Many will say that we learn history so that we won’t repeat our missteps. It’s an easy statement to make but is hard to back up with action …
The Seattle Public Library has expanded its Web site to offer more information for its Vietnamese, Russian, Chinese, and Spanish-speaking readers.
LOWELL, Mass. (AP) — The third Cambodian consulate in the United States has opened in Massachusetts.
SEATTLE (AP) — The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will spend $57 million to improve Internet access at public libraries in Poland, Romania, and Vietnam.
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A Philippine court has overturned the rape conviction of a U.S. Marine from Missouri whose case became a rallying point for activists demanding American forces leave the country.
“Cooking from the Heart: The Hmong Kitchen in America,” by Sami Scripter and Sheng Yang, is the first cookbook of its kind. Simple, earthy, fiery, and fresh, Hmong food is still a fairly unknown Southeast Asian cuisine in the United States.
By Evangeline Cafe Northwest Asian Weekly Lucita Principe knows how lucky she is to have a job these days. She spent most of last year unemployed after two local restaurant chains laid her off. “I was so sad because on Valentine’s Day, I didn’t even have a card for my husband,” said Principe.
By Monica Rhor The Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) — Like dozens of other workers from Vietnam and China, Tiep Ngo had been lured to the Daewoosa clothing factory in American Samoa by promises of good pay. She left behind her child, her husband and her parents and paid $5,000 for her job contract only to […]
By Ryan Pangilinan NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Whether it’s a carefully disheveled thick mane or a sleeker, longer style, Asian hair has evolved into a unique cultural force. Across the United States — and definitely here in Seattle — many salons have specialized in styling Asian hair and providing cuts that are native to trends in […]
Growing up in the Philippines, Designer Kiko Rodriguez never thought he’d be making wedding gowns in America. However, he is currently living out his dream. (Photos provided by Kiko Rodriguez) By Vivian Nguyen NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY He designs his white dresses so they symbolize destiny and fate, but the way Kiko Rodriguez fell into the […]