DA LI Development USA and Uwajimaya announced on May 4 a donation of 2,500 N95 masks and 15,000 surgical masks to health care providers, essential workers, and elderly residents in the Chinatown-International District (ID). “We are living in unprecedented and uncertain times with the COVID-19 pandemic in our community,” said Tomio Moriguchi, former CEO of […]
Phnom Penh Noodle House—Seattle’s only Cambodian restaurant—has reopened for business.
SEATTLE (AP) — Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson has sent a letter warning a Seattle-based business to halt selling a so-called COVID-19 “vaccine.” Ferguson said in a news release on April 28 that if the company, North Coast Biologics, or its owner, Johnny T. Stine, don’t stop making false or unsupported claims about the product, […]
SEATTLE (AP) — Alaska Airlines says passengers will soon need to wear face masks on flights due to the threat from coronavirus. In a statement, the Seattle-based airline said face masks will be mandatory beginning May 11. And employees who can’t maintain six feet of distance between passengers and other employees will also be required […]
Police in Vancouver, B.C. are appealing to the public for help in identifying and locating a suspect who defaced several large windows at the Chinese Cultural Centre with hateful graffiti last month. According to the Vancouver Police Department (VPD), the suspect entered the courtyard of the Chinese Cultural Centre in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside during the afternoon […]
Chinatown-International District Business Improvement Area (CIDBIA) has signed a contract with Homeland Patrol Division Security (HPDS), a locally owned security company, to provide free overnight security patrols to Chinatown-International District. Overnight services began on May 5 and covers blocks strategically chosen by Monica Ly, Clean & Safe Manager of the CIDBIA, and Timothy Hirokawa, CID […]
Researchers at Washington State University (WSU) say Asian giant hornets have been spotted in Washington state, the first time anywhere in the United States. Beekeepers have reported piles of dead bees with their heads ripped off, an alarming sight in a country with a rapidly declining bee population. The world’s largest hornets, that can kill […]
SEATTLE — The City of Seattle Office of Economic Development (OED) is warning small businesses about scammers seeking to prey on the small business community that has already been financially impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. OED has received numerous reports of scammers posing as either lenders or third-party providers offering to assist businesses with their […]
ROSS, PA. (AP) — The shooting deaths of a researcher who was studying the coronavirus and another man appear to have been a murder-suicide, authorities said. Bing Liu, 37, was shot multiple times on May 2 in the head, neck and torso in his townhouse in Ross. The apparent shooter, Hao Gu, 46, of Pittsburgh, […]
Elementary school reunion on Zoom with friends calling in from Australia, New Zealand,UK, Malaysia, Canada, and the U.S.