Seattle Parks Director of Planning Michael Shiosaki and State Sen. and Mayoral Candidate Ed Murray married on Aug. 10 at St. Mark’s Cathedral on Capitol Hill before a crowd of 250.
Two young Mercer Island residents placed at the 2013 Junior U.S. Open of Judo, which took place July 26 – 29 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
MulvannyG2 Chairman Jerry Lee was awarded the Spirit of America award by the Chinese American Citizens Alliance (C.A.C.A.), one of the nation’s oldest civil rights organizations, on Aug. 10. The award was presented to Lee at the C.A.C.A.’s Gala Dinner and Grand Ball in Oakland, Calif. as part of the Alliance’s 52nd Biennial National Convention.
Cheryl Shaw joined the World Affairs of Seattle council as president on Aug. 5. The World Affairs Council of Seattle is a nonprofit organization dedicated to creating global citizens. The organization operates multiple programs, bringing international leaders in the arts, business, politics, and academia to the Seattle area. It is one of four World Affairs […]
By Staff The Associated Press BOSTON (AP) — The white leader of an Asian gang who earned the nickname “White Devil John” has been sentenced to 20 years in prison on drug trafficking and money laundering charges.
By Staff The Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Obama administration is supporting Chinese-American business organizations in their effort to block enforcement of California’s ban on shark fin soup.
By Gillian Wong The Associated Press BEIJING (AP) — Disgraced Chinese politician Bo Xilai goes on trial Aug. 22 on corruption charges in a case crafted to minimize damage to the Communist Party and avoid exposure of party infighting or human rights abuses.
By Chris Brummitt Associated Press HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — A Vietnamese appeals court overturned a six-year prison sentence against a dissident and halved the jail term of another in a rare show of leniency by the country’s Communist authorities.
By Hyung-Jin Kim The Associated Press SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Sunday accepted a South Korean offer for talks on reuniting families separated by war, but proposed separate talks on resuming lucrative tours to a scenic North Korean mountain in an apparent effort to link the two discussions.
By Ryan J. Foley The Associated Press IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) _ The Philippine ambassador to the U.S. personally called Iowa Public Safety Commissioner K. Brian London on Aug. 16 to seek an explanation of London’s statement that he believed Filipinos were difficult to polygraph and said he accepted his apology.