By Elaine Kurtenbach Associated Press SENDAI, Japan (AP) — The Pacific island nation of Vanuatu has lost years of development progress and must “start anew” following a powerful cyclone that destroyed or damaged 90 percent of the buildings in the capital of Port Vila, the country’s president said Monday. Baldwin Lonsdale, visibly weary and red […]
By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly It is approximately 7,738 miles between Sydney, Australia and Seattle – a long way for a basketball game.
Compiled by Staff Northwest Asian Weekly The Northwest Asian Weekly’s Diversity Makes a Difference scholarship program celebrates young people who are committed to reaching across cultural lines. Students are nominated by their school for being champions of diversity. From those nominations, a judging panel will choose five winners who will receive $1,000 scholarships and a […]
By Kristen Gelineau The Associated Press KHANDWA, India (AP) — Saroo Brierley pulled up to the train station and stepped out of his car into the chaotic landscape that had haunted his dreams.
President Barack Obama’s second trip to Asia since taking office is unlikely to result in tangible accomplishments, but the two-country sojourn could be an important step in restoring U.S. influence in the region …
By Alexa Olesen The Associated Press KAIFENG, China (AP) — Twenty years ago, on the night of June 3, rumors flew around about an impending military crackdown against demonstrators in Beijing. That was when Shijie Feng’s wife went into labor in his hometown, Kaifeng.