PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea said Saturday it has arrested a South Korean student of New York University for illegally entering the country from China last month. Won Moon Joo, who North Korea says has permanent residency in the U.S. and lives in New Jersey, was arrested on April 22 after crossing the […]
By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly The new action film “Awesome Asian Bad Guys” has its Seattle premiere at a free screening on Sunday, August 24th, at 1212 King Street in Seattle, starting at 7 pm. The film, centered around a group of colorful Asian villains, was co-directed by Stephen Dypiangco and Patrick Epino, and […]
By Jake Pearson The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Blind Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng, whose escape from house arrest to the U.S. embassy in Beijing sparked a diplomatic crisis last year, will be leaving his position at New York University at the end of this month, the university confirmed.
By Tom Hays The Associated Press NEW YORK — Three New York University researchers from China divulged results from a federally funded study to Chinese competitors in exchange for tuition, rent, and other expenses, federal prosecutors said May 20.
By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly “Seattle is so beautiful,” Kikuei Ikeda of the Toyko String Quartet said in an email interview. “One thing I particularly love about that area is the nature — the city has both a beautiful mountain and a beautiful ocean — it is almost like the feeling I have when […]
By Charles Lam Northwest Asian Weekly Seattle is a title town again as hometown sweetheart Leah Li has won the 2013 Miss Chinatown USA pageant, as well as the pageant’s Miss Talent title.
Leah Li will be representing the Seattle Chinese Chamber of Commerce in the 2013 Miss Chinatown USA pageant. Leah is 20 years old and will be the youngest contestant. She is currently studying at NYU and attended high school on Mercer Island. The competition will take place Feb. 16 at the Palace of Fine Arts […]
By Assunta Ng In case you don’t know, Congressman Adam Smith of the 9th district is now representing part of the Chinatown/International District, after redistricting. It used to only be Congressman Jim McDermott.
What was it that kept myself and other Obama supporters looking for just one more votes as we knocked on doors in the hot Iowa summer? What propelled us to ignore our frozen feet as we hunted for votes in the bitter New Hampshire winter? Why did we ignore our homework and yard work and other mundane tasks so that we could make countless calls from a crowded back room in a Virginia campaign office?