Wendy Koh Gonzalez was named on Connected World magazine’s “Women of M2M” list for 2013.
NAAAP announces scholarships
On Nov. 1, the National Association of Asian American Professionals–Seattle chapter (NAAAP) held its annual Scholarship Gala at the Westin Bellevue, with all proceeds going towards the scholarship fund. This year’s theme was the Great Gatsby. The event featured speeches by several well-known and influential members of the Asian Pacific Islander community, including a keynote address by […]
Seattle volunteers bring typhoon aid to Philippines
Two Seattle residents are among those joining relief efforts in Tacloban in the Philippines, an area devastated by Typhoon Haiyan.
UW Bothell names Rusdi Kirana to its advisory board
Rusdi Kirana, president director of Lion Group, the largest private air carrier in Indonesia, has been appointed to the advisory board for the University of Washington Bothell School of Business. The council provides strategic guidance, helps build external partnerships, and deepens the school’s relationship with the business community. Kirana is a native of Indonesia. He […]
Chinese garden gets boost
The Seattle Chinese Garden Society raised more than $42,000 in its annual fundraising dinner, “Soaring Dragon Celebration,” at its location at South Seattle Community College on Nov. 9. The money will go toward the garden’s core operations expenses. (end)
Thai PM dissolves house of Parliament, calls elections
By Todd Pitman Associated Press BANGKOK (AP) – Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra said Dec. 9 she will dissolve the lower house of Parliament and call elections in an attempt to calm the country’s deepening political crisis.
Family of still-detained man hails vet’s release
By Gene Johnson Associated Press SEATTLE (AP) – The Seattle-area family of an American citizen detained in North Korea for more than a year is cheering Pyongyang’s decision to release 85-year-old tourist Merrill Newman and wondering when their loved one will come home.
New startup lets users create own cloud-based schools
By Nina Huang Northwest Asian Weekly What do you get when one combines their passions of engineering and education?
ID elects three to board positions
By Sue Misao Northwest Asian Weekly The job of preserving the look and feel of Chinatown falls to the International Special Review District.
“Space Battleship Yamato”
By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly “We’re oooooooooff in out-ter space/We’re leeaaving Moth-er Earth/To saaaaaaave the hum-an raaaace/Our Star Bla-zers!” This theme rang out, starting in 1979, in my friend Tom’s bedroom, my friend Sam’s den room, and through American televisions all over the country. “Star Blazers” was the first anime to be shown in […]