By Assunta Ng How do you say goodbye to a friend who is dying? You don’t. Or, at least, I don’t.
By Assunta Ng McDermott and McDermott Why did Congressman Jim McDermott, 76, of the 7th District, and King County Councilmember Joe McDermott,
By Chris Brummitt THE Associated Press HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Vietnam’s leaders sought to boost their flagging legitimacy by asking the public for suggestions on constitutional reform. What they got instead was rare open criticism of one-party rule, a fired journalist turned poster boy for dissent, and another lesson on how the Internet has changed […]
By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly As the summer days turn to fall, we look at what’s new in the world of sports.
By Assunta Ng What motivates me to travel long distances, spend lots of money, wait in hour-long lines, and even beg for it?
The Summer Olympic Games have been around since the 1896 Games in Athens, Greece. Since then, the United States have won a total of 929 gold medals, while China has only won a total of 163 gold medals. Though China received the most gold medals in the 2008 Summer Olympics, the total amount is still far from the amount of medals received by the United States …
By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Welcome to another edition of The Layup Drill.
By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly U.K.-born director Michael Winterbottom made his reputation
By Margie Mason The Associated Press TRANG BANG, Vietnam (AP) — In the picture, the girl will always be 9 years old and wailing “Too hot! Too hot!” as she runs down the road away from her burning Vietnamese village.
By Evangeline Cafe Northwest Asian Weekly Before she won a Tony Award for her acclaimed portrayal of Kim in the hit musical “Miss Saigon,” Lea Salonga captivated audiences inside her childhood home near Manila. “One of my earliest memories was singing at family parties,” said Salonga. “Whenever somebody asked me to sing, I kind of […]