By Jeremy Hainsworth THE ASSOCIATED PRESS VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — One of China’s most-wanted fugitives has alleged connections to organized crime, loan sharking, and illegal gambling in Canada, according to a Canadian intelligence officer.
On Feb. 16, 2006, Edward W. Guo, an 18-year-old student at the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston, started a website called Internet
“You gonna die!” exclaimed Rebecca Kelley’s mother when Kelley, 27, told her mother the distance she must cover to complete an Ironman Triathlon.
The Seattle Pacific Table Tennis Club (SPTTC) opened its doors in Bellevue on Aug. 1. The club is owned and operated by Jia “Coach Judy” Qi.
Alexa Loo dreamed big. An accountant by day, she never lost sight of her Olympic dreams. At age 37, she is older than most athletes at the Olympic Winter Games. She has a degree in commerce from the University of British Columbia in Vancouver.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The Olympic opening ceremony celebrated Canada’s aboriginals and French speakers, but gave little hint of Vancouver’s huge, dynamic Asian population. Dismayed civic leaders are pleading for a different story at the closing show.
The 2010 Winter Olympics are hitting close to home, what with them being just over the border in Vancouver, British Columbia. But their location is not the only thing close to home. Hometown short track skaters Apolo Ohno and J.R. Celski are also making a splash in the games.
I don’t miss any of the Christmas parties and enjoy organizing a couple of potlucks for our staff, freelance writers, and our events’ volunteers. Those are very special occasions because I only see some of my friends once a year.
BANGKOK (AP) _ A fugitive, former adviser to a Thai bank whose failure caused a crisis of confidence that helped spark the 1997 Asian financial meltdown, was back in Bangkok last Saturday, Oct. 31, facing prosecution after his extradition from Canada.
Contrary to popular belief, feng shui is more than mere guidance to redecorate a home or office, and it’s not a religion based on superstitions.