More than 500 guests attended the People’s Republic of China 68th anniversary dinner at the House of Hong on Sept. 15. Mike Fong was the only person who received a pin, the highest honor given to an overseas Chinese. The Consulate General of the People’s Republic of China in San Francisco, Luo Linquan, presented the […]
Seattle Colleges (SC) held a reception on Sept. 20 to launch the 2017-2018 academic year. It unveiled its new mission and vision, and provided an overview of the coming year. Seattle Colleges President Dr. Shouan Pan, and the SC Board of Trustees Chair, Teresita Batayola were present.
The second annual Renton Multicultural Festival featured music, dance, stories, arts, play, and food on Sept. 22 and 23. On opening night, the Carco Theatre came alive with performances by Filipino, Hawaiian, East Indian, Irish, Tap, and Indian Classical dancers. The following day, the festival moved downtown, with a mix of dance, music, and martial […]
The Science Fiction and Fantasy Poetry Association has announced the winners of the 2017 Elgin Awards for best collections of speculative poetry. The awards are given in two categories: best chapbook and best full-length book. Asian American poets Neil Aitken and Margaret Rhee took first place and second place respectively in the chapbook category. Aitken […]
The community gathered at Donnie Chin International Children’s Park on Sept. 22 to celebrate the Mid-Autumn Moon Festival. There was a mooncake eating contest and games and activities throughout the park.
The team representing the Korean American Coalition – Washington (KAC-WA) won the Annual Korean BBQ Cook-Off on Sept. 17 at Seward Park. The team won first place and the title, “Baddest Kalbi in the Northwest.” Seattle Deputy Mayor Hyeok Kim and Kyongsik Park, Deputy Consul General of the Republic Korea in Seattle, were among the […]
By MATT O’BRIEN AP Technology Writer Satya Nadella, the Microsoft CEO who kept the company relevant as its primary PC software business faded, could write a book about the challenges he faced. And he has … but it’s not a tell-all memoir. Instead, Nadella, who has worked at the company since the early 1990s, has […]
When high school and middle school students participated in the YouthCAN program at the Wing Luke Museum last summer, they had a long list of technology projects, but nowhere to work. They wanted to develop their digital and graphics skills to design menus, business cards, and other marketing material for restaurants and small businesses in […]
The Chinatown-International District Business Improvement Area (CIDBIA) is hosting an “Open House Weekend” on Oct. 8, to highlight the importance of Main Street preservation efforts in Seattle. CIDBIA is trying to secure funding to preserve and restore historic ghost signs in Seattle’s Chinatown-International District. In a press release, CIDBIA said the signs “reflect the neighborhood’s […]
REDMOND, Wash. (AP) — Nintendo says the retro version of one of its iconic video game platforms will return to store shelves next year. The company says its Nintendo Entertainment System Classic Edition will return next summer. The 8-bit system went on sale for the holidays last year. The Classic Edition includes 30 games, like […]