By Charles Lam Northwest Asian Weekly Small business owner and Seattle Community College trustee Albert Shen filed for the 2013 city council race on
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By Charles Lam Northwest Asian Weekly Newly minted Rep. Grace Meng of New York City has helped create a lot of firsts. She managed the campaign of
By Zachariah Bryan Northwest Asian Weekly Despite what the naysayers may say, jazz isn’t dead. It’s alive, and it thrives both in Seattle and its sister city of 56 years, Kobe, Japan.
Taiwanese American director Ang Lee has a lot going for him. He just won a second Best Director Oscar for “Life of Pi” to go with his first Oscar award from “Brokeback Mountain.” He has become one of the most in-demand directors, successful both overseas and in the States, and has twice beaten out Steven […]
Catherine Giudici, half Filipino Seattle native, is now one of the final three contestants on the 17th season of ABC’s The Bachelor. She is the first Asian American to make it to the final three. The last episode brought her back to Seattle for a date with Bachelor Sean Lowe. The two toured Pike Place […]
The Hong Kong Association of Washington Foundation raised over $250,000 for the Bruce Lee Action Museum during their annual Chinese New Year Black Tie Gala on Feb. 9 at the Sheraton Seattle Hotel.
Jessica Chin, 12, of Seattle was named one of Washington’s top two youth volunteers of 2013 on Feb. 5 by The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards, a nationwide program honoring young people for outstanding acts of volunteerism. Jessica, a seventh-grader at Seattle Country Day School, has worked for several years with her family at a […]
Grace Meng, representative of New York’s 6th Congressional District and first ever Asian American congressperson from the east coast, will be in the Seattle area on Saturday, Feb. 23 on an invitation from the Seattle International Leadership Foundation. Meng will be the keynote speaker at ILF’s 2013 Seattle Advisory Board Inauguration. That morning, she will […]
Geoteaming CEO John Chen signed copies of his book, “50 Digital Team-Building Games,” at a February luncheon hosted by the Greater Seattle Chinese Chamber of Commerce at the LA Cafe. The book contains meeting openers, team activities, and group adventures to better unite business teams, develop trust, and foster increased collaboration and communication. (end)
By Don Thompson The Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A Santa Clara man was charged Friday, Feb. 15 with possessing assault weapons, explosives, and bomb-making materials after the California Highway Patrol tracked an e-mailed death threat sent to Democratic state Sen. Leland Yee of San Francisco.