By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly King County District Court Judge Arthur Chapman found probable cause Wednesday to hold 24-year-old Si Phu on investigation of first-degree murder of 14-year-old Christy Nguyen Phu. Judge Chapman order bail be set at $2 million. On the afternoon of Sunday, December 6th, Si Phu allegedly burst into Christy’s room […]
Go West! — Report shows Asian Pacific Islanders heading toward the left coast
By Tina Lu Northwest Asian Weekly Asian Americans as well as Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders (NHPI) are the fastest growing racial groups in the West, according to a report released last week by the advocacy organization Asian Americans Advancing Justice (AAAJ). The report provides the latest data on the growing Asian American and NHPI […]
COMMENTARY: What is and why become a PCO?
By Washington State Rep. Cindy Ryu In Washington state, the Precinct Committee Officers (PCOs) are the grassroots base of either the Democratic or the Republican Party and are vital to their successes. They serve as the political representative for their respective precincts. They form the basis for communicating the values and principles of either party […]
Faye Hong, surrounded local leaders in the Chinese Community, representatives, Lt. Gov. Brad Owen, Bellevue City Councilmember Conrad Lee, and others, presents a check for $16,888 to the United Way of Snohomish County at a ceremony in Hing Hay Park on April 2. It only took five days for Seattle’s Chinese Community to raise the […]
Police: Convicted arsonist Martin Pang trying to defraud firefighters, witnesses
By Manuel Valdes The Associated Press SEATTLE (AP) — The man who set a Seattle warehouse fire that killed four firefighters in 1995 had been planning to steal the identities of people involved in his case to collect money after his release from prison, Seattle police said June 25.
Will Chen opens International District accounting office
Will Chen, certified public accountant, has opened an office in the International District. His office is located at 418 7th Ave. S., next to the Jade Garden restaurant.
Foster homes needed for refugee youth
Many refugee youth have lost hope because of civil war or persecution in their home countries. Recently, the need has increased for foster homes for refugee teenagers and sibling groups from Congo, Burma, Bhutan, and Somalia.
After 30 years of helping immigrants, CCA forced to declare bankruptcy
On March 31, an agency that provided education, employment, training, and career development services had to close its doors after 30 years
Census reveals changing face of Washington
According to the recent census data, the Asian population in Washington state grew by 49.2 percent in the last decade. The Hispanic population
Filipino American to head Edmonds Community College?
When Rachel Solemsaas’s late grandmother went to college, she was the first person in her family to do so.