On June 12, President Donald Trump and Chairman Kim Jong-un of People’s Republic of Korea will meet face to face in Singapore. What can you expect happening after such a historic meeting? What’s going on behind the scenes?
By Sophia Stephens NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY On May 24, President Donald Trump abruptly cancelled the June 12 North Korea and United States summit in Singapore via a letter addressed to His Excellency Kim Jong Un, a move that has been largely condemned by the international community as a continuation of Trump’s bizarre approach to foreign […]
By CHRISTOPHER BODEEN Associated Press BEIJING (AP) — A brief video clip of Donald Trump’s granddaughter singing in Chinese is circulating to strong approval on the internet in China, even while some criticized the U.S. president’s failure to send greetings for the Lunar New Year. The clip posted by Trump’s daughter Ivanka shows 5-year-old Arabella […]
By Paul Traynor Associated Press JIAXING, China (AP) — A Chinese factory has been doing a brisk business selling giant inflatable roosters, some as tall as 16 feet, based on a design widely perceived in China to resemble President-elect Donald Trump. Yifang Inflatables, a factory in the city of Jiaxing, near Shanghai, began selling the […]
By Ganbat Namjilsangarav and Grace Brown Associated Press ULAANBAATAR, Mongolia (AP) — Exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama said on Nov. 23 that he has “no worries” about Donald Trump’s election as U.S. president, adding that he expects the businessman will align his future policies with global realities. The 1989 Nobel Peace Prize winner’s […]
Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump claimed his place Nov. 9 as America’s 45th president, an astonishing victory for the celebrity businessman and political novice who capitalized on voters’ economic anxieties, took advantage of racial tensions and overcame a string of sexual assault allegations on his way to the White House. His triumph over Hillary […]
By Eric Talmadge Associated Press PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — With a tightly controlled state media, little access to outside information and a deeply instilled belief that whoever runs the White House is bound to be their sworn enemy, North Koreans aren’t expecting much from the U.S. presidential elections — if they know about them […]
He was first the Chinese governor in the United States, first Chinese American U.S. ambassador to China, first Chinese American commerce secretary, and the King County Executive.
By Nicholas Riccardi Associated Press LAS VEGAS (AP) — Cynthia Ameli stopped her car, shocked at what she saw: A group of young Asian Americans waving Obama campaign signs on the side of a Las Vegas thoroughfare. A Chinese American who grew up in Chicago, Ameli was used to Black Americans and Latinos organizing for […]
By Louise Watt Associated Press BEIJING (AP) — The new Chinese year is the one to go bananas over. On Feb. 8, the zodiac calendar enters the Year of the Monkey — the ninth of 12 animal signs. Plastic monkeys are adorning shopping centers and office buildings, and government departments have been giving out toy […]