Paul Mar has been appointed by Gov. Jay Inslee to the Public Facilities District Board of Directors — which owns and operates the baseball stadium in King County on behalf of taxpayers. Mar, who is the director of real estate development for the Seattle Chinatown International District Preservation and Development Authority (SCIDpda), has been active […]
By Assunta Ng The Wing Luke Asian Museum’s annual fundraising dinner is the envy of many Asian community organizations. This year yielded another record-breaking amount, $460,000 raised, a 13 percent increase from last year. The amount they raise each year, keeps increasing. How does the Wing do it? Find champions Having a generous board […]
By Assunta Ng When one out of five small businesses fails in its first year nationwide, Chinatown’s Eastern Café is bucking statistics. It is only a year old, making money, and expanding.
The International District Rotary Club has awarded Lisa Khuu with a Rotary college scholarship, which she will use to attend the University of Washington with a pre-medicine major. Khuu is currently a student at West Seattle High School, where she has a 3.9 GPA. Her professional goal is to help find cures for diseases. She […]
By Nina Huang Northwest Asian Weekly Sue Taoka is changing the world.
Gov. Chris Gregoire made commitments to support significant investments in the API community when she entered office. We believe she has honored those commitments by providing community health services, support for API small business, naturalization services, employment training, and other programs for refugees and immigrants.
May Xie was working in her herbal store on Jackson Street, Yuan Sheng Heng, when she was stunned by an immensely loud boom. She wondered if a woman cooking on the top floors of Jackson Apartments had accidentally set off some kind of gas explosion.