In the face of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic’s third year, the Chinatown-International District (CID) in Seattle grapples with profound challenges to public safety, a surge in homelessness, and an alarming increase in anti-Asian hate crimes.
Anti-Asian hate crime numbers fell by 33% from 2021 to 2022, indicating the first decrease in anti-Asian hate since the start of the pandemic, according to recently released FBI crime statistics.
The Asia Pacific Cultural Center (APCC) and Low Income Housing Institute (LIHI) are proud to announce the groundbreaking of Patsy Surh Place in Tacoma’s Lincoln District.
The pinch of rising prices is pervasive. It is evident in the totals on our grocery receipts, monthly house payments, and utility bills.
Longtime International District community leader Bob Santos may be gone, but his legacy lives on.
A gay couple in Nepal on Wednesday became the first in the nation to receive official same-sex marriage status.
Consul General Makoto Iyori assumed his duties in Seattle on Oct. 24, marking the beginning of his tenure as the newly appointed Consul General of Japan.
In a gesture honoring the historical ties between the City of Seattle and Japan, eight new cherry blossom trees have been planted on Pike Street, between 1st and 2nd avenues.
In one painting, a child sits, mouth wide open, as a worker in white medical garb extends a long cotton swab toward her tonsils. In another, a masked officer and medical workers stand guard in front of an apartment cordoned off with ropes and seals reading “CLOSED,” as residents look on with frustration and despair.
Richard Fukutaki, chair of the Bellevue College Board of Trustees, was recently elected chair-elect of the Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) board of directors.