SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea has arrested one of its citizens on spy charges, alleging that he worked with rival North Korea’s military to kidnap defectors from the repressive, impoverished country and the activists who helped them flee, an official said last Monday.
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Anthony Kim made a late charge at the Masters on Sunday, playing a four-hole stretch in only 12 shots to get within two of the lead.
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — When Y.E. Yang won Asia’s first major title at last summer’s PGA Championship, Han Chang-won couldn’t even celebrate. He was too busy finishing a tournament of his own.
Screen capture of singer Lin Yu-chun as he performs Whitney Houston’s “I Will Always Love You” on Super Star Avenue, a talent show (Image from YouTube.com)
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — As a younger man, Taiwan’s Lin Yu-chun sang for hours on end, trying to get his mind off the sneers he endured because of his portly figure.
How was everyone’s March? It’s time for an update on last month’s activities of your favorite Asian American celebrities! Tiger Woods announced his return to golf, “The Cove” won Best Documentary at the Academy Awards, Aziz Ansari prepared to host the MTV Movie Awards, and Nicole Scherzinger joined the cast of “Dancing with the Stars.”
Given the 50 years of tension between the Chinese government and Tibetans, China can’t be expected to support the documentary film, “The Sun Behind the Clouds: Tibet’s Struggle for Freedom.” According to an article in Salon magazine by Andrew O’Hehir, Chinese film officials responded to the film’s inclusion in the Palm Springs International Film Festival by yanking two high-profile Chinese films from the festival’s lineup.
Eri Yoshida, an 18-year-old pitcher who played pro baseball in Japan last year, signed with the Chico Outlaws of the Golden Baseball League. The team said she will report to spring training next month.
Being the world champion has not changed life for Benson Henderson. “Everything’s pretty much the same, although I get spotted at the mall a little more,” said Henderson. The World Extreme Cagefighting (WEC) Lightweight champion Henderson defends his first title against Donald Cerrone on April 24 in Sacramento, Calif.
Last week, Justice John Paul Stevens, known by many as the “most liberal” justice, announced that he will retire from the U.S. Supreme Court this summer. He will be 90 years old on April 20.
Protecting the environment was a foreign concept to me when I first came to America in the 1970s. I did not pay much attention to the environment until I toured China a decade ago.