By Dipika Kohli Northwest Asian Weekly Four minutes is all I can take. It’s not jetlag. Or culture shock. It’s just hot. I’m in a sauna. In Malmoe, in Sweden. Guidebooks and everything, they talk about this. You go to Scandinavia, and you go to the sauna. For the coziness. For warmth and safety, inside, […]
By Hyung-Jin Kim Associated Press North Korea said on June 6 it has detained an American tourist for committing an unspecified crime, the third U.S. citizen being held there.
By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Atop the roof of the Space Needle on April 2, the Seattle Reign FC unveiled its new “kits,” a soccer term for uniforms, for the 2014 season.
By Assunta Ng Would you like to travel to new countries at a cost of $100 a day, including room, multiple meals, and transportation?
By Arunabh Satpathy Northwest Asian Weekly Here’s a question: What are the similarities between a mother keen on finishing her studies, a patient hungry to keep learning, and an older professional juggling family and work needing to expand his professional boundaries?
By Gene Johnson The Associated Press SEATTLE (AP) — An American man detained in North Korea for the past nine months has been hospitalized after losing more than 50 pounds, and the need to bring him home is becoming more urgent, his sister said Aug. 11.
By Staff The Associated Press PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea said Friday that it has detained an American citizen who has confessed to unspecified crimes.
By Charles Lam Northwest Asian Weekly Hajime Nishi has run approximately 16,690 miles, two-thirds of the Earth’s circumference.
By Nancy Armour THE ASSOCIATED PRESS FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Amid the sorrow that lingers throughout Japan, the determined women on its World Cup team may have brought a little joy.
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Homare Sawa made up for a huge error by scoring the go-ahead goal and Japan advanced to the World Cup final with a 3-1 victory over Sweden on Wednesday.