Leah Li will be representing the Seattle Chinese Chamber of Commerce in the 2013 Miss Chinatown USA pageant. Leah is 20 years old and will be the youngest contestant. She is currently studying at NYU and attended high school on Mercer Island. The competition will take place Feb. 16 at the Palace of Fine Arts […]
By Charles Lam NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY More than 270 were present at the New Hong Kong restaurant on Thursday, Sept. 20, to honor 14 local women at the Northwest Asian Weekly Foundation’s Women of Color Empowered luncheon. The theme of the luncheon was “Women of Power: Future Builders,” and the women honored have each played […]
“Staying active physically, intellectually, and socially is the key to good health. Sharing the wisdom your activity has earned you is the key to creating healthy communities.” — Kay Wagers, R.N., M.B.A. Community Health Director Aljoya Mercer Island – an Era Living retirement community 2430 76th Ave. S.E., Mercer Island, WA 98040 206-230-0150, www.eraliving.com/communities/mercer-island “Oral […]
By Assunta Ng Three important leaders were in Seattle recently. I saw two of them. Ironically, the one that I didn’t meet was the one the Northwest Asian Weekly wrote the most about.
By Jeffrey Osborn Northwest Asian Weekly Kenichi “Ken” Uchikura didn’t travel to America as a child of immigrant workers. He did, however, travel to America for what many call the American Dream, one of entrepreneurship and success. This year, Uchikura, chair of Pacific Software Publishing Inc., will be honored for his leadership and vision at […]
By Tiffany Ran Northwest Asian Weekly Scott Rodgers, a CPA who works from home, can look out the window and see the neighboring Hilton Hotel and Bellevue Club. However, the view outside his window is set to change.
The Korean American Coalition of Washington (KAC-WA), the Korean American Bar Association (KABA), and the Korean American Health Professional Association (KAHPA) held the third annual Kalbi Beef BBQ Cookoff Competition at the Luther Burbank Park in Mercer Island.
Six months ago, BMW Seattle opened its doors in the International District after moving from their Capitol Hill location, where they have been for 25 years. After years of successful business, BMW felt a need to expand but was unable to do so at their Capitol Hill location because they were landlocked. BMW had faced the problem of trying to find a space downtown that was big enough to accommodate their needs.
HSBC Bank USA, N.A. (HSBC) officially opened the doors to its latest 2,900-square-foot branch in Mercer Island.
One of the ways that the government is helping during the current economic crisis is through the $8,000 first time homebuyer credit initiative.