By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly An overlooked sport that is seeking to gain more popularity held the biggest event of its sports year in Bellevue last week. The men’s squash World Championships came to the Meydenbauer Center in Bellevue, Wash., from Nov. 11-22. The world championships brought the best in men’s professional squash to […]
Nella Kwan was selected as Miss Seafair 2015. She is an undergraduate at the University of Washington where she is pursuing a degree in business administration with an emphasis in finance and information systems. She recently traveled to Egypt, where she expanded her knowledge and passion for global literacy and education. She has been heavily […]
The Turkish American Cultural Association of Washington will partner with the Seattle Center to bring the fifth annual International Children’s Friendship Festival to Seattle on April 12 and 13, from 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on both days.
By Jane Mee Wong Northwest Asian Weekly Eight months ago, dock workers at Hong Kong’s Kwai Chung terminal went on a historic 40-day strike. Faced
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By Gillian Wong The Associated Press BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese teenager who defaced an ancient temple in Egypt with graffiti has come under fire at home where his vandalism prompted public fretting about how to cultivate a good image overseas as more newly affluent Chinese travel abroad.
By Samantha Henry The Associated Press NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Dock workers rushed to unload stacked containers from a cargo ship that arrived in New Jersey from the Middle East on Wednesday after a Coast Guard inspection team heard knocking for about two hours that suggested stowaways might be inside one of the boxes.
By Sebastian Abbot The Associated Press LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — While many young tech wizards strive to invent the next iPad, Umar Saif is working to bring Internet-style networking to millions of Pakistanis who don’t have access to the web. He could shake up the country’s politics in the process. Saif’s efforts recently earned him […]
BEIJING (AP) — Jittery Chinese authorities wary of any domestic dissent staged a show of force Sunday, Feb. 20, to squelch a mysterious online call for a “Jasmine Revolution,”
Who is the real Pei-ti Tung? That is the question Mike Sabo and Dean Leong have been asking themselves since 2006, when they first found out that the woman they had forged a business relationship with was actually a convicted felon with a criminal background. She had several aliases and her family history didn’t tie together.