By BULLIT MARQUEZ Associated Press BATANGAS, Philippines (AP) — A powerful typhoon blew out of the northern Philippines on Dec. 26 after killing at least six people and spoiling Christmas in several provinces, where more than 380,000 people abandoned celebrations at home to reach emergency shelters and other safer grounds. Typhoon Nock-Ten cut power […]
Archives for December 2016
By BARBARA ORTUTAY AP Technology Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Super Mario might be running, but a hefty price tag for a mobile game just won’t fly with the masses. The world so far is underwhelmed by “Super Mario Run,” which Nintendo released for the iPhone two weeks ago. This is no “Pokemon Go,” which […]
By JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHER Associated Press HONOLULU (AP) — Honolulu Police Chief Louis Kealoha surrendered his gun and badge on Dec. 20 and went on paid leave from the department after receiving notification that he is the target of a federal investigation. The investigation began more than a year ago. A federal grand jury is […]
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Richard Marx says he wasn’t a hero for apparently intervening after an unruly passenger disrupted a Korean Air flight and had to be restrained. Marx and his wife, Daisy Fuentes, documented the incident on Facebook and Instagram on Dec. 20. The “Right Here Waiting’’singer and Fuentes, a former MTV VJ, were […]
By NICHOLAS K. GERANIOS Associated Press SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Washington State University wants to increase the number of students from foreign countries who enroll at the Pullman-based school. Last week, the university signed an agreement with a company that recruits international students. “Enhancing international diversity on campus is critically important,” school President Kirk Schulz […]
Thank you to all of our sponsors throughout the year of 2016 for Northwest Asian Weekly events! Women of Color Empowered, “Women as Bridge Builders” February 4, 2016 at China Harbor estaurant Lunar New Year Fashion Show Contest, “Celebrate with Style” February 6, 2016 at House of Hong Restaurant Kids’ Parade Contest February 13, 2016 in […]
Christmas may be over but the gift of books and reading (at least, in my opinion) is forever.
Have you heard of Vietgone? That’s what my friend asked me over Facebook messenger.
This documentary about Japan’s greatest film actor doesn’t start off with a flourish of praise and clips from the life and work of Toshiro Mifune (1920-1997), legendary for his portrayals of samurai and other madmen.
Asian Counseling and Referral Service (ACRS) celebrated the holidays on Dec, 16 with festive entertainment and a game show.