HONOLULU (AP) _ — Hawaii’s tourism industry is starting to see a rebound as people return to travel and coronavirus concerns ease. Data from the state Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism shows March domestic arrivals have been on par with 2019 levels, Hawaii News Now reported on April 1. A record 10 million […]
By JOHN CARUCCI Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Korean pop star Luna is ready to make her Broadway debut this fall in the musical “KPOP“ and she’s already dreaming of who might be there on opening night — like BTS. “I would be thankful if they showed up on opening night,” Luna told The […]
By DENISE LAVOIE Associated Press ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A federal appeals court has granted a request from a northern Virginia school system to continue using a challenged admissions policy at a highly selective high school while it appeals a ruling that found the policy discriminates against Asian American students. A three-judge panel of the […]
Has anyone ever written a humor column about having seizures during Covid? Looks like I’m about to try.
Detectives are investigating after a man died from a gunshot wound in the International District on April 2. Officers were dispatched to a report of a man down at 6th Avenue South and South Weller Street at 6:20 am. Officers arrived and found a 50-year-old man with a suspected gunshot wound. Seattle Fire Department Medics […]
In this latest column, we learn that Asians are sometimes the victims of themselves (or other Asians)—I mean, obviously in addition to being the victims of white supremacy.
By ZEN SOO and VINCENT YU Associated Press HONG KONG (AP) —Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on April 4 that she wouldn’t seek a second term after a rocky five years marked by huge protests calling for her resignation, a security crackdown that has quashed dissent and most recently a COVID-19 wave that overwhelmed […]
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean President-elect Yoon Suk Yeol announced his intent on April 3 to name a seasoned former prime minister and economic expert to serve as the country’s No. 2 official under his incoming government. Yoon’s pick of Han Duck-soo for prime minister is the first major nomination in his government, […]
The verdict is in. My employees have just voted “no” on returning to in-office work. And my verdict is…
When Jing Wu ran around barefoot, raising chickens in his village of Xunyang in Taishan, China, he never dreamt that one day he would patrol Seattle’s Chinatown-International District (CID) in an SUV as a Seattle Police Department (SPD) officer.