By Jonathan Lemire The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — The New York City Campaign Finance Board on Aug. 5 denied public matching funds for Comptroller John Liu, dealing a severe financial blow to the Democrat’s campaign to become New York City’s first Asian-American mayor.
By Ken Ritter The Associated Press LAS VEGAS (AP) — Casino giant Caesars Entertainment Corp. informed regulators on Aug. 9 that it is selling its property in Macau to an Asian developer for $438 million.
By Staff The Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — A developer has taken action against the historic-landmark designation for a one acre plot of oak trees at a former World War II-era internment camp in the San Fernando Valley, according to a lawsuit filed the week of Aug. 5.
By Muneeza Naqvi The Associated Press NEW DELHI (AP) — The government promised swift justice after the gang rape of a young university student on a moving bus in India’s capital late last year sparked nationwide outrage.
By Gillian Flaccus The Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — A married couple from Los Angeles have been jailed in the Middle East on a charge of murder with intent and are being accused of starving their 8-year-old daughter to death, according to a coalition of groups that are working on the case from the […]
By Yadana Htun and Tim Sullican The Associated Press YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Twenty-five years later, you can still see the fear in the eyes of the doctors — two young men carrying a schoolgirl, her blouse drenched in blood, through streets where soldiers were brutally crushing pro-democracy protests.
The office of the Mayor and Seattle Central Community College announced a new partnership between the Seattle Police Department (SPD) and Seattle Central Community College to offer a free five-credit course entitled “Introduction to Community Policing.” The course will cover basic policing skills with an emphasis on collaborating with the community, as well as help […]
The Asian & Pacific Islander American Fund (AAIASF) recently announced that they will be awarding $2,500 scholarships to students from 10 schools across the country, including South Seattle Community College, which will receive 15 scholarships. All of the schools are Asian American Native American Pacific Islander (AANAPSI) serving institutions. The deadline to apply is Oct. […]
This October, the Northwest Asian Weekly presents the Visionary Awards Gala, an event honoring visionaries in the APA community. By Imana Gunawan Northwest Asian Weekly Donald Hellmann was a fresh-faced graduate from Princeton University when he was drafted and sent to Korea in the mid 1950s. When returned to the United States a few years […]
By Ninette Cheng Northwest Asian Weekly In 2012, one out of 10 marriages in the United States were between couples of two different races, according to the U.S.