The Low Income Housing Institute (LIHI) celebrated the grand opening of Abbey Lincoln Court on Dec. 7. The 68 new homes in Seattle’s Central Area serve those making up to 60 percent of the area median income ($53,760 for a family of four). Seattle Mayor Ed Murray said LIHI is both helping to retain racial […]
By Christopher Bodeen Associated Press BEIJING (AP) — A Tibetan Buddhist monk has set himself on fire in western China in what appeared to be the latest such radical protest against Beijing’s rule, a U.S. government-backed radio station and rights monitoring group said. The unidentified monk set himself alight on a road outside the town […]
BEIJING (AP) — The Chinese capital’s future administrative hub was already bustling 2,000 years ago. Government agencies excavating a site in the far southeastern Beijing suburbs say they have found ancient city walls and more than 1,000 tombs, most of which are dated to the eastern Han Dynasty (25-220 AD) and some even earlier. The […]
By Louise Watt Associated Press BEIJING (AP) — Basketball legend Michael Jordan now owns his Chinese name, after China’s highest court sided with him on Dec. 8 following a yearslong legal battle over a trademark dispute. The former NBA star has fought a Chinese sportswear maker since 2012 over the name “Qiaodan,” pronounced “CHEEOW-dan,” the […]
BEIJING (AP) — Two runners died after collapsing during a half-marathon in southern China on Dec. 10, event organizers said. One runner suffered sudden heart failure 2.8 miles from the finish of the Xiamen International Half-Marathon in the coastal city of the same name. A second runner died after crossing the finish line. Both were […]
For her entire school career, Jasmine de los Santos has worked hard to get good grades with the hopes of getting scholarships to help pay for college.
Matt Damon criticized “outrageous” stories in the era of fake news as he responded on Dec. 6 to accusations that his role in the new China-Hollywood co-production “The Great Wall” should have gone to an Asian actor.
From the Oscars debacle to the presidential election, 2016 was a crazy year in Hollywood and beyond. With 2016 coming to a close, let’s look back on some of the year’s biggest stories and controversies.
It’s not too often that the many achievements of Asian Pacific Americans (APA) are highlighted in the media.
King County Metro Transit is launching the region’s first-ever mobile ticket app — Transit GO Ticket — allowing riders to buy and redeem transit tickets on their mobile device without needing cash to ride. Tickets can be purchased for use on King County Metro buses, King County Water Taxi, Seattle Streetcar, and Sound Transit’s Link […]