Seattle’s Collin Tong was on KING 5’s New Day Northwest program March 18 to talk about his book “Into the Storm: Journeys Through Alzheimer’s.” The book details his and others’ experiences caring for people with Alzheimer’s Disease. Tong’s wife died in 2011, after a 12-year struggle with early-onset Alzheimer’s.
Archives for March 2014
Two people and a church were awarded in the March 20 Vietnamese Friendship Association’s 2014 benefit dinner at the UW HUB Ballroom.
The Dalai Lama was an honored guest at a luncheon event at the Ritz Carlton Hotel in
Cloud Gate Dance Theatre of Taiwan made its Seattle debut with “Songs of the Wanderers,” a modern dance by choreographer Lin Hwai-min, on March 8 at the University of Washington’s Meany Hall. The performance featured 39 dancers and 3.5 tons of rice. It was part of the UW’s “World Series” 2013-14 season, bringing “extraordinary performances […]
By Amy Taxin Associated Press GARDEN GROVE, California (AP) – When Thuy Vo Dang came to the United States as a young girl, her English took off. Her parents sent her to Vietnamese school on the weekends to learn her native language, but she eventually had to study it in graduate school to become fully […]
By Yuri Kageyama Associated Press TOKYO (AP) – First off, no one who works at Japan’s wrecked nuclear power plant calls it Fukushima Dai-ichi, comic-book artist Kazuto Tatsuta says in his book about his time on the job. It’s ichi efu, or 1F.
By Rod McGuirk and Stephen Wright BANGKOK (AP) – Numbered 1 to 227, the passenger manifest for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 is an outwardly unremarkable document.
By Jocelyn Noveck Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) – The Japanese architect Shigeru Ban, who has combined a talent for innovative design and experimental use of everyday materials with extensive humanitarian efforts around the globe, has won the 2014 Pritzker Architecture Prize.
By Evangeline Cafe Northwest Asian Weekly Victoria Lum-Nye is a proud alumna of Beacon Hill Elementary School, which is now Beacon Hill International School (BHIS). She recently attended the 50-year reunion of her sixth-grade class, where she was able to reminisce and reconnect with old friends.
By Paul Elias Associated Press A California state senator who was lauded for his efforts to make government more transparent was arrested March 26 during a series of raids by the FBI in Sacramento and the San Francisco Bay Area, authorities said. Federal officials are accusing a California State Senator State Leland Yee of conspiracy […]