Josh Yiu, Foster Foundation Curator of Chinese Art at the Seattle Art Museum (SAM), has accepted the position of Associate Director of the Art Museum at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Yiu has been at SAM since 2006 and will be leaving his post effective July.
The Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Washington (JCCCW) hosted their 5th annual Tomodachi Luncheon on Thursday, March 28, raising over $67,000 to help support JCCCW programs and underwrite the organization’s daily operations …
Construction of the First Hill Streetcar is well underway in Seattle’s Chinatown-International District and Little Saigon. The new streetcar will be operational by the spring of 2014 and will enable travel between Pioneer Square, the Chinatown-International District, Yesler Terrace, First Hill, and Capitol Hill. The new line will connect with First Hill medical centers, Seattle […]
Seattle paid its respects to community leader Wai Chow Eng last Saturday, Jan. 19, at a service that turned out to be a Chinatown affair. Over 300 people attended to say goodbye to the man who brought Chinese barbecue to Seattle, helped revitalize Chinatown, and loved and cared for his family his entire life.
By Charles Lam Northwest Asian Weekly Wallace Loh, former dean at the University of Washington Law School
By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly My baby just turned 30. She is the youngest of my three children. And in some ways, she has more influence on me than either of my two sons.
By Stacy Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly Born in Seoul, Sung Yang is the chief of staff for King County Executive Dow Constantine. In this role, Yang oversees and directs the executive’s major initiatives, the central coordination between policy, communications, and external relations, and the executive’s administrative staff and office operations. Prior to joining the executive’s […]
By Jeffrey Osborn Northwest Asian Weekly Kelly Ogilvie, CEO of Blue Marble Energy, has worked with local communities and events and has an illustrious history of working with high profile people, including taking an early role in Gary Locke’s re-election campaign for governor of Washington in 1999 and 2000. For these reasons and numerous others, […]
By Keishi Matsuda Northwest Asian Weekly It is becoming more common for international students from Asian countries to further their education in Washington state colleges. Some students flourish and have relatively little trouble studying in the United States, but others struggle.
By Jack Broom The Seattle Times SEATTLE (AP) — One of his legs ends at the knee. The other, just below it. It’s a disquieting sight, but Tun Channareth, of Cambodia, sitting in a wheelchair he made himself, would not want you to turn away. “Some people understand my English,” he told a group of […]