Lav Diaz’s new film, “Ang Babaeng Humayo” (Woman Who Left) won the prestigious Golden Lion award in the Main Competition of the Venice Film Festival on Sept. 10. The film, with running time of almost four hours, tells the story of a schoolteacher’s thirst for revenge and her feelings of forgiveness after 30 years in […]
Elaine Quijano of CBS News has been named to moderate the Vice Presidential debate to be held on Oct. 4 in Farmville, Va. She is the first anchor of a digital network and also the first Filipino and Asian American to moderate a national debate in a general election campaign, according to a list of […]
Theresa Pan Hosley will be honored at the Greater Tacoma Peace Prize (GTPP) annual Laureate Recognition Banquet on Sept. 22 at Pacific Lutheran University. Hosley, a Taiwan native, was nominated by the World Affairs Council (WAC) of Tacoma “for her initiative, persistence, and long-term leadership of Tacoma’s Chinese Reconciliation Project Foundation.” She has been the […]
The Korean American Coalition of Washington (KAC-WA) will recognize individuals for outstanding community engagements at its Awards Gala on Sept. 16. KAC-WA will be presenting the Artistic Award to Sara Zin, the Community Service Award to OneAmerica, the Business/Professional Award to Dr. Jeffrey Roh, and the Rocky Kim Pioneer Award to Rick Kong. Zin was […]
President Barack Obama on Sept. 7 reappointed H.T. Nguyen, who is executive director of the Federal Education Association (FEA) to the National Council on Federal Labor-Management Relations. Nguyen was first appointed to the council in 2010. The FEA is an affiliate of the National Education Association for teachers who work in schools operated by the […]
By Kim Tong-Hyung and Youkyung Lee Associated Press SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics urged consumers to stop using Galaxy Note 7 smartphones immediately and exchange them as soon as possible, as more reports of the phones catching fire emerged even after the company’s global recall. The call from the South Korean company, the […]
SEATTLE – Skanska USA Commercial Development announced on Aug. 30 it has signed a lease with the first Kai Market by Uwajimaya for 5,500 square feet inside the ground floor of 400 Fairview, its third development in the Seattle area. Kai Market, Uwajimaya’s newest market concept, will focus on fresh seafood and authentic Asian flavors. […]
By Nina Huang Northwest Asian Weekly Ninety percent of people are throwing away food too soon, said Chris Hoffer, Environmental Programs Manager at Seattle Tilth. In addition, Seattle Public Utilities’ Waste Prevention and Recycling Program Manager Veronica Fincher said that 40 percent of the food in the United States is wasted. Yet, one in seven […]
“Think big,” exclaimed Jeffrey Hattori. It’s a statement that partly defines the man who speaks of honor in caring for seniors as CEO of Keiro Northwest, formerly Nikkei Concerns.
This November, voters across the country will be casting their ballot for the next U.S. president, though few will ever experience life on the campaign trail.