By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly Hip hop artist Robert Diggs, better known by his stage name RZA, grew up watching Chinese-language kung fu
By Samantha Test Northwest Asian Weekly Seattle’s latest opera, “Turandot,” is a love story.
By Jason J. Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly It’s that time to reflect on the past year in Asian American sports. Our annual top 10 list includes many familiar names, as well as welcome additions.
A controversy is stirring in Oregon as United States Congressman David Wu is receiving criticism for out of state donations for his reelection campaign. Wu, a Democrat, is the first Taiwanese American to be elected to the United States House of Representatives. As he heads into a tough season of campaigning to retain his seat […]
2010 was another great year for sports. We saw big international events such as the Winter Olympics and the World Cup.
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — The first Taiwanese American signed by an NBA team hopes to overcome the negative stereotype of playing college basketball at Harvard and plans on eventually becoming a minister in an inner-city neighborhood. Jeremy Lin, a 6 foot 3 undrafted point guard, signed last week with the Golden State Warriors after impressing […]
Lin, a 6’3”, 200-pound point guard, is training in anticipation of the NBA draft next Thursday, June 24. Lin, a Taiwanese American,
By James Tabafunda NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Body image — or the perception of how one’s body looks — gets reassessed every January. In 2010, losing weight returns as one of the most popular New Year’s resolutions. Forty-three percent of Asian American women said they considered themselves overweight. This statistic is based on a 1997 survey, […]