By Minal Singh Northwest Asian Weekly Winnie Che has long been an active member of the International District community. If you go to the Greenland, Inc. offices located on Weller Street in the Eng Suey Family Plaza, you will see their health tonic Naturin 2 stacked in bright green boxes and you will see photos […]
A Man of Character — First Asian American chancellor fell victim to US’ fear of China
By Soumya Karlamangla For a moment in 1996, a political milestone for Asian Americans was within Chang-Lin Tien’s
Kenneth Bae appeals to U.S. for N. Korea release
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) – An American missionary who has been jailed in North Korea for more than a year appeared before reporters Monday and appealed to the U.S. government to do its best to secure his release.
Lynnwood mom visits son detained in North Korea
By Gene Johnson The Associated Press SEATTLE (AP) — An ailing American who has been detained in North Korea for 11 months had an emotional reunion with his mother for the first time since he was sentenced to 15 years of hard labor, the family said Friday.
Family: Seattle man detained in North Korea hospitalized
By Gene Johnson The Associated Press SEATTLE (AP) — An American man detained in North Korea for the past nine months has been hospitalized after losing more than 50 pounds, and the need to bring him home is becoming more urgent, his sister said Aug. 11.
EDITORIAL: Helping and hurting North Korea
As Seattle wishes for the safe return of Kenneth Bae from the North Korean labor camp in which he is currently held, it’s important to take a look at the current reality of working in North Korea and how it is increasingly becoming a nightmare.
BLOG: API delegates flooded DNC
By Assunta Ng Recently, I received a list of Washington State Delegation delegates for the Democratic National Convention (DNC). More than 150 delegates are represented, 10 percent of which are Asian Americans, including Sofia Aragon, Robert Chu, Ruthann Kurose, Rep. Cindy Ryu, Ricardo Polintan, Nisha Nariya, Edward Song, Louis Watanabe, Rep. Bob Hasegawa, Noland Hoshino, […]
Young migrants changing the face of China’s cities
DONGGUAN, China (AP) — Li Biying, 20, has no plans to go home. Unlike older migrant workers who came to earn money for a few years before returning to their villages
Republicans step up opposition to liberal nominee
WASHINGTON — Republicans intensified opposition to the nominee for a San Francisco-based appeals court, setting up a test of whether President Barack Obama can win confirmation for an unabashed liberal.
Editorial: Since when is multitasking bad? Maybe when you’re the President
Now it may be true that a large number of American people are attributing their dissatisfaction with Obama to his multitasking — but are these people right? Should he just concentrate on war in Afghanistan? Should he just focus on the economy? How about just health care?