International Community Health Services (ICHS) will honor Sam Wan, former CEO of Kin On Health Care Center, and the Seattle Chinatown-International District Preservation and Development Authority (SCIDpda), a longtime nonprofit partner, with the Bamboo Award for Health at its Bloom Gala on April 27. ICHS Foundation Executive Director Ron Chew said Wan and SCIDpda “exemplify […]
Captain Wu Huimin is the first Asian master of a Royal Caribbean International ship, commanding the Voyager of the Seas since Nov. 23, 2018. Huimin first joined Royal Caribbean in 2014. “As captain, my objective is to deliver top-notch service to our guests and ensure that they arrive at their destination safely,” said Huimin. Huimin […]
The Washington State Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs (CAPAA) held its Sapphire Anniversary Celebration on April 13 — observing 45 years of service to the APA community. Diane Narasaki, who served as the executive director of Asian Counseling and Referral Service for over 24 years, was honored with a lifetime achievement award. And former […]
Susan Lee has been named the president of the Seattle Lee Family Association — the first woman to hold that position. In addition, among the Lee chapters in the United States, there has been no woman Lee president. Her vision is to provide a “home away from home space for Lee young adults” aged 18-25. […]
The only dry cleaning business in Seattle’s Chinatown-International District is closing at the end of this month. Located on 652 South Dearborn Street, Spic ’n Span Cleaners will close its doors on April 30. Calls to the property owner, Gerald Ostroff, to find out about future plans for the space, went unanswered.
By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Tiger Woods blazing to victory in his Sunday red at the Masters, a scene once so familiar, was never more stunning. It was only two years ago at Augusta National that Woods needed a nerve block just to hobble upstairs to the Champions Dinner, unsure […]
By PAUL ELIAS Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Documents released on April 10 showed the FBI investigated a prominent San Francisco lobbyist and Chinatown political power broker for four years before closing its fraud case as unverifiable. The documents show the FBI opened its investigation of Rose Pak in 2005 after she qualified for […]
By TERRY SPENCER Associated Press WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A federal judge denied bail on April 15 for a Chinese woman charged with lying to illegally enter President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago club, saying there was an “extreme risk of flight’’ if she were released. Federal Magistrate Judge William Matthewman issued the ruling for […]
By RACHEL LA CORTE Associated Press OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Washington state Republican Sen. Doug Ericksen has registered as a foreign agent in order to consult and lobby for the country of Cambodia. Under documents filed with the U.S. Department of Justice under the Foreign Agents Registration Act, Ericksen signed an agreement between PacRim Bridges […]
“Long Day’s Journey into Night” is an extraordinary journey that left me speechless. It is hard to believe the director, Bi Gan, is only 29, and already completed his second major feature. Long Journey takes place in Kaili, located in southeast China, which just so happens to be Bi Gan’s hometown.