According to the New York Times, more than 70 percent of Americans today enroll in a four-year college, but only 75 percent of students who start college finish it. The United States is the seventh highest rated among the 23 Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development countries in enrollment, but is the second to last […]
Women have made huge strides in just one generation. Now, the average college campus has more women attending than men. More women are also getting into business, now virtually matching the amount of men that do.
By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly Former Medina Police Chief Jeffrey Chen’s wrongful-termination lawsuit against the city of Medina will finally be seeing a trial by jury. However, the lawsuit will be without several claims that were thrown out by the judge. The trial is scheduled to begin on March 11. U.S. District Court Judge Thomas […]
BEIJING (AP) — Microsoft Corp. co-founder Bill Gates says he is in discussions with China to jointly develop a new kind of nuclear reactor. During a talk at China’s Ministry of Science & Technology on Wednesday, the billionaire said, “The idea is to be very low cost, very safe, and generate very little waste.” Gates […]
By Stacy Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly Some believe the United States isn’t gaining enough brains to stay competitive. In the United States, the H1B visa allowed U.S. employers to temporarily employ foreign workers in specialty occupations, as defined by the regulations. At the beginning of each fiscal year in October, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration […]
SEATTLE (AP) — South Korean President Lee Myung-bak arrived in Seattle on Thursday, Sept. 22, for a two-day visit.
Bill Gates created a spectacular foundation headquarters with a price tag of $500 million (just for the first phase, too!).
Last week, broadcast journalist Yang Lan, who was dubbed by CNN as China’s Oprah, visited the University of Washington to talk about
“When you think about the future, many things come together,” said Bill Gates, the founder of Microsoft and billionaire philanthropist, at the 2011 Climate Solutions Breakfast
When Julie Pham, managing editor of Nguoi Viet Tay Bac/Northwest Vietnamese News, invited other ethnic media to join