The International District task force initial meeting was held last week with approximately 20 members in attendance. It was a forum to air emotions affecting the community and also focused on accountability and results regarding public safety. It is the City’s “smallest” task force (with the least amount of members of any other of the […]
On Sept. 23, Seattle Chinatown International District Preservation and Development Authority (SCIDpda) held a Community Open House and Public Safety Meeting. Seattle Police Department Assistant Chief Robert Merner and Deputy Mayor Hyeok Kim provided information regarding the on-going Donnie Chin investigation. Two groups were identified to be involved in the shooting of Donnie Chin. The […]
Seattle Mayor Ed Murray and Deputy Mayor Hyeok Kim participated in a community forum about a new federal policy allowing the adult children of Filipino World War II veterans to live and work in the U.S. When the U.S. entered World War II, the Philippines, which at the time was a U.S. Commonwealth, became an […]
Donnie Chin, executive director of the International District Emergency Center (IDEC), passed away July 23, after being shot before 3 a.m. at 8th Ave. S. between S. Lane St. and Weller St. in the Chinatown International District. Chin’s service in the I.D. was usually a one-man show, patrolling in the ID. For the past decade, […]
Deputy Mayor Hyeok Kim of Seattle invited Northwest Asian Weekly’s summer youth leadership program to have lunch at City Hall this summer. Our kids have no social status. They still have to do something to prove their worth. Yet, Kim sent me an email to invite our kids this summer back in March! I was […]
Over 70 people celebrated Kin On’s Groundbreaking Ceremony on Sept. 19 to officially kick off the “Creating an Aging-Friendly Community” Kin On Expansion Project. Former Governor and
By Assunta Ng Last Monday, Hop Sing Tong, Chinatown’s private club, organized its Lunar New Year party at the House of Hong.