Korean girl group Blackpink has officially made history as the first all-Asian female group to be featured on the cover of Rolling Stone. The 55-year-old magazine tweeted, “The world’s biggest girl group give their most revealing interview yet about how they make music, deal with the demands of stardom, became family, and more.” The June […]
Car enthusiasts gathered in the old Uwajimaya parking lot last weekend to admire unique cars of all kinds. We spoke to Joe Bui who bought his Mustang in Arizona in 2018 for $45,000 and then rebuilt it.
The state of Utah declared May 18, 2022 Nathan Chen Day in honor of the Olympic gold medalist. Chen, who is from Utah, recently partnered with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ We Can Do This campaign to help spread the word about the importance of COVID-19 vaccines. Chen is a strong supporter […]
Regional kenjinkais (a kenjinkai is an association whose membership was originally based upon and conceived by people coming from the same prefecture in Japan) from several Japan prefectures assembled in the Fisher Pavilion for the Seattle Cherry Blossom Festival last month to share their prefecture’s points of interest with visitors. It was a great way […]
Excerpts from a March 17, 2022 speech by Doug Chin at the Seattle-International District Rotary Club In recent times, anti-Asian hate has been a national and local issue. Weeks ago, there was a rally in the Chinatown-International District (CID) focused on the 1886 anti-Chinese riot in Seattle—the worst race riot in this city’s history. It […]
By MICHELLE L. PRICE Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — New Yorkers pride themselves on the dynamism of their metropolis, where it can feel totally different on the next block, where tourists walking in Chinatown quickly find themselves in Little Italy, where a neighborhood can be a proxy for a lifestyle or worldview. Figuring out […]
By ROB MAADDI AP Pro Football Writer Lo van Pham’s journey to the NFL began when he fell in love with sports upon arriving in Texas after living in refugee camps with his family. More than 40 years later, van Pham is set to become the first Asian American to officiate in the NFL. “I […]
U.S. Secretary of the Navy Carlos Del Toro announced on May 19 that a future destroyer will be named the USS Telesforo Trinidad—in honor of a Filipino sailor who rescued two crew members when their ship caught fire more than a century ago.
By AMY TAXIN and STEFANIE DAZIO Associated Press SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — The man accused of opening fire on a Southern California church congregation because of his political hatred of Taiwan dubbed himself a “destroying” angel in a seven-volume diary sent to a newspaper before the attack, the paper said on May 18. David […]
By JAKE BLEIBERG and JAMIE STENGLE Associated Press DALLAS (AP) — The girlfriend of a man arrested in a shooting that wounded three women of Asian descent in a hair salon in Dallas’ Koreatown told police that he has delusions that Asian Americans are trying to harm him, an arrest warrant affidavit states. Jeremy Smith […]