By JOE McDONALD AP Business Writer BEIJING (AP) — Chinese tech giant Huawei is selling its first folding smartphone without Google apps or U.S.-made processor chips following sanctions imposed by Washington. The Mate X, which unfolds to 5.8 inches wide, went on sale on Nov. 15 on Huawei’s online store in China priced at 16,999 […]
By GRAHAM DUNBAR AP Sports Writer MONTREUX, Switzerland (AP) — One of China’s biggest Olympic stars fought for his right to compete at the 2020 Tokyo Games during a rare public hearing that turned combative at times, as champion swimmer Sun Yang defended his refusal to complete a doping test last year. During a 10-hour […]
By BEN HOHENSTATT Capital City Weekly JUNEUA, Alaska (AP) — Leslie Ishii is glad to be in Juneau. Perseverance Theatre’s new artistic director—her hiring was announced Oct. 26—grew up in Seattle admiring the similarly rugged Pacific Northwest landscape. Plus, Ishii and the Last Frontier have crossed paths a lot over the years. “There’s been an […]
“Live in the present and leave this life with no regrets.” That is the personal motto of Northwest Asian Weekly Top Contributor honoree Charlene Grinolds.
Good morning, Angels! Sadly, it appears most Angels are still asleep. The first Charlie’s Angels, an action TV series starring three ladies with a focus on sex appeal, was released in 1976. In 2000, a movie reboot starring Lucy Liu, Cameron Diaz, and Drew Barrymore was a box office success with the same cheesy dialogue, action, and provocative scenes.
At 17, Ali Chu has grown up as the only Asian person in her Indiana school. And to fit in, she knows she must be as bland as white toast to survive—meaning eating peanut butter and jelly sandwiches and ignoring the racism from her classmates and teachers.
Dear Editor, If and when the sale [of Keiro] is complete and all debts are paid off, is the leftover money going to be invested in Nikkei Manor? Would it not be better to keep the nursing home property and make a bigger Nikkei Manor Assisted Living Facility? At the present time, Nikkei Manor does […]
Confession: I stole an idea from Time Magazine, and it has benefited the Northwest Asian Weekly ever since.
Andrew Yang is officially on the ballot in the state of Washington.
The 2019 International Special Review District (ISRD) Board said 160 ballots were cast in its election on Nov. 19. Community members voted in three new board members. The winners are: — Russ Williams, Position 1 for a Business Owner, Property Owner or Employee. Williams works for a general contracting firm, based in Little Saigon. He […]