The daughter of jailed former President Alberto Fujimori held a strong lead April 11 in preliminary results from the first round of Peru’s presidential election and appeared to be headed to a showdown with another center-right candidate in a June runoff.
By Eileen Ng Associated Press KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) —Badminton’s top-ranked player Lee Chong Wei has failed a doping test, a senior Malaysian sports official said Saturday.
The Turkish American Cultural Association of Washington will partner with the Seattle Center to bring the fifth annual International Children’s Friendship Festival to Seattle on April 12 and 13, from 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on both days.
By Kimerly Hefling AP Education Writer WASHINGTON (AP) – Teens from Asian nations dominated a global exam given to 15-year-olds, while U.S. students showed little improvement and failed to reach the top 20 in math, science, or reading, according to test results released Tuesday.
By Jim Abrams The Associated Press WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) _ Michael Froman, a senior White House economic adviser and classmate of President Barack Obama at Harvard Law School won Senate confirmation to be the next U.S. trade representative on June 19.
Compiled by Staff Northwest Asian Weekly Trauma can be a difficult thing to overcome. It can set back a person’s life, but when one can
By Charles Lam Northwest Asian Weekly Wallace Loh, former dean at the University of Washington Law School
On May 31, spiritual leader Mata Amritanandamayi Devi, also known as “Amma,” will begin her North American tour at Bellevue’s Hyatt Regency. Millions have received Amma’s “darshan,” a spiritual blessing that involves a long, motherly embrace. Amma’s fame as a spiritual leader started at a young age; she began meditating and composing devotional songs at the […]
From June to October this year, the Japanese Maritime Self Defense Force (JMSDF)’s training squadron is visiting multiple ports in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Peru, and Chile. Training Ship Kashima visited Seattle and held an open house for the public on June 17 at Pier 66. Kashima was commissioned on Jan. 26, 1995, and […]
More than 80 students and community members gathered outside California Sen. Barbara Boxer’s office on Nov. 12 to protest the scheduled