The “Ip Man” film series, so far, kept fairly close to the legend (and to a certain extent, the life) of Ip Man himself, a real-life Cantonese master of Wing Chun. Ip Man dominated Chinese martial arts during the early half of the 20th century, and taught, among others, a young Bruce Lee.
Federal prosecutors accused two Oregon college students of scamming Apple out of $900,000 by allegedly importing counterfeit iPhones and exchanging them for legitimate ones.
The Seattle Mariners and Oakland A’s opened the 2019 Major League Baseball season in Tokyo, Japan. The visit to Japan was memorable, as Ichiro Suzuki decided that the right place to finish out his career was where it all started.
The Japanese pop girl group Perfume conquered their native country, branched out to international touring, and became the first J-Pop group ever to be booked at California’s prestigious Coachella Festival. They’re also performing at the Paramount Theatre on April 10.
King Hu, master of the wuxia (“martial heroes”) form of historical-epic Chinese martial arts film, had considerable cachet after his film, “A Touch of Zen,” finished in 1971. His next full-length project, “The Fate of Lee Khan,” would take the fists-and-feet fury in another direction.
Joined by community members at Seattle’s El Centro de la Raza, King County Executive Dow Constantine, Seattle Mayor Jenny A. Durkan, and Seattle Foundation President and CEO Tony Mestres created the first-ever Regional Census Fund (RCF) to provide $1 million in funding to help community organizations prepare for the 2020 Census, which will be conducted […]
The Port of Seattle, which overseas Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, welcomed the inaugural non-stop flight of three new international services on March 31 and April 1. New airlines beginning service include Japan Airlines to Tokyo-Narita, Cathay Pacific Airways to Hong Kong, and Delta Air Lines’ nonstop service to Osaka. The event programs for the debut of […]
Happy March! This month, we learn about the lengths an Asian parent will go to, to ensure that their beloved child gets the bestest leg up in the world. There’s just nothing that compares to an Asian parent’s love, you know?
The Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience (the Wing) had its 2019 dinner and auction, Faces of Americana, on March 23. The program featured keynote speaker Monyee Chau, a visual artist who tells stories that heals, breaks down stereotypes, and uplifts communities of color. Funds raised at this dinner will support the […]
You may think that the United States is the largest democracy in the world. Well, it actually isn’t. The largest democracy in the world is India, with its population of 1.2 billion. India also had its first female prime minister, Indira Gandhi, in 1966 and its first female president, Pratibha Patil, in 2007, both way ahead of the United States.