SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A San Francisco police officer responding to a call about a man making threats to people in Chinatown was attacked by the suspect, who was later arrested on assault and hate crime charges, authorities said. Surveillance video shows the female officer, who is of Asian descent, approach Gerardo Contreras on May […]
By Janice Nesamani NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY In the early hours of June 6, 26 dogs traveled from China through Vancouver, Canada to Seattle. They are the latest pack to be rescued by China Rescue Dogs, a nonprofit that conducts international rescues exclusively from China—bringing dogs, destined to be killed, to the United States where they […]
By Mahlon Meyer Northwest Asian Weekly One day in April, Nan Ma, a senior associate professor at Bellevue College (BC), found that the course she usually teaches, Introduction to Asian American Studies, was not listed for next year. Other ethnic studies courses were listed, however. So she and a colleague tried to get in touch […]
By Mahlon Meyer Northwest Asian Weekly No one would suspect that inside the massive brick structure, the size of a hospital but with religious statuary and crosses over the entryways, there resides an inner cool and peace. Walking down the long hallways, the thick brick walls muffle out all sound from outside. And the original […]
By now, you’ve heard that tennis star Naomi Osaka withdrew from the French Open after being fined $15,000 for refusing to speak to the media. It marked the first time a major star walked away from a major tournament without an injury—at least one that’s visible. On the last day of Mental Health Month, Osaka […]
The Seattle Mariners hosted Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Night at T-Mobile Park on May 27, and spotlighted contributions of AAPIs in our region, including World War II veteran Gene Moy. The 104-year-old is among the oldest living Chinese American veterans. He served in the U.S. Army from 1941-1945 and was recently awarded a […]
The Paper Tigers movie, shot in Seattle, is still available to view in theaters and major digital platforms. Their premiere weekend last month was a multi-city reunion party full of lion dances and drive-ins. Purchase tickets at thepapertigersmovie.com, and continue to support and share your experiences on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, and tag with #ThePaperTigers.
More than 20 people attended a lunch for Seattle mayoral candidate Bruce Harrell at Hong Kong Bistro Restaurant on May 30. The former City Council president and member for three terms shared his thoughts with business and community leaders on fixing problems for both the city and Chinatown-International District. Harrell, of Japanese and Black descent, […]
Maneki, the 117-year-old Japanese restaurant in Japantown, received $40,000 last month from a program called Backing Historic Small Restaurants. The money will go toward creating more outdoor seating and other upgrades. Since early on in the pandemic, Maneki, for the first time ever, created an online ordering system and offered takeout. In July, it launched […]
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