SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Supervisors of the city with the oldest Chinatown in the U.S. approved a resolution on Feb. 1 to apologize to Chinese immigrants and their descendants, becoming the fourth city in the country and in California to do so in the last year. The vote of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors […]
In celebration of Lunar New Year, Xfinity customers can access thousands of hours of Asian and Asian American entertainment in one curated destination via Xfinity On Demand and Flex, through Feb. 16. For the second year in a row, Comcast has teamed up with Lisa Ling and Gold House, the nonprofit collective of Asian and […]
It’s time for a reset.
Welcome to another edition of The Layup Drill. This month, we take a look at the start of the Winter Olympics and a potential landmark hire for the Seattle Seahawks.
Lion and dragon dances all over the community by different groups on different days. (Photo by Rick Wong)
By Assunta Ng NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY What’s an unforgettable way to propose? Meet Xin Li, who just surprised his girlfriend. How he popped the question, “Will you marry me?” was quite original in the Chinese community. It was the first time in the past four decades that someone placed a proposal advertisement in the Seattle […]
By JAKE SEINER BEIJING (AP) — Eileen Gu amassed an army of cynics when she spurned Team USA to represent China at the Beijing Games. Moments after the biggest run of her life, the 18-year-old freestyle skiing prodigy was asked about her status as a U.S. citizen, her feelings on Peng Shuai and the incessant […]
Detectives are investigating after a 31-year-old man was injured when another man fired a gun into the ground in the Chinatown-International District neighborhood on the night of Feb. 5. The victim called the police at 10:15 p.m. for a report of a man who had fired a gun in the 1200 block of South Jackson […]
By Ashley Chen For Northwest Asian Weekly Red envelopes are without a doubt my favorite part of being a child during Lunar New Year. Every year for the past 17 years, I’ve received a long red packet with golden Chinese characters printed on top, the perfect snug fit for the 200 yuan my grandparents gave […]
By Patty Fong For Northwest Asian Weekly There is a descent into urban blight affecting not just Little Saigon and the by-now infamous corner at 12th & Jackson—but the entire area known as the Chinatown-International District (CID). Terrible as the situation is at 12th & Jackson, it is a severe symptom of the overall poverty […]