By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Former United States President Jimmy Carter will be a featured guest of the eighth annual China Town Hall meeting on October 16, 2014. The goal of the Town Hall is to facilitate the exchange of ideas through educational exchanges and public education. President Carter’s remarks will be web cast […]
By Michael Rubinkam Associated Press The arsonist who killed Ji Yun Lee was especially cruel and calculating, dousing her small cabin in Pennsylvania’s Pocono Mountains with more than 60 gallons (230 liters) of gasoline and heating fuel and setting at least eight fires, ending at the front door to block any chance of escape. Then […]
Joy Chang and Dennis Wulkan of Seattle attended a three-day summit last month in Wash., D.C., with about 100 community activists from around the country. The White House Senior Community Leaders Summit, sponsored by the National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare, provides the opportunities for citizens to voice opinions about the future of […]
By Signe Predmore Northwest Asian Weekly Former Chinese government official Bo Xilai made recent international headlines with his fall from power and his alleged involvement in corruption. However, Cheng Li, a Brookings Institute senior fellow and Chinese political expert, has observed the scandal in a much different light. “Chinese analysts have been too indulgent in […]
International Community Health Services received national recognition as a Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH), issued by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). The NCQA issued the recognition after an extensive review of the International District and Holly Park clinics. The recognition credits medical facilities that combine access, teamwork, and technology to deliver quality care and […]
Alexander Chin received the Congressional Award Gold Medal. Chin is a sophomore at Seattle University and was also selected by the National Committee to speak at the Gold Medal ceremony. This award is given to young individuals who accomplish challenging goals in voluntary public service, personal development, physical fitness, and exploration/expedition.