Recession, mortgage crisis, unemployment. These words have been thrown around a lot since 2008. The economic downtown has affected many aspects of our society
By Wayne Chan Northwest Asian Weekly As we’ve all recently celebrated World No Tobacco Day … actually, let me rephrase that. I may be overstating things. As we’ve all observed World No Tobacco Day … no, that’s not exactly right, either. Let me try one more time.
As a child, I was scared of teenagers, not that I ever had much interaction with them. There were a few at church, a couple in the locker rooms at the pool. But mainly, what I knew about teenagers came from comments made by my parents.
“Asians are bad drivers.” “Asians are passive, timid, and shy.” “Asians excel in the school subjects of math and science.” These are just a few of many other stereotypes against the Asian ethnicity. It is a serious problem that we are facing today.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Kim Nam-soo has stuck needles into generals, actors, tycoons, and at least one president for more than six decades as South Korea’s acupuncturist to the stars.
By Gillian Wong The Associated Press LIUZHOU, China (AP) — Sherrie Cramer breaks into stifled sobs as she nears the dirt-streaked former orphanage in China where her daughter lived as a severely malnourished infant. Once again, Cramer is fighting to keep the child she adopted alive. But this time, it’s a battle against leukemia, and […]
I should be fired as a blogger. It’s no joke. I have made mistakes on names, and I felt bad. In my days as a student, I would get a flunking grade from my journalism professor.
It’s been many years since Wendy Leung’s parents last struck her with a bamboo stick, but the memories remain with her today.
Through his role as a University of Washington professor and a professional musician, the Vietnamese trumpeter is on a mission to revitalize the jazz scene here in the Pacific Northwest.
A Chinese city shaken by one of three back-to-back attacks on schools stepped up security and urged its citizens to “trust the government” Saturday, a day after parents of the injured children protested outside a local hospital …