International Community Health Services (ICHS) will honor Sam Wan, former CEO of Kin On Health Care Center, and the Seattle Chinatown-International District Preservation and Development Authority (SCIDpda), a longtime nonprofit partner, with the Bamboo Award for Health at its Bloom Gala on April 27. ICHS Foundation Executive Director Ron Chew said Wan and SCIDpda “exemplify […]
Captain Wu Huimin is the first Asian master of a Royal Caribbean International ship, commanding the Voyager of the Seas since Nov. 23, 2018. Huimin first joined Royal Caribbean in 2014. “As captain, my objective is to deliver top-notch service to our guests and ensure that they arrive at their destination safely,” said Huimin. Huimin […]
The Washington State Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs (CAPAA) held its Sapphire Anniversary Celebration on April 13 — observing 45 years of service to the APA community. Diane Narasaki, who served as the executive director of Asian Counseling and Referral Service for over 24 years, was honored with a lifetime achievement award. And former […]
Susan Lee has been named the president of the Seattle Lee Family Association — the first woman to hold that position. In addition, among the Lee chapters in the United States, there has been no woman Lee president. Her vision is to provide a “home away from home space for Lee young adults” aged 18-25. […]
The only dry cleaning business in Seattle’s Chinatown-International District is closing at the end of this month. Located on 652 South Dearborn Street, Spic ’n Span Cleaners will close its doors on April 30. Calls to the property owner, Gerald Ostroff, to find out about future plans for the space, went unanswered.
By RACHEL LA CORTE Associated Press OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Washington state Republican Sen. Doug Ericksen has registered as a foreign agent in order to consult and lobby for the country of Cambodia. Under documents filed with the U.S. Department of Justice under the Foreign Agents Registration Act, Ericksen signed an agreement between PacRim Bridges […]
Most people love to travel the world to experience new cultures, food, and sights, and others travel to find new ways to give back. Volunteering abroad can be a great way to find inspiration and learn about the challenges others face, outside of their usual surroundings.
By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly When Japan Airlines (JAL) ended its Seattle flight in 1992, most people assumed it had more to do with JAL. Now that JAL has resumed its Seattle flight, the story unfolds a different reality — it has more to do with Seattle. What happened to Seattle during the past […]
For the second year in a row, Sterling Bank & Trust was named the top performing community bank in the United States with total assets between $3 billion and $10 billion by S&P Global Market Intelligence. Sterling has 13 neighborhood branches in San Francisco and an additional seven in the Bay area. They have expanded […]
Highline College student Vaishali Vakharia earned statewide recognition for her accomplishments. The Kent resident was honored as a member of the 2019 All-Washington Academic Team. She and other top scholars from the state’s 34 community and technical colleges attended a March 21 awards ceremony in Olympia. By being named to the All-Washington team, Vakharia earned […]