On Feb. 25, the Greater Seattle Chinese Chamber of Commerce held its Lunar New Year dinner at China Harbor Restaurant. The program included a lion dance, the introduction of the chamber’s Impaction Award, an auction, and scholarship distribution. The master of ceremonies was Phillip Yin. Founded in 1963, the nonprofit, non-partisan group is the voice […]
By Tiffany Ran Northwest Asian Weekly What many don’t know about Din Tai Fung’s humble beginnings is of its earliest days as a store
Business Opportunities in Washington,” a panel luncheon hosted by the Greater Seattle Chinese Chamber of Commerce, was
By Jamie Sun Northwest Asian Weekly Mary Yu is an inspiring role model.
By Assunta Ng Immigrants often don’t use their voices in government politics for fear of their accents and language barriers.
By James Tabafunda Northwest Asian Weekly Following the “$15 Now” signs carried by demonstrators in downtown Seattle last February, there are new signs on the proposed $15 minimum wage with the words, “SAVE IMMIGRANT JOBS AND SMALL BUSINESSES.”
About 380 people gathered at the Asian Resource Center for the Greater Seattle Chinese Chamber of Commerce’s Lunar New Year banquet on Feb. 6. The event was co-emceed by Owen Lei of the Asian Counseling and Referral Service (ACRS) and King 5 TV meteorologist Mary Lee.
By Sue Misao Northwest Asian Weekly The cause of the Christmas Eve fire in the International District has been classified as “undetermined,” according to the Seattle Fire Department.
On Nov. 18, the Greater Seattle Chinese Chamber of Commerce voted to renew terms and welcome the new board of directors for 2014. Afterwards, new officers were selected from the board. They are Martha Lee, president; Felicity Wang, 1st vice president; David Leong, 2nd vice president; Will Chen, treasurer; and John Liu, secretary. (end)
Governor Jay Inslee appointed Michael Itti as the executive director of the Washington State Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs in early April. Itti is a second generation Thai-Chinese American born and raised in Washington. He will advise the governor, the Legislature, state agencies, and local government on policies, programs, and needs of the Asian […]