By Vivian Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly “I always knew.”<!–more–> This was Roman Bustillo’s response when he realized that he wanted to be an artist. Bustillo was born and raised in Cagayan, Philippines. As a child, Bustillo was exposed to art consistently and often from a young age. Art became a part of how he internalized […]
By Vivian Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly As an Asian American, I did not expect my presence in Ghana to go without attention. This sounds self-centered. And it is.<!–more–> In the winter of 2012, an invitation from a school friend led me to the southern coastal city of Cape Coast, Ghana for vacation. This laid-back beach […]
By Teresa Cerojano The Associated Press MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Angelica Nino, a 22-year-old manager of a Manila restaurant, was preparing to assign shifts to her crew last week when she got a big surprise from her Filipino boyfriend who has been in Italy for a year on business.
By Vicki Tang SYLP student The words “Dude, stop being so Asian” have become typical words in a young Asian American’s vocabulary. However, most people don’t think about what the expression really means. Of those who do, almost no one thinks about its implications. Being Asian literally means belonging to or having ancestry from the […]
U.S. Commerce Secretary Gary Locke formally resigned Monday, Aug. 1, and was sworn-in by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton as U.S. Ambassador to the People’s Republic of China.
GUANGZHOU, China (AP) — Dance Sport shimmies onto its biggest international stage when it recently debuted this year as an Asian Games event.
Traditional weaving has become an endangered art because, as stated in a Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture press release, in the past 150 years,
TANGJIALING, China (AP) — Liu Jun sleeps in a room so small that he shares a bed with two other men. It’s all the scrawny computer engineering graduate can afford
Have you ever walked down a street and counted how many different languages you hear? Well, if you haven’t, you should because
Last year, with the bad shape of the economy, 14 businesswomen of color not only stood out, but outdid their competition …