By BRIAN MELLEY Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — In a Koreatown restaurant known for its beef bone broth soup, the lunchtime crowd on Feb. 28 was half its normal size. The reason was a virulent rumor about a customer with coronavirus. Han Bat Shul Lung Tang was one of five restaurants that lost business […]
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Police arrested a man on Feb. 26 in the taunting and robbery of an elderly Asian man who was collecting recyclables near a Bayview area housing project, an attack that was caught on video and posted to social media. Dwayne Grayson, 20, was arrested in front of his Bayview home on […]
The Obama-Biden Administration re-established the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders to improve the lives of AAPIs in the United s through federal programs, interagency coordination, and outreach to AAPI stakeholders.
BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — The law school at the University of California, Berkeley has stripped itself of a 19th century namesake who espoused racist views that led to the 1882 Chinese Exclusion Act. John Boalt’s name was removed from a school building on Jan. 30 after a three-year process. University officials say this is the […]
In a milestone win that instantly expanded the Oscars’ horizons, Bong Joon Ho’s masterfully devious class satire “Parasite” became the first non-English language film to win best picture in the 92-year history of the Academy Awards.
By Staff NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Andrew Yang announced in an email to supporters on Feb. 11 that he is suspending his campaign for president. “This is not an easy decision,” he said. “Endings are hard and I’ve always intended to stay in this race until the very end. But I have been convinced that the […]
In a bulletin issued by the tactical analytical unit (TAU) in U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP)’s Seattle Field Office, officers were instructed to conduct vetting on all individuals who met certain criteria, including being Iranian nationals or having traveled to Iran.
The man who became the first U.S. patient infected with the new virus from China has left the hospital and said in a statement that he is getting better and looking forward to life returning to normal, according to a statement from the man provided to The Associated Press on Feb. 4.
A Harvard University professor charged with lying about his role in a Chinese talent recruitment program was released from custody on Jan. 30 and ordered to post a $1 million cash bond.
On Jan. 29, former Gov. Gary Locke released a statement saying, “I cannot think of anyone better than Joe Biden to assume the role of commander-in-chief at this critical time. I am proud to endorse him for president.”