Approximately 200 people attended the Rainier Valley Community Development Fund (RVCDF)’s annual meeting on April 25. Executive Director Wayne Lau gave the Richard J. McIver Award to the Ethiopian Community in Seattle. RVCDF is a nonprofit created in 1999 to help small businesses along the Martin Luther King, Jr. Way corridor weather the disruptions from […]
Seattle Colleges held its 50th anniversary dinner on April 25 at Pacific Tower in Seattle. Enrique Cerna emceed and there were comments from Chancellor Dr. Shouan Pan and Teresita Batayola, chair of the Seattle Colleges Board of Trustees.
By MICHAEL TARM and DON BABWIN Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — The passenger who was dragged off a flight after refusing to give up his seat settled with United for an undisclosed sum on April 27, in an apparent attempt by the airline to put the fiasco behind it as quickly as possible. David Dao’s […]
HOUSTON (AP) — An American woman who was arrested while on a business trip in China and later convicted of spying has been deported to the United States. Jeff Gillis says his wife, “Sandy” Phan-Gillis, got on a flight to Los Angeles on April 28. The couple planned to stay in Los Angeles a few […]
By Staff NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY On April 18, the Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund (AALDEF) released a report with detailed findings from its nonpartisan multilingual exit poll of 13,846 Asian American voters in the November 2016 elections. It showed just 18 percent supporting Donald Trump and four out of five supporting Hillary Clinton. […]
By GERRY SHIH Associated Press BEIJING (AP) — Authorities in China’s Xinjiang region are prohibiting parents from giving children some Islamic names in the latest effort to dilute the influence of religion on life in the ethnic Uighur minority heartland. “Muhammad,” “Jihad” and “Islam” are among at least 29 names now banned in the heavily […]
By Daniel Kim Executive Director, Korean Grocers Association of Washington For over two decades, the Korean American Grocers’ Association (KAGRO) and the countless local grocers that it supports have been a part of the Seattle community. As small businesses already struggling with an excessive amount of taxes, fees, and regulations, we are deeply concerned about […]
The United Seattle & Bellevue Korean School held its annual fundraiser at the Bellevue Westin Hotel on April 30. The event raised approximately $100,000.
Suriya Yunosov and her family have long enjoyed samsa, filled puff pastry hand pies that can be savory or sweet, which Yunosov makes based on a family recipe.
When Thai police detectives Sonchai Jitpleecheep and Pichai Apiradee are given orders to follow U.S. Marine Sergeant William Bradley around Bangkok, they are not told why.