As a first generation Korean American married to a non-Korean man, Lea Armstrong had to overcome challenges uncommon in other marriages, including cultural
TOKYO (AP) — Japanese women are expected to live almost 86.5 years, topping the world longevity ratings for the 25th straight year, the government reported on July 26.
Xin Huang Northwest Asian Weekly July 21th, 2010 Today, on July 21st, the United Nations signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Justice and Equality Movement (JEM) regarding child protection in Darfur. It is recognized as a landmark deal in humanitarian issues in the Darfur area. On July 10–11, 2008, the Geneva centered dialogue based […]
By Xin Huang Northwest Asian Weekly July 20, 2010 The XVIII International AIDS Conference took place in Vienna, Austria, from July 18th to the 23rd. The conference gathered those working in the field of HIV, as well as policy makers, persons living with HIV, and other individuals committed to ending the pandemic. The United Nations […]
Xin Huang Northwest Asian Weekly Geneva, July 13th 2010 The United State’s new national space policy, released just two weeks ago, is a statement that shows President Obama’s highest priorities for space, while reflecting on the principles and goals in shaping the U United State’s space programs and activities. Frank A. Rose, the Deputy Assistant […]
By Xin Huang Northwest Asian Weekly The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) warns the international community to start early building sustainable facilities to solve the challenge of sanitation. By far, after six months following the earthquake, IFRC has made significant progress in stabilizing living conditions for local homeless victims. Led […]
By Xin Huang Northwest Asian Weekly Dr. Harvey Fineberg, who is the chair of the International Health Regulations (IHR) Review Committee, briefed the press. They answered questions related to the external review of the global response to the influenza pandemic that is underway after the conclusion of the second in-person meeting. In May, 2009, the […]
On the morning of June 29th, UN-ESA (Economics & Social affairs) has released its annual report: “World Economic and Social Survey2010 (WESS).”
Singapore was ranked as the world’s most competitive economy by the Lausanne-based Institute for Management Development (IMD) in Switzerland,
Rising out of the barren winter rice fields of central Japan, this city of 400,000 people is probably the most Toyota-friendly place on the planet. Renamed after the company 51 years ago, it hosts the corporate headquarters as well as enormous factories. It is beholden to the automaker for tens of thousands of jobs and the bulk of its tax income.