Luo Linquan arrived at SFO on December 5 to start his tour of duty as the 12th Chinese Consul General in San
By Vivian Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly Hollywood takes on North Korea A new movie poster and trailer for the irreverent comedy “The Interview” came out this past month to mixed reviews from the public. “The Interview” stars buddy comedians James Franco and Seth Rogen as media journalists who land an exclusive interview with a fictionalized […]
By Christopher Bodeen The Associated Press BEIJING (AP) — Chinese police were seeking information Tuesday on two ethnic Uighur suspects believed to be linked to an apparent suicide car attack near Tiananmen Square in the country’s capital that killed five people and injured 38.
By Hrvoje Hranjski The Associated Press MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippines and China, already locked in a territorial dispute, engaged in a diplomatic tussle Aug. 29, with the Philippine president canceling a visit to a trade fair in China after being told to stay away, and Beijing saying it never invited him in the […]
By Nedra Pickler and Bradley Klapper The Associated Press WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) — President Barack Obama announced July 24 he is nominating former first daughter Caroline Kennedy as U.S. ambassador to Japan, offering the most famous living member of a prominent American family a new role of service to country.
By Jim Gomez The Associated Press MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippines warned Monday that China’s sweeping territorial claims in the South China Sea may eventually threaten freedom of navigation in the busy region and called on Western and Asian countries to take a stand against any such potential threat.
By Louise Watt Associated Press BEIJING (AP) — China’s donation of school buses to tiny Macedonia has touched off derision online, where Chinese have called the gift ill-considered given their country’s poor safety record and a recent crash that killed 19 preschoolers.
When International Criminal Court (ICC) Judge Fumiko Saiga, who was based in Seattle as consul general of Japan from September 2000 to July 2002, died of heart failure at age 65 last April, no one was sure who would take her place.
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Detained opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi is aware of an upcoming visit by two American officials and supports the new U.S. policy of engaging with Myanmar’s military rulers, her lawyer said last Saturday, Oct. 31.
NEW YORK (AP) — As editor in chief of Us Weekly magazine for 6 years, Janice Min often found herself zealously watching young women in airport lounges.