SEATTLE — There will be six nonstop flights from Seattle to China with a new Xiamen route starting September 26. The announcement was made May 11 during a press conference in Shenzhen, China, involving the Port of Seattle, the City of Seattle, and the Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce. “Service between the two leading technology […]
Police brutality, misconduct, and shootings have dominated news headlines in the past few years and Seattle has been no exception.
By John Liu Northwest Asian Weekly The name, “Donnie Chin Children’s Park” received around 95 percent of the votes at a March 17 meeting to rename the current International Children’s Park. Ninety attendees voted on three possible names: Donnie Chin International Children’s Park, Donnie Chin Children’s Park, and Donnie Chin Memorial Park. Seattle Mayor Ed […]
Nearly 500 guests attended the Wing Luke Asian Museum’s Annual Dinner & Auction on March 26. Seattle Mayor Ed Murray, San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee, Seattle Deputy Mayor Hyeok Kim, Seattle First Gentleman Michael Shiosaki, and San Francisco First Lady Anita Lee were among the attendees. The event raised approximately $480,000, exceeding the goal of […]
On Feb. 13, at the grand opening of the Yesler Hill Climb, Seattle Mayor Ed Murray announced that he has submitted a resolution to Seattle City Council to rename the International Children’s Park in Chinatown in honor of Donnie Chin, the former International District Emergency Center head, who was fatally shot in July 2015. The […]
On Feb. 13, Seattle Mayor Ed Murray and community leaders Ron Chew (International Community Health Services Foundation), Gloria Lung Wakayama (The Wing), David Leong (Greater Seattle Chinese Chamber of Commerce), and Beth Takekawa (The Wing) celebrated the First Hill Streetcar’s start-of-service with a party full of lion dancing, firecrackers, and red envelopes. The party was […]
A deadly shooting occurred at a homeless encampment at Airport Way and South Atlantic Street in a greenbelt adjacent to the I-5 freeway, known as The Jungle, on Tuesday night, Jan. 26, around 7:15 p.m., according to the Seattle Police Department (SPD).
Across the Puget Sound region, as real estate values and rents rise, cities large and small are struggling to preserve existing lower-cost, market-rate housing. A bipartisan plan to enact a local-option property tax exemption for existing rental homes aims to preserve lower rents and prevent the displacement of long-time tenants, even as landlords seek to […]
Compiled by Peggy Chapman Northwest Asian Weekly 1. Donnie Chin murder devastates community Hundreds of people gathered at Hing Hay Park for a memorial July 26, to honor the memory of Donnie Chin, who was devoted to the International District (ID). Chin served as ad hoc security around the ID neighborhood since he was a […]
“We join with the people of France, of Lebanon, and other countries across the world in mourning the victims of the Paris and Beirut attacks. While I am heartbroken by the recent tragic events, I feel as Americans, we cannot give in to the fear and hatred that are often the end goals of such […]