By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly During President Obama’s speech at the Betty Ong Chinese Recreation Center in San Francisco’s Chinatown on Monday, Nov. 25, he announced an agreement between the United States, its allies, and Iran on a “first step towards resolving our concerns over its nuclear program,” according to Shin Inouye, White House director […]
By John Duerden The Associated Press SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The confetti has been swept away, the hangovers from the street parties have been slept off, and now that the Asian teams for the 2014 World Cup have been decided, observers are fretting over slipping standards and how the sides will be able to […]
By Christopher Bodeen The Associated Press BEIJING, China (AP) — Signs are growing that the sustained surge in cyberattacks emanating from China is imperiling its relations with the United States, lending urgency to fledgling efforts by both governments to engage on the issue.
By Staff The Associated Press BEIJING, China (AP) — The online version of China’s Communist Party newspaper has hailed a report by The Onion naming North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un as the “Sexiest Man Alive” — not realizing that The Onion has been a satirical paper since its inception in 1988.
By Rob Gillies The Associated Press TORONTO, CANADA (AP) — Canada shut its embassy in Tehran on Friday, Sept. 7, severed diplomatic relations, and ordered Iranian diplomats to leave, accusing the Islamic Republic of being the most significant threat to world peace.
By Ali Akbar Dareini The Associated Press TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran and North Korea signed a scientific and technological cooperation agreement Saturday, bringing the two nations deeply at odds with the United States closer together.
The Associated Press Staff KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — A Malaysian court ruled Monday that an Iranian man accused of plotting to attack Israeli targets in Bangkok must be extradited to Thailand.
By Jim Armstrong The Associated Press SAITAMA, Japan (AP) — Japan and Iran showed Sunday why they are among the favorites in Asia to qualify in advancing to the 2014 World Cup.
By Sebastian Abbot The Associated Press ISLAMABAD (AP) — Iran, Pakistan, and other South Asian countries are a fast-rising force in the global methamphetamine market, with drug cartels thriving off the weak governance and law enforcement that have long fueled the region’s heroin trade.
The Layup Drill — a NEW monthly column about APIs in sports By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly The Linjury Well, it was fun while it lasted. At least we can stop with the puns.