Local residents with questions about the Affordable Care Act attended a Sept. 25 forum in Bellevue sponsored by the Washington State India Trade Relations Action Committee (WASITRAC), with the support of the Asian Counseling and Referral Service, and other APA and health groups.
After years of politicking, lawsuits, and hand-wringing, the Affordable Care Act has arrived. All Americans will need health care coverage by Jan. 1. This week, the Washington Healthplanfinder and the state insurance exchange marketplace opened. Now state residents can enroll in a health plan and find out if they are eligible for financial help if […]
Twelve Asian Pacific American (APA) organizations are cosponsoring a candidate forum on Oct. 11 to provide the APA community with information from the candidates regarding their thoughts and responses to community needs and interests.
This October, the Northwest Asian Weekly presents the Visionary Awards Gala, an event honoring visionaries in the APA community. By Travis Quezon Northwest Asian Weekly There are over 470,000 Asian and Pacific Americans (APAs) currently living in Washington. Overall, Chinese
By Charles Lam Northwest Asian Weekly When the Washington Health Benefit Exchange opens its virtual doors on Oct. 1, approximately 250,000
This October, the Northwest Asian Weekly presents the Visionary Awards Gala, an event honoring visionaries in the APA community. By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Inbee Park, Michelle Wie, and Tiger Woods. These golfers got their start in golf at a young age, but for many children, a chance at golf — or any other […]
Kollaboration Seattle will be hosting their fourth annual event, a 60s-themed evening on Sept. 21, 2013 at the Edmonds Center for the Arts. Acoustic solo artist Agnes Ingarra, singer and songwriter Christian Kang, hip-hop dance team The Bosses, emcee Rogue Pinay, and spoken word artist Troy & Ariel will compete for a grand prize of […]
Last week, San Antonio City Councilmember Elisa Chan found herself in hot water due to comments she made expressing her views on homosexuality while unknowingly being recorded by a now former staffer during a meeting discussing a nondiscrimination ordinance, including her belief that same-sex couples should not be allowed to adopt and that homosexuality was […]
This October, the Northwest Asian Weekly presents the Visionary Awards Gala, an event honoring visionaries in the APA community. By Signe Predmore Northwest Asian Weekly In an industry sometimes perceived as riddled with wastefulness and unnecessary spending, Tejal Pastakia is fiercely committed
By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly State Sen. Ed Murray and incumbent Mayor Mike McGinn will be moving on to the general election in November, along with seven of the eight APA candidates who competed in the primary, initial ballot returns show.