MulvannyG2 Architecture’s project, Aquapearl in Taipei, Taiwan, was honored by Cityscape Asia 2009 as the Best Mixed-use Development-Future at the annual conference in Singapore. This award recognizes architects and developers that incorporate sustainable elements into building design, while being sensitive to the local culture and the natural environment. ♦
University of Washington engineering student Tim Hao Li from Taiwan poses with pen pal and White Center Heights student Ryan Easter.
By Ryan Pangilinan NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Whether it’s a carefully disheveled thick mane or a sleeker, longer style, Asian hair has evolved into a unique cultural force. Across the United States — and definitely here in Seattle — many salons have specialized in styling Asian hair and providing cuts that are native to trends in […]
By Nina Huang Northwest Asian Weekly ‘Hapa’ is a Hawaiian term that describes somebody of at least half Asian or Pacific Islander ethnic heritage. ‘Hapa’ literally means a ‘portion’ or ‘part.’ Many hapas live in the Pacific Northwest, as Seattle is home to a huge population of biracial people.<!–more–> Cassie Wada, whose father is Japanese […]
As editor of the Northwest Asian Weekly, one of the hardest aspects of my job is deciding which stories are important
Taiwan and China launched direct daily passenger flights, new shipping routes and postal links last week for the first time since their civil war in 1949 …
HONG KONG (AP) — China has reversed its decision to import a hit Taiwanese film that highlights Japan’s 50-year colonial rule over the island because it may be offensive to nationalist sentiment on the Chinese mainland, news reports said.
I didn’t expect a very fun summer this year until my parents signed me and my brother, Austin, up for a study tour sponsored by the Overseas Chinese Affairs Commission in Taiwan. Not only that, they also offered us a chance to see the highly anticipated opening ceremony of the Beijing Olympics. Our jaws dropped like a broken door hinge
Gone are the days where the only men who could be found at a hair salon were the ones sitting in the waiting area while a significant other or relative got her hair done. Now, this formerly female-dominated arena is experiencing an integration of the sexes as more and more men are stepping across that threshold, into the styling chair.
Virgina Gaw, 51, was born with double eyelids and through her childhood, she had bright wide eyes. She got plastic surgery because aging has made her top lids a bit “droopy,” giving her the appearance of narrow eyes and being tired all the time.