“Ju Ju,” or Golden Pearl, the Chinese Art Pig who toured the region this year to celebrate the Year of the Pig, has found her home at Pike Place Market. To kick-off this year’s holiday lighting ceremony on Nov. 30, the International Lion Dance Martial Arts Team led a drumming procession followed by the lighting […]
Peter Peng and John Zhang donated a Thanksgiving dinner to seniors at the House of Hong on Nov. 3. Organized by Seniors in Action Foundation, more than 500 people attended. Each guest received a gift of different Asian sauces and a can of tea leaves. Two centenarians—King Wong and Ngook Hong Lee Huie—walked on stage […]
Outgoing Seattle City Council President Bruce Harrell received a long standing ovation on Nov. 22 during the 2019 Annual Breakfast of the Urban League of Metropolitan Seattle. The event, held at The Westin Hotel in, Seattle, raised more than $400,000 to empower the community and change the lives of the individuals, one family at a […]
Lily Kong and Chef David Kong announced on Dec. 1 that they will officially retire and close their Italian restaurant Perché No. The restaurant opened in Queen Anne in 1992, and a second location opened near Green Lake. The Kongs lost their Queen Anne lease in 2006. David Kong, born in Malaysia of Chinese ancestry, […]
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — A Buddhist temple under construction in Siem Reap, home of Cambodia’s famed Angkor temples, collapsed on Dec. 2, killing at least three people and injuring 13 others, including two monks, police said. The deputy chief of Siem Reap Provincial Police, Pheung Chendareth, said workers were pouring cement for the ceiling […]
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Samoa’s government said on Dec. 2 that another five children had died within the past day from a measles outbreak, bringing the death toll from the epidemic to more than 50 as authorities race to vaccinate the entire population. Samoa declared a national emergency last month and mandated that all […]
HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii is on track to have more than 10 million visitors in one year for the first time in history, although that may not be reflected in dollar amounts, tourism officials said. Hawaii Tourism Authority data showed there have been nearly 8.7 million visitors through October, The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported on Nov. […]
You have the right to sue your employer if your legal counsel suggests that you do. But if you receive any form of compensation or appeal for a claim, it may weaken your case.
The Food and Drug Administration lifted a ban earlier this year that prohibits blood donation from those who had traveled to China in the last three years.
When asked what it means to be of Indian, Pakistani, Bangladeshi, Sri Lankan, or Nepalese descent, most South Asian Americans will talk about similar things: immigration, the culture of hard work, love of food and traditions, value of family and community.