First Lady Michelle Obama traveled to China March 20 through March 26 with her mother, Mrs. Marian Robinson, and daughters, Malia and Sasha Obama. They visited historical and cultural sites, as well as schools, including a calligraphy class in which one student taught Mrs. Obama how to draw the character for “eternity.”
By Assunta Ng The Democratic candidates said we were, at the Democratic National Convention in North Carolina. For the Asian Weekly, the answer is also yes. But the real question is, are we better off because of President Barack Obama?
By Asif Shahzad The Associated Press THATHA PIRA, Pakistan (AP) — After six years of abuse, Allah Rakhi was walking out of her marriage when her husband struck again. Snatching a knife, he sliced off her nose. “You’re no longer beautiful!” he shouted. He then slashed at her foot — brutal punishment for leaving the […]
For International Women’s Day, we wanted to compile a list of amazing women around the globe who have made a significant impact in their countries and the world.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Indian designers Falguni and Shane Peacock have busted out of Bollywood straight through to Hollywood. Their champion? Britney Spears.
Last week, the president and first lady threw a state dinner at the White House in honor of Chinese President Hu Jintao. Dinner guests included celebrities, business people,
Sitting next to the first lady during the State of the Union address is a privilege not many are afforded. This year, Michelle Obama’s guests included a number of people
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama left Asia with a greater foothold in the emerging nations that could help shape the American economy for years.
First, The Associated Press (AP) published a story about Peng Liyuan, one of China’s most famous folk singers. She’s a member of China’s People’s Liberation Army
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Harvesting vegetables from a garden on Cole Road reminds Tulashi Regmi of life in his former homeland, the “happiest place in Asia.”