Christopher Kang made a quick correction to his introduction about where he worked before he gave his speech to a room full of members of the Korean American Bar Association (KABA).
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — For Shaun White, Kim Yu-na, and a few other household names, spectacular triumphs at the Vancouver Games will enhance an already immense earning power. For lesser-known Winter Olympians, cashing in is not so easy.
BEIJING (AP) — China expressed regret at a decision by international gymnastics officials to recommend stripping an Olympics bronze medal won 10 years ago after the athlete was found to be only 14 at the time, saying there was insufficient evidence.
A Korean movie titled “Late Autumn” is being filmed partly in Seattle’s International District. Filming started on Jan. 27. The film crew spent the entire day in Chinatown, filming in the alley behind Maynard Avenue South. Filming continued last Sunday, outside of Union Station. Filmmakers say they only needed to capture the scenery.
At its Lunar New Year Banquet at the House of Hong Restaurant, the Seattle Chinese Chamber of Commerce honored Ted Choi Tam for his work for the community and with the Chamber.
At its Lunar New Year Banquet at the House of Hong Restaurant, the Seattle Chinese Chamber of Commerce awarded $1,500 to Donnie Chin, director and founder of the International District Emergency Center. Chin is credited with saving countless lives over decades of service.
At the Wing Luke Asian Museum, the University of Washington’s Department of Communication hosted an event for its hall of fame members.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Apolo Anton Ohno made history the hard way, overcoming a rare mistake that dropped him to last place before rallying to earn his record seventh Olympic medal.
Last Friday night, the auditorium at the Filipino Community Center was packed for the debut of Seattle’s one-night-only iVow performance. The audience watched attentively as community members recounted how violence had affected the personal lives of the Asian and Pacific Islander (API) female cast.
The Gardner Center for Asian Arts and Ideas concluded its second Saturday University Lectures Series last Saturday. The lectures revolved around issues of health and women’s rights in modern Asia by local experts.