By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly “Kung Fu Panda 3,” from DreamWorks, marks the third installment of the adventures of Po, an amiable and witty animated panda bear who, somewhat against his own nature, becomes a martial-arts expert and helps to defend his Chinese village from evil. The film’s two directors, Jennifer Yuh Nelson and Alessandro […]
By Staff The Associated Press KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Chinese business owner and one of his employees have pleaded guilty in Missouri to conspiring to steal trade secrets from a U.S. company, in what one expert called a rare example of foreign business people being successfully prosecuted for corporate spying.
Dr. Jinwah John Hoy FOR NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY As a Chinese growing up in America, the concept of Western medicine was something to be feared. Doctors were too expensive, gave medications with dangerous side effects, or were always ready to perform surgery. Whenever I injured my foot, the treatment was to pull on it or […]
By Christopher Bodeen The Associated Press BEIJING (AP) ― As a former U.S. commerce secretary and governor of Washington state, Gary Locke wasn’t considered much of a heavyweight on human rights when he became the first Chinese American ambassador to Beijing last year. Trade and maintaining smooth relations between Washington and its biggest foreign creditor […]
By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly If you’ve had to do a double take at our staff box recently, you’re not mistaken. Something is different. At the end of last month, the paper said goodbye to its editor Stacy Nguyen, and a new editor came on board. Nguyen found a new opportunity working with social media […]
By Sarah Yee Northwest Asian Weekly It was only a little more than a decade ago. The 2000 U.S. Census was a milestone because
By Nina Huang Northwest Asian Weekly Every year, the Northwest Asian Weekly recognizes some of the most influential community leaders in the area at the Diversity at the Top awards dinner and gala. This year, the paper honors 10 individuals who have fought to break through the bamboo ceiling to get to the top.
With a morning class of Fargo South High School students dragging, the Mandarin Chinese teacher beckons one of her charges to the front of the classroom to play a Chinese version.
Dr. Sing Hsie joined the Polyclinic Downtown as their newest board-certified family medicine physician. He previously worked at Rainier Park Medical Clinic
By Mackenzie Carpenter Pittsburgh Post-Gazette PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jaclyn Davis, of Akron, Ohio, may be as American as apple pie, but when she answers the phone at La Gourmandine bakery in Lawrenceville, her accent is as rich, fruity and authentically French as the tarte aux fraises sold there. And therein lies the problem: the 22-year […]