NEW DELHI (AP) — A court in southern India on May 30 ordered a four-week stay on the federal government’s decision to ban the sale of cows and buffaloes for slaughter. The Madras High Court gave the federal and state governments four weeks to reply to an appeal that an individual has the basic right […]
By JENNA FRYER INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Takuma Sato had victory in sight once before at the Indianapolis 500. When he attempted a last-lap pass, Sato lost control of his car, crashed and Dario Franchitti went on to his third victory in “The Greatest Spectacle In Racing.” In nearly the same position five years later, Sato […]
By PHILIP MARCELO Associated Press BOSTON (AP) — Hotels offer congee and other Chinese staples for room service. Casinos train staff members on Chinese etiquette. Restaurants, tourist sights and shopping malls translate signs, menus and information booklets into Chinese. The American hospitality industry is stepping up efforts to make Chinese visitors feel more welcome, since […]
EDEN, Idaho (AP) — Visitors to the Minidoka War Relocation Center in southern Idaho will get a closer sense of what life was like for thousands of Japanese Americans forced to live at the internment camp during World War II now that a new visitor center has opened at the site. Hanako Wakatsuki, chief interpreter […]
By KERRI SANDAINE The Lewiston Tribune CLARKSTON, Wash. (AP) — One of the best-kept secrets in the Lewiston-Clarkston Valley appears to be the work of a world-renowned artist off the beaten path in Washington’s Asotin County. The “listening circle” Maya Lin designed at Chief Timothy Park hasn’t drawn many visitors, but Confluence Project officials said […]
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By Staff NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY TACOMA, Wash. — Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department has lifted Vien Dong Restaurant’s six-month closure order for repeated food safety violations. The restaurant reopened for business on May 26. The owner of the restaurant in Tacoma’s Lincoln District appealed the closure, which took effect May 3. He agreed to a strict […]
By Samantha Pak Northwest Asian Weekly The Metropolitans By Carol Goodman Viking Books for Young Readers, 2017 Meet Kiku, Madge, Joe, and Walt, four 13-year-olds who find themselves at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City when Japan bombs Pearl Harbor and pulls the United States into World War II. As everyone tries […]
I’ve heard that someone going through the symptoms of withdrawal can be dramatic, but it’s only been recently that I’ve seen the effects in person. Just to be sure, I searched online to better understand some of these symptoms.
On June 1, ArtsWest will feature its production of “Sweeney Todd”, but the production will not just be the classic “Sweeney Todd” that everyone knows, says actor Ben Gonio, who is casted as the play’s lead.