By Shierly Mondianti For the Northwest Asian Weekly For International Women’s Day, the Northwest Asian Weekly interviewed 15 students from North Seattle Community College about their hopes and dreams for the future. Leila Benhazir Abdoul, 18, Cameroon What do you want to accomplish in your life? What is your future ambition? I want to be […]
By Shierly Mondianti For Northwest Asian Weekly To many people, March 8 was just another day of the year. However, to a group of students at North Seattle Community College, it represented a day where months of hard work was showcased to the public. Friday, March 8 was the Second Annual International Women’s Day Event […]
Compiled by Staff Northwest Asian Weekly The Northwest Asian Weekly’s Diversity Makes a Difference scholarship program celebrates young people
By Travis Quezon Northwest Asian Weekly For the thousands of new immigrants and refugees who make Washington state their home each year, there are immediate
By Nirmala George The Associated Press NEW DELHI (AP) — India has not had a case of polio in nine months, raising hopes the country is on the verge of defeating the disease, health officials said Monday, Oct. 24.
HONG KONG (AP) — A Filipino maid in Hong Kong won the opening legal battle in her fight for permanent residency after a court ruled Friday, Sept. 30, that an immigration provision excluding the city’s hundreds of thousands of foreign maids was unconstitutional.
By Binaj Gurubacharya The Associated Press NARAYANGHAT, Nepal (AP) — Hundreds of gay, lesbian, and transgender people marched with supporters in a southern Nepal town to demand equal rights under a new constitution the country is writing.
The Washington State India Trade Relations Action Committee (WASITRAC) honored Port of Seattle CEO Tay Yoshitani and legendary Taekwondo Olympian Narayan Gurung at its second annual Building Bridges Across the Nations awards ceremony at the Northgate Community Center in Seattle.
Unlike the Gregorian calendars that start the year on Jan. 1, most South Asian countries use lunisolar calendars that start the year at the beginning of spring.
Reaching the summit of the world’s tallest mountain in Nepal is certainly not easy. Since 1922, only 800 people have successfully scaled Mount Everest’s