By John Rogers Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — For a thousand years, China’s Cave Temples of Dunhuang were a popular traveler’s rest stop, marketplace and religious shrine on the fabled Silk Road. Now they are coming to Los Angeles, both in spirit and reality. In an exhibition curators say is unprecedented, three full-scale, hand-painted […]
BOSTON (AP) — A former United States Army contractor has been sentenced for lying on his security clearance form and damaging Army computers. The U.S. Attorney’s office says 62-year-old Wei Chen, of Westfield, Mass. was sentenced to six months of home confinement and five years of probation. He must pay an $8,000 fine. Chen served […]
By Darlene Superville Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on May 4 urged Asian-Americans and Pacific Islanders to fight bigotry and to press Congress to update U.S. immigration policy. Obama said America’s tradition is to welcome newcomers because it was founded by immigrants. He said that tradition also makes difficult to understand why […]
Hang on, Filharmaniacs! The Filharmonic are returning to Western Washington on May 12 to perform at the University of Washington’s Tacoma campus, and on May 13, at South Puget Sound College.
Welcome to another edition of The Layup Drill. In this edition, we write about the “last” fight for Manny Pacquiao, whether NBA refs respect Jeremy Lin, and Benson Henderson making a big career move.
The ninja warriors were fierce, focused, and fun-driven. Kids between ages 6 and 18 leapt, scampered, swung, climbed, and grappled their way to the finish line on a 130-foot, indoor, inflatable obstacle course.
“Phantom of the Opera,” a novel by Gaston Leroux, was serialized in France between 1909 and 1910, and published in book form later in 1910. A tale of demented love between a beautiful young singer and a scarred musical genius hiding in the bowels of the Paris Opera House, it’s inspired several film versions, notably the 1925 silent classic starring Lon Chaney Sr., stage adaptations, and at least two musicals, including the world-famous Andrew Lloyd Webber version that spawned its own film.
By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly (Editor’s note: This is a continuation of Publisher Assunta Ng’s blog post from last week’s issue — the unique things she does while traveling around the world.) 7. Everything is negotiable Did you know that hotel room rates and its services are negotiable? Once, we booked a hotel at […]
Dear Editor, I am writing in response and in solidarity with the many cosigners of a letter to Mayor Ed Murray in the April 30-May 6 issue of Northwest Asian Weekly. The cosigners urged the mayor to pay attention to a severe public safety and public health issue in the Chinatown ID: that of illegal […]
“Our legal system failed me.”
Elisha Edwin, 40, is living a nightmare.
His only child, 3-year-old Rachel, was taken out of the country to the Philippines by her mother, Katrina Jean Lacdao, for what was supposedly a two-week trip to see Lacdao’s ailing father.