2019 saw Asians get more visibility in popular culture than ever before — some of it good, some of it not so good.
A University of Washington alumnus, held for three years in Iran on widely criticized espionage charges, was freed on Dec. 7 as part of a prisoner exchange that saw America release a detained Iranian scientist, a rare diplomatic breakthrough between Tehran and Washington after months of tensions.
The City of Seattle Office of Housing awarded SCIDpda $11 million in funding for the first phase of its North Lot campus project by Pacific Tower.
Marilyn Strickland announced on Dec. 19 that she wants Washington’s open 10th Congressional District seat.
Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang said it was an “honor and a disappointment” to be the only non-white candidate on the debate stage on Dec. 19.
By Ruth Bayang NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY “I am happy that the Department of Neighborhoods finally made the right decision,” said Faye Hong, about the announcement last week to reject the challenge to November’s International Special Review District (ISRD) election. InterIm brought on the challenge, alleging, “The will of many voters was unfairly compromised.” Hong, who […]
Every year, we celebrate the many achievements of Asians around the world. From the local food scene, to historic political achievements, to representation wins in the media, this list highlights 10 of those amazing accomplishments.