By Jean H. Lee The Associated Press SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — For weeks after North Korean guards seized Laura Ling and Euna Lee near its borders and took the American journalists to Pyongyang, citing on criminal charges, Ling and Lee’s families waited quietly for news about them.
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Thousands of demonstrators protesting violence against Indian students filled the streets in Australia’s second largest city on May 31, as the foreign minister said the government was doing everything it could to solve the crime problem.
By Samantha Pak Northwest Asian Weekly “The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya” By Nagaru Tanigawa, published by Little, Brown and Company, April 2009 Almost every kid has moments where he or she wishes that life was a little less ordinary and a little more exciting.
Week 3: Real life is a drag “The Red Race,” China/Germany Reviewed by Jason Cruz Do you ever wonder why the Chinese have great gymnasts at the Summer Olympics?
Making headlines as of late is Judge Sonia Sotomayor who has been nominated by President Obama to become the next U.S. Supreme Court Justice. If confirmed, which is likely, Sotomayor would be the third female to serve in the position (after Sandra Day O’Connor under Reagan and Ruth Bader Ginsberg under Clinton). She would also […]
To the Editor: [I would like to] thank [Mark Lee] for [his] article about Susan Hutchison, candidate for King County Executive (which appeared in issue 23 on May 23). I would not have known about her lawsuit regarding replacement “from the prime news anchor spots with an Asian female who is substantially younger.”
To the Editor: Mr. Mark Lee seems to either forget or ignore the recent history and events preceding this lawsuit in making his assumption that race was not a factor in considering the choice of Kristy Lee to replace Susan Hutchison.
BERKELEY, California (AP) — Ronald Takaki, a pioneer in the field of ethnic studies who taught the University of California system’s first Black history course, has died. He was 70.