The House Committee on State Government and Tribal Relations successfully passed House Bill 2209 on Jan. 19—solidifying Lunar New Year as a legislatively recognized holiday.
Some presented themselves as marginalized, others as insiders.
Asian and Pacific Islander Americans in Historic Preservation (APIAHiP), a leading nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving the history and culture of APIA communities, announced on Friday that the 2024 National APIA Historic Preservation Forum will be held in Seattle in September.
China’s population fell by 2 million people in 2023 in its second straight annual decrease, as births dropped for the seventh straight year and deaths jumped following the end of COVID-19 restrictions, the government said Wednesday.
Japan Airlines has named Mitsuko Tottori as its first woman president following a collision between one of its planes and a coast guard aircraft during Japanese New Year holidays that left five dead.
Joe Hisaishi, famous for his work with Studio Ghibli, returned to the Seattle Symphony in January for a week-long residency, something Hisaishi has never done before with any orchestra.
An app, created by Davin Aoyama and Abhay Raj from Mercer Island High School, has been announced as the first-place winner in the 2023 Congressional App Challenge for Washington’s Ninth District.
A small, informal unveiling ceremony is scheduled to take place on Jan. 26, 2024, for the honorary designation of South Mount Baker Boulevard between 31st Avenue South and 32nd Avenue South as “Cheryl Chow Boulevard.”
Biotech entrepreneur Vivek Ramaswamy suspended his bid for the 2024 Republican presidential nomination on Monday and endorsed former President Donald Trump after finishing a distant fourth in Iowa’s leadoff caucuses.
Judge Ketu Shah became Presiding Judge of the King County Superior Court on Jan. 1—he’s the first Presiding Judge of South Asian descent in the state of Washington.