By YANAN WANG and CHRISTOPHER BODEEN Associated Press HONG KONG (AP) — One of the world’s busiest airports canceled all flights after thousands of pro-democracy demonstrators crowded into Hong Kong’s main terminal on Aug. 12, while the central government in Beijing issued an ominous characterization of the protest movement as something approaching “terrorism.’’ The extreme […]
By SOPHENG CHEANG Associated Press PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Two Cambodian journalists charged with espionage who had worked for the U.S. government-funded Radio Free Asia said they were hopeful they will go free after their trial concluded. Rights groups have characterized the case against Uon Chhin and Yeang Sothearin as a flagrant attack on […]
BEIJING (AP) — Italian fashion house Versace apologized on Aug. 11 in China for selling T-shirts that it said attached incorrect country names to cities, after being attacked on social media for challenging China’s territorial integrity. Versace did not identify the T-shirt in its own post on Weibo, a popular Chinese social media site, but […]
By MARI YAMAGUCHI Associated Press TOKYO (AP) — Former Japanese Empress Michiko has a breast cancer and will have an operation, palace officials said on Aug. 9. The Imperial Household Agency said doctors found Michiko had early-stage breast cancer in a regular health check in July. Michiko, 84, received the title of empress emerita after […]
In a major club announcement on Aug. 13, Seattle Sounders FC unveiled 11 new families that are joining the club’s Ownership Group.
Season 1 of Wu Assassins was released on Aug. 8 on Netflix. This is another Gold Open TV series, so I definitely had to check out this all-star Asian cast. I successfully binge watched all 10 episodes in order to write you this review.
Aru Shah is back for another adventure in this second installment of Chokshi’s Pandava series.
By Wayne Chan NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY If you believe my wife Maya or son Tyler, apparently I have a lousy memory. How do I know that? Well, probably because they keep saying things like, “You can never remember anything!” I can understand why they’d think that way. There are a few Italian restaurants that we […]
The Iowa Asian and Latino Coalition announced its endorsement of Kamala Harris for U.S. President on Aug. 12. The coalition is a key organizing body in the Iowa caucuses, holding events for candidates and members of the public. The coalition spent the last year meeting with more than a dozen candidates and voted to support […]
This month, we learn that it’s pretty difficult being a really smart man who has a lot of answers—but no one will listen to all the smart things you are saying! WTF!