Tong K. began to smoke when he secretly took a smoking pipe from his parents in China at the age of eight.
School for non-English speaking students to get a new name
A new Secondary Bilingual Orientation Center (SBOC) will serve Seattle’s non-English speaking students. One of the changes that will be made includes a new name.
Tiger mom’s memoir meets ferocious roar
NEW YORK (AP) — A new memoir of tough parenting, Chinese style, from a self-proclaimed tiger mother has unleashed a ferocious roar.
Seattle’s Chinatown-International District: Lunar New Year Celebration, Year of the Rabbit 2011
13 females shatter the glass ceiling for women in technology
According to the Association for Women in Science, women make up less than 25 percent of engineering and computer science majors in four-year colleges and universities.
TV drama shot in Seattle a big hit in Japan
SEATTLE (AP) — Ichiro Suzuki slaps one of his signature hits at Safeco Field to the wild cheers of Seattle fans.
Rabbits, time to shine for Chinese New Year
There is more to the Chinese Zodiac than a hippety hop into year 4708 for people born under the sign of rabbit.
Communist Laos opens stock market to boost economy
BANGKOK (AP) — Communist Laos opened a modest stock market on Tuesday, Jan. 10, hoping to attract capital to its largest enterprises
Study shows obstacles in Hmong and Mien getting aid for mentally disabled children
Researchers at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at University of California, Davis (UC Davis) explored the relationship between Hmong and Mein
Storefronts Seattle seeks artists to revitalize neighborhoods
Storefronts Seattle is accepting applications for its three program tracks: installations, artist residencies, and creative enterprise.