“When the U.S. wants to exert force, they send the Seventh Fleet,” said Mark Okazaki, former chair of Asian Pacific Directors Coalition (APDC).
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Compiled by Staff from the King County elections website and results.vote.wa.gov/results/current NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Election Day has come and gone. But because of Washington state’s mail-in ballot system, this remains an election in progress. As of press time, here are the highlights: Seattle City Councilmember Kshama Sawant is trailing challenger Egan Orion, Girmay Zahilay is […]
By Ruth Bayang NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY It’s back to the drawing board for James Wong —the developer and CEO of Vibrant Cities who wants to build a housing project named Jasmine at the Bush Garden site. It was standing room only on Oct. 22 at Hirabayashi Place as community members packed a public meeting of […]
By Mahlon Meyer Northwest Asian Weekly “Imagine,” said Haipei Shue, president of United Chinese Americans (UCA). “In seven or eight years, one morning, you wake up and look at the New York Times … And it says China finally becomes number one in the world, and you see the Chinese military is much more improved […]
By Staff NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY SEATTLE— A diverse group of community leaders gathered on Nov. 6, on the morning after Election Day, at Hing Hay Park in Seattle’s Chinatown. The news conference was to express unity for racial justice and policies that benefit all of society. Speakers included Rep. My-Linh Thai, Lynn Trinh, president of […]
Port of Seattle, Commissioner Position 2
Marcine Anderson—the first female and Asian American elected as a judge of the Shoreline District Court—was named Judge of the Year at the Asian Bar Association of Washington’s annual gala. The event was held on Oct. 25 at the Sheraton Grand Seattle. Anderson was the first Asian American member of the Board of Governors of […]
Former Gov. Gary Locke gave the keynote speech at the 137th Annual Meeting of the Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce last month at the Seattle Westin Hotel, an event attended by close to 1,000 people. In a recorded interview with CEO Marilyn Strickland, Locke discussed leadership and making enduring, positive impacts. One of the topics […]
International Community Health Services (ICHS) announced on Oct. 28 that Rachel Koh—vice president of pharmacy and business development—is its new chief operating officer. Since 2018, Koh has overseen the operation of three ICHS pharmacies, including the successful rollout of advanced technology applications and the delivery of services to boost patient access to high quality treatments […]