By NICK KELLY Post-Bulletin ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) — Chia-Ching Ho didn’t let the discouragement in the Rochester dugout affect his mood. Assistant coach Thomas Walker had just finished telling his players to stop wallowing in their sorrows with the Honkers down 6-0 heading into the fourth inning of a game on June 20, the Post-Bulletin […]
By Eric Card Northwest Asian Weekly Okja is huge. She looks like a hybrid between a pig, hippopotamus, and elephant, and maybe a few other things. She poops in every which direction, with fiery speed. She is tender, smart, and altruistic, but clumsy, aggressive, and driven by pure instinct, flatulating at any given time. She […]
By MANISH MEHTA Associated Press MUMBAI, India (AP) — The son of a welder from this city’s slums had a dream few Indians dared to dream — to dance with the New York City Ballet. In a few months, that dream may be a little bit closer as 15-year-old Amiruddin Shah begins four years of […]
By JOE McDONALD AP Business Writer BEIJING (AP) — Want an insanely fast ride with zero emissions? Startup NIO has the car: An electric two-seater with muscular European lines and a top speed of 195 miles per hour. The catch: The EP9 costs nearly $1.5 million. NIO, a Chinese-Western hybrid with bases in Shanghai, London […]
By Tiffany Ran Northwest Asian Weekly It’s never too early to introduce food literacy to children and families. At least that is the unofficial motto behind the Bellevue-based publisher and pop-up bookstore Readers to Eaters, founded in 2009 by husband and wife team Philip and June Jo Lee to help families explore food culture through […]
By Staff NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY A more diverse cast brings a more diverse audience, which brings in more money. That’s according to a study released on June 21 by the Creative Artists Agency (CAA). The study examined 413 theatrical films released between January 2014 through December 2016, and found that for many of the highest-grossing […]
Brian Imanuel is a 17-year-old Indonesian of Chinese descent who happens to be really, really talented at rapping.
Paul Hiroshima had it all. He was charming and good looking, known for his artistic talents and a great dancer.
“China Queer,” an installment of Fusion TV’s “The Naked Truth” documentary series, takes the viewer inside China, China’s LGBTQ scene, and the rapidly-imploding rights of LGBTQ people to self-expression and their own identities.