By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly It is approximately 7,738 miles between Sydney, Australia and Seattle – a long way for a basketball game.
AP Wire Service BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand’s interim parliament has given initial approval to a bill banning commercial surrogacy, the practice of hiring a woman to carry a fetus to term, a lawmaker said Friday.
By Jenn Fang For Northwest Asian Weekly The internet is in an uproar this week over Julien Blanc, an American and self-described “dating expert” who travels the globe giving workshops to men who are seeking to become so-called pick-up artists.
Happy very early Thanksgiving! We’re already thankful, and here’s why—a summary of some good news for you: Everyone is celebrating Kenneth Bae’s return. Bae was finally released from North Korean imprisonment after two years. There’s not much we can say that hasn’t been said in other media, but it doesn’t hurt to repeat the good […]
By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly Bo Ningen, a punky-psychedelic quartet of Japanese musicians based in London, England, brought their
By Samantha Pak Northwest Asian Weekly Sisters Written by Amy Laizans, Illustrated by Sophie Scahill Little Steps Publishing, 2013 Jane and her best friend are like most other kids their age living in Australia. They like to play outside in the sun, jump rope together, and read books aloud together. The two girls even help […]
By Rod McGuirk and Stephen Wright BANGKOK (AP) – Numbered 1 to 227, the passenger manifest for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 is an outwardly unremarkable document.
By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly The people and culture of Laos, a country heavily bombed by Americans during the Vietnam War, aren’t seen much in the English-speaking West. The Rocket, filmed in Laos but funded through Australia, pulls up the curtain on Laotian countryside life, with surprising and rich rewards. Directed by Kim Mordaunt, […]
By Nina Huang Northwest Asian Weekly Rebecca Chung Filice, 28, is not your typical classically trained musician. She rocked out on her cello with Macklemore and Ryan Lewis on their European and U.S. Heist World tour this year. She will be joining them next year for their tour in New Zealand, Australia, and Malaysia. Born […]
By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly Japan-born Kenichi Ebina won the eighth season of TV show “America’s Got Talent” on Sept. 18, becoming the