By Fu Ting Associated Press SHANGHAI (AP) – Zhou Yeling dragged herself out of bed at 5 a.m. for a long-awaited date with her favorite Englishman — Sherlock Holmes. Zhou, 19, watched the third season premiere of the BBC’s “Sherlock” on Jan. 2 on the British broadcaster’s website. Two hours later, the episode started showing […]
By Chris Brummitt and Matthew Pennington The Associated Press HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Vietnamese authorities seeking to stop a well-known democracy activist from meeting an American diplomat last weekend deployed an unusual weapon — a group of elderly ladies.
By Assunta Ng Seattle has been on the map recently. Local Filipino girl Catherine Giudici, who attended Roosevelt High School, won ABC’s reality show “The Bachelor” and is planning to wed Sean Lowe.
By Jeffrey Osborn Northwest Asian Weekly Diabetes is a disease that is quickly becoming a global epidemic. In recent history, diabetes has become the focus of numerous medical studies. Alarmingly, those that are Asian American or who live in Asian countries are some of the highest at-risk people in the world.
By Stacy Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly Throughout the year, we encounter some news stories that make us go, HUH? <!–more–> These are stories that are strange, weird, unique — or just really funny. 10. Barbie too sexy for China? In March, the Barbie store in Shanghai shut down after only two years in business. Critics […]
TORONTO (AP) — Centenarian marathoner Fauja Singh won’t have a spot in the Guinness World Book of Records after all. The 100-year-old Singh attracted worldwide attention when he completed the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon in over eight hours on Oct. 16. But Guinness World Records told the BBC it won’t recognize Singh as the world’s […]
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Myanmar democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi began the nuts and bolts work of reviving her political movement Monday
The constant good news only lasted so long. It has been a mixed month for Asian American celebrities and, unfortunately, it ended in tragedy.
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine government protested a popular BBC comedy sketch in which a Filipino maid was told to have sex with a neighbor, officials said Oct. 7.