Tacoma student Young-eon Kim won the top prize in the 2013 Washington Apple Education Foundation (WAEF) Year of the Apple Art Contest. A student attending Tacoma’s Charles Wright Academy, she was awarded the grand prize in a surprise ceremony in the middle of art class with teacher Brian Hutcheson on Sept. 12.
On Nov. 2, the Filipino Community of Seattle (FCS) will be holding its 78th Anniversary Gala and Fundraising Event. Over 350 guests are expected to attend, including elected officials, community leaders and members, nonprofit agencies, and veterans.
Hiroshi Yamauchi, who ran Nintendo for more than 50 years and was majority owner of the Mariners, has died. He was 85.
The Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC) welcomed Krystal Ka’ai as its new executive director on Sept 12.
By Didi Tang and Christopher Bodeen The Associated Press JINAN, China (AP) — A court sentenced Bo Xilai to life in prison for corruption Sept. 22, burying the career of one of China’s most up-and-coming politicians and lowering the curtain on a scandal that exposed a murder and illicit enrichment among the country’s elite.
By C. Rajshekhar Rao AP Sports Writer NEW DELHI (AP) — A top Indian Olympic official says the suspended Indian Olympic Association is running out of time to clean up its administration before next year’s major sporting events.
By Hyung-Jin Kim The Associated Press NAMYANGJU, South Korea (AP) — Chang Choon didn’t get much sleep as he prepared to travel to North Korea this week to see his brother and sister for the first time in more than six decades. But the anticipation of what he called the wish of a lifetime was […]
By Staff The Associated Press HONOLULU (AP) — The FBI has released thousands of documents from its file on U.S. Sen. Daniel Inouye of Hawaii, some of which show the late Japanese-American lawmaker was the target of racially and politically motivated threats of violence.
By Staff The Associated Press SAN LEANDRO, Calif. (AP) — The mayor of San Leandro, Calif. has suspended the city’s plan to raise China’s flag to mark the founding of the People’s Republic of China.
By Becky Bohrer The Associated Press JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Two-and-a-half years after an earthquake and tsunami devastated parts of Japan, suspected debris from the disaster continues to quietly wash ashore in Hawaii and along the West Coast of North America.