the guests show up late? I have been to many, and my stomach grumbles when dinner is served late. Okay, I know I will get flack for this, but I am just speaking the truth. It’s important we respect people’s time.
By Signe Predmore Northwest Asian Weekly Former Chinese government official Bo Xilai made recent international headlines with his fall from power and his alleged involvement in corruption. However, Cheng Li, a Brookings Institute senior fellow and Chinese political expert, has observed the scandal in a much different light. “Chinese analysts have been too indulgent in […]