Grocery store Uwajimaya was honored at a ceremony at its International District location on Oct. 9 for its efforts in reducing its energy usage. It was awarded a large check in the amount of $255,166, signifying the amount of rebates it has received for the efficiency improvements it has made over the years.
Luly Yang previews new designs at Wells Fargo Women’s Roundtable
Seattle-based fashion designer Luly Yang previewed some of her latest pieces Thursday, Oct. 18, at a Wells Fargo Women’s Roundtable event.
Filipino American teen is first runner-up Miss WA Teen USA
Puget Sound high schooler Starla Sampaco was crowned first runner-up Miss WA Teen USA during the Miss Washington USA pageant that took place over the weekend of Oct. 20 and Oct. 21. In addition to first runner-up, she was awarded most academic and most photogenic.
Vietnam prime minister admits mismanaging economy
By Chris Brummitt THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Hanoi, Vietnam (AP) — Vietnam’s embattled prime minister acknowledged Monday, Oct. 23, that he had mismanaged the country’s slumping economy, and he pledged to push forward with difficult reforms of bloated state-owned enterprises.
Ohio casino caters to Asian American gamblers
By Staff THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Cleveland (AP) — A new northeast Ohio casino is reaching out to gamblers of Asian descent with events tailored to Asian tastes and hosts that handle tasks for those bettors — including arranging for complimentary meals or hotel stays.
Voter registration still open
You still have time to register to vote. The deadline for in-person voter registration in King County is Monday, Oct. 29. Though you can no longer register online, you can still register at the King County Elections headquarters in Renton or the King County Voter Registration annex in downtown Seattle in time to vote in […]
Voter materials available in multiple languages
In addition to the standard English Voter’s Guide, Washington state also produces voter information packets in Spanish, Vietnamese, and Chinese as required by Federal law. These packets are available by mail and by pick up from local sources.
By Rama’s bow
By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly “Ramayana,” A Contemporary Theatre’s adaptation of the Indian epic going back almost 2,000 years, runs roughly three hours, including intermissions. It tells a story of great loves, courage, battles against villains, and sacrifices, all interlaced with a warm helping of humor.
Dumbfoundead can’t ‘Take the Stares’
By Charles Lam Northwest Asian Weekly Jonathan Park’s debut album, DFD, was perfect. It showcased his velvety smooth, quick flow and was built on masterful production. It reached near
The Slants are not a gimmick
By Samantha Test Northwest Asian Weekly The Slants, a Portland-based crew of five Asian Americans, put on an energetic, sweaty, and intense head-nodding-to-the-beat rock show last Saturday night, Oct. 20 at the Columbia City Theater. The band played songs off of their latest project, third album “The Yellow Album,” which won’t be released until Nov. […]