By Didi Tang Associated Press BEIJING (AP) — The top aide to former Chinese President Hu Jintao has been placed under investigation for unspecified disciplinary violations, the official Xinhua News Agency said Monday, in a sign that President Xi Jinping is removing his predecessor’s influences while consolidating his power. The evening announcement came two years […]
By Kelvin Chan The Associated Press HONG KONG (AP) — A pro-democracy heckler interrupted a speech by Chinese President Hu Jintao at the swearing-in of Hong Kong’s new leader Sunday. Tens of thousands of residents marched to protest Chinese rule on the 15th anniversary of the Asian financial hub’s return to Beijing’s control.
By Sophia Tareen The Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) ― Like other herb shops in Chinatown, the glass jars lining shelves at Yin Wall City offer floral teas, shitake mushrooms, and a seafood product that looks strangely like dried corn husks, one that sparks controversy even hundreds of miles from the ocean it was taken from. […]
By Assunta Ng Three important leaders were in Seattle recently. I saw two of them. Ironically, the one that I didn’t meet was the one the Northwest Asian Weekly wrote the most about.
Vice President Joe Biden wrapped up a visit to China last Sunday that offered him extensive face-time with the country’s expected future leader, Xi Jinping, and delivered a strong message of U.S. mutual interdependence with the world’s second-largest economy …
Vice President Joe Biden has departed for Beijing, China, the first stop on a nine-day trip to China, Mongolia, and Japan. In each country, Biden will meet with key leaders to discuss the full range of bilateral, regional, and international issues.
By Assunta Ng Gary Locke’s political career for the last 30 years has offered nothing but excitement and historical milestones. Although he wasn’t the first Asian American legislator when he ran in 1982, he did beat an incumbent who had been in office for 12 became the first Asian American to run for and win the office […]
We were delivered some great news earlier in the week. President Barack Obama nominated U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gary Locke as his new
Gary Locke as the U.S. Ambassador to China? Why yes!
“What qualifies U.S. Commerce Secretary Gary Locke to be the U.S. Ambassador to China?” KOMO Radio asked me in an interview.
First Lady Michelle Obama addressed 1,500 people in the Cramton Auditorium in Washington, D.C. The event happened the day after Chinese President Hu Jintao arrived