Kim Yu-na won the title at the World Figure Skating Championships on Mar. 28, setting off celebrations from Southern California to South Korea.
If uncertainties and surprises thrill you, read on. If you can walk up big steps and traverse long distances in good spirit, this is the trip for you. If you enjoy experiencing new foods and striking up conversations with strangers, continue on.
Our economically diverse state has the distinct advantage of physical location, which encourages exporting goods to our neighbors and friends. In fact, our ports are viewed by many as the gateway to Asia, and our access to the Canadian marketplace could not be better…
Growing up in the 1950s, Mexican feminist and author Gloria Anzaldua wrote about how when she was in school, speaking Spanish was not allowed, and if she spoke a word of it on the playground, she would be punished, sometimes physically…
By Nina Huang Northwest Asian Weekly ‘Hapa’ is a Hawaiian term that describes somebody of at least half Asian or Pacific Islander ethnic heritage. ‘Hapa’ literally means a ‘portion’ or ‘part.’ Many hapas live in the Pacific Northwest, as Seattle is home to a huge population of biracial people.<!–more–> Cassie Wada, whose father is Japanese […]
By Ninette Cheng Northwest Asian Weekly When Shelley Baer of Ephrata, Wash. found out that she could not have children, she and her husband decided to find an alternative solution: The couple, who are both white, decided to adopt. Immediately, they decided on an Asian child.
By Hyung-jin Kim The Associated Press SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea will likely fire a suspected long-range missile capable of striking the western United States between April 4–5, a news report quoted a South Korean intelligence officer as saying on March 23.
By Erika Kinetz The Associated Press MUMBAI, India (AP) — Tata Motors is launching its snub-nosed, $2,000 Nano on Monday — a vehicle meant to put car ownership within reach of millions of the world’s poor.
By James Hannah The Associated Press NEW CARLISLE, Ohio (AP) — Greg Kaffenbarger found himself increasingly and heavily dependent on sales to Japan, China, and Mexico as he watched his annual herd of hogs grow to 6,500 over the years.
Last week, President Obama, mindful of the struggles of his single mother, created a White House panel that will advise him on issues facing women and girls. The council is designed to help cabinet agencies and departments collaborate to make sure that women will also be provided opportunities offered to men …