To Northwest Asian Weekly: The rally for NYC police officer Peter Liang is a milestone for Chinese Americans in awakening to the importance of political activism. It was a great turnout demonstrating their support for social justice for all, including Officer Liang and Mr. Gurley, both victims of the tragic and unfortunate events leading to […]
Last month, the World Health Organization (WHO) gave a stamp of approval for a Chinese-made vaccine against Japanese encephalitis (JE), a disease that plagues mostly children in poor rural communities in Southeast Asia and the Western Pacific. Seattle’s PATH (Program for Appropriate Technology in Health) had been searching for ways to develop a low-cost vaccine […]
By Associated Press Staff SEATTLE (AP) — A 28-year-old man charged in the 2011 hit-and-run death of a Seattle bicyclist has pleaded guilty. Erlin Garcia-Reyes of suburban Normandy Park entered his plea Tuesday in King County Superior Court to a charge of felony hit-and-run in the death of Michael Wang.
At an awards ceremony at Meydenbauer Center, Sheng-Yen Lu Foundation awarded $226,000 in grants to 10 nonprofit organizations to improve health and education.