By Ninette Cheng Northwest Asian Weekly As 2013 kicks off, so do the New Year’s resolutions to eat healthier. Yes, getting in shape means changing your diet, but that doesn’t mean that you need to give up your favorite Asian foods! After all, Asian cuisine can be great for you. “Asian diets tend to be […]
2012 was an amazing year for Asian and Pacific Americans.
By Foster Klug The Associated Press SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea’s young new leader gets rock star treatment when he visits his troops — just as his father did. But while the late Kim Jong Il mostly stayed aloof in dark shades, his son holds hands and hugs his soldiers. Kim Jong Un […]
By Annie Huang The Associated Press TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan has one of the lowest birth rates in the world, but you wouldn’t know that from visiting the obstetrics department at Taiwan Adventist Hospital. The hallways were abuzz this week with dozens of women lined up for ultrasound checks and other appointments with obstetricians.
What really matters? Ask yourself this before you make your New Year’s resolutions. Write down what you find valuable. Writing helps you understand yourself and empowers you to achieve what you want.
By Keni Lesa The Associated Press APIA, Samoa (AP) — Sirens wailed and fireworks exploded in the skies over Samoa, as the tiny South Pacific nation jumped forward in time, crossing westward over the international date line and effectively erasing Friday, Dec. 30, 2011, from the country’s calendar.
Race For Your Life is a human powered watercraft race series, consisting of four challenging distance (6-16 miles) race. One of the races is called The New Year’s Challenge, which will take place on Saturday, Jan. 7 at 11am. Compete against outrigger canoes, surf skis, kayaks, standup paddle boards and many other human powered crafts. […]
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Pro-democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi says she hopes that a new U.S. special envoy to Myanmar will be able to help
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Revelers who wear “decadent” clothing during Myanmar’s upcoming New Year’s celebrations can face up to a month in prison
Tsubaki Grand Shrine had its Bean Throwing Festival, called Setsubun Taisai in Japanese. It is a very popular New Year’s ritual based on the lunar calendar.