Humanities Washington has granted $80,356, a total of 16 grants, for humanities projects to serve Washington’s Asian American communities.
Youth apathy? Don’t mention it — at least not among the thousands of local youth who are busily engaged in community building. Witness the last election, which brought out the passion of young voters.
Cascadia Community College held a food drive that ended Nov. 20 to help the Seattle Milk Fund and Kiwanis Club with their annual Thanksgiving Basket Drive. Students from Cascadia’s English as a Second Language (ESL) classes organized the drive on campus.
For many Americans, surviving this financial crisis means we have to save, save, save.
Editor’s note: This story was originally printed in Northwest Asian Weekly on Dec. 11, 1993. This article will reference the year of the dog, plug stores that now exist in our memories, and remind us that TV sets and stereos were hot items in the early 90s. We hope that our readers will get a kick from this holiday blast from the past.
HONG KONG (AP) — China has reversed its decision to import a hit Taiwanese film that highlights Japan’s 50-year colonial rule over the island because it may be offensive to nationalist sentiment on the Chinese mainland, news reports said.
TOKYO (AP) — Japan has bought whale meat from Iceland, the first time in 17 years it has imported the meat, a news agency reported Saturday, Nov. 29.
SON TAY, Vietnam (AP) — A rare Vietnamese turtle, one of just four believed left in the world, was swept away by a flood, taken hostage by an enterprising fisherman and nearly ended up in a soup pot.
Ask any Olympic athlete, and you will find that the road to Beijing this summer was an intense and difficult journey. The language barrier and international skepticism only added to the stress during the actual events.
SHANGHAI, China (AP) — China’s first fully homegrown commercial aircraft, the ARJ-21, successfully made its maiden flight on Friday, Nov. 28, a key step in the country’s ambitious aviation program.