Sandeep Krishnamurthy will be named the Dean of the University of Washington Bothell School of Business, effective March 16. Krishnamurthy currently heads the University of Washington Bothell School of Business as its director. The UW Bothell School of Business supports 750 undergraduate and 125 MBA students, as well as roughly 30 full-time faculty members in […]
MDC announces new interim president Kiku Hayashi
The Metropolitan Democratic Club (MDC) announced on Friday, March 1, the appointment of MDC Vice President Kiku Hayashi as interim president to replace Justin Simmons, who has stepped down due to personal reasons.
Will Chen opens International District accounting office
Will Chen, certified public accountant, has opened an office in the International District. His office is located at 418 7th Ave. S., next to the Jade Garden restaurant.
Catherine Giudicci in final two of The Bachelor
Seattle native and Amazon graphic designer Catherine Giudicci is currently one of two finalists on the ABC show The Bachelor. The other finalist is Lindsay Yenter from North Carolina. Giudicci is the first Asian American contestant to make it this far in the competition. The Bachelor has had issues with diversity, having been sued for […]
Critics pile on Vietnam in rare constitutional debate
By Chris Brummitt THE Associated Press HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Vietnam’s leaders sought to boost their flagging legitimacy by asking the public for suggestions on constitutional reform. What they got instead was rare open criticism of one-party rule, a fired journalist turned poster boy for dissent, and another lesson on how the Internet has changed […]
Philippines urges Filipinos in Malaysia to surrender
By Oliver Teves The Associated Press MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine president on Saturday, March 2 urged members of a Muslim royal clan from the southern Philippines who occupied a village in eastern Malaysia three weeks ago to surrender, one day after a shootout left 14 people dead.
Myanmar opposition party to hold party congress
By Aye Aye Win THE Associated Press YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — In another sign of political reform and reconciliation in Myanmar, the country’s biggest party, led by opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, will hold its first-ever congress in the country’s former capital next week. “This will be the NLD’s first party congress since the […]
Dennis Rodman: NKorea leader wants Obama to call
By Michelle Salecedo The Associated Press WASHINGTON, D.C, (AP) — North Korea’s young leader has riled the United States with recent nuclear tests, but Kim Jong Un doesn’t really want war with the superpower, just a call from President Barack Obama to chat about their shared love of basketball, according to unlikely diplomat Dennis Rodman, […]
Feds order Boston–NY discount bus fleet inspected
By Jay Lindsay The Associated Press BOSTON, Mass. (AP) — Federal regulators on Tuesday, Feb. 26 ordered a discount bus service operating between Boston and New York City’s Chinatown to pull its entire fleet off the road for inspections over problems, including cracked vehicle frames.
Diversity Makes a Difference — Part 4
Compiled by Staff Northwest Asian Weekly The Northwest Asian Weekly’s Diversity Makes a Difference scholarship program celebrates young people who are committed to reaching across cultural lines. Students are nominated by their school for being champions of diversity. From those nominations, a judging panel will choose five winners who will receive $1,000 scholarships and a […]