State Representative Cyrus Habib has announced his candidacy for the 48th District State Senate seat being vacated by retiring Senator Rodney Tom. Habib grew up in Bellevue, the son of immigrants, and graduated from Bellevue Public Schools. At age 8, he lost his sight to a rare form of childhood cancer, but went on to […]
President Obama has announced his intent to nominate Portia Y. Wu as assistant secretary for Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor.
By Nina Huang Northwest Asian Weekly Each year, there are certain people who have been recognized for the extraordinary things they have done for Asians and Asian Americans. This list showcases this year’s individuals.
Taiwanese American Goodwin Liu, 40, withdrew from consideration for a judicial seat on the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco on May 25.
Wallace D. Loh, a former dean of the University of Washington (UW) School of Law, was selected as the new president of the University of Maryland (U-Md).
Goodwin Liu, 39, is a liberal legal scholar who, if confirmed, could become a force on the federal appeals court for decades.
Harold Hongju Koh, 54, brother of Dr. Harold Koh, the Department of Health and Human Services Assistant Secretary for Health-Designate, becomes the second Koh to receive a nomination.