Last Tuesday, Seattle Public Schools (SPS) proposed a new method for student enrollment: assigning students to schools based on their addresses. SPS plans to phase in its new method over the next several years starting next fall.
“No” was the answer I received when I requested membership for the Seattle Chinese Post in the Washington Newspaper Publishers Association (WNPA) in the 1980s. The white executive director denied us when I asked for membership stating that it would be discriminatory because the Chinese-language paper could only be read by a certain group of people.
To the Editor:
I-1033 brings back previously successful policies passed by the voters. In 1993, during tough economic times, voters approved Initiative 601, which put reasonable limits on government’s fiscal policies. I-601 established a sustainable rate for government to grow, saying it could grow at the inflation rate plus population growth, with faster growth requiring voter approval.
To the Editor:
The Chinese Communist Party enslaves, tortures, imprisons, and murders Chinese citizens who dare to question its oppressive and cruel policies. This includes practitioners of Falun Gong.
The Korean BBQ Cook-Off Competition was held at Luther Burbank Park. It was hosted by the Korean America Coalition of Washington (KAC-WA), Korean American Bar Association (KABA), and Korean America Health Professional Association (KAHPA). More than 110 people attended.
Health Global Connect Inc. is a startup company bringing new health technologies to cancer patients. At its open house on Beacon Hill, it partnered with the Asian Counseling and Referral Service (ACRS) to launch a beta site in a joint symposium with the Fred Hutchison Cancer Research Center. Health Global Connect Inc.’s co-founders are Teresa Hau and Lyon Wong.
See Kai Run, a popular manufacturer of the perfect first shoe for new walkers, ranked 196th on the 28th annual Inc. 500, an exclusive ranking of the nation’s fastest growing private companies. See Kai Run is celebrating its 5-year anniversary this fall.
KING 5 co-anchor Lori Matsukawa was named 2009 Communicator of the Year by the Seattle professional chapter of the Association for Women in Communications (AWC). Matsukawa will receive the award on Oct. 17 at the Chapter Awards Breakfast at AWC’s National Conference at the Seattle Sheraton Hotel.
On Sept 24, Washington state Attorney General Rob McKenna visited Chinese Consul General Gao Zhansheng of San Francisco in the Asian Weekly’s office. Gao’s friend arranged the meeting himself without prior knowledge of the Asian Weekly. It was a 20-minute introductory meeting. Gao even gave McKenna a gift.
Seattle is not a cultural desert. There were two fabulous fashion shows highlighting Asian touches shown last week. One was Bunka Women’s University fashion show from Japan at Seattle Central Community College on Sept. 27. The other was A World of Cultures presented by Refugee Women’s Alliance ReWa’s annual fund-raising dinner on Oct. 1 at […]