Compiled by Stacy Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly French author Andre Maurois famously wrote, “A man cannot free himself from the past more easily than he can from his own body.” <!–more–> On Feb. 3, the Women of Color Empowered Luncheon will attempt to prove this adage true for women also, that the past and one’s […]
Boeing’s 787 Dreamliner will soon be a regular sight at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. The Port of Seattle welcomes today’s announcement that All Nippon Airways (ANA) of Japan chose Seattle to be one of the initial international destinations for their Boeing 787 Dreamliner. In a Tokyo press conference today, ANA Group President and CEO Shinichiro Ito […]
The other day, I was talking to one of the most powerful men from Indiana. Gov. Mitch Daniels once worked for this man’s company, and the Republicans even toyed with drafting him to run against President Obama earlier this year.
By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly Directing, co-producing, and co-writing a multimillion dollar Chinese historical epic movie might sound like an impossible task, especially when you’ve never shot a feature film before.
By Stacy Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly In November 2010, Sharon Prill was named publisher of the Yakima Herald Republic (YHR). As publisher, Prill oversees the day-to-day operations of the Herald Republic, including those of the El Sol de Yakima, a weekly Spanish language newspaper, Yakima magazine, and several other highly-regarded niche publications. Previously, Prill spent […]
Bayani Store, Inc. recently launched its new website, BayaniStore.com. Now, rather than spend time traveling, shopping and packing balikbayan boxes for often delayed and risky shipments, Filipinos can simply go online to the website and click to select all the items they want to send to friends and loved ones back home in the Philippines.
On Oct. 21, the Atsuhiko and Ina Goodwin Tateuchi Foundation awarded a grant of $175,000 to the International Community Health Services (ICHS) Foundation to support women’s health care access.
The National Asian Pacific Center on Aging (NAPCA) welcomed three new members to its board.
Komen for the Cure’s Puget Sound affiliate introduced a new program, Pink Tie Guys, which features influential male leaders who can help engage and mobilize audiences in the breast cancer awareness movement. All nine men received a pink necktie, which they will wear throughout the year and at Komen Puget Sound events.
International Community Health Services (ICHS), which helps low-income and uninsured people in Seattle, especially in the Asian Pacific Islander community, could see 80 percent more medically uninsured patients and an approximate $800,000 budget shortfall next year if Basic Health cuts unveiled by Gov. Chris Gregoire become law.