By James Tabafunda Northwest Asian Weekly Dan Shih advocates for justice; he works on such issues as patent infringement, class actions, and contract and warranty disputes. But now, the Seattle attorney is taking a leave of absence from Susman Godfrey to battle five other opponents – at this time – for a seat in the […]
By Yuri Kageyama AP Business Writer TOKYO (AP) — Toyota Motor Corp. is investing $1 billion in a research company it’s setting up in Silicon Valley to develop artificial intelligence and robotics, underlining the Japanese automaker’s determination to lead in futuristic cars that drive themselves and apply the technology to other areas of daily life. […]
The Washington State Chinese Cancer Network Association (WSCCNA) has been collaborating with Kin On Community Care Network to offer the Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (CDSMP) workshop for members and friends of WSCCNA. CDSMP is an evidence-based program developed by Stanford University to help participants more effectively self-manage their various chronic health conditions so that they […]
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — An exterminator accused of strangling a pediatrician, who questioned his work and then tying her up with equestrian gear and setting her body on fire, has been convicted of first-degree murder, arson, and related offenses. Dr. Melissa Ketunuti was of Thai descent. Jason Smith, 39, faces a mandatory life term without the […]
Edward Sheen is a board certified internist and was a Clinical Fellow in Liver and Digestive Diseases at Stanford University, He is Executive Chair/Senior Partner of the Stanford Healthcare Consulting Group, and Course Director of Leadership/Strategies for Healthcare Delivery Innovation. In the California State Assembly.
Fisher, President of the San Francisco Symphony, has been a member of the San Francisco Symphony’s Board of Governors since 1992, and was formerly the Vice President of the Symphony’s Board of Governors and Chair of the Development Steering Committee. Fisher serves as the Chairman of the National Board of the Smithsonian Institution and is a […]
Jessica Chen Weiss, born and raised in Seattle, has written a book, Powerful Patriots: Nationalist Protest in China’s Foreign Relations, about the history of anti-foreign protests in China from 1985 to 2012. Weiss has interviewed over 170 people for this book and has spent about 14 months on field research. Powerful Patriots discusses anti-foreign protests […]
President Obama announced his intent to nominate Senator Max Baucus as Ambassador to the People’s Republic of China, replacing former Washington state Governor Gary Locke. “For more than two decades, Max Baucus has worked to deepen the relationship between the United States and China, said President Obama. The economic agreements he helped forge have created millions […]
By Imana Gunawan Northwest Asian Weekly University of Washington Bothell’s new chancellor Bjong Wolf Yeigh has ambitions for both his new institution and for its students, the majority of whom identify with underrepresented minority groups. “In the end, when we’re successful with all the things that we’re doing, I would like to see University of […]
The President’s Commission on White House Fellowships announced the appointment of the 2013–2014 Class of White House Fellows on Aug. 27. The White House Fellows Program was created in 1964. Three of the 11 fellows are Asian or Pacific Islanders.