For years, some Cambodian media have referred to the country’s longtime leader simply as Prime Minister Hun Sen. Authorities warned May 12 that has to stop.
During an hour-long break, five tired-looking Japanese girls logged onto Skype because they had a press interview with Northwest Asian Weekly. …
The U.S.–Japan Council (USJC) introduced the U.S.–Japan Council Toshizo Watanabe Endowed Scholarship on Feb. 18. The scholarship is for undergraduate American and Japanese students in a term or a year-long study abroad program in the United States or Japan. During the inaugural program year (2016–2017), the scholarship will be used to assist Japanese students studying […]
On Jan. 27, The Alliance for Education Board of Directors added five community to its board, including Mia Tuan. Tuan is dean of the University of Washington (UW) College of Education. Prior to her arrival at the UW, Tuan was a professor of sociology and education studies at the University of Oregon (UO), where she […]
The Road Map Project’s “2015 Results Report,” an annual report card with data on indicators of student success, shows progress being made on education milestones in the South Seattle and South King County region, but also illustrates that more work must be done to help all students succeed. The Road Map Project is a region-wide […]
Rat: 1924, 1936, 1948, 1960, 1972, 1984, 1996, 2008 Ox: 1925, 1937, 1949, 1961, 1973, 1985, 1997, 2009 Tiger: 1926, 1938, 1950, 1962, 1974, 1986, 1998, 2010 Rabbit: 1927, 1939, 1951, 1963, 1975, 1987, 1999, 2011 Dragon: 1928, 1940, 1952, 1964, 1976, 1988, 2000, 2012 Snake: 1929, 1941, 1953, 1965, 1977, 1989, 2001, 2013 Horse: […]
In the last week, news broke that the attorney general’s office is going after Facing East, a very popular Taiwanese restaurant in Bellevue, and its owner Yu-Ling Wong for alleged sales tax evasion. (Read our story on this on page 4 of this issue.) Wong is accused of pocketing nearly $400,000 in sales tax from […]
By Emiri Aoki and Stacy Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly Yu-Ling Wong, the majority owner of Taiwanese restaurant Facing East, was charged with first-degree theft and tax fraud by Bob Ferguson, Washington state’s attorney general on Feb. 5. She was charged for avoiding the payment of $394,835 in state sales tax through the use of an […]
PANAJI, India (AP) — Coconut trees are no longer considered trees in the tropical Indian state of Goa, where authorities have reclassified them as palms to allow farmers to cut them down more easily.
Demolition has started at the site of the former International District branch of a United States Postal Services (USPS) post office on Sixth Avenue and King Street. (The post office has not moved far. It’s now at 409 Maynard Ave. S.) USPS’s lease expired in 2013. Seattle Parks and Recreation Department had purchased the site […]