More than $50 million was riding on China’s first major sci-fi movie, “The Wandering Earth,” but investors can breathe a sigh of relief as the movie made all the money back in just two days.
The Year of the Pig is supposed to bring us wealth and prosperity. Instead, Seattle gets snow— treacherous storms one after another —putting all Lunar New Year celebrations in limbo.
Katelyn Ohashi returned on Feb. 10 to her home state for a gymnastics meet at the University of Washington, where she performed the routine that earned her a perfect 10 at the Collegiate Challenge last month.
Chinese American Di Zhang, 29, is one of the very few Asian American male librarians in the country. And he works at Seattle Central Library (SPL). Part of his job is teaching a class to help people differentiate fake news from real news.
Seattle’s metro area has already been hit by three snowstorms in February, making it the snowiest month in Seattle in more than 50 years. The snowiest month on record was January 1950 when the region received 57.2 inches.
A new international academic exchange center in Wuhan will honor the late chancellor of the University of California (UC) at Berkeley. It will teach Chang-Lin Tien’s values of community service.
Washington State Attorney General (AG) Bob Ferguson is a snake. He was born in Year of the Snake in the Chinese zodiac. On the third day of the Lunar New Year, Feb. 7, Ferguson defied ancient customs of staying home on this day. Instead, he attended the Seattle-International District Rotary Club (SIRC)’s luncheon meeting at Ocean Star Restaurant in Chinatown-International District. His goal is to speak to Rotaries in “all corners of the state” and to hear from Washingtonians. The SIRC visit was his 143rd.
In our image-conscious society, it’s actually a little bit weird to go around calling certain people, “Pig people,” but you know what? During this time of year, it’s allowed and even appropriate!
NW Asian Weekly staff favorite Lunar New Year munchies.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — NASCAR’s biggest stars have all moved on. Jeff Gordon and Dale Earnhardt Jr. are television analysts while Tony Stewart is racing sprint cars again. Danica Patrick traded her firesuit for athleisure-wear while Carl Edwards just kind of disappeared.