By Wen Liu contextChina Washington state exports to China have grown faster than the rest of the country, totaling
By Assunta Ng Recently, I was dining with a group of friends, and the mayor’s name came up. Some of them went with Mayor Mike McGinn to Seattle’s sister city, Chongqing, in March.
By Wendy Liu For Northwest Asian Weekly When Robert Kapp, founding executive director of the Washington State China Relations Council, first lobbied Governor Dixy Lee Ray for a state-to-province relationship between Washington and Sichuan, it was 1980. With the Washington-Sichuan relationship formally established in 1982, Mayor Charles Royer thought it made sense for Seattle to […]
By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly Last year, former Bloomberg TV anchor–reporter Phillip Yin wanted to challenge Sen. Maria Cantwell and, in the process, become the first Chinese American senator from the mainland United States. The showdown never materialized, as his supporters did not send campaign money. After he put his political dreams on hold, […]
The Governor’s visit to China will offer Washington business and government leaders the opportunity to cement the existing ties between Washington and China.
On Thursday, Sept. 24, Chinese Consul General of San Francisco Gao Zhansheng and Washington state Attorney General Rob McKenna dropped by the Northwest Asian Weekly’s office in Seattle’s Chinatown/International District. Gao’s friend had called us two days earlier about his visit, but he never mentioned McKenna.