In recognition of International Women’s Day, Dorothy Bullitt moderated a panel on domestic violence against immigrant spouses. It was part of the Seattle Rotary Club’s monthly luncheon on March 7. The panelists included Consul General of Japan, Yoichiro Yamada, and three women who are actively working to address and raise awareness of this lesser-known aspect […]
The Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs (CAPAA) announced on March 7 that former Commissioner Reynaldo Pascua will receive its Vanguard Award.Currently the president of the Filipino Community of Yakima Valley, Pascua has been engaged with CAPAA when it was first established in 1974 and has since remained a tireless champion for the broader Asian […]
Chinatown-International District Business Improvement Area say it is pleased with the turnout for the annual Lunar New Year celebration. Originally scheduled for Feb. 9, it was postponed to March 2 because of all the snow last month. The collaboration with neighborhood businesses and organizations helped draw thousands of visitors from throughout the region for a […]
The Washington Sichuan Friendship Association celebrated its 37th anniversary with a March 2 dinner. Several dignitaries attended the event at China Harbor Restaurant including Lt. Gov. Cyrus Habib, State Senator Bob Hasegawa, and Seattle deputy mayor Mike Fong. Habib’s mother, Judge Susan Amini, received the Courage with Noble Love Award.
Arrivé — a 440-foot, 41-story skyscraper in the Belltown — celebrated its opening on Feb. 19 with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. Former Governor Gary Locke were among the guests at the ceremony. Located on 2116 4th Avenue, the more than $200 million project consists of 342 apartments and a 142-room hotel. 85 percent of the funding […]
By ELIAS MESERET and YIDNEK KIRUBEL Associated Press HEJERE, Ethiopia (AP) — Britain joined a growing number of countries grounding a new Boeing plane involved in the Ethiopian Airlines disaster as a global team of investigators began picking through the rural crash site on March 12. Some airlines cited worried customers for grounding the Boeing […]
MIAMI (AP) — A photo published on March 8 in the Miami Herald shows the founder and one-time owner of a spa implicated in a human-trafficking ring attended President Donald Trump’s Super Bowl watch party at his West Palm Beach country club in February. While the New England Patriots played the Los Angeles Rams In […]
OLYMPIA — The Washington State Senate voted on March 5 to increase access to democracy by requiring prepaid postage for ballot envelopes during all elections. Sponsored by Sen. Joe Nguyen, Senate Bill 5063 is the latest effort to eliminate barriers to participation in Washington elections. “This bill is a huge step forward in making Washington […]
PORTLAND, Ore. — A string of purse-snatchings in recent months appear to have targeted elderly Asian women in Portland’s Jade District, officials said. Crime Stoppers of Oregon said on March 1 that the Portland Police Bureau had received at least a dozen reports of pedestrian thefts and robberies since early December. At least two of […]
The Intiman production of Christopher Chen’s “Caught” begins with the ushers urging you to take stock of the works on display, from Chinese artist Lin Bo. And Lin Bo’s installations sit at irregular intervals around the theater, in the midst of the seats.