By Dipika Kohli Northwest Asian Weekly Four minutes is all I can take. It’s not jetlag. Or culture shock. It’s just hot. I’m in a sauna. In Malmoe, in Sweden. Guidebooks and everything, they talk about this. You go to Scandinavia, and you go to the sauna. For the coziness. For warmth and safety, inside, […]
North Korea says it’s holding a third American prisoner
By Hyung-Jin Kim Associated Press North Korea said on June 6 it has detained an American tourist for committing an unspecified crime, the third U.S. citizen being held there.
Reign welcomes a Women’s World Cup veteran to the club
By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Atop the roof of the Space Needle on April 2, the Seattle Reign FC unveiled its new “kits,” a soccer term for uniforms, for the 2014 season.
BLOG: From Venice to new nations in seven days
By Assunta Ng Would you like to travel to new countries at a cost of $100 a day, including room, multiple meals, and transportation?
The basics of online education
By Arunabh Satpathy Northwest Asian Weekly Here’s a question: What are the similarities between a mother keen on finishing her studies, a patient hungry to keep learning, and an older professional juggling family and work needing to expand his professional boundaries?
Family: Seattle man detained in North Korea hospitalized
By Gene Johnson The Associated Press SEATTLE (AP) — An American man detained in North Korea for the past nine months has been hospitalized after losing more than 50 pounds, and the need to bring him home is becoming more urgent, his sister said Aug. 11.
N Korea says it has detained a US Citizen
By Staff The Associated Press PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea said Friday that it has detained an American citizen who has confessed to unspecified crimes.
Hajime Nishi Ecomarathoner — Japanese man to run his 637th marathon in Seattle
By Charles Lam Northwest Asian Weekly Hajime Nishi has run approximately 16,690 miles, two-thirds of the Earth’s circumference.
Japan wins first World Cup title in penalty shootout
By Nancy Armour THE ASSOCIATED PRESS FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Amid the sorrow that lingers throughout Japan, the determined women on its World Cup team may have brought a little joy.
United States faces Japan in World Cup Final
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Homare Sawa made up for a huge error by scoring the go-ahead goal and Japan advanced to the World Cup final with a 3-1 victory over Sweden on Wednesday.