By Nicole Winfield The Associated Press ROME, Italy (AP) — North Korea increased its staple foods production for the second year in a row but its citizens are still suffering from a serious lack of key proteins and fats in their diets, a U.N. report said Monday, Nov. 12.
China congress highlights contrast with Taiwan
By Peter Enav The Associated Press TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — While ties between China and Taiwan may be closer than at any time since they split in a civil war, that said, formal Communist Party congress being held in Beijing highlights how far apart the two sides are politically.
Top Contributor: Joan Yoshitomi — Career working in politics highlighted by work in education
By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly “I probably should have become a teacher,” Joan Yoshitomi said half-joking.
“The Secret World Of Arrietty”
By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly Studio Ghibli, founded in 1985 by anime directors Hayao Miyazaki
DEVONATION — A Fashion Star is Born
By Nina Huang Northwest Asian Weekly Dream. Evolution. Freedom. These were the attributes that Devon Yan-Berrong wanted to
Vietnamese Cultural Center begins construction on additional temple
The Vietnamese Cultural Center (VCC), located in West Seattle at 2236 SW Orchard St, began construction of its second temple on Nov. 3. The new temple will be approximately twice the size of the existing neighboring temple and will welcome visitors and offer them a place to pray. Located in the temple will be a […]
CityClub forum to answer health care questions
The Seattle CityClub will be hosting their fourth and final forum in the 2012 Health Care Series – Access to Care, at the Westin
LETTER: David Ma is mentally ill, not crazy
Dear Ms. Ng, Thank you for your wonderful article featuring Mr. David Ma at the ACRS gala. I think it’s a tremendous achievement he has made
BLOG: One call to make a difference
By Assunta Ng Tan Tho Tien wanted to donate a dinner to benefit Hurricane Sandy victims at his restaurant, the House of Hong. The only
BLOG: Who did they vote for?
By Assunta Ng I asked some of my more secretive friends who they voted for governor, but not everyone is willing to share that information, especially the independents.