HONOLULU (AP) — Native Hawaiians experience fewer years of good health compared with other ethnic groups in the state, a recent public health study found. The study by University of Hawaii researchers published in the Asia Pacific Journal of Public Health found Native Hawaiians have 14 fewer years of healthy life than other groups. The […]
By EILEEN NG and KEN MORITSUGU Associated Press HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said she would “seriously reflect” on a stunning landslide victory by pro-democracy candidates in the city’s local election that was a clear rebuke of how she has handled violent protests that divided the semi-autonomous Chinese territory. Pro-democracy candidates […]
By DEE-ANN DURBIN AP Business Writer Starbucks Corp. says new beverages and more efficient stores are drawing in more U.S. and Chinese customers, turning around the weaker traffic it saw at the start of the year. The company rolled out popular new drinks, like nitro cold brew and pumpkin cream cold brew, to all U.S. […]
By The Associated Press After bloody race riots rocked China’s far west a decade ago, the ruling Communist Party turned to a rare figure in their ranks to restore order: a Han Chinese official fluent in Uighur, the language of the local Turkic Muslim minority. Now, newly revealed, confidential documents show that the official, Zhu […]
Frank Langfitt’s 2019 book The Shanghai Free Taxi: Journeys with the Hustlers and Rebels of the New China is the first-hand story of a long-time foreign correspondent and current NPR reporter who lived and worked in China in the 1990s and more recently in the 2010s.
The Museum of History and Industry (MOHAI)’s exhibit “Beyond Bollywood: Indian Americans Shape the Nation” didn’t originate in Seattle. But MOHAI’s guest curator Amy Bhatt wanted to make sure that local audiences saw a special, unique version.
Joshua Dela Cruz has gone from having a genie as a sidekick to a bright blue puppy—and he couldn’t be happier.
By Ruth Bayang NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Ranked dead last for talk time during the Nov. 20 Democratic presidential debate —Andrew Yang is accusing MSNBC of “suppressing” him and “ignoring” his campaign. According to a New York Times analysis, Yang spoke for less time (6 minutes, 48 seconds) than any other candidate on the stage. The […]
By Mahlon Meyer Northwest Asian Weekly Upon first inspection, it is merely a box, and a small one, at that. But upon opening, it contains what looks like a cross between a fanny pack and a g-string. In fact, what millions of people, in China and now in the United States, have discovered is that […]
By Mahlon Meyer Northwest Asian Weekly For some, it is a daily practice. For others, it happens once in a lifetime —when it is almost too late. The way we practice gratitude, or thankfulness, can shape our emotions and values, according to countless self-help books and even our most hallowed spiritual and religious organizations. It […]