SEATTLE (AP) — A Bellevue developer suspected of bilking more than 250 Chinese investors out of millions of dollars on two real estate projects has pleaded guilty to federal charges. Lobsang Dargey entered the pleas to two fraud-related counts in U.S. District Court on Jan. 4, one day after being charged. The 43-year-old exploited a […]
SEATTLE — The memorial service for Alan Sugiyama, a longtime Seattle community activist and the first Asian-American elected to the Seattle school board, will be held at Fisher Pavilion at Seattle Center on Sunday, Jan. 29 2:00 p.m. Sugiyama died on Jan. 2 at Swedish Medical Center in Seattle after a battle with cancer. He […]
By James Tabafunda Northwest Asian Weekly SEATTLE — When the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) holds a “first-day-of-issue” dedication ceremony, it makes sure the event is both a celebration of the diversity of the American people and the introduction of a new commemorative stamp. The national unveiling of the Year of the Rooster Forever stamp took […]
By Stacy Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly “That morning, we didn’t think that anything was going to be different,” Lam Lieu said in Vietnamese, in an interview with Northwest Asian Weekly. “Our family was so happy. But that night, people called me.” On Thursday, Dec. 15, 2016, Lieu’s wife, My-Linh Nguyen, 45, was shot just steps […]
Long time community activist Al Sugiyama passed away on Jan. 2 at Swedish Hospital, surrounded by family and an intimate group of friends.
Asian Counseling and Referral Service (ACRS) celebrated the holidays on Dec, 16 with festive entertainment and a game show.
By Angela Shen NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Although thousands of international students come to the United States to seek a better education every year, only a few fully understand the point of studying abroad. Most students are either confused about American culture or not prepared for the culture shock, so they rarely know how to take […]
Kert Lin’s boisterous fourth-graders at Lakeridge Elementary arrive well before the bell to help prepare for class or to go over math problems from their last assignment.
By Assunta Ng NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY The contrasting emotions between the two generations of King Donuts, a family business, couldn’t be more obvious at its farewell party last weekend. Located at 9232 Rainier Avenue South, King Donuts announced early this year that the husband and wife owners, Chea Pol and Heng Hay, would be retiring […]
It’s not too often that the many achievements of Asian Pacific Americans (APA) are highlighted in the media.