SINGAPORE (AP) — Singapore has passed a law criminalizing publication of fake news and allowing the government to block and order the removal of such content. The Protection from Online Falsehoods and Manipulation Bill passed on May 8 by a vote of 72-9, a lawmaker with the opposition Worker’s Party, Daniel Goh, said on Facebook. […]
By STEPHEN WADE AP Sports Writer TOKYO (AP) — Residents of Japan began entering a ticket lottery on May 9, hoping to land seats for next year’s Tokyo Olympics. People overseas will have to wait until June 15 when tickets are put on sale by special distributors in each country — known as Authorized Ticket […]
Netflix is joining with the production company for the movie “Crazy Rich Asians’’ to make a film about last July’s dramatic rescue of 12 boys and their soccer coach who were trapped in a flooded cave in northern Thailand for more than two weeks.
Paper or plastic? Neither. China doesn’t want our trash. It banned importing of “yang laji,” foreign trash, in January 2018. For years, China was an easy and willing recipient for things the West didn’t want.
Iranian director Jafar Panahi, widely praised by cineasts as one of the world’s great working directors, has grown steadily more bold since his country’s government banned him from filmmaking in 2010.
When this human bundle of energy walks into a room in the International District, everyone takes notice.
If you enjoyed “Hero” or “House of Flying Daggers,” then this film should be right up your alley. Zhang Yimou is back with his latest film, “Shadow.”
My journey to Promontory Summit in Utah to attend the Golden Spike’s 150th Anniversary began with a flight from Sea-Tac airport to Salt Lake City.
KING 5’s beloved anchor of 36 years, Lori Matsukawa, is retiring. She will sign off on June 14 and KING 5 will air a one-hour special on that day, sharing memories, photos, videos, and stories about Matsukawa.
By Mahlon Meyer Northwest Asian Weekly As he walked up the stairs to his small office, his whole body bent forward as if in pain. “I’ve been crying about this goddamned closure,” said Tomio Moriguchi, who founded Keiro Northwest, a nursing home for the Japanese community in Seattle, over 40 years ago, along with a […]