The Layup Drill — a NEW monthly sports column about APIs By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Welcome to the inaugural edition of my API sports column, The Layup Drill. The column will run down all the happenings in the world of sports in the Asian Pacific Islander community.
By Sam Kim The Associated Press BUSAN, South Korea (AP) — An Iranian film and a Philippine film have shared the top awards for Asian productions at the region’s largest film event.
By Jean H. Lee The Associated Press Editor’s note: Jean H. Lee, The Associated Press bureau chief in Seoul, and David Guttenfelder, AP’s chief Asia photographer, have made numerous reporting trips to North Korea in recent years. They were granted unprecedented access on their latest journey to Pyongyang and areas outside the nation’s showcase capital. […]
By Nancy Armour THE ASSOCIATED PRESS FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Amid the sorrow that lingers throughout Japan, the determined women on its World Cup team may have brought a little joy.
Award-winning artist James “Jim” Leong died on Thursday, April 21. He is perhaps most remembered for painting the first Chinese American historical mural in San Francisco.
TOKYO (AP) — Former NBA coach Bob Hill couldn’t pass up the opportunity to work with his son — even if it meant going all the way to Japan.
Apart from opera singing, what does Yu Seok Oh, a 30-year-old, Korean-born baritone based in Shoreline, have in common with renowned opera singers Renée Fleming, Ben Heppner, and Hei-Kyung Hong?
Chinese silent films provides a window into history and a reflection of social issues of the time, says Seattle author Richard Meyer, who spoke about his new book, “Jin Yan: The Rudolph Valentino of Shanghai,” at the University Bookstore on Oct. 21.
The other week, I dined with more than 20 members of a women’s organization in a West Seattle home. KING TV anchor Jean Erensen and KOMO TV anchor Kathi Goertzen were present.
WASHINGTON — The best time to learn a foreign language is between birth and the age of 7. Missed that window?