By SOPHENG CHEANG Associated Press PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — A verdict has been delayed in the espionage case against two Cambodian journalists who worked for the U.S. government-funded Radio Free Asia. Uon Chhin and Yeang Sothearin are accused of undermining national security by supplying information to a foreign state, an act punishable by up […]
GALLUP, N.M. (AP) — Hiroshi “Hershey’’ Miyamura, the son of Japanese immigrants who was awarded the U.S. Medal of Honor for his actions in the Korean War, may have given his last public lecture. The ailing 94-year-old veteran spoke to a group of U.S. Navy Seabees on Aug. 9 in Gallup, New Mexico, about his […]
FORT MYERS, Fla. — A spa worker is facing prostitution charges after being arrested for attempting to exchange sexual acts for money with an undercover detective. Jing Li, 40, was arrested by Lee County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit deputies after they received reports of possible human trafficking and prostitution at Lavender Oil Spa. An undercover […]
“Ne Zha, a boy or girl?” A stranger asking this question would have quickly gotten a “Google it yourself” answer, but this was coming from the Russo brothers (directors of “Avengers: Infinity War” and “Endgame”) on Weibo after congratulating Yang Yu, aka Jiaozi, the director of “Ne Zha,” for breaking box office records in China.
Bong Joon Ho’s “Parasite’’ may be the only film this fall that’s already an award-winner and a box-office smash.
By Staff NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY The group SEArious for Hong Kong held a silent protest in downtown Bellevue on Sept. 1 in response to an Aug. 31 incident in Hong Kong. The South China Morning Post reported that members of the police, Special Tactical Squad, known as the Raptors, stormed into Prince Edward station and […]
The Asian Counselling and Resource Center (ACRS)’s food bank is adopting a “wait and see” policy, when it comes to the funding from the Sweetened Beverage Tax (SBT).
Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam has announced the government will formally withdraw an extradition bill that has sparked months of demonstrations in the city, bowing to one of the protesters’ demands.
SEATTLE — A Maryland man charged with making terrorism-related threats against Latinos was “ordered detained as both a flight risk and a danger to the community,” U.S. Attorney’s Office Public Affairs Officer Emily Langlie told the Northwest Asian Weekly on Sept. 3. Eric Lin was arrested in Seattle for federal charges last month. The FBI […]
The Mid-Autumn Festival is a celebration that begins on the 15th day of the 8th month on the Chinese lunar calendar. It’s also known as the Moon Festival, as at that time of the year, the moon is at its roundest and brightest. This year, it will be observed from Sept. 13–15. The moon cake […]