Taiwanese-Canadian comedian Ed Hill released his first comedy special, which is now available on Amazon Prime and Apple TV+. The special, which was originally scheduled for a live audience last spring, was changed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
By Ronnie Estoque *This article was originally published by the Seattle Emerald. Republished with permission. The love that the Seattle community had for legendary civil-rights activist Robert “Uncle Bob” Santos was in full bloom for the Feb. 25 virtual groundbreaking of a new affordable housing development named after him. An additional Zoom overflow room had […]
The University of Washington (UW) is seeing fewer applications from international students, especially from China, for the 2021 freshman class.
The International Lion Dance Team performed on Feb. 20 outside the New An Dong on South King Street, with hundreds of people watching. The neighborhood was very busy that day as it was the Lunar New Year Food Walk, organized by the Chinatown-International District Business Improvement Area. Visitors came to the ID to enjoy $3 […]
By Janice Nesamani NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Taylor Hoang has donned several hats—perhaps it’s a genetic trait inherited from her mother, who she admits could never sit still. From waiting tables and helping her mother as a little girl at their restaurant Huong Binh, in Little Saigon, to opening and running her own restaurants in Seattle […]
A ceremony honoring healthcare providers and organizations opened up new ways of looking at the pandemic.
The new temporary, emergency Grocery Employee Hazard Pay Ordinance (GEHP) took effect on Feb. 3. Grocery store businesses that employ more than 500 employees worldwide are now required to provide a hazard pay of $4 per hour to their employees during the COVID-19 emergency.
On Jan. 27, the unofficial “Asian American photographer laureate,” Corky Lee, passed away from complications of COVID-19 at the age of 73. For over 50 years, Corky dedicated himself to capturing the social and political lives of Asian and Pacific Islander Americans (APIA) on camera.
Kin On Kin On was the first nursing home in Washington to implement a “no visitors” allowed policy at the beginning of the pandemic. Despite the challenges, the Kin On team has provided seamless support to the most vulnerable population, upholding the CMS five-star nursing home quality rating, providing uninterrupted in-home care and social services […]
The music stopped for the Seattle Symphony in early March of 2020, when the organization learned that a stay-at-home order was set in place for the health and safety of people from the spread of the coronavirus.