The Wing Luke Museum hosted the “Khmer American: Naga Sheds Its Skin” opening exhibit Dec. 10. There was a blessing by Prenz Sa-Ngoun from Watt Dhammacakkaram and a short performance by Sameth Mell, a community advisory member from the Rajana Society. Speakers included Aileen Balahadia, Wing Luke Museum; Channdara Sos, Cambodia National Rescue Organization; and […]
By Lauren Pongan Northwest Asian Weekly Note: This article uses the name “Burma,” rather than its recognized name of “Myanmar,” in order to reflect the preferences of panelists and presenters from the event. “Before we start, can everyone please move down to the front?” Sumyat Thu asked the audience at last week’s event, April 22, […]
By Sam Le Northwest Asian Weekly As a closing of one chapter, an adventurous and thrilling internship with the Southeast Asian Education (SEAeD) Coalition nears its end, I was asked what are my next steps? My name is Sam Le and I am a current student at the University of Washington pursuing a Bachelor’s in […]
MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine president-apparent and nominees to what he pledged would be a lean, graft-free Cabinet promised last Wednesday to travel overseas less, investigate corruption and renew peace talks on ending decades-long insurgencies.
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — After her husband left and monsoon rains washed away her straw hut, Rowshan Ara felt she had no choice but to head to Bangladesh’s teeming capital.