This Thai feature doesn’t show us the island until very late in the film. It’s not all that big on funerals either. What it does show us, for most of its 1 hour and 44 minutes, is three people arguing which direction to go in their car. One of them is always sure that at least one of the others is wrong — that they missed a turn, took a wrong turn, blew through an intersection, or got spun around in wide, slow-going circles.
Melanie Hoshino, petite, pretty, with a golden tan, and long, light brown hair and a trim, athletic build, is dwarfed by the huge gray doors of the CenturyLink Seahawks Pro Shop she manages. Hoshino seems a bit shy at first as she peeks around the door, but warms up instantly and flashes an irresistibly brilliant and welcoming smile, as she invites you into her world of blue and green hats, bikinis, pet outfits, and everything else designed to melt the heart of a Seattle Seahawks fan.
The process to rename International Children’s Park in Seattle’s International District after the beloved community activist Donnie Chin is moving forward. On April 12, Mayor Ed Murray sent to the Seattle City Council a resolution seeking the Council’s support of renaming the park from “International Children’s Park” to “Donnie Chin International Children’s Park.”
By Hyung-Jin Kim Associated Press SEOUL, South Korea (AP) – North Korea fired a short-range missile into the sea and tried to jam GPS navigation signals in South Korea on April 1, Seoul officials said, hours after U.S., South Korean, and Japanese leaders pledged to work closer together to prevent North Korea from advancing its […]
When she was 7 years old and living in Kolkata, India, Callie Hansen would have nightmares about fighting against evil demons. They were so realistic, she nearly lost her mind, so she and her family moved to Seattle. The nightmares stopped, but when she turned 17, they returned.
By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Peter Kwon has taken over 100 meetings since he became an official member of the SeaTac City Council this past January. A newcomer to politics, Kwon is learning the ropes of the political process during his first term. Born in Seoul, South Korea, he moved with his parents to […]
By Donna Bryson Associated Press DENVER (AP) — When a Colorado teacher got her English language students talking and writing about the police shooting of a black teen in Ferguson, Mo., she was able to draw parallels to events close to home. Cara Luchies, who works in a high school that is 50 percent [Latino], […]
On Feb. 12, President Barack Obama announced his intention to nominate Sharon Yuan as a member of the Panel of Arbitrators of the International Centre for the Settlement of Investment Disputes. Yuan is a principal with The Asia Group, LLC, a position she has held since 2015. She served as deputy assistant secretary for Trade […]
By Michael Catalini Associated Press TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie nominated his pick to fill a longstanding vacancy on the state Supreme Court on Feb. 28, tapping a jurist he nominated four years ago who never received a confirmation hearing. Christie announced Superior Court Judge David Bauman’s nomination at a statehouse news conference. […]
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — An American woman who visited the Philippines in January has tested positive for the Zika virus in the United States, the Philippines’ top health official said March 6. Health Secretary Janette Garin said her department was coordinating with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to get more information about […]