Phillip Yin, a Bellevue resident and Yakima native, is running for Washington state lieutenant governor. “I know we can make Washington the most family-friendly, job-creating, and innovative state in the country,” Yin said in a release. Yin previously worked for Bloomberg Television and CNBC Asia as a business/political anchor and was also a senior portfolio […]
On Jan. 21, Washington state Sen. Pramila Jayapal announced her congressional bid in Washington state’s 7th district, in hopes of succeeding U.S. Rep. Jim McDermott, who is retiring and vacating his seat after 14 terms.
George Leing is Colorado’s new representative to the Republican National Committee. Leing lost his bid to unseat U.S. Rep. Jared Polis in 2014. Leing will fill the remainder of Mike Kopp’s term, which expires after this year’s convention. Leing, a lawyer who works in finance and energy, is the former chairman of the Boulder County […]
Alma Kimura recently won a gold medal in the world powerlifting championships Sept. 28. On Sept. 16, she won another gold medal, this time in the “raw nationals” in Scranton, Pa. Kimura, a Georgetown University law-school graduate who practices solo in estate planning, probate and family law on Capitol Hill, was recruited by a tennis colleague […]
By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly Republicans have been recruiting people to run against Sen. Maria Cantwell, including a young Asian American. Phillip Yin, 38, an anchor and reporter for Bloomberg television’s Asia–Pacific region, is planning to announce his 2012 senate campaign. Yin, who recently returned to Seattle, is now organizing a kick-off event. Born […]
A wild brawl broke out between Georgetown and a Chinese men’s basketball team on Thursday, Aug. 18, putting an immediate end to a supposed goodwill game that coincided with U.S. Vice President Joe Biden’s visit to the country …
On May 23, Colonel Sunao (Phil) Ishio passed away in his sleep.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Four years after spending $50 million to settle a number of employment discrimination lawsuits, Abercrombie & Fitch says it’s making progress with diversity in its hiring.