By NINIEK KARMINI Associated Press JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) – Thousands of taxi drivers caused traffic chaos in the Indonesian capital March 22 in a rowdy protest against what they say is unfair competition from ride-hailing apps such as Uber. TV footage showed long lines of taxis and three-wheel minicabs blocking a central expressway, men setting […]
By MANUEL VALDES Associated Press SEATTLE — Vice President Joe Biden met with researchers at Seattle’s Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center during his visit to Seattle on March 21. The center describes the vice president’s visit as part of a listening tour to promote cancer research. Cancer is the leading cause of death among Asian […]
Inspired by her mother’s passion for international travel and global citizenship, Amy Pak started Families of Color Seattle (FOCS), an organization dedicated to building a strong community by supporting families of color through parenting programs, resource sharing, and fostering meaningful connections.
A few years ago, I attended the birthday party of twins. The adults watched the 2-year-old boys celebrate their birthday by experiencing their first-ever taste of chocolate.
It’s a common sight when you’re enjoying a meal at a restaurant or at a family gathering; parents and children sitting at a table, mom or dad, or both, are engrossed with their smartphone or tablet, rather than each other, and so are the children. They are physically together, but not present or in the […]