The Ethnic Heritage Council hosted the 27th Annual Naturalization Ceremony at Seattle Center. More than 500 people from 80 countries were sworn in by the Honorable Richard. C. Tallman, U.S. Circuit Court Judge.
June 7: Children’s Alliance raises $85,000 at awards luncheon
The Children’s Alliance raised $85,000 to protect children at its 2011 Voice for Children Awards Luncheon held at Seattle Center.
May 24: Key Bank employees volunteer at Nikkei Concerns as part of nationwide community service day
Close to 150 Seattle KeyBank employees, as part of a nationwide effort that will incorporate more than 8,000 employees of KeyCorp nationwide, participated in the company’s 21st annual day of volunteer community service.
June 18: SCCC’s Distinguish Alumni Al Sugiyama at commencement
Alan Sugiyama was selected by Seattle Central Community College to receive its Distinguished Alumni Award. This was the first time in the college’s 45-year history that it has named a distinguished alumnus. The award is expected to be given annually. The Distinguished Alumni Award was established this year by Seattle Central President Dr. Paul Killpatrick, […]
New rules target racy Vietnamese cafes in Orange County’s strip malls
By Amy Taxin The Associated Press GARDEN GROVE, California (AP) — At Cafe Miss Cutie, the windows are tinted, but not pitch black. The waitresses are wearing negligees, but not naked. And patrons are being urged to smoke outside.
Global warming pause linked to sulfur in China
By Randolph E. Schmid The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Scientists have come up with a possible explanation for why the rise in Earth’s temperature paused for a bit during the 2000s, one of the hottest decades on record.
The Dalai Lama’s greatest challenge: trying to retire when the worshippers refuse to accept it
DHARMSALA, India (AP) — In a lifetime spent advocating the plight of his Tibetan community, promoting inter-religious harmony
Thailand to gets its first female prime minister
By Todd Pitman The Associated Press BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand’s military eased concerns of renewed turmoil last Monday by accepting the sweeping electoral win of toppled ex-premier Thaksin Shinawatra’s party, while his sister vowed to reconcile the deeply divided nation as its first female prime minister. The election marked an extraordinary rebuke of the military-backed […]
NWAW’s Outstanding Graduates — Part 2
Compiled by staff Northwest Asian Weekly At the end of each school year, we run this column, which features some exceptional Asian American students that have made the most of their high school careers, whether it’s through academics, volunteer work, artistic endeavors, or in athletics.
ID restaurants to bring back $2 tasting menu for annual Dragon Fest
The Chinatown-International District Business Improvement Area (CIDBIA) organized the return of the $2 Food Walk at this summer’s Dragon Fest. On July 9 and July 10, 16 of Chinatown-ID’s top culinary destinations will offer up a menu of $2 bites. Participating restaurants include Sea Garden, Kaname Izakaya, Harbor City, Oasis Tea Zone, Fu-Lin Ramen House, […]