The annual election for the International Special Review District (ISRD) Board was held by mail in early November. Two positions were up for election and Michael Le won Position #3 for a Business owner, Property owner or Employee, while Nella Kwan won Position #5 for At-Large. Both candidates are currently serving their first terms on […]
Chong Wa President Mei-Jui Lin organized board members and other volunteers to pick up, pack, and deliver 400 meals to seniors in the Chinatown-International District on Nov. 22, plus 540 meals on Nov. 27, including delivery to one community senior apartment housing on Beacon Hill. Another 60 bags and 60 frozen chickens will be delivered […]
The Greater Seattle Chinese Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring the Scholarship for Women Program at the Meydenbauer Center this Saturday, Dec. 3. The program gives young female participants the opportunity to compete for scholarship funds toward higher education. The winner will represent Seattle at the Miss Chinatown USA Pageant in San Francisco the following February.
The Santas appearing at the Mall of America—the largest mall in the United States—will be more diverse than ever before this holiday season. The cast of six St. Nicks at The Santa Experience will include an Asian Santa for the first time. “To run across someone who speaks your language, there’s kind of a bond […]
Tom Giratikanon is returning to The New York Times after almost three years at Vox Media, where he served as deputy publisher. The former Northwest Asian Weekly intern will return as a senior editor for The Upshot—which is a New York Times website with analysis and data visualizations about politics, policy, and everyday life. Previously, […]
Seniors In Action Foundation (SIAF) handed out 500 gift bags last weekend to seniors in the Seattle Chinatown-International District.
The Low Income Housing Institute (LIHI) ran a virtual gala and silent auction from Oct. 30- Nov. 14 and raised over $430,000 to help people most in need.
After two years’ suspension due to the pandemic, Chinese American Citizens Alliance (CACA) Seattle partnered again with the Chinese Information and Services Center (CISC) and held its Annual Rice Drive and Voter Assistance event on Oct. 29.
Conductor Tan Dun and Mimi Gates held an informal discussion before a Seattle Symphony performance of Tan Dun’s “Buddha Passion” earlier this month.
Fans of Hello Kitty got the opportunity to wish her a “happy birthday” late last month when she visited Uwajimaya. Hello Kitty was born on Nov. 1, 1974 and Uwajimaya is having a month-long celebration with special Hello Kitty items for sale.