Seattle’s Historic Preservation program completed a three-year project documenting the history of Southeast Seattle. The finished product is a series of posters, essays, and reports which focus on the era after World War II and looks at the historical roots of the area’s ethnic diversity. The project was completed with the efforts of community historians […]
Deputy Mayor Darryl Smith joined other City of Seattle department leaders on June 13 to honor 18 Seattle teens who completed a four-month internship program. The program provides teens with skills and experience in various professional fields. The participants, aged 16–19, including many youth of color, gained experience in engineering, information technology, and business. The […]
The Executive Development Institute (EDI) held its annual benefit dinner and auction at Seattle’s SODO Park on June 8, raising a record amount of more than $120,000. More than 250 guests attended the benefit, including major sponsors like Boeing, State Farm Insurance, Nordstrom, Wells Fargo, and Weyerhaeuser. Proceeds from the event will allow EDI to […]
By Matthew Barakat The Associated Press ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — U.S. Marshals on Friday gave a regional gang task force in northern Virginia more than $850,000 in funds seized during a controversial gambling raid last year at the Eden Center in Falls Church, a hub of Vietnamese culture in the region.
The Associated Press Staff KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — A Malaysian court ruled Monday that an Iranian man accused of plotting to attack Israeli targets in Bangkok must be extradited to Thailand.
By Yuri Kageyama The Associated Press TOKYO (AP) — The first seafood caught off Japan’s Fukushima coastline since last year’s nuclear disaster went on sale Monday, but the offerings were limited to octopus and marine snails because of persisting fears about radiation.
The Associated Press staff MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine officials have opened a small kindergarten on a South China Sea island that is also claimed by five other governments.
By Assunta Ng In case you see 40 students walking and dining around the International District from now until July 13, know that they’re part of Northwest Asian Weekly Foundation’s Summer Youth Leadership Program.
The Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience aims to reactivate the Higo Garden in
The Eastside Nihon Matsuri Association (ENMA) will be hosting the 15th Annual Aki Matsuri, Japanese Fall Festival, at Bellevue College on Sept. 8 and Sept. 9. Aki Matsuri is a two-day event of cultural, educational, and