By Signe Predmore Northwest Asian Weekly These days, you might catch snatches of guitar and piano melodies in odd corners of Town Hall at all hours, not only during their music programming.
Justice Sotomayor charms, inspires at Town Hall
By Evangeline Cafe Northwest Asian Weekly On the evening of March 10, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor spoke to an eager
Police focus on Uighurs after fatal Tiananmen car attack
By Christopher Bodeen The Associated Press BEIJING (AP) — Chinese police were seeking information Tuesday on two ethnic Uighur suspects believed to be linked to an apparent suicide car attack near Tiananmen Square in the country’s capital that killed five people and injured 38.
NKorean envoy delivers letter to China’s president
By Staff The Associated Press BEIJING (AP) — A top North Korean envoy has delivered a letter from leader Kim Jong Un to Chinese President Xi Jinping and told him Pyongyang would take steps to rejoin stalled nuclear disarmament talks, in an apparent victory for Beijing’s efforts to coax its unruly ally into lowering tensions.
Seattle Opera: An artistic marriage between East and West, part 2 of 2
Opera is changing in China and the Seattle Opera is helping contribute to its future …
China PM defends assertive trade, foreign policy
China vowed Sunday to remain alert to any renewed signs of economic crisis and forcefully defended its currency, trade and more assertive foreign policies as helping global rebalancing, not undermining it …
Dry run: Beijing shuts down early for its 60th anniversary parade practice
BEIJING (AP) — Police cleared the streets and office buildings in parts of China’s capital on Friday for a full dress rehearsal of celebrations for 60 years of communist rule. There was a mixture of excitement and resentment among ordinary Chinese who were told to stay away.