By Firdia Lisnawati THE Associated Press BALI, Indonesia (AP) —Miss Philippines, Megan Young, was crowned Miss World on Sept. 28 amid tight security on Indonesia’s resort island of Bali, where the contest’s final round was moved following protests by Muslim hardliner groups.
By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly A former senior partner in the Hong Kong offices of K&L Gates is serving 12 years in jail for what the South China Morning Post is calling Hong Kong’s biggest fraud case.
By Wen Liu contextChina Washington state exports to China have grown faster than the rest of the country, totaling
By Zachariah Bryan Northwest Asian Weekly At the Women of Color Empowered event on Sept. 20, the entrepreneurial spirit was
After years of politicking, lawsuits, and hand-wringing, the Affordable Care Act has arrived. All Americans will need health care coverage by Jan. 1. This week, the Washington Healthplanfinder and the state insurance exchange marketplace opened. Now state residents can enroll in a health plan and find out if they are eligible for financial help if […]
By Assunta Ng I don’t need to read “Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother” to be a tiger mom. My mother was one, and I was a sort-of-tiger-sort-of-sheep parent. I often put on a tiger’s front, but in reality, I carried a gentle lamb’s heart.