TOKYO (AP) – Japan was struck by a magnitude 8.9 earthquake off its northeastern coast Friday (Thursday night local time)
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will not accept cash payment at domestic offices and U.S. territories, including U.S. Virgin Islands and Guam starting Oct. 1.
The National Asian Pacific Center on Aging has issued a second publication focusing on the stories of AAPI elders served through the Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP).
President Barack Obama’s second trip to Asia since taking office is unlikely to result in tangible accomplishments, but the two-country sojourn could be an important step in restoring U.S. influence in the region …
On Feb. 13, children and their parents braved the rain to come out and participate in the inaugural Children’s Parade and Contest, organized by the Northwest Asian Weekly and sponsored by Panda Express. Of the nearly 80 participants, there were 20 finalists who received tickets from the Space Needle, Seattle Aquarium, and Woodland Park Zoo. The three winners got tickets and $50, $30, and $20, respectively, from the parade sponsors.
TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s prime minister pledged Monday, Jan. 25, to “start from scratch” in re-examining a key military deal with Washington on relocating American troops, risking the ire of its key ally after a local election in Okinawa showed that residents oppose any new Marine bases in their region.
TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s prime minister said Monday, Jan. 4, he will press for more equal ties with Washington this year, the 50th anniversary of a joint security treaty that grants many special privileges to U.S. troops stationed in the country.
HONOLULU (AP) — The National Cancer Institute has awarded a combined grant to the University of Hawaii’s Cancer Research Center of Hawaii and the University of Guam.
The $12.6 million grant will be used to support the institutions’ cancer research partnership program.
Dr. Carl Wilhelm-Vogel is the principal investigator and former director of the cancer center.