Rep. Marilyn Strickland announced middle schooler Anusha Jain as the winner for the 2022 Congressional App Challenge for Washington’s 10th Congressional District. Jain was selected by a panel of judges for her app, EcoFriend.
HMWF praises passage of bills about the Japanese American incarceration
The Heart Mountain Wyoming Foundation (HMWF) praised Congress for passing the 2023 spending bill that includes the Norman Y. Mineta Japanese American Confinement Education Act and the Japanese American History Network Act, which together will further education about one of the nation’s civil rights abuses.
NWAW featured on Seattle Channel
The Northwest Asian Weekly (NWAW) was featured recently on Seattle Channel’s City Inside/Out show on the episode titled, “Taking a look back at the headlines of 2022.”
Lincoln District senior housing
The Asia Pacific Cultural Center (APCC), in partnership with the Low Income Housing Institute (LIHI), announced that the Lincoln District Senior Housing project in Tacoma is fully funded.
I don’t even like carrots
I have been living a lie. I’m not who I thought I was. Apparently, everything I knew about myself is now in question.
Japan PM sacks 4th minister to patch up scandal-hit Cabinet
Japan’s Prime Minister Fumio Kishida dismissed his fourth minister in two months on Dec. 27 to patch a scandal-tainted Cabinet that has raised questions over his judgment of staff credentials.
China races to vaccinate elderly, but many are reluctant
Chinese authorities are going door to door and paying people older than 60 to get vaccinated against COVID-19.
Fraser and Chau in “The Whale”: beaching on a shore near you
Brendan Fraser and Hong Chau star in “The Whale,” a film by Darren Aronofsky that has already garnered 16 awards and 54 nominations for more awards.
Taiwan seniors test e-skills in League of Legends
A year ago, 65-year-old Chiang Yi-Shu knew nothing about computers. Now, she is a League of Legends player who has just battled in her first-ever esports tournament.
Man harasses TikTokers for being Asian
Police in San Ramon, California have arrested 40-year-old Jordan Douglas Krah for harassing two people of Asian descent while they were filming a TikTok video.