NEW YORK CITY — The U.S. Postal Service held a special event to commemorate the Year of the Tiger on Jan. 20 in New York. The event commemorates the third of 12 postage stamps in the Lunar New Year series. Special guests included Global Artistic Programs Vice President and Director of the Asia Society Museum […]
Washington residents can now order free, rapid COVID-19 tests delivered to their homes. The “Say Yes! COVID Test” website launched on Jan. 21. But the Seattle Times reported that the state’s inventory of about 650,000 testing kits ran out by about 6 p.m. that day. Only one order can be made per residential address. Each […]
By Ashley Chen NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Lunar New Year 2022 might be another virtual celebration for most people, but don’t worry, The Bellevue Collection has got you covered. From Jan. 26 to Feb. 6, The Bellevue Collection is hosting an array of festivities, from online performances to in-person decorations and activities for all ages. Fill […]
Taiwanese American Andrew Hsieh and his four co-owners opened a “Disneyland for cats.”
Located in Wallingford, Seattle Meowtropolitan Cafe, the first cat cafe in the state of Washington, was opened in December 2015.
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is postponing her wedding after announcing new COVID-19 restrictions on Jan. 23 following the discovery of nine cases of the omicron variant in a single family that flew to Auckland to attend a wedding. The so-called “red setting” of the country’s pandemic response includes […]
By HAU DINH, ELAINE KURTENBACH and HRVOJE HRANJSKI Associated Press HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Thich Nhat Hanh, the revered Zen Buddhist monk who helped spread the practice of mindfulness in the West and socially engaged Buddhism in the East, has died. He was 95. The death was confirmed by a monk at Tu Hieu Pagoda […]
By EMILY WANG FUJIYAMA Associated Press BEIJING (AP) — Since he was a child, Li Jingwei did not know his real name. He did not know where he was born, or for certain how old he was—until he found his biological family in December with the help of a long-remembered map. Li was a victim […]
It’s called “Center for COVID Control”—and one such testing site popped in Seattle’s Chinatown International District (CID) earlier this month at 417 7th Avenue South. It’s just one of nearly a dozen testing sites in Washington state and 300 in the country operated by the Illinois-based company. The company is not affiliated with the King […]
Do you have a tiger in your life? If you do, chances are that they are bold (some may say brash), courageous, energetic, competitive, and impulsive. Tiger people are also very charismatic and exciting to be around—but take heed, the tiger’s dark side is sometimes tempestuous, hungry, and full of sharp teeth and dangerous claws.