WENATCHEE, Wash. — CMI Orchards, based in Wenatchee, Wash. will be hosting a booth for the first time at this year’s Asia Fruit Logistica in Hong Kong in September. The company has been attending Asia Fruit Logistica for many years, but its growth— especially in the Asian export market— has prompted the decision to exhibit. […]
The King County Immigrant and Refugee Commission is seeking applicants to fill three seats. Commissioners from across King County work together to identify, elevate and develop shared strategies and solutions; streamline and strengthen efforts; and bring more resources to the most pressing issues affecting immigrant and refugee communities. Ideal applicants: Are immersed in one or […]
By Staff NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Seattle police are investigating a string of vandalism incidents at the International District/Chinatown Branch of the Seattle Public Library. Since mid-July, someone has thrown rocks through the library’s glass windows and doors, creating at least $6,000 in damage. There have been at least five separate incidents at the building on […]
As the Keiro Northwest nursing home nears its closing, CEO Bridgette Takeuchi confirmed to the Northwest Asian Weekly that five people have died since the announcement of the closure.
Anthony (Tony) Hideki Ishisaka, the co-founder of Asian Counseling and Referral Service (ACRS), died at home in his sleep on July 9. He was 75 years old.
Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang has qualified for the next presidential debates. The former technology executive earned 2 percent in a new Monmouth University poll of Iowa voters. That qualifies him for the September debate, which requires donations from at least 130,000 people and 2 percent support in four polls.
President Trump is facing backlash for mocking South Korean and Japanese officials with faux Asian accents on Aug. 9, according to the New York Post. At fundraising events in the Hamptons for his 2020 campaign, Trump mocked South Korean leader Moon Jae-in’s accent when “describing how he caved in to Trump’s tough negotiations,” the New […]
The Trump administration announced on Aug. 12 that it is moving forward with one of its most aggressive steps yet to restrict legal immigration: Denying green cards to many migrants who use Medicaid, food stamps, housing vouchers or other forms of public assistance.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS)’s “public charge” rule is officially final. The new measures are scheduled to go into effect on Oct. 15 and could result in legal immigrants in the United States being denied immigration benefits if they are deemed unable to look after themselves financially or are a “public charge” because they […]