Rotarians of the University District club and the Seattle International District (ID) club hosted a Lunar New Year program on Jan. 16. Thirty people attended the event held at Tai Tung restaurant. The program included a tour of Louisa Hotel and a short talk by Monica Ly of the Chinatown-International District Business Improvement Area. Northwest […]
State Rep. Davina Duerr was one of five new lawmakers sworn in last week for the 2020 state legislative session. A daughter of a Taiwanese immigrant, Duerr was appointed to the House of Representatives seat for the 1st District, which encompasses Skagit, Snohomish, and Whatcom counties. She is replacing Derek Stanford, whose House seat was […]
Located inside The Publix building at 504 5th Avenue South in Seattle’s International District, Momosan now offers lunch service from Monday through Saturday, from 11:30 a.m.–3 p.m. The lunch menu will offer a variety of customizable lunch sets, featuring a choice of a small bowl of ramen paired with either a small rice bowl (don) […]
Jonny Kim will be the first Korean American to join a NASA mission in space. Kim, 35, has also served as a U.S. Navy SEAL and is a Harvard-trained physician. As a special operator with SEAL Team 3, Charlie Platoon, Kim served in a number of roles, including combat medic, sniper, and navigator. During more […]
Paul M. Miyamoto was officially sworn in Jan. 8 as the 37th sheriff of San Francisco, becoming the first Asian American elected to the office of sheriff in California. In his inaugural address, Miyamoto shared his father’s family story of resilience after being forcibly relocated to an internment camp during World War II. The Miyamotos […]
By JAKE COYLE AP Film Writer “Parasite’’ has officially infected this year’s award season. Bong Joon Ho’s Korean film became the first foreign language film to take top honors from the Screen Actors Guild on Jan. 19, setting itself up as a legitimate best-picture contender to the front-runner “1917’’ at next month’s Academy Awards. The […]
By MARI YAMAGUCHI Associated Press TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s environment minister became father to a boy and is going ahead with his planned paternity leave —still a rarity in Japan where men are under pressure to put work before family. Shinjiro Koizumi said his wife, former newscaster Christel Takigawa, gave birth to their first child […]
With a backpack and a matching sweat suit, the Chinese man in his late 20s or early 30s did not act like a student.
Stephanie Nam is not a full-time comedian. The 27-year-old queer Korean American runs her own calligraphy business under the name Caracol Creative, the former being the Spanish word for ‘snail’
Jan. 22 marked 47 years since the U.S. Supreme Court first decided on Roe v. Wade and legalized abortion across the country.