Kin On CEO Min Chang said 80% of residents and 60% of staff across two facilities received a vaccination on Jan. 8. “It was a smooth process… thanks to Walgreens and our team,” said Chang. “This is a good first step for Kin On, and we are encouraged that the vaccine is here finally.” The […]
Michelle Pham has been named the newest partner at Helsell Fetterman, the firm’s first Asian American partner. Pham has been practicing law for 9 years and joined the firm in 2017. A native of Houston, Michelle received her undergraduate degree from the University of Washington and her law degree from Seattle University School of Law […]
SeaTac Deputy Mayor Peter Kwon has been appointed to the National League of Cities (NLC) 2021 Transportation and Infrastructure Federal Advocacy Committee. Kwon was elected to a one-year term and he will play a key role among a diverse group of local leaders in shaping NLC’s policy positions and advocating on behalf of America’s cities […]
Shiro’s Sushi in Belltown was recently named in Esquire magazine’s 100 restaurants America can’t afford to lose. Opened in 1994 by master sushi chef Shiro Kashiba, the restaurant touts itself as the first Edomae sushi restaurant in Seattle. Chef Shiro himself left in 2016 to start Sushi Kashiba. “You can roam the world emptying your […]
International Community Health Services (ICHS) welcomed Dr. Umair A. Shah, Washington state secretary of health, to the health center’s International District Clinic on Jan. 12. The meeting opened opportunities for ICHS to raise issues as staff and providers look ahead to the next phases of Washington state’s vaccine rollout. ICHS received the first doses of […]
The coronavirus was found on ice cream produced in eastern China, prompting a recall of cartons from the same batch, according to the government.
President Xi Jinping is asking former CEO Howard Schultz of Starbucks to help repair U.S.-Chinese relations that have plunged to their lowest level in decades amid a tariff war and tension over technology and security.
Chan Liu Sui-Ching died on Jan. 15, 2021. She was 102 years old. Born in Taishan, China, she immigrated to the United States in 1968 and worked at her family restaurant, Tai Tung, until her retirement. Her family said she was well loved by everyone, and that people enjoyed her presence, integrity, loyalty, and company. […]
SEATTLE — Mayor Jenny Durkan wants community members to apply for an open position on the International Special Review District (ISRD) Board. The seven-member board reviews façade alterations, signs, new construction, changes of use, and street improvements, and makes recommendations to the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods director for all properties within the ISRD. The goals […]
The Minoru Yasui Student Contest has announced its 2021 essay competition on Refugee and Immigrant Experiences. “We celebrate the ideas and opinions of students in grades 6 through 12 and challenge them to write an original and thoughtful essay exploring refugee or immigrant experiences,” a news release stated. “Their essay should also demonstrate an understanding […]