By Wayne Chan Northwest Asian Weekly I am a finicky eater. There. I’ve said it. It’s “out there.” I’ve always been a bit squeamish about trying new things. I’ve gotten better in the last 10 years though. I remember as a little kid trying to explain to my mom, from a scientific perspective, the real […]
To the Editor: [Last month,] there were firecrackers and dragon dances at a ceremony on Maynard. When the firecrackers malfunctioned just a little, a middle-aged man stood too close … and was nearly hurt by the furious finale explosion.
On March 8, more than 200 people came together at the King County Courthouse to hold a candlelight vigil to honor all victims and survivors of domestic violence. The annual event, organized by the Asian & Pacific Islander Safety Center along with CHAYA, is also aimed to reach out to the community to raise awareness […]
On Feb. 23, the Vietnamese Friendship Association and PeaceTrees Vietnam collaborated together for an evening of conversation about connections to Vietnam. The special guest of the evening was Angie Chau, the author of “Quiet As They Come,” a collection of fictional short stories. The event was held at the New Holly Gathering Hall.
On Feb. 29, the Filipino Community of Seattle (FCS) announced its spelling bee and math competition winners.
By Katy Daigle The Associated Press NEW DELHI (AP) — India effectively ended Bayer’s monopoly on a patented cancer drug last Monday, licensing a much cheaper generic under a unique law aimed at keeping costs affordable. In a decision likely to upset Western pharmaceuticals, the patent office approved Natco Pharma Ltd.’s application to produce the […]
By Miki Toda and Malcolm Foster The Associated Press RIKUZENTAKATA, Japan (AP) — For 70-year-old Toshiko Murakami, memories of the terrifying earthquake and tsunami that destroyed much of her seaside town and swept away her sister brought fresh tears exactly a year after the disaster.
By Tristan Scott The Missoulian COLUMBIA FALLS, Mont. (AP) — Tien Pham Windauer epitomizes the American dream, and somehow, he even manages to make it look easy.
March 30 will be a “A Day of History, Honor, and Healing” on Bainbridge Island. A series of free community-wide day of events will be offered to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the first of 120,000 Japanese Americans to be forcibly exiled from the West Coast during World War II, and to celebrate the unique […]
The U.S. Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce (USPAACC) is now accepting applications/nominations for its annual Fast 50 Asian American Businesses awards. The awards are an opportunity for Asian American business owners to receive national recognition.