By Tiffany Ran Northwest Asian Weekly Every Sunday, Supakit (Duke) Bhuphaibool goes to Thai temple for Thai language classes. There is only one non-Thai person in attendance. But, few Thai Americans attend temple to reconnect with their culture. One Sunday a monk at the temple inquired whether Bhuphaibool is Thai.
By Vivian Miezianko Northwest Asian Weekly Without a magic wand, can an 8-year-old girl’s drawing and sketches of dresses be turned into actual garments?
By Jean Wong Northwest Asian Weekly Regal Financial Bank (Regal Financial), a local community bank, announced that it has settled a lawsuit accusing it of defrauding a group of Indonesian investors in a Ponzi scheme. The settlement was announced through a June 27 press release.
By Evangeline Cafe Northwest Asian Weekly Elenoa Napau is excited to finally enroll as a freshman at Interlake High School this fall. The American-born Fijian has her eyes set on success and hopes to defy what has been dubbed the educational “achievement gap” between Pacific Islander students and their peers.
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.
By Assunta Ng The United States women’s soccer team lost to Japan in the World Cup Final Sunday in Germany before a sell-out crowd of over 48,000 and millions watching the final game on television.
By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly Director Wayne Wang’s new dramatic film “Snow Flower and the Secret Fan” begins with a business diner in Shanghai. The well-dressed Chinese at the table speak fluent English and toast two of their number. Nina (played by Bingbing Li) and Sebastian (Archie Kao) are to leave for New York […]
A controversy is stirring in Oregon as United States Congressman David Wu is receiving criticism for out of state donations for his reelection campaign. Wu, a Democrat, is the first Taiwanese American to be elected to the United States House of Representatives. As he heads into a tough season of campaigning to retain his seat […]