SHANGHAI (AP) — China wrapped up its record-breaking World Expo on Sunday, Oct. 31, with a lavish display of national pride, as organizers of the mammoth event
From Seward Park to Woodland Park, the 20-mile stretch along Lake Washington is also known as the “emerald necklace.”
Could Nintendo’s Mario be swapping his world of magic mushrooms and ravenous dinosaurs for the staid confines of the classroom? …
By Ravi Nessman THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI (AP) — The nursery school scramble is on. Tens of thousands of parents across New Delhi are taking time off of work to complete applications, paying poorly disguised bribes to school officials, and obsessively checking websites in desperate bids to win spots in good private schools for […]
URUMQI, China (AP) — China charged Akmal Shaikh with smuggling drugs and executed him on the morning of Tuesday, Dec. 29. But family and acquaintances say the 53-year-old Briton, originally from Pakistan, was mentally unstable and was lured to China from a life on the street in Poland by men playing on his dreams to record a pop song for world peace.
Each year, 4 million babies die before they are a month old, 150 million children are engaged in child labor, more than 500 million have been affected by violence, and 51 million have fallen so far through the cracks that they have not even had their births registered, according to the United Nations.
SHANGHAI (AP) — This city of 20 million rose from the sea and grew into a modern showcase, with skyscrapers piercing the clouds, atop tidal flats fed by the mighty Yangtze River.
APIA, Samoa (AP) — On Monday, Sept. 7, Samoa prepared to become the first country in nearly 40 years to switch driving from one side of the road to the other.
Journalist and educator Lawrence Pintak has been named the founding dean of the Edward R. Murrow College of Communication at Washington State University. He will begin his new position on Aug. 17.
By Yoon S. Park NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY When one thinks of fashion, cities such as Milan, Paris, London, Tokyo, and New York immediately come to mind. Where does Seattle fit into that mix? According to local boutique owner Michelle Kim, Seattle fashion is — in a word — safe. It’s safe both in style and […]