By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly An overlooked sport that is seeking to gain more popularity held the biggest event of its sports year in Bellevue last week. The men’s squash World Championships came to the Meydenbauer Center in Bellevue, Wash., from Nov. 11-22. The world championships brought the best in men’s professional squash to […]
By Gillian Flaccus The Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — A married couple from Los Angeles have been jailed in the Middle East on a charge of murder with intent and are being accused of starving their 8-year-old daughter to death, according to a coalition of groups that are working on the case from the […]
By Jim Armstrong The Associated Press SAITAMA, Japan (AP) — Japan and Iran showed Sunday why they are among the favorites in Asia to qualify in advancing to the 2014 World Cup.
By Graham Dunbar The Associated Press BASEL, Switzerland (AP) — Roger Federer ended his 10-month trophy drought on Sunday, Nov. 6, by outclassing Kei Nishikori 6–1, 6–3 in the Swiss Indoors final. Federer was emotional as he thanked his hometown fans after winning for the fifth time in six years at the event where he […]
The Asian University for Women (AUW), located in Bangladesh, appointed Cherie Blair, a leading international lawyer, human rights advocate, and the wife
TOKYO (AP) — Japanese women are expected to live almost 86.5 years, topping the world longevity ratings for the 25th straight year, the government reported on July 26.
apanese fish dealers on Friday welcomed the rejection of a proposed trade ban on Atlantic bluefin tuna — a prized ingredient of sushi — while urging that existing quotas be more strictly enforced to protect the species from overfishing …
Japan said Tuesday that China supports its opposition to a proposed ban on trade in Atlantic bluefin tuna, a fish prized in sushi.
PUDUKKOTTAI, India (AP) — Considering suicide after being stripped of her medal and shunned by the people around her, Indian runner Santhi Soundarajan knows a bit about what Caster Semenya is going through.
I am writing to point out factual inaccuracies in the article entitled “Ration Yourself” in the Aug. 30 – Sept. 5 issue.