Editor’s note: This is part 2 of the voyage of Soyeon Yi, the first South Korean in space. Read part 1 — The first Korean to fly in space calls Puyallup home By Janice Nesamani Northwest Asian Weekly A star is born It was during her last year at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science […]
By Peggy Chapman Northwest Asian Weekly “When was the last time you experienced joy?” “What’s a great book to give as a gift?” “What’s a thing that everyone you know adores, but you just don’t get it?” These are some of the questions of the day if you are a subscriber to Siren, a dating […]
By Ruth Bayang Northwest Asian Weekly “We celebrate the end of a chapter, but this is a book. And somebody else has to write the next chapter, and you may be in this room.” Those were the comments from Washington State Supreme Court Justice Mary Yu at the final Women of Color Empowered (WoCE) luncheon […]
By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly As a big mainstream retail business opened in Chinatown International District (ID), Bartell Drugs seems to do everything right. The 125-year-old family-owned company celebrated its 65th store’s grand opening in the ID on Sept. 17. Gifts and discounted prices attracted close to 400 people lining up early in the […]
“Think big,” exclaimed Jeffrey Hattori. It’s a statement that partly defines the man who speaks of honor in caring for seniors as CEO of Keiro Northwest, formerly Nikkei Concerns.
By Janice Nesamani Northwest Asian Weekly The Seattle Museum of Flight provided the perfect backdrop to lift off into the world of Soyeon Yi. South Korea’s first astronaut, who happens to be a woman, has an energy about her that’s hard to contain. Perhaps, that’s what launched her from Gwangju, South Korea into outer space. […]
As a first generation immigrant from Vietnam, Taylor Hoang is an entrepreneur and restaurateur who started her own business at the age of 21.
Seattle — The Guangdong National Orchestra of China (GNOC) will make its U.S. debut in Seattle, in conjunction with the one-year anniversary of President Xi Jinping’s West Coast visit. Building on the spirit of cultural exchange embodied in the U.S.-China Consultation on People-to-People Exchange program, the GNOC will perform two concerts on Sep. 12 and […]
More than 5,000 9-1-1 calls are made every day in King County and only about half are for actual emergencies.
Seattle Mariners draft pick Lyle Lin has decided to attend Arizona State University, where he will play baseball for the Sun Devils instead of starting his professional career for a Mariners minor league team.