By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly With its four compact discs of material covering six decades of music, plus a 272-page book of liner notes, “Longing For The Past: The 78 RPM Era In Southeast Asia,” released by Dust-To-Digital, will probably remain the definitive word on that musical era, covering traditional and more modern music […]
By Elizabeth Wang Northwest Asian Weekly The world shrunk just a tiny bit last Thursday and Friday, Feb. 14 and Feb. 15, as students at the University of Washington (UW) hosted their third ever cultural festival.
By Tiffany Ran Northwest Asian Weekly There was a sea of teal balloons at the International Worker’s Day rally at Sea-Tac’s International Flag Pavilion, organized by OneAmerica and Working Washington. Among the more than 900 attendees at the rally were airport workers from Sea-Tac Airport.
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced Monday that he will seek a second term as head of the United Nations
BEIJING (AP) — China locked down a remote farming town after three people died and 10 more were sickened with pneumonic plague, a lung infection that can kill a human in 24 hours if untreated.
SEATTLE (AP) — The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will spend $57 million to improve Internet access at public libraries in Poland, Romania, and Vietnam.