The Filipino Community of Seattle is partnering with Catholic Community Services in the creation of FCS Village — a $17 million project.
East West Chanoyu Center and the neighbors and residents of Aljoya Thornton Place, a retirement community in North Seattle, partnered on Nov. 14 to share the joy of Chanoyu, or the traditional Japanese tea ceremony, with 90-year-old Japanese American artist Teiko Shimazaki, whose work is currently on exhibit at Aljoya. The event was part of the […]
The Bellevue-based Executive Development Institute (EDI) presented its 20th annual Puget Sound graduation celebration on Nov. 14 at the Hilton Bellevue, with a reception, dinner, and ceremony.
More than 700 people attended Goodwill’s Glitter Gala and Fashion Show held at the Seattle Sheraton on Nov. 2. The event raised more than $385,000 to support computer and technology classes sponsored by Goodwill. More information about the classes, which are free to the public, can be found at seattlegoodwill.org. (end)
By Aye Aye Win Associated Press YANGON, Myanmar (AP) – Myanmar’s president on Nov. 15 pardoned 69 political prisoners, including two grandsons of a former dictator, as part of a promise to free all such detainees by the end of the year.
By Didi Tang Associated Press BEIJING (AP) – Don’t expect a new Chinese baby boom, experts say, despite the first easing of the country’s strict one-child policy in three decades.
By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly Jamie Ford grew up in the Seattle area and his first novel, “Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet,” won
By Signe Predmore Northwest Asian Weekly It was a packed house at Jumbo Chinese Restaurant on Rainier Avenue on Nov. 12. More than 200 people
A top construction firm in China intends to open an office in Bellevue as a result of an agreement signed Nov. 13 in Beijing by Mayor Conrad Lee and the company’s chairman.
More efforts are underway to bring relief to the victims of Typhoon Haiyan, which struck the Philippines on Nov. 8, leaving thousands dead and millions homeless.