By Jeffrey Osborn Northwest Asian Weekly Many Americans never face the struggles and hardships of immigration. They never leave their nation due to political strife or military uprising.
Bruce Lee lives on in new museum
By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Almost 30 years after his death, the vision of a museum honoring breakthrough martial arts star Bruce Lee is coming to fruition. Shannon Lee, Bruce Lee’s daughter, is spearheading the effort to build a lasting memory in his honor. She operates the Bruce Lee Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation […]
Still have a few more days to take advantage of Plate of Nations!
. Are you craving for some authentic international cuisine? The culinary event Plate of Nations has opened and still available until April 9 at Martin Luther King (MLK) Jr. Way South. The event will gather 12 restaurants around MLK community, include the Original Phillys (American East Coast), Café Ibex (Ethiopian), Joy Palace (Chinese), Rainier BBQ […]
Feb. 16: ID receives $185,000 from Office of Economic Development
Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn joined neighborhood business district leaders and local business owners at Thompson’s Point of View in Seattle’s Central District
$14 million up for grabs: Community fund developing strategic plan to help businesses in Rainier Valley
Offering below-market-rate loans for the Rainier Valley business community, the Rainier Valley Community Development Fund (RVCDF) continues its role in
Art murals to be displayed on the Publix Hotel in the Int. District
The Chinatown/International District Business Improvement Area (CIDBIA) received a grant from the City of Seattle’s Office of Economic Development to bring a series of art installations to the International District neighborhood.
Filipino former nurse seeks to do ‘extraordinary things’ in Olympia
Stability is important to many people, especially in tough economic times. For Sofia Aragon and her family, nursing has always been a job that provided financial stability.
Asian Americans prominent on Constantine’s senior personal staff
Thus far, there are a few notable Asian Americans as his senior personal staff: Director of Communications Frank Abe, and Director of Government and Labor Relations Sung Yang. His administrative assistant is Lee Anne Hughes
Diversity at the Top
Martha Choe is a jack of all trades. She started out as a high school teacher, moved to commercial banking, then to government services, and now she’s working for the largest global private foundation in the world.
Foreign languages are more foreign to U.S. students
CINCINNATI (AP) — American students are falling far behind their international counterparts in learning second languages, creating economic disadvantages for U.S. businesses and raising national security concerns.