By JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHER Associated Press HONOLULU (AP) — Honolulu Police Chief Louis Kealoha surrendered his gun and badge on Dec. 20 and went on paid leave from the department after receiving notification that he is the target of a federal investigation. The investigation began more than a year ago. A federal grand jury is […]
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Richard Marx says he wasn’t a hero for apparently intervening after an unruly passenger disrupted a Korean Air flight and had to be restrained. Marx and his wife, Daisy Fuentes, documented the incident on Facebook and Instagram on Dec. 20. The “Right Here Waiting’’singer and Fuentes, a former MTV VJ, were […]
By NICHOLAS K. GERANIOS Associated Press SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Washington State University wants to increase the number of students from foreign countries who enroll at the Pullman-based school. Last week, the university signed an agreement with a company that recruits international students. “Enhancing international diversity on campus is critically important,” school President Kirk Schulz […]
Christmas may be over but the gift of books and reading (at least, in my opinion) is forever.
Have you heard of Vietgone? That’s what my friend asked me over Facebook messenger.
This documentary about Japan’s greatest film actor doesn’t start off with a flourish of praise and clips from the life and work of Toshiro Mifune (1920-1997), legendary for his portrayals of samurai and other madmen.
Asian Counseling and Referral Service (ACRS) celebrated the holidays on Dec, 16 with festive entertainment and a game show.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) increased application fees on Dec. 23, to apply for citizenship, renew a green card, or have a family member immigrate to the United States. The fee increase is the first in six years. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), the only agency within the DHS that is not funded […]
By Angela Shen NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Although thousands of international students come to the United States to seek a better education every year, only a few fully understand the point of studying abroad. Most students are either confused about American culture or not prepared for the culture shock, so they rarely know how to take […]
By Assunta Ng NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Lately, the worst and best has struck Beacon Hill. What is interesting is the increasing crimes on Beacon Hill (with a population of close to 10,000) doesn’t deter buyers from buying real estate there. Some owners have received great offers, even though their homes are old and should be […]