Both gubernatorial candidates have heavily courted the Asian and Asian Pacific community’s support this year. They
The 1st Washington State Summit on U.S.–India Trade and Commerce, hosted by the Washington State and India Trade Relations Action Committee (WASITRAC), concluded Friday, Sept. 28, after two days of events at Seattle Center. The summit was held in conjunction with the Next Fifty celebration, marking the 50th anniversary of Seattle Center and the 1962 […]
By Deni Luna NORTHWEST Asian Weekly Originally Printed Nov. 2, 1996 Vice President Al Gore came to Seattle to campaign for Democratic candidates in an enthusiastic rally at Pier 48 Monday afternoon. “Washington state, more than any other state, has the chance to call Newt Gingrich’s bluff,” Gore said. He was referring to reports that […]
State Representative Sharon Tomiko Santos has been selected for a 2012 Distinguished Community Service Award by the University of Washington Multicultural Alumni Partnership. Rep. Santos has served the 37th district since 1996 and is a former House Minority Whip. In addition, she has worked as a volunteer for the Wing Luke Museum, the Asian Pacific […]
By Assunta Ng Congressman Jim McDermott expanded the 7th Congressional district to include cities like Normandy Park, Burien, Edmonds, and more.
On May 8, Congressmember Jim McDermott, with a coalition of eight members of Congress, sent a request to U.S. National Park Service (NPS) to designate the Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience (The Wing) as a historical site. In a letter signed by McDermott, Sen. Maria Cantwell, Sen. Patty Murray, and others, […]
The Low Income Housing Institute celebrated 20 years of providing housing and services to the community with its 9th annual gala and auction at the Hyatt at Olive 8 in Seattle on Oct. 28. During the past two years, LIHI staff have developed more than 3,600 units stretching across six counties. Their portfolio includes 1,845 units housing over […]
Local community members gathered together at the Four Seas Restaurant in the International District to raise money.
The Ethnic Heritage Council hosted the 27th Annual Naturalization Ceremony at Seattle Center. More than 500 people from 80 countries were sworn in by the Honorable Richard. C. Tallman, U.S. Circuit Court Judge.
The post for U.S. Ambassador to India has just opened up after the sudden resignation of former Ambassador Timothy Roemer, who was appointed by President Obama in 2009.