The new Din Tai Fung restaurant held its grand opening in the University Village on Dec. 29. By 5:30 p.m., about 150 people were waiting in line for the 6 p.m. dinner. Originally from Taiwan, Din Tai Fung also has a restaurant in Bellevue, and three others in southern California.
The Organization of Chinese Americans (OCA) Greater Seattle Chapter has announced the election of the following board members for 2014: Ron Chew and Rebecca Chan (co-presidents), Connie So (vice president), Jael Yamamoto and Kevin Chao (secretaries), Chi Saeteurn (treasurer), and Bruce Huang, Doug Chin, Judy Lam Maxwell, Frank Irigon, Willon Lew, and Jacqueline Wu. OCA was founded in 1973 as […]
Karen Bryant has announced that this season will be her last one as president and CEO of the Seattle Storm. Bryant, who is half Filipino and half white, has been involved with professional women’s basketball for more than 18 years. She was hired by the Ackerley family and the Seattle Supersonics in 1999 to help […]
P.V. (Sundar) Balakrishnan, Ph.D., delivered the keynote address at one of the top international marketing conferences in Asia. The International Great Lakes – North American Society for Marketing Education in India (NASMEI) conference included presentations from professors and doctoral students from across the globe, including the University of Washington Bothell. Balakrishnan also led students and […]
A new Taiwanese restaurant, Rocking Wok, opened in Chinatown’s Pacific Rim Center, located at 900 S. Jackson St., in December. Yuong Tak is the owner and chef of the restaurant.
By Ashok Sharma Associated Press NEW DELHI (AP) – India’s government said that there was no standoff with the United States over the arrest and strip search of an Indian diplomat in New York, as both countries appear eager to defuse the month-long dispute. After meeting with the diplomat, Devyani Khobragade, following her return to New […]
WASHINGTON (AP) – The White House has responded to a petition calling for an apology and the removal of Jimmy Kimmel’s television show by saying the comedian can’t be forced off the air.
By Sue Misao Northwest Asian Weekly Three Everett police officers filed a lawsuit on Jan. 8 against the City of Everett, its Chief of Police Katherine Atwood, and its Police Captain David Fudge, alleging racial discrimination.
Children’s Alliance, a Washington state lobby group, has announced its legislative agenda for 2014, which includes calling on state legislators in Olympia to restore state food assistance. The group will also urge lawmakers to advance early learning policies and investments, expand children’s access to oral health care, and raise revenues to help low-income families and […]
By Sue Misao Northwest Asian Weekly The U.S. Attorney’s Office is recommending that Romulo M. Almeda Sr., of Seattle, be sentenced to a five-year term of probation, with no fine, for his unlawful employment of an alien.