Veteran actress Michelle Yeoh has been named the grand marshal of this year’s Southwest Chinese New Year Parade & Festival.
It’s the first time in the parade’s 150 plus year history that a celebrity has served in this role.
Yeoh … Read more
KTVU reports red lanterns are lighting up the night to bring vibrancy to the community after dark.
Merchants complain Chinatown empties as early as 3 p.m.
It’s hoped adding the colorful lanterns will give people a reason to come to Chinatown … Read more
By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent
A Chinese tourist from Britain stabbed in the head one month ago during a robbery near San Francisco’s Japantown has died.
If you … Read more
Text & Photos by Tony Lee
Travels with Tony
I have been in Japan for nine days. I find that I can learn a lot about a country from observing the children. Japanese kids are well-cared for, healthy and extremely well behaved. A normal school day starts around 8 o’clock but … Read more
Coming from peaceful Bhutan, I was totally unprepared for Bangladesh. Cool mountain temperatures turned into 90 degree lowland heat, the 700,000 Buddhist population changed to 7 million Muslims just in the Bangladesh capital of Dhaka alone and a slow pace of life became one that was ferocious and relentless. The crush … Read more
City Council woman Margaret Chin says that has to stop and now she’s proposed a fine of $1,000 and a jail term of a year in … Read more