By Christopher Bodeen Associated Press NANJING, China (AP) – China and Taiwan hailed a new chapter in their relations on Tuesday and said their ties would advance after they held their highest-level government talks since they split amid civil war in 1949. The two-hour discussions in the eastern Chinese city of Nanjing marked a leap […]
Rusdi Kirana, president director of Lion Group, the largest private air carrier in Indonesia, has been appointed to the advisory board for the University of Washington Bothell School of Business. The council provides strategic guidance, helps build external partnerships, and deepens the school’s relationship with the business community. Kirana is a native of Indonesia. He […]
Beth Takekawa, executive director of the Wing Luke Asian Museum, was one of 200 guests on May 28, 2013, invited to meet President Barack Obama at the White house for a celebration of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. Also at the event were author Helen Zia, Asst. Secretary of the Interior Rhea Suh, […]
By Firdia Lisnawati THE Associated Press BALI, Indonesia (AP) —Miss Philippines, Megan Young, was crowned Miss World on Sept. 28 amid tight security on Indonesia’s resort island of Bali, where the contest’s final round was moved following protests by Muslim hardliner groups.
BALI, Indonesia (AP) — The 63rd edition of the Miss World pageant opened Sept. 8 after protests by Muslim hard-liners confined the event to Indonesia’s predominantly Hindu resort island of Bali.
By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly “The Act Of Killing” is a documentary film. I want to emphasize that right up front. But it opens with a beguiling surrealistic dance sequence. A giant fish, the size of an office building, sits on the edge of a body of water. The fish is concrete, perhaps metal; […]
By Chris Brummitt The Associated Press HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Nearly 40 years after hundreds of thousands of Vietnamese fled the country’s Communist regime by boat, a growing number are taking to the water again.
By Gabrielle Nomura Northwest Asian Weekly It was Maya Soetoro-Ng’s mother who made her realize how lucky she was to be of mixed race. Being both Indonesian and white, Soetoro-Ng belonged to more than one world.
By Shierly Mondianti For the Northwest Asian Weekly For International Women’s Day, the Northwest Asian Weekly interviewed 15 students from North Seattle Community College about their hopes and dreams for the future. Leila Benhazir Abdoul, 18, Cameroon What do you want to accomplish in your life? What is your future ambition? I want to be […]
By Shierly Mondianti For Northwest Asian Weekly To many people, March 8 was just another day of the year. However, to a group of students at North Seattle Community College, it represented a day where months of hard work was showcased to the public. Friday, March 8 was the Second Annual International Women’s Day Event […]