By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly Is there such a thing as a “real little sheep” (versus “fake little sheep”)?
Ricoh Corporation presented its 2011 Outstanding Major Markets Sales Performance Award to Frank Fukui, president of Woodburn Company, in Orlando, Fla., during its Annual Convergence Exhibition. This is the second award of its kind Fukui has received in recent years. ♦
By Assunta Ng When the Republicans, the White House, and Democrats tried to broker a deal last weekend, lots of Chinese food was ordered during the meetings, according to the New York Times.
At the 62nd Annual Miss Seafair Scholarship Program For Women Coronation, Veronica Quintero, from the Hispanic Seafair organization, was crowned Miss Seafair. The first runner up was Angelica Soriano Casimiro, from the Filipino community of Seattle. Second runner up was Veronica Pupava, from West Seattle Hi-Yu. Seafair awarded more than $20,000 in scholarships as part […]
The Washington State India Trade Relations Action Committee (WASITRAC) honored Port of Seattle CEO Tay Yoshitani and legendary Taekwondo Olympian Narayan Gurung at its second annual Building Bridges Across the Nations awards ceremony at the Northgate Community Center in Seattle.
In honor of its 35th anniversary, Oliver’s Lounge at the Mayflower Park Hotel in Seattle celebrated with a party that included live music and free crabcakes and martinis.
By Andrew Dampf The Associated Press SHANGHAI (AP) — The swimming world championships ended with a bang Sunday, July 31, when emerging Chinese standout Sun Yang broke the oldest world record in the sport — Australian great Grant Hackett’s 10-year-old mark in the 1,500 meters. Sun was just over two seconds off Hackett’s 2001 pace […]
By Jean H. Lee The Associated Press Editor’s note: Jean H. Lee, The Associated Press bureau chief in Seoul, and David Guttenfelder, AP’s chief Asia photographer, have made numerous reporting trips to North Korea in recent years. They were granted unprecedented access on their latest journey to Pyongyang and areas outside the nation’s showcase capital. […]
By Louise Watt The Associated Press BEIJING (AP) — Chinese authorities have rescued 89 trafficked minors as young as 10 days and the oldest 4 years and arrested 369 suspects after uncovering two child trafficking gangs, authorities said Wednesday, July 27.
By Assunta Ng Well, Beijing has some of the best Chinese food. I was there three years ago and was fortunate enough to taste incredible Shanghaiese, Shandong, Beijing, and other ethnic foods.