By Stacy Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly In 1988, Corinne Villa-Riese took time off from her job and backpacked <!–more–>around the globe. She started in California and went east, not stopping until she ended back in the Western Hemisphere, in Hawaii. For three months, she stayed with her grandmother in Honolulu, asking questions about the late […]
BEIJING (AP) — One of the world’s trickiest relationships is being tested in devastated Haiti, where China and Taiwan are rushing aid to one of Taipei’s few remaining diplomatic allies. Taiwan even announced that its president would personally deliver earthquake aid later this month.