It only took 24 years, but Mortal Kombat is back! So was it worth the wait? If you are a Mortal Kombat fan, then get over here! For the younger generation who are not familiar with the Mortal Kombat brand, it took center stage as a 2D fighting video game created by Midway.
By Assunta Ng NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY To men, it might not be a big deal whether a woman wears earrings. To us women, earrings are part of our femininity, if not identity. I have spent more time deciding what earrings to wear than my outfit. It has been months since I wore earrings and attractive […]
We use the term “spinal stenosis,” which means that there is not enough space for the nerves in your spine. Commonly, this could be from arthritis or a “herniated disc.”
“What happened in 2020, stays in 2020.” Or, “The first rule of 2021 is don’t talk about 2020.” People understandably wanted to put a turbulent year behind them.
By TERRY TANG Associated Press Nearly a year after they were almost stabbed to death inside a Midland, Texas, Sam’s Club, Bawi Cung and his two sons all have visible scars. It’s the unseen ones though that are harder to get over. Cung can’t walk through any store without constantly looking in all directions. His […]
By DON THOMPSON Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers approved the state’s first Filipino American to hold the top law enforcement job in the nation’s most populous state on April 22—saying the progressive Democrat is taking office during a critical debate over racial justice and the changing role of police. Rob Bonta becomes […]
DENVER (AP) — Leaders of Colorado’s Asian community have demanded an apology and are planning a boycott against The Villager newspaper in Greenwood Village for publishing a story on April Fools’ Day that used extensive Asian stereotypes. The article, headlined “America’s Largest Amusement Park Heads to Greenwood Village,” jokes about an influx of Chinese students […]
By TALI ARBEL AP Technology Writer Virtual grocery shopping became more popular during the pandemic lockdowns, and Weee, a startup focused on Asian grocery delivery, was no exception. Its founder, Larry Liu, came to the U.S. from China as a young engineer nearly two decades ago. He said he started the company because he was […]
By Ruth Bayang NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Promising “a New Deal for King County,” Joe Nguyen announced in a news conference on April 27 that he is running for King County Executive. Surrounded by supporters and onlookers at Hing Hay Park, Nguyen said, “It’s time for a King County government that acts as if—and not just […]
On April 27, a fire broke out at 515 7th Avenue South, affecting mostly the exterior of the building. The Seattle Fire Department said nobody was hurt. The Gee How Oak Tin building, a family association for Chin, Chan, Chen, Woo, and Yuen, houses Deng’s Studio and Art Gallery. Deng Duoli, the studio owner, told […]