By Youkyung Lee AP Technology Writer SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The seaside South Korean city of Sokcho is enjoying a surge of visitors who are wandering the streets at all hours as they look at their smartphones. Why? It appears to be the only place in the country where “Pokemon Go’’ players can chase […]
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Investigators in Australia on July 18 were examining a wing flap found last month that is suspected to be from the missing Malaysian airliner, officials said. The “large piece of aircraft debris” arrived at the Australian Transport Safety Bureau headquarters in the capital, Canberra, for examination as part of the search […]
A vegan propaganda table at a Goldfinger concert was what first drew Filipino chef Kristina Glinoga’s awareness to the issues surrounding industrial meats and animal husbandry.
After a 28-year run of the most classic Broadway show of all time, the New York production of The Phantom of the Opera has made history this year by recruiting the first Asian American Christine, Ali Ewoldt.
The youngest recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize, and a symbol of hope for women and education around the world, Malala Yousafzai will speak this Sunday, July 24 at 7:30 p.m, at the University of Washington’s Hec Edmundson Pavilion. Yousafzai was only 11 years old when she braved violent retribution in a 2008 speech to […]
SEDRO-WOOLLEY, Wash. (AP) — Lucky Teriyaki has apologized and offered free meals to law enforcement officers after word spread that the restaurant in Sedro-Wooley, about 70 miles north of Seattle, didn’t want law enforcement to dine there. Seattle’s KCPQ-TV reports the owner’s son apologized, and offered free meals to members of law enforcement on July […]
By Kirara Kamo Northwest Asian Weekly A tree planting project, organized by the City of Seattle reLeaf program, is coming back this fall. The participants in Trees for Neighborhood will receive free trees, a watering bag and mulch for each tree, training on proper planting and care, assistance applying for street planting permits, ongoing care […]
A big thanks to our sponsors, participants, judges, co-chairs, and the planning committee.
Also a big thanks to the Chinatown/International District Business Improvement Area for being the key organizer for this year’s Dragon Fest.
The Northwest Asian Weekly teamed up with Seattle City Light, Waste Management and Alaska Airlines to bring environmental awareness through the 3rd Annual Recycling Fashion Contest on July 16.
If you’ve never heard of Ruth Woo, you have likely heard of the people she has helped.