Compiled by Han Bui and Stacy Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly There are a lot of hurdles that new immigrants face in the United States. Not only do most have to learn a new language, they also have to navigate through the complicated cultural differences. <!–more–> In honor of American Independence Day, we asked some of […]
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Some brides in Afghanistan change their outfits up to 10 times. Throw in the six-hour trips to the beauty parlors and the meals for 1,000 guests — and one wedding alone could bankrupt many Afghans. …
Compiled by Stacy Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly Sometimes, dads say and do the darnedest things, and Asian dads may be the reigning champs at finding new, unusual, and creative ways of embarrassing their kids. In honor of Father’s Day, we’ve compiled a batch of stories that will hopefully make you commiserate, squirm, laugh, and celebrate […]
Journalist Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan stood in front of the wok clutching her Blackberry, admittedly scared that if she diverted from the recipe, she’d make a mistake.
At 11 p.m., Cuong “Armstrong” Bui picks up the telephone. He dials the international code 011, followed by code 84 for Vietnam, and then dials a series of numbers he knows by heart.
Have you ever noticed that your mom’s fashion tastes are a bit off? You sometimes feel the need to adjust her outfit before she ventures out in public wearing her hot pink fanny pack.
Unlike the Gregorian calendars that start the year on Jan. 1, most South Asian countries use lunisolar calendars that start the year at the beginning of spring.
On Saturday, Feb. 12, community members marched and rallied to remember the 350 Chinese railroad workers, agriculture workers, and coal miners who were pushed out of Seattle in 1886.
If you are shooting for a good start to the Year of the Metal Rabbit, looking into the practice of feng shui may put some extra luck in your pocket.
February 3 marked the Lunar New Year of the metal rabbit. Rabbits are best known for their calm and gentle demeanors, like those of wise businessmen/women.