By Didi Tang The Associated Press BEIJING, China (AP) — A truck that exploded and caused an elevated stretch of a highway to collapse in central China, killing 10 people, was loaded with holiday fireworks that were illegally produced and transported, authorities said Saturday, Feb. 2.
By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly Last year, former Bloomberg TV anchor–reporter Phillip Yin wanted to challenge Sen. Maria Cantwell and, in the process, become the first Chinese American senator from the mainland United States. The showdown never materialized, as his supporters did not send campaign money. After he put his political dreams on hold, […]
BEIJING (AP) — Toxic bean sprouts, filthy cooking oil, and drug-tainted pork. The relentless headlines in Chinese media have churned up queasy feelings
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Revelers who wear “decadent” clothing during Myanmar’s upcoming New Year’s celebrations can face up to a month in prison
On Feb. 13, children and their parents braved the rain to come out and participate in the inaugural Children’s Parade and Contest, organized by the Northwest Asian Weekly and sponsored by Panda Express. Of the nearly 80 participants, there were 20 finalists who received tickets from the Space Needle, Seattle Aquarium, and Woodland Park Zoo. The three winners got tickets and $50, $30, and $20, respectively, from the parade sponsors.