Seattle Port Commissioner Sam Cho announced on Monday his intention to seek reelection for a second term on the Port of Seattle Commission.
Tam eyes Port of Seattle Commission
Jesse Tam is running for Port of Seattle Commissioner, Position 5.
Three new international services to Asia debuts at Sea-Tac Airport
The Port of Seattle, which overseas Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, welcomed the inaugural non-stop flight of three new international services on March 31 and April 1. New airlines beginning service include Japan Airlines to Tokyo-Narita, Cathay Pacific Airways to Hong Kong, and Delta Air Lines’ nonstop service to Osaka. The event programs for the debut of […]
Creating a level playing field — SeaTac airport hosting national diversity conference
By Zachariah Bryan NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Next week, from Aug. 21 to 25, nearly 1,000 businesses, aviation professionals, government officials, and individuals from around the country will descend on The Westin hotel in Seattle for the 34th Annual Airport Business Diversity Conference. The goal of the conference, which moves around the nation, is to provide […]
The Port of Seattle reconfigures its approach to diversity
By Joshua Holland NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Thanks to companies like Amazon and Microsoft, when most people think of jobs in the Seattle area, their minds frequently turn to technology. But behind the scenes, helping connect Seattle to the rest of the world and playing a vital role in moving goods around the globe, is the […]
Seattle councilwomen speak out against arena vote backlash
Writing in an op-ed in the Seattle Times last week, the five women on Seattle’s mostly female City Council responded to sexist attacks against them after a recent council vote sidetracked an arena proposal aimed at bringing the NBA back to the city.
First Xiamen-Shenzhen connection to Sea-Tac Airport
SEATTLE — There will be six nonstop flights from Seattle to China with a new Xiamen route starting September 26. The announcement was made May 11 during a press conference in Shenzhen, China, involving the Port of Seattle, the City of Seattle, and the Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce. “Service between the two leading technology […]
EDITORIAL: Make your voice heard regarding proposed SoDo Arena at public hearing March 15!
Next Tuesday, March 15, there will be a public meeting at 5:30 at Seattle City Hall for citizens to chime in on how they feel about the proposed SoDo Arena, a stadium from San Francisco developer (but Rainier Valley-raised) Chris Hansen. The much-delayed stadium project, sometimes dubbed the “Sonics Arena” has been in the works […]
Japanese curry is the answer! (to retirement)
When former Port of Seattle CEO Tay Yoshitani called me about his new restaurant, my first reaction was, “Why?” Then, “What’s the name? Where?”
EDITORIAL: Time to vote! — Northwest Asian Weekly’s endorsements
Initiative 1366 — NO Initiative 1401 — YES Advisory Vote No. 10 — Maintained Advisory Vote No. 11 — Maintained Advisory Vote No. 12 — Maintained Advisory Vote No. 13 — Maintained King County Charter Amendment No. 1 — NO Proposition No. 1 — APPROVED Assessor: Lloyd Hara Director of Elections: Julie Wise or […]
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