BEIJING (AP) — U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gary Locke urged China to help revive world growth by opening its markets further and easing currency controls.
MUMBAI, India (AP) — A small square of plastic, no bigger than a credit card, is all that stands between Pralhad Dandekar and his ability to bring home food for his wife and two daughters.
“Evangelion: 1.0 You Are (Not) Alone” (a film adapted from the Japanese science fiction anime “Neon Genesis Evangelion”) is set in the not-too-distant future, in a city called Tokyo-3. The buildings shimmer in a heat wave. The streets are suspiciously empty. A huge spray suddely sprouts out over the water.
Vivek Kundra is the nation’s first federal chief information officer. His job is to manage $76 billion in spending and keep the government’s technology projects on track. ♦
“We think we can be partners with India in its growth going forward, but that depends on India’s policies and its continued reform process,” said Karan Bhatia, GE’s vice president for international law and policy and former deputy U.S. trade representative for Asia.
Last week, when we read the story about Earl Hicks, the Michigan man who reunited with his Vietnamese children after decades apart, we were touched and wanted to print the story and share it with our readers.
By Kids Without Borders For Northwest Asian Weekly Dubbed the miracle baby, Vietnamese toddler Thien Nhan Phung, who was abandoned at birth and brutally mauled by wild animals, has once again lived up to his name. It was believed that Phung’s testicles had been severed in the attack.
SEATTLE (AP) — The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will spend $57 million to improve Internet access at public libraries in Poland, Romania, and Vietnam.
Author and activist David Suzuki made an appearance at Seattle Town Hall on April 7 as part of Puget Sound Earth Month, which was organized by People for Puget Sound.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Japanese, South Korean, and U.S. missile-destroying ships set sail to monitor North Korea’s imminent rocket launch, as Pyongyang stoked tensions