By Jessica Kai Curry Northwest Asian Weekly Dr. Amit Singh started his post as president of Edmonds Community College (ECC) at the end of June 2018. Originally from northeastern India, he came to the Pacific Northwest via several other successful career stints in Ohio, Georgia, Pennsylvania, and Maryland. He had never been to Washington prior […]
By Staff NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Delta has ended its only route service from the United States to Hong Kong, effective Oct. 4. The airline previously operated six weekly flights between Seattle and Hong Kong — its only flight to Hong Kong. Delta said this was a “difficult business decision,” and that Delta passengers can continue […]
Northwest Film Forum (NWFF) announced on Sept. 24 that Vivian Hua has been appointed as its new executive director. Hua joined the NWFF team in 2017, and in addition to leading design and marketing initiatives, Hua has produced numerous community programs at NWFF that center around equity, collective action, and coalition-building. Board President Sudeshna Sen […]
Award-winning television producer and documentary filmmaker Shannon Gee has been appointed general manager of Seattle Channel. “Shannon brings a breadth of public media experience, including more than a decade as a producer, photographer, and editor at Seattle Channel,” said Jim Loter, director of digital engagement for the Ccity of Seattle. Gee joined Seattle Channel in […]
The new Chinese Consul General in San Francisco, Wang Donghua, visited Seattle on Sept. 15. He met with members of the local Chinese community, including Bing Gung Hall, Gee How Oak Tin, Soo Yuen Benevolent Association, Ng Family Association, and others. Wang attended a celebration of National Day (which is officially on Oct. 1) at […]
Kinokuniya Seattle celebrated the release of “Luis and Tabitha” on Sept. 15. Attendees were treated to a fun story time reading with the author Stephanie Campisi and illustrator Hollie Mengert. And Kinokuniya held its fall Artist Alley on Sept. 22. Yuuki Jia was one of the artists who showed off their work.
Representatives from various City of Seattle departments met with the Chinatown community on Sept. 18 at the Chong Wa Benevolent Association. Residents wanted to expressed their concerns over the homeless, garbage, public safety, and the Navigation Center.
By Zachariah Bryan & Ruth Bayang NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Every day, Carmen Tsuboi Chan visits her father at Keiro Northwest’s Rehabilitation and Care Center in the Central District of Seattle. She goes to do his laundry, she said, but mostly it’s an excuse to see him. Her father, Frank Tsuboi, is 95 years old and […]
By Sam Le Northwest Asian Weekly After serving over 4,000 patients and providing just over $3.7 million in dental, vision, and medical care in 2017, the Seattle/King County Clinic hosted at the Seattle Center aimed to continue serving the most vulnerable and underserved communities from Sept. 20 – 23. The Clinic, now in its fourth […]
Taiwan will celebrate its 107th National Day on Oct. 10. Double Ten Day, as its known, commemorates the start of the Wuchang Uprising of Oct. 10, 1911 (10-10 or double ten). The Taipei Economic and Cultural Office (TECO) in Seattle in conjunction with Philharmonia Northwest will launch a Taiwanese music performance: “Ilha Formosa (Music of […]