By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Ed Hill’s start in comedy was a prerequisite. <!–more–> Then again, it was probably an elective. “I took a class when I was in graduate school,” explained the 30-year-old Taiwanese Canadian. While in graduate school at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, B.C., Hill decided to take a comedy writing […]
By Samantha Pak Northwest Asian Weekly The Ballad of a Small Player By Lawrence Osborne Hogarth, 2014 Meet Doyle — or Lord Doyle, as he comes to be known among the casinos of Macau. Doyle’s not quite the English lord people believe he is. He’s actually a corrupt lawyer who embezzled millions from a wealthy […]
By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly This is the final weekend of the Seattle International Film Festival (SIFF). Here are three preview picks for Asian films showing as the festival winds down.
By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly Japan-born Kenichi Ebina won the eighth season of TV show “America’s Got Talent” on Sept. 18, becoming the
By Shivani Wawat and Katy Daigle Associated Press NEW DELHI (AP) — An Indian court Sept. 13 sentenced to death four men for the December gang rape and murder of a young New Delhi woman, ordering them to the gallows for a brutal attack that riveted India, where it became a symbol of the rampant […]
By Hrvoje Hranjski The Associated Press MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippines and China, already locked in a territorial dispute, engaged in a diplomatic tussle Aug. 29, with the Philippine president canceling a visit to a trade fair in China after being told to stay away, and Beijing saying it never invited him in the […]
By Muneeza Naqvi The Associated Press NEW DELHI (AP) — The government promised swift justice after the gang rape of a young university student on a moving bus in India’s capital late last year sparked nationwide outrage.
By Heather Tan The Associated Press SINGAPORE (AP) — Olivia Munn’s love for Wonder Woman may be no secret, but the actress doesn’t think she’d be likely to play the superheroine on the big screen.
By Assunta Ng Graduations and Father’s Day celebrations illuminated Chinatown–International District businesses last weekend.
By Heather Tan The Associated Press SINGAPORE (AP) — Portraying USS Enterprise helmsman Hikaru Sulu in the latest “Star Trek” movie comes with big shoes to fill, but the man who played the part in the TV series and six films has given his blessing.