At 1411 156th Ave. N.E., suite A, in Bellevue is a new restaurant, Little Sheep Mongolian Hot Pot. The location is the very first in the state and the seventh in the country. Little Sheep first opened in 1999 in Baotou, Inner Mongolia. Today it has more than 400 locations worldwide.
Maria Corinna Palanca-Wessels, M.D., Ph.D., a clinical researcher at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, received an award of $200,000 over two years provided by the Wayne D. Kuni and Joan E. Kuni Foundation of Vancouver, Wash., and the Kuni family. Palanca-Wessels is among three promising cancer researchers in the Pacific Northwest in the inaugural class […]
Salon Divas, a hair salon, found a new home in Seattle’s Belltown at 2518 4th Avenue. It held its grand reopening last month on June 1.
Joan Stamm’s book, “Heaven and Earth are Flowers: Reflections on Ikebana and Buddhism,” was selected as a 2011 Nautilus Silver Award Winner in the religion and spirituality category. Stamm lived in Japan in the early 1990s and became interested in Buddhism and traditional Japanese arts. She studied Zen and Tibetan Buddhism upon returning to the […]
By Anjana Sundaram New America Media Wei Chen describes himself as the “quiet, academic type” when he first came to America in 2006. Upon entering South Philadelphia High School, he barely spoke English and hoped to disappear under the radar, while he adjusted to his new environment.
By Jean H. Lee The Associated Press SUNAN, North Korea (AP) — It’s an unlikely sight: hundreds of ostriches, a bird native to sunny Africa, squatting and squabbling in the morning chill on a sprawling farm in North Korea. Even stranger: In winter, some wear quilted vests.
BEIJING (AP) — China’s online population soared to 485 million as of the end of June, as use of mobile phones to surf the web spreads, an industry group reported Tuesday.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia and Australia sealed a pact Monday, July 25, to swap refugees in a contentious new strategy aimed at deterring asylum seekers from undertaking perilous boat journeys to Australia. The deal will see Australia send 800 asylum seekers to Malaysia over the next four years in exchange for Australia resettling […]
KOLKATA, India (AP) — Eunuchs in India are demanding an end to discrimination against them and access to government welfare programs.
The face of American education from K-12 to higher education is quickly experiencing changes set by the fast-paced growth among Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) — a population that is expected to reach nearly 40 million by 2050.