Though Malaysia’s influence on American culture hasn’t been as huge as its neighbor Thailand, several greater Seattle-based Malaysians want to make it known that they have a rich and diverse culture to share with the United States.
Chinese culture in the U.S. — a secret power
If you’ve been a longtime reader of this newspaper, you probably know that the contributions of Chinese and Chinese Americans to this country have often been neglected.
The Philippines and the U.S. have been connected for centuries
In 1962, Roman Ildonzo Gabriel Jr. started playing as the first Filipino American quarterback in the NFL. In 1989, he was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame.
COMMENTARY: Is it racism if you refer to someone by the wrong name?
It’s a common mistake.
Laos, hidden gem of southeast Asia, shines bright with food, culture, and arts
Forty years later, it’s a very exciting time for the Lao diaspora, shared Dennis Sikhanthat, creative director of Pom Foundation.
Japanese cultural influences in the US
As a result of her fascination with Japanese culture, 20-year-old Avery George finds a clue about the Panama Hotel, a historic landmark for Japanese American heritage in the Pacific Northwest.
Taiwan: home to more than just bubble tea
“As a democratic country with a very adaptable process of culture formation, and one with strong ties to the United States, Taiwan also has played an important role in providing American society a gateway into the diversity of many Asian cultures,” said Ellen Y. Chang, director of Arts and Culture at the Taiwan Studies Program at the University of Washington (UW) and a Ph.D. Candidate in Cinema & Media Studies.
Indonesia—it’s not just Bali! It’s also one of our sister cities!
Did you know that Seattle has a sister city in Indonesia?
Singapore—the island nation with the roar of a tiger
A crown jewel in a sea of jewels, with a lion’s roar in spite of its small size, Singapore has been more and more in our field of vision lately.
Andrew Yang promotes Forward Party at Crosscut Ideas Festival in Seattle
There is an expression, “of the people,” used when someone does not put themselves above others, and even more applicable when that someone comes from ordinary or difficult circumstances.
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