Members from different ethnic groups paid tribute to Nirbhaya, the New Delhi gang rape victim, at a
The Seattle Chapter of the Japanese American Citizens League (JACL) announced their 2013 president, Heidi Park, during their annual year-end Bonnenkai party hosted at Hiroshi’s Restaurant on Dec. 18. She will be following 2012 President Ryan Chin. Park is currently working as a policy analyst for the office of Mayor Mike McGinn and is of […]
Candace Inagi, vice president of Asian Pacific Americans for Civic Engagement and Senior Adviser for External Affairs for the Mayor’s office, is co-chairing Attorney General-elect Bob Ferguson’s subcommittee focused on increasing diversity in the AG office and better serving under-served and vulnerable communities. The committee hosted its first meeting on Friday, Dec. 17, with co-chair […]
Pacific Northwest artist Naoko Morisawa has been chosen for inclusion in the 2013 CVG Show in Bremerton’s Collective Vision Gallery.
By Aaron Favila The Associated Press ATIMONAN, Philippines (AP) — Philippine army special forces and police killed 13 suspected criminals in a fierce gunbattle Sunday, Dec. 6 in a northeastern province in the latest violence to erupt in the country in recent days.
By Malcolm Foster The Associated Press TOKYO, Japan (AP) — A bluefin tuna sold for a record $1.76 million at a Tokyo auction Saturday, Jan. 5, nearly three times the previous high set last year — even as environmentalists warn that stocks of the majestic, speedy fish are being depleted worldwide amid strong demand for […]
By Staff The Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (AP) — A federal court has rejected two Chinese American groups’ request to halt California’s ban on the selling and possession of shark fins.
By Samantha Pak Northwest Asian Weekly The Indignation of Haruhi Suzumiya By Nagaru Tanigawa Little, Brown and Company, 2012 The SOS Brigade is back. This time around, they’re up against a student council president bent on shutting down the literature club — and by extension the SOS Brigade as they have commandeered the club’s room […]
By Nina Huang Northwest Asian Weekly Janet Liang, who was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia at the age of 22, turned her struggle into a national movement by blogging and raising awareness about the need for minority donors. Thousands of supporters joined the “Helping Janet” movement, expanding the bone marrow donation registry in an attempt […]
By Vivian Miezianko Northwest Asian Weekly Work, work, work… It’s obvious the hours spent at work can be physically and mentally demanding, but spending long periods of time in offices, shops, or kitchens can be unhealthy in less obvious ways — think of the adverse effects of prolonged sitting or standing and the hygiene traps […]