By Didi Tang Associated Press SHANGHAI (AP) — On New Year’s Eve of 2013, Shanghai authorities sent about 6,000 city police officers
By Wayne Chan Northwest Asian Weekly As we close out another year, now is as good a time as any to take stock of the past year and get ready for a new one with some New Year’s resolutions. Yup…time to reset the clock, start another chapter, get back on that horse, and turn another […]
By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly The 2:30 p.m. screening of the year’s most controversial movie at Columbia’s Ark Lodge Cinemas didn’t feature any controversy. Patrons filed in. A man in a wheelchair struggled to find a place to park himself out of others’ way. The cinema played a few charming old cartoons advertising the […]
By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Heng Hey and Chea Pol, owners of King Donut, a Rainier Valley mainstay for almost 30 years were the victims of a brutal attack on January 2nd. The suspect remains at large.
SEATTLE (AP) — A 32-year-old man who killed another driver in Seattle in what prosecutors called a random thrill-killing faces was sentenced to 29 years and one month in prison Friday.
Seattle Department of Neighborhoods’ popular Neighborhood Matching Fund (NMF) announces its funding opportunities for 2015. All three of its funds – Small Sparks, Small and Simple Projects Fund, and the Large Projects Fund – support the efforts of community members as they work on projects to build stronger neighborhoods and communities. More than 5000 projects […]
By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly Ryōtarō Makihara’s “Hal: The Movie” manages many turns in its hour-long running time: Some bright, some sinister, some funny, some eerie. It starts with some fish being watched through a fish-eye lens, and for the remainder of the brief but beguiling narrative, the script, from Izumi Kizara, casts doubts […]
There were no stories about the controversial Sony hack from the Associated Press (AP) Pyongyang bureau in North Korea. You can refer to page 5 and the last three issues for background information if you have been hiding from mass media.
By Peggy Chapman Northwest Asian Weekly Approximately 150 people attended the ceremony honoring the death of the four firemen who risked their <!–more–>lives in the Pang Factory fire in Seattle’s Chinatown 20 years ago. In Occidental Park, where the memorial was held, four statues are erected commemorating these firefighters. Their statues are a notable feature […]
By Mike Balsamo Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Mayor Bill de Blasio and Police Commissioner William Bratton drew salutes from some <!–more–>officers Saturday as they arrived at the wake of a second New York Police Department officer killed in an ambush shooting. The gesture of respect during the calling hours for Officer Wenjian Liu […]