By Jessica Else The Garden Island LIHUE, Hawaii (AP) — The Marne family of Missoula, Mont., arrived on Kauai for a week-long stay, and David Marne said skipping out on the snow was a main motivation for the family’s sandy getaway. “It’s warm and quiet and Mexico has a bad rap, though I’m not really […]
By Tiffany Ran Northwest Asian Weekly For many, the potential harbored in a single sip of coffee means conquering that morning meeting, finishing work reports, and having that pick-me-up when it seems the work day would never end. Yet “Caffeinated,” a documentary that debuts this week, will cause many to rethink their regular cup of […]
By Hope Yen Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) – With immigration legislation stalled in Congress, Hispanics and Asian Americans say getting relief from deportations is more important for many of the 11 million immigrants here illegally than creating a pathway to U.S. citizenship, a new study finds.
Northwest Asian Weekly was the recipient of three 2013 Better Newspaper Awards at the Washington Newspaper Publishers Association’s 126th annual convention held Oct. 4 in Olympia. Reporter Jason Cruz won first place in the Best News Story–Long category for his story, “Family asks for help to free Tacoma resident imprisoned in Nicaragua,” about prison […]
By Samantha Bomkamp The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Delta Air Lines wants to expand service to Asia through its partnership with Alaska Airlines. Delta plans to add a flight between Seattle and Shanghai starting on June 17, 2013. Delta, which is based in Atlanta, is also proposing a flight between Seattle and Tokyo-Haneda, […]
On April 14, a group of high school teens from the greater Seattle area packed their bags for the kick-off of YMCA’s new Global Teen Program. The new program takes place in Seattle’s sister city, Kaohsiung, Taiwan. Participants in the program will work with various social youth agencies. They will partake in cultural visits around […]
By Keishi Matsuda Northwest Asian Weekly It is becoming more common for international students from Asian countries to further their education in Washington state colleges. Some students flourish and have relatively little trouble studying in the United States, but others struggle.
CHICAGO (AP) — White Sox manager Ozzie Guillen thinks Asian players are given privileges in the United States that Latinos are not offered.
BEIJING (AP) — China is set to overtake Japan as the world’s second-largest economy in a resurgence that is changing everything from the global balance of military and financial power to how cars are designed.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Sen. Jim Webb called for ending government-run diversity programs in a newspaper column on July 23