AP Wire Service BEIJING (AP) — China was bracing Wednesday for the arrival of a second typhoon in less than a week, as communities along the country’s southern coast cleared away debris in the wake of the earlier storm, which killed dozens of people.
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By Joe McDonald AP Business Writer BEIJING (AP) — China’s anti-monopoly agency announced an investigation Tuesday of Microsoft Corp., stepping up regulatory pressure on foreign technology companies.
By Gillian Wong Associated Press BEIJING (AP) — China’s ruling Communist Party announced an investigation into a feared ex-security chief
AP Wire Service SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A California state senator charged in a sweeping organized crime and public corruption case centered in San Francisco’s Chinatown faced a new charge Friday of racketeering.
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — About 100 Filipinos carrying mock missiles marched Thursday to the Chinese consulate in Manila to protest China’s actions in asserting its territorial claims in the South China Sea.
By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Whether it’s an iPhone or Android phone, Asian Americans are very comfortable using their smartphones.
There will be a free social skills workshop and dance in celebration of Chinese Valentine Party from 4-8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 2 at the Central Library, 1000 4th Ave., Level 4, in the Washington Mutual Foundation Meeting Room 1.
By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly The second annual Lakewood Asian Film Festival, free to all, takes place August 1st through August 3rd at the Lakewood Playhouse, located at 5729 Lakewood Towne Center Blvd. in Lakewood. Festival organizer Phil Raschke answered some questions over e-mail.
By Laura Ohata Northwest Asian Weekly YanFen Wang just moved from Shanghai, where she studied a Chinese classical harp called the guzheng. She says, “Sometimes, when the room is silent, and all you hear is the guzheng, your heart will fill with joy, but other times your heart will be broken. The music is really […]
By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly Xiaojin Wu, curator at the Seattle Asian Art Museum, shows me a Japanese piece that’s been first lacquered, then carved. The artist, she explains, put several layers of lacquer on first, then slowly, steadily, and taking great care for symmetry, carved the Art Deco designs into the lacquer. Many […]