It was a warm reception for Chinese President Xi Jinping Sept. 22. The welcoming committee included Jay Inslee, Gary Locke, Mayor Ed Murray, along with other mayors from the Northwest. Media was certainly present, but it was specified that photo-taking be restricted. (end) An interesting fact: the jet the President and First Lady arrived on […]
The host nation for the 17th annual Asia Pacific New Year Celebration at the Tacoma Dome was Pakistan. There was a presentation of the Pakistan national anthem, and a feature cultural show. The Stage Mistress of Ceremony was Cheryl Lee of the University of Washington. Festivities included a variety of performances from schools and societies […]
The Consulate General of Japan in Seattle recognized contributions to Japan-US relations Jan. 22. In a ceremony held during the New Year’s Reception at the Official Residence recipients were awarded the Consul General’s Commendation.
The Washington State and India Trade Relations Action Committee took part in a luncheon
On December 12, 2014, Cheryl Lee and BuWon Yoon were recognized for their services to the Korean American community by the S. Korea government in a ceremony at the Ko-Am TV station in Federal Way by Moon Duk-ho, the Consul General of the Republic of Korea for Seattle. Yoon was awarded the National Medal of […]
The Asia Pacific Cultural Center in Tacoma presented “An Exciting Tahitian Experience” with its 16th annual Asia Pacific New Year celebration at the Tacoma Dome on Feb. 15. Thousands attended, including dignitaries from Tahiti, along with Tacoma Mayor Marilyn Strickland, Pierce County Executive Pat McCarthy, Lieutenant Governor Brad Owen, Congressman Derek Kilmer, Consul General of […]
About 400 people, representing more than 100 companies, attended the inaugural Seattle Biz-Tech Summit at the Hyatt Regency in Bellevue on Oct. 19. Hosted by Nan Hai Co., Inc., the purpose of the event was to “establish an annual international summit in Seattle to highlight and promote business and technology exchanges between American and Chinese […]
By Zachariah Bryan Northwest Asian Weekly Just five years after World War II and five years before the Vietnam War, the “Forgotten War” happened.
It’s been called the coldest war, the forgotten war. Their service sandwiched between — and overshadowed by — World War II and the war in Vietnam, veterans of the three-year-long Korean War have largely gone unrecognized in American society.
Maria Bea Querido, a current Leadership Discovery participant with the Executive Development Institute and a Boeing employee, was one of 10 young Filipinos from the United State to take part in the second annual Filipino American Youth Leadership Program. The program, hosted by the Embassy of the Philippines, took place in July of 2013 in […]