The Houston Chronicle reports while the list may sound like options for an online language learning program, animal shelters and dog trainers in the greater Houston area have said they’ve encountered pets that respond to commands in these languages.
Former American adviser to the Communist Party of China, Sidney Rittenberg, died on Aug. 24 in Scottsdale, Ariz. He was 98 years old.
A 50-year-old man is in custody following a street robbery in the International District. At approximately 8:30 a.m. on Aug. 24, officers responded to a 911 call regarding a man assaulting another man on the street in the 600 block of 5th Avenue South. Officers arrived and saw the suspect running down the street. Officers […]
By Staff NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Keiro Northwest announced on Aug. 26 that co-founder Tomio Moriguchi was asked to step down from the board of directors and his role as president, effective Aug. 22. The former Uwajimaya CEO was named board president in December 2018. CEO Bridgette Takeuchi wrote in a statement to update the community, […]
By Staff NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Democratic Rep. Grace Meng along with ASPIRE PAC, the political arm of Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) members of Congress, sent a letter to the Democratic National Committee (DNC) on Aug. 20, calling for the DNC to ensure that at least one of its sponsored presidential debates features an […]
Seattle police responded to a 911 call on Aug. 26 at the Domingo Viernes Apartments on 721 South Lane Street. A home camera installed alerted one of the managers to two men breaking in to his office at around 11:30 p.m. The manager called 911 but by the time police arrived, the burglars were gone. […]
By Becky Chan Northwest Asian Weekly The transition was easy. Isaac Cheng didn’t need to remove any purple and gold décor inside his office at Tsue Chong, the colors of the University of Washington (UW). He is a UW graduate. So is Tim Louie, the fourth-generation former owner of the iconic fortune cookie and noodle […]
By Ruth Bayang NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY SHANGHAI — Costco was forced to close early on Aug. 27 on its first day of operations in China due to large crowds of bargain-hunting shoppers. Despite a deepening trade war between Beijing and Washington, thousands of people thronged the aisles of its maiden store in Shanghai as the […]
Jeremy Lin announced on social media on Aug. 27 that he will play for the Beijing Shougang Ducks of the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) for the 2019-20 season. The former Knicks and Nets guard posted a message on Twitter, writing “Beijing, I’m coming!” He posted a picture of himself in a Beijing jersey. He also […]
By Mahlon Meyer Northwest Asian Weekly Thirty years later, his father still screams at night. “My father was in prison doing hard labor in a communist camp for seven years,” said Tien Ha, a Seattle real estate developer who came here from Vietnam 25 years ago. “It was brutal. He is very traumatized. Up until […]