TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan has inaugurated its first female president. Tsai Ing-wen will confront major challenges in her new role, including navigating what seem certain to be increasingly fractious relations with Beijing and rejuvenating the island’s flagging economy. Tsai took the oath of office at the Presidential Office Building in the capital Taipei before […]
By Trevor Chapman Northwest Asian Weekly Officers from the Bothell Police Department attended the second annual Diversity and Inclusion Conference at the University of Washington, Bothell to discuss their agency’s diversity policy and action. The conference on April 8 doubled in size from the previous year, according to UW Bothell Chancellor Dr. Bjong Wolf Yeigh. […]
By Fred Yee Special to the Northwest Asian Weekly Four board members of the Chinese American Citizen Alliance (CACA) Seattle Lodge joined 25 others from CACA lodges around the country for a 5-day whirlwind visit to Washington, D.C. The purpose of the trip, which began May 1, was to visit congressional members or their staff […]
The International Community Health Services (ICHS), located in the heart of Seattle’s Chinatown-International District neighborhood, has been recognized by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as one of only 18 Hypertension Control Champions in the nation. ICHS was also the only facility in Washington state to be named a 2015 Hypertension Control Champion, […]
Friends and former Microsoft employees Ke Chen, 27, and Neima Shahidy, 28, founded Beauty Beyond Borders (3B) in early 2015 while they were doing work unrelated to beauty.
Taiwanese model I-Hua recently became Maybelline’s first Asian face, and will appear on advertisements worldwide. Though the makeup brand has previously used Asian faces, such as Chinese model Shu Pei in ads, Wu, who is from Taiwan, will be the first featured in a global campaign. She will join the likes of Herieth Paul and […]
Imagine an orchestra of girls from Japan performing with musicians from Washington.
Sue Williams has worked in China for many years and directed five feature documentaries about China, told through the perspective of its citizens.
Except for one quick, brutal, and negligible scene early on, “The Final Master” abides by that most sacred of martial arts film shibboleths: The challengers must attack the Master one at a time.
The Bellevue Arts Museum gave us an exclusive preview on May 19 of Inspiring Beauty: 50 Years of Ebony Fashion Fair and Balance and Tension: The Furniture of Seth Rolland. The exhibition (May 20–Aug 14) explores the 50-year history of the fashion spectacle that redefined concepts of beauty, style, and empowerment for African Americans. Photos […]