By PAUL NEWBERRY AP National Writer BEIJING (AP) — When the last pair crossed the line, the excruciating wait finally over, Gao Tingyu was swallowed by his teammates and coaches. Then he grabbed a Chinese flag and took off on a sprint around the infield at the Ice Ribbon, the striking red banner fluttering behind […]
Members of the Philippines women’s soccer team, which recently qualified for its first World Cup, have played down social media comments that most of the players with mixed American ancestry “were not Filipino enough.”
By KAREN MATTHEWS NEW YORK (AP) — A woman was stabbed to death inside her lower Manhattan apartment by a man who followed her from the street into her building, authorities said. Christina Yuna Lee, 35, was found fatally wounded in her bathtub at about 4:30 a.m. on Feb. 13, police said. The suspected killer […]
I have been a beneficiary of a good cop and a victim of a bad cop’s racism.
International Community Health Services (ICHS), First Hill Lions Club, and Warby Parker have partnered on the Gift of Sight Project to provide free eye exams and glasses to 20 low-income immigrant and refugee students at Seattle World School.
By HUIZHONG WU and KEN MORITSUGU Associated Press BEIJING (AP) — For a country determined to keep out the virus that first emerged within its borders, bringing in more than 15,000 people from all corners of the world was a serious gamble. It appears to be working. One week into the 17-day event, China seems […]
A crowd of nearly 1,000 people gathered around Hing Hay Park in Seattle’s Chinatown-International District (CID) on Feb. 12, 2022 in remembrance of the 136th anniversary of the Chinese expulsion.
For the third year in a row, the Lunar New Year, the ultimate celebration of family, food, and good fortune, is taking place during a global pandemic.
Wantez J. Tulloss has been charged with first-degree assault for attacking a Chinese woman with a baseball bat on Jan. 31 in Seattle’s Belltown neighborhood. Surveillance video shows Shengnan Wang walking alone down a sidewalk at 225 Cedar Street just after 6 p.m. It was dark outside and her hood was up. Charging documents state […]
The U.S.-Japan Council (USJC) announced on Feb. 8 that Fred Katayama, former KIRO-TV reporter and award-winning journalist, will be joining the Council’s staff as executive vice president. Katayama is a founding board member of the USJC, first serving on the Council’s board upon its inception in 2008. As executive VP, Katayama will lead the Council’s […]