The Refugee Women’s Alliance fundraising dinner was on Sept. 20 at the Seattle Sheraton Hotel on Sept. 20. Attending dignitaries included Gov. Jay Inslee, Mayor Mike McGinn, State Rep. Cyrus Habib and State Rep. Sharon Tomiko Santos.
Indian Ambassador to the United States Nirupama Rao announced that the next consulate office is approved for Seattle. She made her announcement at a banquet hosted by the Indo American Friendship Forum at the Hyatt Regency in Bellevue on Sept. 11.
Local nonprofit Helping Link celebrated its 20th year helping Vietnamese immigrants integrate into American life while honoring their heritage and traditions at a fundraising gala Sept. 22 at the Mercer Island Community Center.
Northwest Asian Weekly was the recipient of three 2013 Better Newspaper Awards at the Washington Newspaper Publishers Association’s 126th annual convention held Oct. 4 in Olympia. Reporter Jason Cruz won first place in the Best News Story–Long category for his story, “Family asks for help to free Tacoma resident imprisoned in Nicaragua,” about prison […]
By John Rogers The Associated Press ROSEMEAD, Calif. (AP) — Although he’d been a practicing Buddhist for 20 years, until 10 months ago Dharma Master YongHua hadn’t even seen so much as one of the sacred relics known as shariras that are so important to his faith.
By Gene Johnson The Associated Press SEATTLE (AP) — An ailing American who has been detained in North Korea for 11 months had an emotional reunion with his mother for the first time since he was sentenced to 15 years of hard labor, the family said Friday.
The City of Seattle Office of Arts & Culture’s 2014 Neighborhood and Community Arts funding applications are now available. The Neighborhood & Community Arts program supports Seattle’s neighborhood arts councils and community groups that produce events to promote arts, including film and music, and build community. By supporting these events, which promote creativity at a […]
Neighborhood House will offer in-person assistance to people signing up for health insurance through the Affordable Health Care Act in the following languages at the following locations: Oct. 7 — High Point 8–11 a.m.: Spanish, Tagalog, Vietnamese, Somali, Arabic, Swahili, Italian. Oct. 9 — Yesler Terrace 12:30–5 p.m. Somali, Vietnamese. Oct. 10 — Greenbridge 9 […]
The Seattle City Council will hold two public hearings on Thursday, Oct. 24, in the Garfield High School Commons, 400 23rd Ave., Seattle.
By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly “Observations From The New Gold Mountain,” the new exhibit at the Kirkland Arts Center, contrasts the work of celebrated Chinese painter Lu Yansheng with works from local Chinese American artists. The idea was conceived by curator Cheryll Leo-Gwin.