Sona Patel, formerly of the Seattle Times, will be joining the New York Times’ social media team in New York City as a social media manager. While living in Seattle, she served as the president of the Seattle chapter of the Asian American Journalists Association, while working as a social media producer at the Seattle […]
Fumiko Hayashida, a 101-year-old Japanese Seattle resident and part of the delegation who testified before Congress on behalf of the Bainbridge Island Japanese American Exclusion Memorial, visited the Jay Inslee campaign early last week to make a donation of $101 in honor of her age. Hayashida was a 31-year-old pregnant mother of two when Executive […]
Home chefs Atina Tan and Myrissa Yamashiro will be throwing their hats into the ring to appear on Top Chef Master Thierry Rautureau’s Seattle-based reality cooking show Kitchen Circus, along with seven others. Rautureau, also known as “the chef in the hat,” is the man behind Seattle eateries Rover’s and Luc.
After a year working with Cirque du Soleil on their Zooka show, Marie Chong will be returning to the Seattle-based ARC Dance Company as artistic and executive director. Before working with Cirque du Soleil, Chong spent 12 years at ARC.
Jerry Lee, chairman of Bellevue-based architecture firm MulvannyG2 Architecture; former SuperSonic Fred Brown; Eric Booker, Director of Player Development and Community Relations at Snoqualmie Casino; and basketball hall of famer Bill Russell attended the NBA preseason games held in Shanghai, China last week, on Oct. 11 and 16. China’s economic development was apparent, as both […]
By Staff THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BEIJING, CHINA (AP) — The National Basketball Association and a Chinese partner say they plan to open a basketball center near Beijing.
By Matthew Pennington THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) — Asia’s top powers have doubled defense spending in the past decade, spurred by the explosion in military expenditure by China, new research shows.
BEIJING, CHINA (AP) — China has begun flight training on its first aircraft carrier, with photographs posted on websites Monday showing navy pilots practicing touch-and-go landing exercises.
By Yuri Kageyama and Peter Svensson The Associated Press TOKYO, JAPAN (AP) — Japan’s Softbank has agreed to buy 70 percent of Sprint for $20.1 billion, giving the struggling U.S. cellphone company an infusion of cash and confidence.
The U.S.–Japan Council hosted their annual conference at the Fairmont Olympic Hotel in Seattle on Oct. 5, bringing together economic leaders