By Frank Eltman Associated Press EAST ISLIP, New York (AP) – Cricket, the international game of bats and balls that isn’t baseball, is enjoying a surge of popularity in America, with the debut of a national league this spring and higher demand to build “pitches” across the country.
By Associated Press IRWINDALE, Calif. (AP) – The fiery fight is apparently over between the makers of a popular hot sauce and a small Southern California city that said its factory’s smells were unbearable.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) – South Korea has rescued three North Koreans who were drifting off the east coast of South Korea on May 31.
By Sue Misao Northwest Asian Weekly The Seattle Restaurant Alliance called it “disappointing,” City Councilmember Kshama Sawant called it a “historic victory,” the immigrant-rights group OneAmerica said it was “a critical first step,” and the International Franchise Association is filing a lawsuit against the City of Seattle — all because Seattle City Council unanimously approved […]
The burned-out Hudson Building in the International District continues to suffer indignities as it waits for rehabilitation. Last month, the owner of one of the building’s businesses — closed since the Dec. 24 fire — reported the burglary of $10,000 to $20,000 worth of herbs being stored in the Yuan Sheng Hang herbal shop.
By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly This is the final weekend of the Seattle International Film Festival (SIFF). Here are three preview picks for Asian films showing as the festival winds down.
By Samantha Pak Northwest Asian Weekly Sisters Written by Amy Laizans, Illustrated by Sophie Scahill Little Steps Publishing, 2013 Jane and her best friend are like most other kids their age living in Australia. They like to play outside in the sun, jump rope together, and read books aloud together. The two girls even help […]
The Women’s University Club of Seattle presented its annual Brava! Awards on May 16, honoring women in the greater Seattle area who have made a positive, enduring difference in the community and beyond. This year, in celebration of the club’s centennial, members nominated “Women of the Century.”
The Asian Hall of Fame honored four Asian Americans at its annual event at the Fairmont Olympic in Seattle on May 31.
By Jamie Sun Northwest Asian Weekly On May 31, more than 100 people gathered at South Bellevue Community Center to celebrate the annual Korean Culture Festival, hosted by the Korean Adoptee Family Foundation (KORAFF).