By Assunta Ng The guest list of Ruthann Kurose’s surprise 60th birthday party was a Who’s Who in politics. The party was held at the house of former Mayor Norm Rice and his wife, Constance.
President George W. Bush appointed two Asian Americans to his cabinet. The Asian community was impressed. But President Obama gave us more—three cabinet secretaries, Gary Locke, Steve Chu, and Secretary Eric Shinseki, and many other powerful appointments, including Chris Lu, one of the 25 assistants to the president since 2008.
The White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (WHIAAPI) is organizing an all-day summit in Seattle on Friday, July 8, with top Obama administration dignitaries and federal agency representatives to learn how federal programs and services can better serve Asian American and Pacific Islander business owners, entrepreneurs, and community members.
The news of Gary Locke being nominated to be the ambassador to China was released Monday afternoon. Locke’s own siblings learned of it minutes before it was
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is lavishing the grandest of White House welcomes on Chinese President Hu Jintao as the leaders of the
In 2010, I ran for the King County Council on a non-partisan platform of responsible reform, government accountability, and job growth.
Since he started working for Obama, U.S. Commerce Secretary Gary Locke’s wish was to bring the president of the United States to his hometown. Last week, Locke got his wish.
The Wall Street Journal said so in a July 30 article by Brett Arends. When I read it, I instantly erupted with rage.
HONOLULU (AP) — President Barack Obama’s brother-in-law, Konrad Ng, will serve as acting director of the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Program this summer.
For Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month in May, the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders announced the Obama administration’s