By Matthew Daly The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama said Thursday, Oct. 6, that the government should continue to give loan guarantees to help clean energy companies compete with China and other countries that spend billions to subsidize solar panels and other renewable energy manufacturing.
By Katy Daigle The Associated Press NEW DELHI (AP) — India introduced a cheap tablet computer on Oct. 5, saying it would deliver modern technology to the countryside to help lift villagers out of poverty.
A monthly column about all things Asian in popular culture By Vivian Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly Last month started off with a bang as the media shined a light on those who have wronged the Asian community.
By Bruce Harrell For Northwest Asian Weekly As the [City of Seattle’s Energy, Technology, and Civil Rights Committee] chair, I am pleased to announce that $320,000 in grants have been given by the City’s Technology Matching Fund (TMF).
The Seattle City Council voted unanimously on Sept. 26 to approve the Great Student Initiative (Resolution 31328). Sponsored by Councilmember Bruce Harrell, the Great Student Initiative will serve as a model for the nation in bringing together and maximizing public-private partnerships to help students and families acquire broadband Internet access and technology skills training.
The Women’s Funding Alliance (WFA) is organizing a morning breakfast to benefit women and girls in the Puget Sound region. The event is called “AMPLIFY! Raise the volume. Up the impact.” It is set for Oct. 20 at Benaroya Hall in downtown Seattle. This year, WFA is welcoming keynote speaker Anika Rahman, president and CEO […]
Talk Time is a program of the Sno-Isle Libraries designed to help adults that are not fluent in English. The program provides opportunities for these adults to practice speaking English, often with English as a Second Language (ESL) tutors, in a friendly and supportive setting.
Newly designated co-chair of the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) and Assistant to the President and Cabinet Secretary Chris Lu said on Oct. 11 that the Obama Administration has opened doors for many AAPIs and plans to expand its outreach to even more communities in need of federal services and protections.
Senate Resolution (SR) 201, which addresses the discriminatory laws against the Chinese in America, including the Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882, was recently passed by unanimous consent. The resolution expresses the regret of the U.S. Senate for passage of the Chinese Exclusion Act and other discriminatory laws against Chinese in America.
By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Almost 30 years after his death, the vision of a museum honoring breakthrough martial arts star Bruce Lee is coming to fruition. Shannon Lee, Bruce Lee’s daughter, is spearheading the effort to build a lasting memory in his honor. She operates the Bruce Lee Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation […]