Dear Editor, I’m extremely disappointed that an Asian American was not chosen to be one of Inslee’s co-chairs, especially when Asian Americans supported him in large numbers, as they did for Obama. Also, we’re the largest minority group in Seattle and King County, and he carried King County with our help. Again, it perpetuates the […]
By Michael Kunzelman The Associated Press NEW ORLEANS, La. (AP) — The company that owns an oil platform that caught fire in the Gulf of Mexico has
By Staff The Associated Press NEW YORK, N.Y. (AP) — A former New York assemblyman has pleaded guilty to wire fraud.
By Rajesh Shah The Associated Press MUMBAI, India (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of grieving supporters thronged the streets of Mumbai on Sunday, Nov. 18 for the funeral of Bal Thackeray, a Hindu extremist leader linked to waves of mob violence against Muslims and migrant workers in India.
By Malcom Foster The Associated Press TOKYO, Japan (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda dissolved the lower house of parliament on Friday, Nov. 16, paving the way for elections in which his ruling party will likely give way to a weak coalition government divided over how to solve the nation’s problems.
By Jim Gomez The Associated Press PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Southeast Asian leaders decided Sunday, Nov. 18 to ask China to start formal talks “as soon as possible” on crafting a legally binding accord aimed at preventing an outbreak of violence in disputed South China Sea territories, a top diplomat said.
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By Charles Lam Northwest Asian Weekly The Vietnamese in the United States can easily identify with the Thanksgiving story.
By Charles Lam Northwest Asian Weekly Hajime Nishi has run approximately 16,690 miles, two-thirds of the Earth’s circumference.
By Ninette Cheng Northwest Asian Weekly Nov. 6 marked a special day for Bob Hasegawa: the lifelong labor rights champion was elected to his first term in Washington State Senate. But Hasegawa is hardly new to politics. He has served six years as State Representative of Washington’s 11th District, representing Tukwila, the southern part of […]