By Cynthia Flash Northwest Asian Weekly Lincoln Louie grew up surrounded by chronic kidney disease. The youngest of three children, he saw his brother Danny and sister Lily battle it. For Lincoln, who lives in the Beacon Hill home where he grew up, the sometimes life-threatening disease was just a regular part of life. “To […]
By Colleen Long and Tom Hays Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — The indictment of New York Police Department Officer Peter Liang Wednesday on charges of manslaughter and criminally negligent homicide in the stairwell shooting of Akai Gurley comes two months after a grand jury declined to charge Officer Daniel Pantaleo in the chokehold death […]
By Ana Mari Cauce Special to Northwest Asian Weekly Before my recent trip to Southeast Asia, I knew that the University of Washington (UW) <!–more–>was a global university. We are rated 15th among the world’s universities in Shanghai Jiao Tong University’s much publicized rankings, and 14th in the world in the US News and World […]
AP Wire Service HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Vietnam’s prime minister said Thursday that it is impossible to ban social media such as Facebook so authorities in the communist nation instead should provide correct information to inform public opinion.
By Hyung-Jin Kim Associated Press SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A Korean-American woman accused of praising rival North Korea in a recent lecture was deported from South Korea on Saturday, in the latest in a series of cases that critics say infringe on the country’s freedom of speech.
AP Wire Service BEIJING (AP) — China’s financial hub of Shanghai said Sunday it was canceling its famed Lunar New Year lantern festival in the wake of a stampede that left 36 people dead.
AP Wire Service KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia’s top court on Tuesday sentenced two police officers to death by hanging, after overturning their acquittal by a lower court over the killing of a Mongolian woman who had an affair with a friend of the prime minister.
By Didi Tang Associated Press SHANGHAI (AP) — On New Year’s Eve of 2013, Shanghai authorities sent about 6,000 city police officers
By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Heng Hey and Chea Pol, owners of King Donut, a Rainier Valley mainstay for almost 30 years were the victims of a brutal attack on January 2nd. The suspect remains at large.
By Matthew Pennington Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Fears of war between Taiwan and China have eased in recent years, but the growing gap in their military capabilities has prompted a U.S. think tank to lay out a radical new approach in how Taiwan could defend itself if China invaded, relying less on conventional forces […]