By Staff The Associated Press HACKENSACK, N.J. (AP) — After noticing plaques at the local courthouse commemorating slavery, the Holocaust, and other atrocities, Korean American community leader Chejin Park had the idea of adding a tribute to the “comfort women” of World War II.
By Staff The Associated Press LOS ANGELES, Calif. (AP) — A now-shuttered Southern California sushi restaurant and two of its chefs were indicted on conspiracy and other charges for allegedly serving illegal and endangered whale meat, authorities said Friday, Feb. 1.
By Matthew Daly The Associated Press WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) — Energy Secretary Steven Chu, who won a Nobel Prize in physics but came under questioning for his handling of a solar energy loan, is stepping down.
By Jane Han New America Media NEW YORK ― For certain privileged Korean moms-to-be, their baby’s first gifts aren’t toys, rattles, or clothes. It’s U.S. citizenship.
By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly Many people were curious about “The Last Stand” because it marks action superstar Arnold Schwarzenegger’s first return to the silver screen since leaving office as governor of California. However, I was reluctant to watch another film from South Korean director Ji-woon Kim, since I gave his gore-drowned film “I […]
By Samantha Pak Northwest Asian Weekly Tiger’s Destiny By Colleen Houck Splinter, 2012 It’s three quests down and one to go for Kelsey Hayes, Ren, and Kishan, as they continue to work to break the curse that forces the two brothers to live part of their days as tigers. In the last three books in […]
By Assunta Ng When I was a child, I followed some silly Lunar New Year traditions. My family wouldn’t bathe on the first day because in Chinese culture, it is believed that all your wealth will be washed away. We wouldn’t clean our house either, because we’d be doomed to lose our fortune. But there’s […]
By Assunta Ng Normally, when I’m invited to a mainstream event, I have high expectations for their program and networking opportunities, but low expectations for their diversity. Don’t blame me, that’s the way many events are in Seattle — white and exclusive. I am usually one of the few women of color.
By Charles Lam Northwest Asian Weekly For years, the Tacoma Art Museum has wowed attendees with its collection of Chinese textiles and jades, many of which
By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Postal Service released its 2013 Lunar New Year stamp, featuring firecrackers, paper-cut designs, and Chinese calligraphy on Jan. 16 to help customers usher in the Year of the Snake.