By Assunta Ng Recently, I was dining with a group of friends, and the mayor’s name came up. Some of them went with Mayor Mike McGinn to Seattle’s sister city, Chongqing, in March.
By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly Last year, former Bloomberg TV anchor–reporter Phillip Yin wanted to challenge Sen. Maria Cantwell and, in the process, become the first Chinese American senator from the mainland United States. The showdown never materialized, as his supporters did not send campaign money. After he put his political dreams on hold, […]
When the United States formally established diplomatic relations with the People’s Republic of China in 1979, Washington state already had a formal relationship with it. Today, China is the state’s leading trading partner and principal export market for items like aircraft parts and agricultural products.