By Kristen Gelineau Associated Press SYDNEY (AP) — Inside a remote island prison in Indonesia, two Australians facing death by firing squad await word of their fate. To some, they are ruthless drug smugglers who deserve to die. To others, rehabilitated do-gooders who deserve to live. The question of which characterization is correct has threatened […]
The host nation for the 17th annual Asia Pacific New Year Celebration at the Tacoma Dome was Pakistan. There was a presentation of the Pakistan national anthem, and a feature cultural show. The Stage Mistress of Ceremony was Cheryl Lee of the University of Washington. Festivities included a variety of performances from schools and societies […]
Shoreline Community College President Cheryl Roberts, International Education Executive Director Diana Sampson and Associate Director of Outreach Bo Fu visited China, Cambodia, and Indonesia in December.
By Soumya Karlamangla For a moment in 1996, a political milestone for Asian Americans was within Chang-Lin Tien’s
By Mike Ives The Associated Press VU HOI, Vietnam (AP) — When his wife moved to Taiwan nine years ago to work as a maid — earning far more than she could in the rice paddies of this northern Vietnamese hamlet — Pham Duc Viet took over the household chores and raised their two children […]
By James Tabafunda Northwest Asian Weekly Typhoons are a normal, generally accepted part of life in the Philippines, except for one.
By Evangeline Cafe Northwest Asian Weekly After months at sea, walking on land is not a simple thing, but a local nonprofit is helping sea workers adjust and reconnect with loved ones during their stopovers in Seattle.
By Rod McGuirk and Stephen Wright BANGKOK (AP) – Numbered 1 to 227, the passenger manifest for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 is an outwardly unremarkable document.
By Alia Marsha Northwest Asian Weekly The gym is attractive due to its convenience. It can also, however, feel a little bit too
The Asia Pacific Cultural Center in Tacoma presented “An Exciting Tahitian Experience” with its 16th annual Asia Pacific New Year celebration at the Tacoma Dome on Feb. 15. Thousands attended, including dignitaries from Tahiti, along with Tacoma Mayor Marilyn Strickland, Pierce County Executive Pat McCarthy, Lieutenant Governor Brad Owen, Congressman Derek Kilmer, Consul General of […]