By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly It began with a coin purse. Hello Kitty, soon to conquer the world, made her debut on a tiny coin purse made from see-through plastic. The year was 1975. The “Hello! Exploring The Supercute World Of Hello Kitty” exhibit at the EMP Museum includes a replica of this coin […]
By Firdia Lisnawati THE Associated Press BALI, Indonesia (AP) —Miss Philippines, Megan Young, was crowned Miss World on Sept. 28 amid tight security on Indonesia’s resort island of Bali, where the contest’s final round was moved following protests by Muslim hardliner groups.
BALI, Indonesia (AP) — The 63rd edition of the Miss World pageant opened Sept. 8 after protests by Muslim hard-liners confined the event to Indonesia’s predominantly Hindu resort island of Bali.
By Andrew Lam New America Media Anthropologists and linguists are no doubt having a field day trying to chronicle and dissect how,
By Staff THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Pop singer Lady Gaga arrived in the Philippines on Saturday to cheers from fans and protests from young Christians calling for the cancellation of her upcoming concerts. About 200 Christian young people marched in Manila for a second straight day, holding placards urging the singer to […]
Alana Raye, 17, is releasing her new single by Jan. 1, which will be followed by her debut EP next spring. Singer-songwriter Raye is a Seattle-born artist who now lives in Portland, Ore.
By Ivy Wong SYLP student Everybody has a dream, whether we are young or old. For some, it is to become a professional sports player. Others may want to become a teacher. Some might want to be a therapist. Today, inspiring Asian musicians who dream of achieving global fame like Lady Gaga and Justin Bieber […]
In April, TIME magazine released its annual 100 most influential people in the world list, highlighting individuals for their powerful contributions or status in society.
Seattle-based fashion designer Banchong Douangphrachanh was one of three Americans chosen to participate in the Indian International Fashion Week
Pop superstar Lady Gaga released her song “Born This Way” as the lead single from her second studio album of the same name.