On May 19, International Community Health Services (ICHS) and the ICHS Foundation, which supports affordable health care in the Seattle area, honored Fred Yee and the Children’s Alliance at Bloom, their fundraising gala at the Seattle Marriott Waterfront. Yee is the director of Kin On, an elderly health care center. The Children’s Alliance advocates for […]
On May 16, Puget Sound Energy (PSE) was announced as an Asian American Advertising Federation (3AF) Creative Excellence Awards winner at the 3FA Federation Marketing Summit held in Las Vegas, Nev. 3AF is a nonprofit trade organization comprising of Asian American advertising agencies, market advertisers, media companies, and other industry specialists. As the leading energy […]
The Nisei Veterans Committee and the Japanese American community will gather to honor fallen veterans at the 67th Annual NVC Memorial Day Program at Lake View Cemetery on Capitol Hill. Michael Reagan, a combat veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps during the Vietnam War, gave the keynote speech. Reagan is a portrait artist who has […]
By P. Solomon Banda The Associated Press DENVER (AP) — Attorneys are scrambling to find a way to prevent the deportation of a woman who was adopted from an orphanage in India as a 3-month-old baby, following a determination by the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals that she is in the country illegally.
By Stephen Wade The Associated Press Ariel Hsing was 8 when she wrote down her Olympic dream on a piece of paper. She rolled it up, wrapped it with a string, and tucked it into a small box. “I said something along the lines of ‘I wish to become an Olympian one day,’ ” the 16-year-old […]
By Thanyarat Doksone The Associated Press BANGKOK (AP) — Thousands upon thousands of devoted Thais feted their 84-year-old monarch Friday on his first trip outside the capital in almost three years, a period marked by his ailing health and national political turmoil. The elaborate tribute to King Bhumibol Adulyadej in the old capital of Ayutthaya […]
YES! Magazine will celebrate a “Year of People Power in the U.S. and Beyond” at Town Hall on June 6 a 7 p.m. The attendees will include slack-key guitarist Makana, who made national headlines last fall when he performed his Occupy anthem, “We Are the Many,” for President Barack Obama and other APEC leaders gathered […]
By Assunta Ng A roast pig, a dragon dance, and campaign signs in Asian languages were not the only Asian elements of Attorney General Rob McKenna’s gubernatorial campaign party. The celebration was held in Chinatown, where his new campaign office is located.
By Assunta Ng Democrat gubernatorial candidate Jay Inslee, a former congressman, invited me to chat with him at the Panama Hotel recently. Inslee and Organizing for America opened their office close to the International District on Rainier Avenue South. Will Inslee do a better job than his fellow Democrat, current Governor Christine Gregoire, if he […]
By Assunta Ng “What does she eat?” A Caucasian woman who has seen me often at events was curious why I don’t gain weight. You see, Asian community events are often featured lots of delicious food.