By Graham Dunbar The Associated Press LONDON (AP) — Tokyo wants to host a Summer Olympics for the second time, so that the games can again help speed up Japan’s recovery from a national crisis.
By Tiffany Ran Northwest Asian Weekly When July 1 rolled around, the Viet-Wah Supermarket in the International District still had
A group of six students from Franklin High School, part of the Asian Counseling and Referral Service (ACRS) Southeast Asian Young Men’s Group took home the top prize at the 2012 Spring Youth Forum, a summit organized by the Department of Social and Health Services and the Washington Attorney General’s Office. Forty-two student-teams presented programs […]
Compiled by Pat Tanumihardja For Northwest Asian Weekly For many, food is the link to cultural roots, the lens through which we view our
By Wayne Chan Northwest Asian Weekly I am a finicky eater. There. I’ve said it. It’s “out there.” I’ve always been a bit squeamish about trying new things. I’ve gotten better in the last 10 years though. I remember as a little kid trying to explain to my mom, from a scientific perspective, the real […]
By Stacy Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly Creating content around Thanksgiving for an Pan-Asian newspaper is unexpectedly difficult. After all, there’s only so many times we can run the same old, “How to bring add Asian flair to your Thanksgiving dinner!” story. However, there are some folks who have brought some freshness to an old schtick.<!–more–> […]
By Stacy Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly Yeah, a Thanksgiving article about etiquette is pretty exciting and cutting-edge stuff. But before <!–more–>you run away, ask yourself, “What would I do if my Chinese mother-in-law is planning a hostile takeover of my Thanksgiving dinner?” or, “What would I do if my 13-year-old cousin ignores grandma’s pleas for […]
By Betty Wang Northwest Asian Weekly I still have no idea what Halloween is all about. And it’s not because this holiday has no Asian roots. My family is made up of fast learners and, so far, has had little trouble adapting to American holidays and traditions. We’re not religious, but we totally get Christmas, and […]
After a coma-inducing Thanksgiving dinner of turkey, traditional side dishes, and pumpkin pie, some feasters opt to plant themselves on the couch.
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — An army of Turkish cranes and bulldozers is at work across the Middle East, Central Asia, and Africa, building dams, stadiums,