University of Washington student, Eunice Jung, attended the Korean American Grassroots Conference 2016 in Washington D.C. as a Korean American Coalition (KAC) representative. With 15 other students from Washington State, Jung visited the Senate and the House and shared concerns about immigration, homelessness, the free trade agreement, and diplomatic relations between Korea and the U.S. […]
Nan-Hui Jo’s trials and tribulations — Conviction lowered, but still a possibility of deportation
By Jenn Fang Northwest Asian Weekly On April 28, the judge in Nan-Hui Jo’s child abduction case rejected the motion to dismiss the guilty verdict against her, and sentenced Jo to 175 days of jail (counted as time served) and three years probation. A jury found Jo guilty of child abduction in March — despite errors […]
Korean businesses booted from the Exchange Building
By Alia Marsha Northwest Asian Weekly The line at The Original Deli in downtown Seattle is usually full of businessmen and women grabbing
Susan Lee named president of Seattle chapter of National Reunification Advisory Council
Susan Lee, currently the president of the Korean American Chamber of Commerce, has been named the president of the Seattle chapter of the National Reunification Advisory Council. The National Reunification Advisory Council was created to support one of the tenants of the constitution of South Korea, the unification of the Korean peninsula. Previously, Lee founded […]
Tweet from McKenna policy aide draws protest in International District
By Tiffany Ran Northwest Asian Weekly The area around Rob McKenna’s campaign office in the International District was quiet around
Marathon finish for Ohno; Yao Ming’s wine; Football in India?
The Layup Drill — a NEW monthly sports column about APIs By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Welcome to the inaugural edition of my API sports column, The Layup Drill. The column will run down all the happenings in the world of sports in the Asian Pacific Islander community.
July 16: Two winners crowned at the third annual Kalbi Beef BBQ Cookoff Competition
The Korean American Coalition of Washington (KAC-WA), the Korean American Bar Association (KABA), and the Korean American Health Professional Association (KAHPA) held the third annual Kalbi Beef BBQ Cookoff Competition at the Luther Burbank Park in Mercer Island.
Postwar adoptee spends his final days helping orphans
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — A photo of a 12-year-old North Korean boy on Sam Han’s laptop computer pulls the dying man a half-century back in time
Sept. 20: KABA wins annual Korean BBQ cook off
At the second annual Korean BBQ Cook-Off Competition at Luther Burbank Park, the Korean American Bar Association (KABA) took home the big prize for the second year
May 22: The 10th annual KAC-WA/KABA/KAHPA golf tournament is held
The 10th annual golf tournament hosted by the Korean American Coalition of Washington State (KAC-WA), Korean American Health Professional Association (KAHPA)