More than 70 high school and middle school students in Washington, and one from across the country in Maryland, submitted essays, videos, and even a comic strip for the first annual competition sponsored by the student-run Washington Association for Chinese Education (WACE).
By Scott Heinlein and Sandy Marvinney For Northwest Asian Weekly In the works is a business, civic, and cultural delegation to Chongqing, Seattle’s sister city, a booming metropolis on the Yangtze River and the gateway to southwest China. The March 18–23 program, “Seattle Week in Chongqing,” reciprocates a May 2011 visit by a Chongqing delegation […]
By Assunta Ng Ordinary folks think only of visas when they think of consul generals. Actually, consul generals play an important role in serving the local community. For instance, the recent haze in Beijing, which shut down airports and highway transportation, caused local people to turn to the U.S. Embassy for an accurate measure of […]
During the summer, 26 students from high schools throughout the Puget Sound region spent two weeks in Chinese Bridge Summer Camp in Beijing and Changsha. These students shared their experiences during a program at the Seattle Chinese Garden. Additionally, they announced new initiatives they are organizing to promote Chinese language learning.
On Oct. 15, the Seattle Chinese Garden (SCG) will unveil its first completed donor recognition wall in the entry court. The ceremony will celebrate all that have supported SCG by ordering green granite bricks, which are engraved with names to honor family and friends.
The Seattle Chinese Garden, which is at South Seattle Community College (SSCC), held a public open house to celebrate the completion of the garden’s first courtyard
As publisher, I looked back on 2010 to see if our blessings exceeded our losses. Indeed, they did …
U.S. Commerce Secretary and former Washington state Gov. Gary Locke came home last week. Amid a schedule that included
In order to transform the concrete shell of the Seattle Chinese Garden into a gathering place, a team of 21 artisans arrived in Seattle from China on Aug. 6 and 7. To complete the project, artisans used centuries-old methods and shipped materials from Chongqing, Seattle’s sister city. The gathering place will be known as Knowing the Spring Courtyard …
Here at last! Here at last! After 24 years, the first fundraising event for the Seattle Chinese Garden Society (SCGS) was organized by Chinese Americans for the Chinatown