It was only after her partner’s death that He Meili realized the full meaning of marriage. As a lesbian couple in China, He and Li Qin kept their ties largely unspoken, sometimes introducing themselves as cousins.
Godfrey Gao, who made headlines in 2011 as the first Asian man to ever model for Louis Vuitton, has died at age 35. Gao made his American film debut in 2013’s “The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones,” and he also starred in a number of popular Asian films and TV shows. He was filming a […]
Gene Moy is proud to tell you that he’s 102 years old (103 in April). Obviously, it’s a worthy accomplishment for the former World War II veteran.
Outside his house, there is wavy grass on the sidewalk. A pile of chairs rides atop the driveway. Behind them, hidden from the street, are signs, stacked together that say: “Larry Gossett for King County Council.”
As she gazes across the room, her look becomes one of longing. The older Japanese woman she is watching has hair like wisps of snow. She is gently fondling silk handkerchiefs and bric-a-brac with the care of a mother.
By Staff NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang is scheduled to attend a fundraising dinner at the Seattle home of spine surgeon and entrepreneur Jeffrey Roh this month. Roh is the CEO of IntuitiveX and has over 15 years of experience as an inventor, angel investor, and serial entrepreneur. Dr. Roh is also […]
By KATHLEEN RONAYNE and NICHOLAS RICCARDI Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Sen. Kamala Harris is dropping out of the race for the White House. She told supporters on Dec. 3 that she was ending her bid for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination. “I’ve taken stock and looked at this from every angle, and over the […]
I never expected so much drama in a small neighborhood election board such as Chinatown.
Wataru “Wat” Misaka, the first player of Japanese descent to play in the league that was the predecessor to the NBA, has died. He was 95. The University of Utah athletics department said in a Nov. 21 news release that Misaka died on Nov. 20 in Salt Lake City. He grew up in Ogden, Utah. […]
On Nov. 14, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee met with a delegation from Nepal led by Chief Minister of Gandaki Province Prithvi Subba Gurung and Attorney General Rajendra Ghimire. Gurung proposed to establish sister-city relations between Washington state and Nepal’s Gandaki province. “There are many commonalities between Washington state and our province,” Gurung said, stating the […]