HONOLULU (AP) — Rejected visa applications are keeping thousands of Chinese tourists from visiting Hawaii. More than 2,000 of the 6,000 Nu Skin distributors in China and Hong Kong that were planning to attend a conference in Hawaii were not able to attend because of visa troubles, The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported. The convention of the […]
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The son of Mexican mariachi superstar Pepe Aguilar has been arrested at a U.S.-Mexico border crossing on allegations of attempting to smuggle four Chinese nationals in to the United States. Jose Aguilar’s attorney, Jeremy Warren, said on March 31 that his client will tell his side in court. He said the […]
By GENE JOHNSON Associated Press SEATTLE (AP) — Immigration agents rounded up 84 people — including 60 with criminal records — during a three-day operation in Washington, Oregon and Alaska, authorities announced on March 30. The operation ended on March 27 and targeted criminals residing in the United States illegally, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s […]
By Staff NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Homeownership rates among Asian American and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs) are well below the U.S. average, according to a report from the Asian Real Estate Association of America and RE/MAX LLC. AAPI homeownership is almost 8 percent lower than the national average and 17 percent lower than the homeownership among non-Latino […]
SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle’s mayor and two councilmembers plan to create a $1 million legal defense fund to help immigrants and refugees. Mayor Ed Murray and councilmembers Lorena González and Tim Burgess said on March 31 that the fund would support Seattle residents and workers with limited financial resources who are facing civil proceedings in […]
Ghost in the Shell started out as a manga series written and illustrated around 1989 by Masamune Shirow.
By Staff NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Asian Americans were the biggest moviegoers in 2016 compared to any other ethnic group in the country in terms of per capita ticket buying, according to a new report by the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA). The MPAA defines frequent moviegoers as people who go to the theater at […]
The Wing Luke Museum raised a record-breaking $520,000 at its annual auction and dinner on April 1 at The Westin Seattle. More than 500 people, including Seattle Mayor Ed Murray and Attorney General Bob Ferguson, attended the event titled, “Bold, Loud, and Brave.” Photos by George Liu/NWAW
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Dear Editor, At a cost of $236 billion a year, Alzheimer’s is the most expensive disease in the nation. Nearly one in every five Medicare dollars is spent on people with Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia. And total costs will only continue to increase as baby boomers age, soaring to more than $1 trillion […]