MANILA, Philippines (AP) — About 100 Filipinos carrying mock missiles marched Thursday to the Chinese consulate in Manila to protest China’s actions in asserting its territorial claims in the South China Sea.
By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Whether it’s an iPhone or Android phone, Asian Americans are very comfortable using their smartphones.
There will be a free social skills workshop and dance in celebration of Chinese Valentine Party from 4-8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 2 at the Central Library, 1000 4th Ave., Level 4, in the Washington Mutual Foundation Meeting Room 1.
By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly The second annual Lakewood Asian Film Festival, free to all, takes place August 1st through August 3rd at the Lakewood Playhouse, located at 5729 Lakewood Towne Center Blvd. in Lakewood. Festival organizer Phil Raschke answered some questions over e-mail.
By Laura Ohata Northwest Asian Weekly YanFen Wang just moved from Shanghai, where she studied a Chinese classical harp called the guzheng. She says, “Sometimes, when the room is silent, and all you hear is the guzheng, your heart will fill with joy, but other times your heart will be broken. The music is really […]
By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly Xiaojin Wu, curator at the Seattle Asian Art Museum, shows me a Japanese piece that’s been first lacquered, then carved. The artist, she explains, put several layers of lacquer on first, then slowly, steadily, and taking great care for symmetry, carved the Art Deco designs into the lacquer. Many […]
By Laura Ohata Northwest Asian Weekly The Bellevue Festival of the Arts celebrated its 30th anniversary last weekend. The juried event featured
By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly Jennifer J. Chow, author of the novel “The 228 Legacy,” appears in Seattle on August 1st at the Miller Community Center, sponsored by the Seattle Taiwan American Professionals. She’ll speak on “Stories & Culture: Literature Affects How We and Others Think About Us.” She answered some questions over e-mail.
By Tiffany Ran Northwest Asian Weekly When I tell people that I cook for a living, I get, on multiple occasions, “Do you make sushi?” or “Do you
By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly All indications point to Chinese tech giant, Alibaba, setting up an office in the area. Alibaba, a Chinese e-commerce and technology company, is recruiting for jobs in the Seattle area. This has led many to conclude that an office for the company will not be far behind. Alibaba is […]