By Murray Evans The Associated Press OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Yuki Hayashi had two hits from four at bats with three RBIs as Japan beat the United States 6-3 on July 14 to win the gold medal in the eighth World Cup of Softball.
Ballots and voters’ pamphlets for the Aug. 6 primary election will arrive in mailboxes throughout King County this week as King County Elections will mail nearly 1.2 million ballots on July 17. Voters’ pamphlets are mailed separately by bulk mail and may arrive on a different day than ballots.
By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly Giant monsters. Giant robots. Giant monsters fighting giant robots. If the underlying principles of “Pacific Rim” sound familiar to you from Japanese anime, film, and television, don’t worry, you’re not alone. Mexican director Guillermo del Toro (Pan’s Labyrinth, Hellboy) favors the horror and science fiction genres. For his latest […]
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By George Koo New America Media When Shuanghui, China’s largest pork producer, made an offer to buy Smithfield, it should have been a straightforward business transaction. Smithfield is America’s largest pork producer. By acquiring Smithfield, Shuanghui would be positioned to fill China’s rising demand for more pork.
Remembering Kippy Remembering Kip Tokuda, two special moments will always carry with me, one light and the other serious. The former state representative passed away last Saturday while fishing on Whidbey Island.
By Charles Lam Northwest Asian Weekly The International District is open for business. That’s what over 25,000 people attending the International District’s Dragon Fest 2013 last weekend learned as vendors lined the streets and restaurants opened their doors for the neighborhood’s annual summer festival.
By Charles Lam Northwest Asian Weekly Each year in July, the Capitol Hill Chamber of Commerce closes off a portion of the neighborhood to host the
By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly Kip Tokuda, a former four-term state representative from the 37th district and community activist who founded the Asian Community Leadership Foundation (ACLF), was past president of the Japanese American Citizens League (JACL), and served on the Mayor’s Seattle Police Department 20/20 initiative passed away on July 13. He was 66.