By Keni Lesa The Associated Press APIA, Samoa (AP) — Sirens wailed and fireworks exploded in the skies over Samoa, as the tiny South Pacific nation jumped forward in time, crossing westward over the international date line and effectively erasing Friday, Dec. 30, 2011, from the country’s calendar.
By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly Republicans have been recruiting people to run against Sen. Maria Cantwell, including a young Asian American. Phillip Yin, 38, an anchor and reporter for Bloomberg television’s Asia–Pacific region, is planning to announce his 2012 senate campaign. Yin, who recently returned to Seattle, is now organizing a kick-off event. Born […]
According to a 48-page report, “Women’s Representation in Local Government in Asia and the Pacific,” by the United Nations Development Programme
Gov. Chris Gregoire is reminding Washingtonians to remember those suffering from recent earthquakes in the Asia Pacific region, and she is encouraging all Washingtonians to help support relief efforts that are still underway.
HSBC Bank USA, N.A. (HSBC) officially opened the doors to its latest 2,900-square-foot branch in Mercer Island.
LIMA, Peru (AP) — President George W. Bush scrambled allies Saturday, Nov. 22, to secure a North Korea disarmament deal before he leaves office, rushing hard for a late, legacy-shaping win.