By Pailin Wedel The Associated Press BANGKOK (AP) — Floodwaters from Thailand’s flood-ravaged central heartland pushed farther into Bangkok on Monday, Nov. 7, as residents of long-submerged provinces north of the capital started to rebuild their lives.
By Kat Chow UW News Lab “I didn’t really want to rely on written criteria to do things — to get jobs, shows, or grants — based on schooling,” said 25-year-old artist Jason Hirata, referring to degrees and schooling. “I wanted it to be because of my work.” Hirata, however, did earn two degrees from […]
By Stacy Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly Mark Mitsui became the 12th president of North Seattle Community College (NSCC) in July 2010. He also serves as vice chancellor of student success for the Seattle Community College District and was recently appointed board chair of the new Asian Pacific Islander American Association of Colleges and Universities. Mitsui […]
By Stacy Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly Paul Ishii is president-elect of the Rotary Club of Seattle. With about 675 members, it’s the largest rotary club internationally, and it is the fourth oldest.<!–more–> Ishii is a Federal Way resident and currently general manager of the Mayflower Park Hotel in Seattle, a position he has held […]
Imagine the City of Seattle being completely flooded with water. People would have to abandon their homes, personal belongings, and maybe even pets. Having access to food would become a monumental challenge — a daily fight.