By Malcolm Ritter and Mari Yamaguchi The Associated Press FUKUSHIMA, Japan (AP) — Even if the worst nuclear accident in 25 years leads to many people developing cancer, we may never find out. Looking back on those early days of radiation horror, that may sound implausible.
By Simon Haydon The Associated Press LONDON (AP) — The fixing scandal that saw three Pakistani cricket stars led away to prison Nov. 3 more than a year ago when one of the players literally overstepped the mark on a damp summer’s day in London.
By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly Six prominent leaders shared their inspiring stories and advice for men and women who want to be better leaders; they presented at a luncheon held at the House of Hong on Sept. 16. Organized by Executive Development Institute, the Washington Leaders of Power luncheon has been held annually […]
By Nahal Toosi The Associated Press KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — A day after her father was gunned down by an Islamist extremist, a grieving Shehrbano Taseer wrote on Twitter, “A light has gone out in our home today.” It wasn’t long before the 22-year-old realized something else. Her father’s death had lit a fire in […]
Turkey is a country that has been a place of East and West for centuries. It boasts magnificent architecture and breathtaking landforms.
Joylyn Yang, 14, from Mukilteo and Jean-Luc Baker, 16, from Edmonds, both students at Kamiak High School, represented the United States at the 2010 SBC Cup in Karuizawa, Japan.
By Denis D. Gray The Associated Press MAE LA CAMP, Thailand (AP) — “Colonel Peacock, Major Hogan, Captain Bower … Shoot from the hip! Quick march! Right turn!” The names, ranks and barked commands of World War II British officers tumble from these old Asian soldiers’ memories as if it all happened yesterday. But the […]
DRIPPING SPRINGS, Texas (AP) — Two years ago, Austin developer Whit Hanks found himself to be the proud owner of a disassembled Vietnamese church.
For many, the title of Martin Jacques’ new book, “When China Rules the World: The Rise of the Middle Kingdom and the End of the Western World,”
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese police have jailed an outspoken Uighur journalist for allegedly endangering national security, a colleague said on Oct. 30, adding to the scores of detentions reported in the restive Xinjiang region since deadly ethnic rioting erupted there four months ago.