To the Editor: The Mayor McGinn’s proposal to move activities away from the ID/Chinatown Community Center to Jefferson and Rainier Community Centers effectively removes the opportunity for young people and seniors who live in the ID to have an accessible place for activities.
The Asian Adult Adoptees of Washington (AAAW), founded in 1996, celebrated its 15th anniversary with a special conference, or mini-gatherings, at various locations in Seattle.
The Puget Sound Business Journal celebrated its 2011 40 under 40 honorees at an event at Showbox Sodo in Seattle. More than 350 people attended.
During the summer, 26 students from high schools throughout the Puget Sound region spent two weeks in Chinese Bridge Summer Camp in Beijing and Changsha. These students shared their experiences during a program at the Seattle Chinese Garden. Additionally, they announced new initiatives they are organizing to promote Chinese language learning.
At an awards ceremony at Meydenbauer Center, Sheng-Yen Lu Foundation awarded $226,000 in grants to 10 nonprofit organizations to improve health and education.
By Melinda Deslatte The Associated Press BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Attorney General Buddy Caldwell has won a second term in office, after his only competitor dropped out of the race. Former U.S. Rep. Joseph Cao filed paperwork Tuesday formally withdrawing from the election, a spokesman for the Secretary of State’s office said. “After meeting […]
By Kelly Olsen The Associated Press SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A top Samsung executive says the company will take a bolder stance in its patent battle with smartphone and tablet rival Apple, which Samsung claims has been “free riding” on its patented wireless technologies.
By Elaine Kurtenbach The Associated Press SHANGHAI (AP) — Signs that the powerhouse Chinese economy is slowing have spooked global markets and sharpened fears that the world economy will not escape another recession, so much so that a small, preliminary survey of Chinese manufacturers contributed to a global stock market plunge this week.
By Christopher Bodeen The Associated Press BEIJING (AP) — Despite Beijing’s bluster and hints of another break in military exchanges, little fallout is expected from Washington’s decision to upgrade Taiwan’s F-16 fighter jets.
By Terence Chea The Associated Press BERKELEY, Calif. — UC Berkeley student leaders have condemned a Republican group’s satirical diversity bake sale offering pastry prices based on race and gender.