The third annual Kollaboration Seattle showcase will take place Friday, Oct. 12, from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. in downtown Seattle at the STG Moore Theatre. Six local competitors will be competing for a grand prize of $1,000 and an opportunity to perform in a live-broadcast Kollaboration all-star show in Los Angeles on Nov. 16.
Florence Chang, one of our 2010 Asian American Pioneers in Healthcare, has been promoted to executive vice president of the not-for-profit MultiCare Health System, based in Tacoma.
Vancouver-based, Chinese-born singer-songwriter Wanting Qu began her North American tour this week, opening with a show in Vancouver on Sunday, Oct. 7, before moving on to shows in Los Angeles, New York, and Toronto.
Verizon Wireless announced the winner of its KCON Flyaway Sweepstakes last Friday, Oct. 5. Nancy Lee and three of her friends will be flying to Irvine, Calif. to experience KCON, the first convention of Korean culture in North America.
By Mark Sherman The Associated Press Washington, D.C. (AP) — Nine years after the Supreme Court said colleges and universities can use race in their quest for diverse student bodies, the justices have put this divisive social issue back on their agenda in the middle of a presidential election campaign.
By Samantha Bomkamp The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Delta Air Lines wants to expand service to Asia through its partnership with Alaska Airlines. Delta plans to add a flight between Seattle and Shanghai starting on June 17, 2013. Delta, which is based in Atlanta, is also proposing a flight between Seattle and Tokyo-Haneda, […]
By Hyung-Kin Kim The Associated Press Seoul, S. Korea (AP) — The United States has agreed to allow South Korea to possess longer-range ballistic missiles that could strike all of North Korea, South Korean officials said Sunday, Oct. 7. Under a 2001 accord with Washington, Seoul has been barred from developing and deploying ballistic missiles with a range of more […]
By Didi Tang The Associated Press Beijing, China (AP) — Foxconn Technology Group denied on Saturday, Oct. 6 that production was affected at a Chinese factory that makes Apple’s iPhones, although both state media and an overseas labor watch group said some workers halted production lines on Friday, Oct. 5 apparently over higher quality control […]
By Jin Gomez and Eileen Ng The Associated Press Manila, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine government and the country’s largest Muslim rebel group have reached a preliminary peace deal that is a major breakthrough toward ending a decades-long insurgency that killed tens of thousands and held back development in the south.
By Malcolm Ritter and Karl Ritter The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Two scientists from different generations won the Nobel Prize in medicine Monday for the groundbreaking discovery that cells in the body can be reprogrammed into completely different kinds, work that reflects the mechanism behind cloning and offers an alternative to using embryonic […]