Dr. Kimo Hirayama, known as just Dr. Kimo to the International District community, is heading north to
By Eric Talmadge Associated Press TOKYO (AP) – North Korea said on June 30 it is preparing to try two Americans who entered the country as tourists for carrying out what it says were hostile acts against it.
By Vivian Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly Hollywood takes on North Korea A new movie poster and trailer for the irreverent comedy “The Interview” came out this past month to mixed reviews from the public. “The Interview” stars buddy comedians James Franco and Seth Rogen as media journalists who land an exclusive interview with a fictionalized […]
By Vivian Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly For Paull Shin, fighting to survive has long been part of his DNA.<!–more–> The University of Washington’s (UW) College of Arts and Sciences, in conjunction with the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies, recently celebrated the former Washington State senator for his unwavering commitment to the school’s Korea […]
By Hyung-Jin Kim Associated Press North Korea said on June 6 it has detained an American tourist for committing an unspecified crime, the third U.S. citizen being held there.
By Julie Ha and James S. Kim KoreAm The lone fatality in the June 5 Seattle Pacific University shooting has been identified as Paul Lee, a 19-year-old Korean American student, according to the Seattle Times. Seattle Mayor Ed Murray confirmed the news at a press conference on June 6.
Gov. Jay Inslee announced the appointment of Sam Chung to King County Superior Court. Chung is filling the seat of Judge Mary Yu who Inslee recently appointed to the Washington State Supreme Court.
Korean Consul General Moon Duk-ho was honored today by the Metropolitan King County Council on May 19, receiving a certificate of recognition from the Council.
By Washington State Rep. Cindy Ryu In Washington state, the Precinct Committee Officers (PCOs) are the grassroots base of either the Democratic or the Republican Party and are vital to their successes. They serve as the political representative for their respective precincts. They form the basis for communicating the values and principles of either party […]
NEW YORK (AP) – A young Korean American poet has received a $5,000 award for first-time writers that also ensures the publication and thousands of sales of her debut collection. Hannah Sanghee Park has won the Walt Whitman Award, the Academy of American Poets announced Wednesday. Park’s book, “The Same-Different,” will be released next year […]