MANILA, Philippines (AP) — For the White House chef, serving homegrown vegetables straight from the garden is just like preparing food in her native Philippines — healthy and simple.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Memphis’ Whitehaven High School has become the first in Tennessee to offer Arabic language instruction.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Northern California’s oldest Japanese American community newspaper is set to close next month after a long, steady decline in circulation and advertising revenue.
BANGKOK, Thailand (AP) — Outdoor markets tout sari sales, five-star hotels feature Indian chefs, and Thais drop by a temple in the financial district to beseech Hindu gods to send profits their way.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Prosecutors demanded a four-year prison term on Aug. 24 for a South Korean scientist disgraced in a cloning scandal that shook the international scientific community and led to his trial on fraud and other charges.
To celebrate 16 years of service to the Puget Sound’s Vietnamese community, Helping Link invited guests to a networking event on Lake Washington. There, guests ate Vietnamese cuisine and learned some of the Vietnamese language.
The Snoqualmie Casino invited Hong Kong movie stars and singer Suzan Guterres and Lo Hoi Pang for two shows on Aug. 23. More than 2,000 people attended. The event was produced by Kevin Stewart Productions, which is made up of performers from all over North America.
Tea Palace Restaurant in Renton celebrated its first-year anniversary by opening a bakery and lounge. Lt. Gov. Brad Owen, Renton Mayor Denis Law, Renton city council members, state representatives, and chamber of commerce board members cut the ribbon. Approximately 400 people attended.
Legacy House, a senior assistance living home, held their annual open house. The open house provided the surrounding community with an opportunity to learn about Legacy House’s integrated senior services. Legacy House provides 24-hour assisted living care to 67 residents and weekday adult day services to more than 100 clients.
Garrett Yam, M.D., has joined his father, John Yam, M.D., at Interlake Medical Center in the Overlake Park area of Bellevue-Redmond as a physician.