By Matthew Pennington The Associated Press WASHINGTON D.C. (AP) — Satellite imagery indicates North Korea has been testing rocket engines, a sign it continues to develop its long-range ballistic missiles, a U.S. academic institute said Monday, Nov. 12.
By Nina Huang Northwest Asian Weekly Dream. Evolution. Freedom. These were the attributes that Devon Yan-Berrong wanted to
The Executive Development Institute (EDI) announced that its board selected Alan Sugiyama as EDI’s new executive director on Monday, Nov. 5. EDI is the only Pacific Northwest nonprofit organization that focuses on leadership training for multi-ethnic professionals. Sugiyama will start as executive director on Jan. 2, 2013. EDI’s current executive director, Starr Macdonald, announced her retirement after […]
By Chris Brummitt THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Hanoi, Vietnam (AP) — Vietnam’s embattled prime minister acknowledged Monday, Oct. 23, that he had mismanaged the country’s slumping economy, and he pledged to push forward with difficult reforms of bloated state-owned enterprises.
By Samantha Bomkamp The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Delta Air Lines wants to expand service to Asia through its partnership with Alaska Airlines. Delta plans to add a flight between Seattle and Shanghai starting on June 17, 2013. Delta, which is based in Atlanta, is also proposing a flight between Seattle and Tokyo-Haneda, […]
The Asian & Pacifi c Islander American Scholarship Fund has created the APIASF Community College Scholarship Program with scholarships ranging from $2,250 to $5,000 during the 2012 to 2013 academic year. The new scholarship fund is designed to give AAPI students access to higher education and help develop role models and train future leaders in their communities. The APIASF Community Scholarship […]
The key to understanding Anne Ni and her business-training mission for Myanmar is first knowing that she is a fourth-generation Anglican. Her friend, the Archbishop of Myanmar, helped arrange her trips to Myanmar with Five Talents, an Anglican microbusiness organization …
All things Asian in popular culture By Vivian Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly From America to Japan, June was a month of rebooting in the world of pop culture. This meant some Asians were fortunate enough to receive new opportunities. Other Asians, however, got the boot.
The Puyallup Valley JACL introduced its newly elected officers of 2012 and 2013 and also welcomed new members at its annual dinner. The
By Andrew Lam New American Media Mr. One L. Goh, 43, an immigrant from Korea who allegedly shot and killed seven people at a school in Oakland and wounded five others, may be the latest [in] a string of inarticulate men who became mass murderers in America. In April of 2009, Jiverly Wong locked the […]