By Wayne Chan Northwest Asian Weekly We just came back from a three-week vacation in Italy! You know what I was looking forward to the most? Chinese food. Ok, settle down. Don’t let your calzone collapse—we had pizza and pasta up the wazoo. The last time I was in Italy was 1991. My wife Maya […]
By Nicole Winfield The Associated Press ROME, Italy (AP) — North Korea increased its staple foods production for the second year in a row but its citizens are still suffering from a serious lack of key proteins and fats in their diets, a U.N. report said Monday, Nov. 12.
ROME (AP) — Giving women better access to land, technology, and other agricultural resources could reduce the number of hungry people by up to 150 million
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Benedict XVI insisted last week on his exclusive right to ordain bishops as he consecrated a Chinese prelate in an implicit challenge
Voted as one of the best-dressed opera singers, Sumi Jo, a soprano, brought five glamorous outfits for her performance at the Benaroya Hall.
Apart from opera singing, what does Yu Seok Oh, a 30-year-old, Korean-born baritone based in Shoreline, have in common with renowned opera singers Renée Fleming, Ben Heppner, and Hei-Kyung Hong?
Last weekend, during a trip to Asia that was designed to build U.S. influence in the area, President Obama bowed to Japan’s Emperor Akihito. This single action caused a storm of controversy. Responses have been polarized, divided down party lines. Obama’s Republican critics say it was a sign of subservience, and the president was showing weakness. The State Department, however, has stressed that “the president was simply showing respect.”