Four-hundred eighty-seven new citizens of the United States took their oaths of allegiance on July 4 at the Seattle Center as part of the Ethnic Heritage Council’s 29th Annual Naturalization Ceremony.
Asian and Pacific American professionals won 10 awards at the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) Northwest Chapter’s 50th Annual Emmy Awards Show on June 15. KOMO’s Molly Shen, Tri Ngo, and Kiyomi Taguchi received awards for KOMO’s “Healing Our Heroes” news special, continuing coverage on “SPD: Problem Police,” and “The Shoe Guy” […]
Indian-American media consultant Maya Vengadasalam from Kent is currently running for the Kent School Board Position 5. Born in India, Vengadasalam immigrated to the United States at the age of 11. She graduated from Florida Atlantic University in Florida in 1986 and became an American citizen the same year. She currently works as a media […]
The City of Seattle declared July 11 “Raymond G. Chinn Day,” in memory of Ray Chinn, the man who helped preserve the International District and who passed away July 22, 2012 at the age of 87. July 11 would have been his 88th birthday.
By Philip Elliott The Associated Press WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) — The immigration debate is shifting to the Republican-led House, where lawmakers have shown little appetite for the large-scale, comprehensive approach their Senate colleagues embraced last week.
By Terry Collins and Joan Lowy The Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — After nearly 11 hours in the air, the passengers and crew aboard a jumbo jetliner traveling from Seoul to San Francisco were looking forward to a quick and uneventful landing as Asiana Airlines Flight 214 approached the airport from over San Francisco […]
By Staff The Associated Press ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Members of the Hmong community are seeking answers following a recent raid on a St. Paul marketplace that resulted in the confiscation of hundreds of pounds of prescription drugs and painkillers.
By Colleen Long The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — One woman was told by a fortune teller that her son was possessed by demons. Another was approached on a Chinatown street by a stranger who eerily claimed her daughter would die in two days. “Your son will die in a car accident — he […]
By Indrajit Singh The Associated Press PATNA, India (AP) — A series of blasts hit three Buddhist sites in eastern India July 7, injuring at least two people and drawing condemnation from the prime minister.
By Hyung-Jin Kim The Associated Press SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North and South Korean delegates agreed on a desire to restart a stalled jointly run factory park after overnight talks that ended July 8, but they couldn’t immediately reach an accord to reopen the complex that had been a symbol of inter-Korean rapprochement.