By Katy Daigle The Associated Press NEW DELHI (AP) — Police on Aug. 25 arrested the last of five men wanted in the gang rape of a photojournalist in Mumbai, and said charges would be filed soon in a case that has incensed the public and fueled debate over whether women can be safe in […]
Archives for August 2013
By Mari Yamaguchi The Associated Press TOKYO (AP) — Deep beneath Fukushima’s crippled nuclear power station, a massive underground reservoir of contaminated water that began spilling from the plant’s reactors after the 2011 earthquake and tsunami has been creeping slowly toward the Pacific.
By Gillian Wong The Associated Press JINAN, China (AP) — The defense strategy of fallen Chinese politician Bo Xilai, who is battling accusations of corruption and shielding a murderer, boils down to this: One of the prosecution’s key witnesses is a liar, and the other is crazy. Four days of testimony at the trial, which […]
By Staff The Associated Press BEIJING (AP) — Jeremy Lin says he’s looking forward to pairing up with the Houston Rockets’ newly acquired star Dwight Howard. Lin told reporters Aug. 25 on a visit to Beijing that he saw a natural affinity in the pair’s affection for the pick-and-roll game.
By Tom Hays The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — A pair of gunrunners smuggled firearms into New York City by hiding them in luggage they carried on discount buses that offered cheap fares and lesser odds of getting caught, authorities said Aug. 19.
By Matthew Pennington and Matthew Lee The Associated Press WASHINGTON, D.C. — A senior U.S. envoy will travel to North Korea this week to seek the release of an American sentenced to 15 years of hard labor in the authoritarian country, the State Department said Aug. 27.
HTAN GONE, Myanmar (AP) — Members of a 1,000-strong Buddhist mob torched dozens of homes and shops in northwestern Myanmar following rumors that a Muslim man tried to sexually assault a young woman, officials and witnesses said Aug. 25, as the country was once again gripped by sectarian violence.
Kollaboration Seattle will be hosting their fourth annual event, a 60s-themed evening on Sept. 21, 2013 at the Edmonds Center for the Arts. Acoustic solo artist Agnes Ingarra, singer and songwriter Christian Kang, hip-hop dance team The Bosses, emcee Rogue Pinay, and spoken word artist Troy & Ariel will compete for a grand prize of […]
By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly “Enter The Dragon” The young man was only 32 when he died. He’d been born in San Francisco and lived in Oakland, Hong Kong, and elsewhere, but his family chose to have him buried in Seattle, where he’d attended school and worked for Ruby Chow as a waiter. His […]
By Wayne Chan Northwest Asian Weekly They say that “Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery.” If that is indeed the case, the Chinese are flattered up the wazoo.