The 2009 OneWorld Now! (OWN) Chinese Summer Language Camp will take place Aug. 3–21, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on weekdays at Seattle University. The program is open to incoming ninth through twelfth grade students in the Seattle area with a focus on serving minority and low-income applicants.
Are you an Asian American student graduating from high school or college? You may be eligible for the Northwest Asian Weekly’s Outstanding Graduates column. To qualify, you must have a minimum GPA of 3.6, have overcome personal adversity, or are an outstanding athlete, community volunteer, or artist. Peter Odell Shorewood High School “I will always […]
ATLANTA (AP) — A Korean American man has admitted scheming to bring immigrants into the country under the guise of attending an English language school he operated.
By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly Cheers and jeers met Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeoh when he arrived in Seattle on Tuesday, June 2. More than 100 protesters stood outside the Seattle Sheraton Hotel including those from Portland and Vancouver. They shouted, “Ma Ying-jeoh must go. Taiwan doesn’t need you!” Inside the hotel, approximately 200 admirers […]
By Ryan Pangilinan Northwest Asian Weekly “I have a dream to change the way,” said Dr. Teng-Kee Tan. “Whatever ‘the way’ is. … I would like to change traditional ways.” Dressed in a tweed-styled sports coat and a checkered shirt, Tan is every bit the scholar that his ensemble would lead one to believe. His […]
By James Tabafunda Northwest Asian Weekly Kiet Ly smiles a lot these days, knowing that the decision he made to leave Vietnam 10 years ago was the right one. With the help of Habitat for Humanity of East King County, he is about to become the owner of a three-bedroom, 1,100 square-foot townhouse in Redmond. […]
The Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies (APAICS) held its 15th annual gala dinner on May 19 at the JW Marriott in Washington, D.C.
On May 13, in addition to 20 extraordinary high school students receiving the American Jewish Committee’s (AJC) Max Block Awards, three students were selected as award finalists to receive the inaugural Deborah Rosen Scholarships.
University of Washington President Mark A. Emmert hosted State Councilor Yandong Liu and other ministers from the State Council of the People’s Republic of China on April 18 on the UW campus.
Qwest kicked off Asian Pacific Heritage Month event at the Bell Plaza building in downtown Seattle. Sponsored by Qwest’s Pacific Asian American Network (PAAN), a resource group of Qwest employees, the event featured guest speakers Diane Narasaki and Joyce Zhou from the Asian Counseling and Referral Service (ACRS). Approximately 60 employees were treated to a […]