Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly The sport of rugby is gaining local interest in the Seattle area thanks to an international rugby superstar. Waisale Serevi is rugby royalty as he has single-handedly put the tiny nation of Fiji on the map in the sport.
By Kelvin Chan The Associated Press HONG KONG (AP) — Booming Asia had more millionaires than Europe for the first time last year and is fast closing in on North America for the top spot, a report released Thursday said.
TOKYO (AP) — The auto industry disruptions triggered by Japan’s earthquake and tsunami will worsen in the coming weeks.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Toyota Motor Corp. faces a maximum penalty of more than $16 million, a record civil penalty against an automaker, for failing to promptly notify the U.S. government about defective gas pedals among its vehicles.
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Alaska officials are looking to China, in what some believe will be that country’s strong demand for natural gas, to help the state advance its long-held pipeline dreams.
Kumon, the world’s largest after-school education company, promoted Hideki Kusuzawa to become the president of Kumon North America.