The Refugee Women’s Alliance fundraising dinner was on Sept. 20 at the Seattle Sheraton Hotel on Sept. 20. Attending dignitaries included Gov. Jay Inslee, Mayor Mike McGinn, State Rep. Cyrus Habib and State Rep. Sharon Tomiko Santos.
Two named to Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs
Gov. Jay Inslee recently announced the following appointments to the Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs (CAPAA). Gerardine “Didi” Cabusao is Filipino-American and resides in Selah. She is a registered dietitian at Yakima Valley School, Department of Social and Health Services. Cabusao is currently serving as a board member of the Filipino American Community of […]
Inslee plans first China trade mission as governor
By Venice Buhain Northwest Asian Weekly In November, Gov. Jay Inslee will be embarking on his first trade mission as governor to China.
Locke: Trade with China would boost state
By Wen Liu contextChina Washington state exports to China have grown faster than the rest of the country, totaling
EDITORIAL: APA outreach on the Affordable Care Act is just beginning
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 […]
250 Japanese delegates celebrate 50 year relationship
By Mike Baker The Associated Press OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — After 50 years, the relationship between Washington and Japan’s Hyogo Prefecture is stronger than ever.
Community remembers the life of Kip Tokuda
The Seattle community celebrated the life of Kip Tokuda at Tokuda’s public memorial on July 21 at the University of Washington. Over 800 people attended, with reflections presented by Gov. Jay Inslee, Mayor Mike McGinn, Jill Nishi, King County Exec. Dow Constantine, Betsy Wells, Laurie Lippold, Lori Matsukawa, State Rep. Eric Pettigrew, and Dale Minami. […]
BLOG: What a July it’s been
Remembering Kippy Remembering Kip Tokuda, two special moments will always carry with me, one light and the other serious. The former state representative passed away last Saturday while fishing on Whidbey Island.
New citizens take oath on Independence Day
Four-hundred eighty-seven new citizens of the United States took their oaths of allegiance on July 4 at the Seattle Center as part of the Ethnic Heritage Council’s 29th Annual Naturalization Ceremony.
New China Counsel General visits Seattle
China’s new counsel general headquartered in San Francisco, Yuan Nansheng, visited Seattle in late May, making his first round of diplomatic visits since he assumed the position on April 5.
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