BANGKOK (AP) — The wife of Thailand’s crown prince has relinquished her royal title, culminating a downfall that means she is no longer in line to become the Southeast Asian country’s next queen.
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BEIJING (AP) — Chinese authorities vowed to severely punish Chinese travelers who threw hot water and noodles on a Thai flight attendant and threatened to blow up the plane after they became enraged over sitting arrangements.
By Jim Gomez Associated Press MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine government prosecutors charged a U.S. Marine with murder Monday in the killing of a Filipino, saying the suspect acknowledged attacking the victim after he found out she was a transgender woman.
By Didi Tang Associated Press BEIJING (AP) — Chinese authorities announced early Saturday that they have arrested Zhou
By Ken Moritsugu Associated Press TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s ruling coalition was headed for a resounding victory in lower house elections Sunday, firming up Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s hold on power as he prepares to push forward on several politically difficult fronts.
Education Development Institute (EDI) has filled 50 percent of the spots in their 2015 Discovery and Navigation classes in the Greater Seattle area and Portland. The goal is to have 83 total participants across the Puget Sound API Discovery, Hispanic Discovery, and Navigation program, along with Portland Discovery. EDI will continue to accept applications until all classes are […]
By Brett Zongker Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Smithsonian Institution’s Asian art museums have completed an effort to digitize their entire collections and plan to release the images online in 2015.
Washington State artists working in emerging fields/cross-disciplinary, performing, traditional/folk, and visual arts are invited to apply for Artist Trust’s annual 2015 Fellowship.
By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly The Japanese artist known only as “Mr.” grew up in the 1970s and 1980s, absorbing the pop culture
By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Welcome to another edition of The Layup Drill. In this issue, we look at Manny Pacquiao’s latest victory, a Heisman winner, and a Seattle Marathon winner, among other things for the last column of the year. Pacquiao wins, Mayweather next? Six knockdowns. This is how many times Manny Pacquiao […]