By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly A bonsai, estimated to be worth thousands of dollars, was stolen from the public display at Pacific Bonsai Museum in Federal Way, on Monday, May 18, at approximately 4:20 am. The tree, a 60-year-old San Jose Juniper, has been a part of the museum since its opening in 1989. The […]
I was reading the blog column in the Northwest Asian Weekly. It upsets me to no end to learn of a real estate broker’s illegal behavior and this crook is getting away with it under broad daylight!
There will be a community memorial event for redress activist Henry Miyatake on Saturday, December 6, 2014, at NVC Memorial Hall, 1212 S King Street, Seattle, WA 98144. A pre-event social, with light refreshments, will begin at 1:00 PM. The memorial program will be from 2:00-3:00 PM.
By Somer Hanson Clover Park Technical College A group of Japanese medical laboratory students from Osaka Jikei College visited Clover Park Technical College in
Bellevue College is offering free Job Preparation classes for immigrants, refugees, permanent residents and U.S. citizens living in Bellevue. These classes are funded by the City of Bellevue and begin every quarter in January, April, June and September.
Albert Shen has been appointed by the White House as the Deputy Director of Minority Business Development Agency, a division of the US Department of Commerce. Shen will be starting his new position on Aug. 18. Shen, a son of two Taiwanese immigrants, was born in Pullman, WA. He ran for Seattle City Council last […]
The Korean American Historical Society is seeking photographs for exhibits and publication in a book about the Korean community. Photos are needed by June 30. Photos of memorable occasions and everyday situations between 1900 and 2000 are being sought. Submissions should include the date and location of the photo, and the identity of subjects when […]
Benefit Dinner for Typhoon Haiyan Relief Fund When: Saturday, November 23, 2013 6-8:45 p.m. Where: House of Hong 409 8th Ave. S. Seattle, WA 98104 206-622-7997 $300/table of 10 Donation welcome. Dinner tickets and donations, please make check payable to: American Red Cross (Typhoon Haiyan Relief Fund) Dinner net proceeds will be donated to Typhoon […]
Dear Editor, I understand that other essays written by the 2013 Summer Youth Leadership Program students all cannot be printed due to space issues with the newspaper. However, these SYLP students took the time to come up with a subject matter, and they took the time to write their personal essays. In the past years, […]
Dear Editor, This is Tyler and Brandon Nguyen’s (alumnus from previous SYLP Summer Programs) mom. I just read an article in your most recent issue titled, “In aging China, old woman sues children for care.”