Catherine Giudici, half Filipino Seattle native, is now one of the final three contestants on the 17th season of ABC’s The Bachelor. She is the first Asian American to make it to the final three. The last episode brought her back to Seattle for a date with Bachelor Sean Lowe. The two toured Pike Place […]
The Hong Kong Association of Washington Foundation raised over $250,000 for the Bruce Lee Action Museum during their annual Chinese New Year Black Tie Gala on Feb. 9 at the Sheraton Seattle Hotel.
Jessica Chin, 12, of Seattle was named one of Washington’s top two youth volunteers of 2013 on Feb. 5 by The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards, a nationwide program honoring young people for outstanding acts of volunteerism. Jessica, a seventh-grader at Seattle Country Day School, has worked for several years with her family at a […]
Grace Meng, representative of New York’s 6th Congressional District and first ever Asian American congressperson from the east coast, will be in the Seattle area on Saturday, Feb. 23 on an invitation from the Seattle International Leadership Foundation. Meng will be the keynote speaker at ILF’s 2013 Seattle Advisory Board Inauguration. That morning, she will […]
Geoteaming CEO John Chen signed copies of his book, “50 Digital Team-Building Games,” at a February luncheon hosted by the Greater Seattle Chinese Chamber of Commerce at the LA Cafe. The book contains meeting openers, team activities, and group adventures to better unite business teams, develop trust, and foster increased collaboration and communication. (end)
By Don Thompson The Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A Santa Clara man was charged Friday, Feb. 15 with possessing assault weapons, explosives, and bomb-making materials after the California Highway Patrol tracked an e-mailed death threat sent to Democratic state Sen. Leland Yee of San Francisco.
By Mark Kennedy AP Drama Writer NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. (AP) — The percentage of minority actors working on Broadway and at the top 16 not-for-profit theater companies in New York City rose to 23 percent during the 2011-2012 season, but whites continue to be overrepresented, according to a new report.
By David Germain AP Movie Writer LOS ANGELES, Calif. (AP) — With 11 Academy Awards nominations — second only to “Lincoln” with 12 — and the sort of global box office receipts normally reserved for superheroes, “Life of Pi” is one of the most unusual megahits ever to hit the big screen. Approaching $600 million […]
By Eric Talmadge The Associated Press TAMUNING, Guam (AP) — Their well-equipped arsenals offer everything from tiny revolvers to Berettas, Glocks, semi-automatic pistols, and M16 military assault rifles. If kids can see over the counter, they are welcome, too.
By Youkyung Lee AP Business Writer SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A South Korean lawmaker known for criticism of the Samsung conglomerate has forfeited his seat in parliament after the Supreme Court ruled he violated communications laws by publishing incriminating wiretaps of conversations between Samsung officials on the Internet.