By Jenn Fang Northwest Asian Weekly By his own admission, Adam Thomas Crapser has had a difficult journey; but through it all, he has worked hard to create what he calls a “a semblance of a ‘normal’ life”. In 1979, Adam arrived in the United States with his older sister as a transnational and transracial […]
By Vivian Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly We’re only a month into the New Year, but things have certainly started off with a bang in pop culture! Read on for the monthly news roundup for all things Asian and entertainment these last few weeks.
It was another stellar year for API sports. …
On December 12, 2014, Cheryl Lee and BuWon Yoon were recognized for their services to the Korean American community by the S. Korea government in a ceremony at the Ko-Am TV station in Federal Way by Moon Duk-ho, the Consul General of the Republic of Korea for Seattle. Yoon was awarded the National Medal of […]
By Reid Mukai For Northwest Asian Weekly Cigarette smoking is a public health issue of particular concern to the Asian-Pacific Islander (API) population. According to Oakland-based Asian Pacific Partners for Empowerment, Advocacy and Leadership (APPEAL), tobacco smoking is associated with three of the top killers of Asian Americans nationwide: heart disease, cancer and stroke.
By Matthew Pennington Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry on Friday urged North Korea to release two detained Americans to build goodwill with the United States, but ruled out providing a U.S. apology to Pyongyang to win their freedom.
By Zachariah Bryan Northwest Asian Weekly When Andy Hwang was a kid growing up in Olympia, listening to the blare of sirens
AP Wire Service PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea’s Supreme Court on Sunday sentenced a 24-year-old American man to six years of hard labor for entering the country illegally to commit espionage.
By James Tabafunda Northwest Asian Weekly She works as the eyes and ears for Seattle Mayor Ed Murray and likes engaging with people. Mayor Murray
By Clarissa Fe O’Francia SYLP In movies, Asian Americans are portrayed either as the brainiac nerd or the token kung fu- knowing henchman. Is that who we are in real life? Of course not. Ever since Asian Americans started appearing in Hollywood films, there has been a false and cringe-worthy view of Asians engraved into […]