By Julie Ha KoreAM Painting each other’s nails, sleeping in the same bed, sometimes trying deliberately to annoy each other
By Elaine Ganley Associated Press PARIS (AP) — A North Korean student with family ties to the regime in his country escaped a kidnapping bid in Paris, where he was studying, and is now in hiding, a French source with knowledge of the case said Saturday.
Ina Dash University of Washington “I got to see first-hand how bumblebee pollination affects crop production in Seattle’s P-patches (community gardens) through a University of Washington citizen-science project. Insect pollinators are responsible for every one in three bites of food we take and one of the biggest contributors. Sad to say that bees have been […]
By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly Delta Air Lines’ ambitious agenda will put Seattle on the global map.
By Han-Jung Ko On April 10, the longest Parliament occupation protest in Taiwan’s history, the Sunflower Movement, came to a symbolic end. The protesters, mostly college students, occupied the Parliament since March 19. They have decided to shift their efforts to promoting a monitoring framework that will ensure an honest review of the Cross-Strait Service […]
By Jocelyn Noveck Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) – The Japanese architect Shigeru Ban, who has combined a talent for innovative design and experimental use of everyday materials with extensive humanitarian efforts around the globe, has won the 2014 Pritzker Architecture Prize.
<!–more–>By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly “My Phuoc” means “joy and fortune coming to America” in Vietnamese, according to Linh Kieu Ngo, and that’s what he named the print shop he opened 26 years ago in Chinatown. Ngo’s joy has now turned to sadness after shutting down his business on Jan. 30. “I threw away […]
By Deanna Duff Northwest Asian Weekly For many people, back-to-school shopping was the last time they seriously considered how clothing impacts identity, but Seattle Art Museum’s newest exhibition may spur new thought.
By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly Great jazz singers aren’t supposed to break out kazoos mid-song. Then again, they aren’t supposed to cover songs such as Nine Inch Nails’ “Hurt,” Tom Waits’ “Jockey Full Of Bourbon,” or Metallica’s “Enter Sandman” either. However, South Korea-born singer Youn Sun Nah, who plays the Kirkland Performing Arts center […]
By Assunta Ng McDermott and McDermott Why did Congressman Jim McDermott, 76, of the 7th District, and King County Councilmember Joe McDermott,