Nathan Adrian of Bremerton, Wash. won a gold medal for the 100-meter freestyle, beating out Australia’s James
About 360 people attended the Seattle Chinese Drill Team’s 60th anniversary celebration at the Renton Pavilion
Washington residents gathered at the Korean War Veterans Memorial in Olympia to commemorate the 59th anniversary of the armistice signing that ended the Korean War. A wreathlaying ceremony was held and included the unveiling of the name of Army Sgt. 1st Class Richard L. Harris of Spokane. Harris was captured during the Battle of the […]
Steve Hobbs and his supporters gathered at the home of Vera and Joey Ing for a last effort to fundraise and garner
By Jill Lawless The Associated Press LONDON (AP) — A mysterious woman in red has caused an international incident at the London Olympics. Indian officials are mystified — and miffed — after an unknown young woman managed to march with the country’s athletes and officials during the opening ceremony Friday night.
By Graham Dunbar The Associated Press LONDON (AP) — Tokyo wants to host a Summer Olympics for the second time, so that the games can again help speed up Japan’s recovery from a national crisis.
By Staff The Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — Gov. Pat Quinn has signed a new law that will create an employment council to help Asian Americans find state government jobs.
By Jim Gomez The Associated Press MANILA, Philippines (AP) — An Indonesian mountaineer, who faced death threats while battling illegal loggers, and a Bangladeshi lawyer, who fought to keep old, rusty ships from being dumped in her homeland, were named recipients of the Ramon Magsaysay Awards on Thursday. This year’s six honorees battled great odds […]
The Chinese American Citizens Alliance (CACA) is cosponsoring APA Heritage Day with the Mariners. As part of
By Samantha Pak Northwest Asian Weekly The Choke Artist: Confessions of a Chronic Underachiever By David Yoo Grand Central Publishing, 2012 Growing up, David Yoo hated everything that identified him as Asian: his slanted eyes, his slight frame, and others’ assumptions that he was academically gifted. So in an effort to buck the model minority […]