PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — A Buddhist temple under construction in Siem Reap, home of Cambodia’s famed Angkor temples, collapsed on Dec. 2, killing at least three people and injuring 13 others, including two monks, police said. The deputy chief of Siem Reap Provincial Police, Pheung Chendareth, said workers were pouring cement for the ceiling […]
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Samoa’s government said on Dec. 2 that another five children had died within the past day from a measles outbreak, bringing the death toll from the epidemic to more than 50 as authorities race to vaccinate the entire population. Samoa declared a national emergency last month and mandated that all […]
HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii is on track to have more than 10 million visitors in one year for the first time in history, although that may not be reflected in dollar amounts, tourism officials said. Hawaii Tourism Authority data showed there have been nearly 8.7 million visitors through October, The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported on Nov. […]
You have the right to sue your employer if your legal counsel suggests that you do. But if you receive any form of compensation or appeal for a claim, it may weaken your case.
The Food and Drug Administration lifted a ban earlier this year that prohibits blood donation from those who had traveled to China in the last three years.
It was only after her partner’s death that He Meili realized the full meaning of marriage. As a lesbian couple in China, He and Li Qin kept their ties largely unspoken, sometimes introducing themselves as cousins.
Godfrey Gao, who made headlines in 2011 as the first Asian man to ever model for Louis Vuitton, has died at age 35. Gao made his American film debut in 2013’s “The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones,” and he also starred in a number of popular Asian films and TV shows. He was filming a […]
Gene Moy is proud to tell you that he’s 102 years old (103 in April). Obviously, it’s a worthy accomplishment for the former World War II veteran.
Outside his house, there is wavy grass on the sidewalk. A pile of chairs rides atop the driveway. Behind them, hidden from the street, are signs, stacked together that say: “Larry Gossett for King County Council.”
As she gazes across the room, her look becomes one of longing. The older Japanese woman she is watching has hair like wisps of snow. She is gently fondling silk handkerchiefs and bric-a-brac with the care of a mother.