The process to rename International Children’s Park in Seattle’s International District after the beloved community activist Donnie Chin is moving forward. On April 12, Mayor Ed Murray sent to the Seattle City Council a resolution seeking the Council’s support of renaming the park from “International Children’s Park” to “Donnie Chin International Children’s Park.”
By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly Since Donnie Chin’s slaying four months ago in the International District, there’s been little progress when it comes to getting information about the case. Why? Chin was the founder and one-man staff of the International District Emergency Center, providing patrol and emergency services in the ID. There have been […]
Donnie Chin, executive director of the International District Emergency Center (IDEC), passed away July 23, after being shot before 3 a.m. at 8th Ave. S. between S. Lane St. and Weller St. in the Chinatown International District. Chin’s service in the I.D. was usually a one-man show, patrolling in the ID. For the past decade, […]
By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Yao Fou Hinh Chao is a trusting man. But after two loan mortgage modification scams bilked him out of more than $4,500, putting him at risk of losing his Skyway home to foreclosure, the 60-year-old Chao did not know whom to trust.
By Stacy Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly In the 1970s, in the area now known as the International District, there was a small bit of land owned by Dennis Su in the middle of the dense urban area, surrounded by brick buildings filled with residents and local businesses. <!–more–> Su, of course, could have developed his […]