A rising immigrant population can be taxing for many developing cities. However, Bellevue is not one of those cities. The Asian immigrant population in Bellevue increased from 17.6 percent in 2000 to 24.6 percent in 2008. Asians account for almost three-quarters of Bellevue’s non-white population.
Try as he may, clothing designer Jason Wu can rarely be named without mention of the stunning one-shoulder, white silk chiffon dress worn by Michelle Obama at the inaugural ball. While Wu is grateful for the recognition, his designs in every show since the inaugural ball have been a deliberate departure from the notable dress.
Spring rolls and flash-fried shrimp crackers weren’t the only goodies sizzling at the Asian Counseling and Referral Service (ACRS) office on April 7. Talk of how Washington’s Vietnamese community could come
together was heated at the first Vietnamese Community Forum. Leading the forum were Youth Action Team …
As an engineering student at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Emily Tse juggled demanding classes and homework. So when she had spare time, she turned to a hobby in order to release stress. She started experimenting with makeup.
Up to $2,500 scholarships are available to students studying journalism in the fall. The Seattle chapter of the Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) is seeking applicants for three scholarships aimed at college journalism students, recent graduates, and soon-to-be graduates.
The U.S. Department of Commerce has honored Bellevue for its Initiative India, a special effort to boost trade in the region with India.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A business that brought hundreds of Filipino teachers to Louisiana to work in public schools has been fined and ordered to refund placement fees that a teacher union estimates will total $1.8 million.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Toyota Motor Corp. is expected to agree to a fine of more than $16 million, the largest government penalty levied against an automaker, for a four-month delay in telling federal authorities about defective gas pedals on its vehicles, a Transportation Department official said last Sunday.
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — The news came in a single line in the list of the day’s sports transactions:
KANSAS CITY WIZARDS — Added F Sunil Chhetri to the 24-man roster.
BOSTON (AP) — Wakako Tsuchida of Japan has won her fourth consecutive Boston Marathon women’s wheelchair title.