By Emiri Aoki and Stacy Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly Yu-Ling Wong, the majority owner of Taiwanese restaurant Facing East, was charged with first-degree theft and tax fraud by Bob Ferguson, Washington state’s attorney general on Feb. 5. She was charged for avoiding the payment of $394,835 in state sales tax through the use of an […]
First Chinese private development firm breaks ground on Bellevue project
Create World America and Daniels Real Estate Company announced Aug. 17 that they have broken ground on the Mirador in downtown Bellevue. Located at 1019- 103rd street, it will be a contemporary, six-story, 162 unit apartment home located in the retail district of Bellevue. The Mirador apartment is the first phase of a residential project […]
Sevadars serves! — Local nonprofit offers meals and more to the community
By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly If you go to Occidental Park in Pioneer Square on a Saturday morning, you will be greeted by long lines and dedicated volunteers. The long lines are for the food. And the volunteers are part of Sevadars, a nonprofit group that serves free meals to the community. Apparently, the meals […]
Bengali new year
The Bangladeshi Community of Greater Seattle came together last weekend on Saturday, May 2nd in Bellevue to celebrate Bengali New Year in style. There were numerous Bangladeshi food and crafts stores, and concert performances. (end)
Yours Mallika: Exploring dance and story — Sold-out performances (and all volunteer run!)
By Charuta Fadnis Northwest Asian Weekly “Yours Mallika,” Pratidhwani’s flagship dance show for 2015 played to a sold-out audience of 800 on April 10th and 11th at the Meydenbauer Center in Bellevue. Pratidhwani, which means “echo” in Sanskrit, is a volunteer run not-for-profit 501c(3) organization dedicated to promoting South Asian arts and artists in the […]
Professional development opportunities
Education Development Institute (EDI) has filled 50 percent of the spots in their 2015 Discovery and Navigation classes in the Greater Seattle area and Portland. The goal is to have 83 total participants across the Puget Sound API Discovery, Hispanic Discovery, and Navigation program, along with Portland Discovery. EDI will continue to accept applications until all classes are […]
India Ambassador Announces Consulate Office in Seattle
Indian Ambassador to the United States Nirupama Rao announced that the next consulate office is approved for Seattle. She made her announcement at a banquet hosted by the Indo American Friendship Forum at the Hyatt Regency in Bellevue on Sept. 11.
APA organizations sponsor candidates forum
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.
Snoqualmie Casino heading into their fifth year
By Eric Booker For the Northwest Asian Weekly Set amidst the majestic backdrop of the Snoqualmie Valley is what has become an unexpected gem, the Snoqualmie Casino. Snoqualmie is heading into its fifth year of operation and is the premier casino in the Northwest.
Seattle-Kobe Sister City Association to host 9th Annual Female Jazz Vocalist Audition
The Seattle-Kobe Sister City Association (SKSCA) is pleased to announce the 9th Annual Seattle-Kobe Female Jazz Vocalist Audition. The SKSCA will send one high school-aged and one adult female jazz vocalist from the Greater Seattle area to Kobe, Japan in May 2013 to be a guest singer at the 14th Annual Kobe Jazz Vocal Queen […]
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