Uwajimaya customers helped raise over $20,000 for the American Red Cross to help with the relief efforts in Nepal. Uwajimaya President and CEO, Tomoko Moriguchi-Matsuno along with two cashiers presented a check in the amount of $22,500 to the American Red Cross CEO, Terry Pollard on May19. (end)
By Marino Saito Northwest Asian Weekly Across Japan, people will pause and pray at 2:46 p.m. on March 11.
History was made Sunday, Feb. 23, at the Fremont Market when Tokyo Dog sold the world’s most expensive hot dog for a whopping $169. Co-owner Eugene Woo said he would send the paperwork to Guinness World Records, where the feat will be documented for all of posterity.
As donations began flowing into Sichuan after the recent earthquake, something curious happened. The Red Cross Society of China, the government-administered Red Cross association operating in Mainland China, was receiving donations at a level lower than other private aid organizations. By the end of Sunday, one day after the earthquake, the Red Cross had only […]
By Assunta Ng Tan Tho Tien wanted to donate a dinner to benefit Hurricane Sandy victims at his restaurant, the House of Hong. The only
This week saw the one-year anniversary of the 9.0 Tohoku earthquake that unleashed a tsunami and terrible devastation onto the Japan prefectures Fukushima, Iwate, and Miyagi. It was one of the top five most powerful earthquakes since modern record-keeping began in 1900. It is the most powerful, that we know of, to have ever hit […]
Not one donation box for Japan’s disaster relief was found at the Cherry Blossom Festival (CBF), which was held at the Seattle Center last weekend.
Disasters can strike at any time, and being prepared is important for whatever emergency may happen in the Puget Sound.
Strong earthquakes hit the Tohoku region of Japan in the afternoon on March 11, triggering several 6- to 23-foot tsunami waves that caused massive destruction
WASHINGTON (AP) — A pair of former NFL players of Samoan descent finished a trip this week to American Samoa, where they helped with tsunami recovery efforts and handed over a check for $50,000 from the league and players association.