History was made Sunday, Feb. 23, at the Fremont Market when Tokyo Dog sold the world’s most expensive hot dog for a whopping $169. Co-owner Eugene Woo said he would send the paperwork to Guinness World Records, where the feat will be documented for all of posterity.
Andreen keynotes business women’s symposium
On Feb. 20, the Women in Business Leadership Initiative (WIBLI) held its “Kickoff Symposium” at the Hyatt Olive. The event drew 150 women. It was was organized and hosted by Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce.
Smith celebrates diversity
“Taste of the 9th” celebrated the diverse cultures of 9th Congressional District with Congressman Adam Smith on Jan. 22 at the Mount Baker Community Club. Ninety people attended the event, including leaders from the Hispanic, Asian, and African American communities. Entertainment included a performance by the Lieu Quan Lion Dance Team.
Vietnamese New Year celebrated with mayor
Mayor Murray attended the 2014 Vietnamese New Year Celebration at the Jumbo Seafood Restaurant in Seattle, hosted by the Vietnamese American Community of Washington State on Feb. 15.
Asians got talent at the UW
Hip-hoppers Srira-Cha-Cha took first place in the 26th annual University of Washington Asian Student Commission talent show on Feb. 21, in front of a standing-room-only crowd of 750 people in Kane Hall. The talent show was started in 1989 to showcase the many talents, cultures, and interests of the Asian and Asian American community at […]
Boeing delivers 777-300ER
China Southern Airlines took delivery of its first of 10 777-300ER jetliners in a celebration and ribbon-cutting at Everett on Feb. 25. The airline said it plans to use its first 777-300ER to add a route from Guangzhou to the U.S. East Coast.
Chinese students lead police on high-speed chase in LA
By Charles Lam OC Weekly Three University of California Irvine international students from China led California Highway Patrol on a wild ride around Los Angeles on the night of Feb. 20 during a pursuit that, according to CHP, broke 120 miles an hour and lasted about 40 minutes.
Kim pleads guilty of leaking to Fox News
Former senior adviser Stephen Kim agreed to a 13-month sentence in the case stemming from a report on North Korea’s military that he leaked to Fox News. By Frederic J. Frommera By Associated Press WASHINGTON — A U.S. State Department expert on North Korea pleaded guilty Feb. 7 to passing classified information to a journalist. […]
Honda taps woman for board, promotes foreigner — Child care, housework are typical obstacles for corporate women
By Yuri Kageyama Associated Press TOKYO (AP) – Honda appointed a woman to its board for the first time and gave a major promotion to a foreigner in signs the automaker wants to change perceptions of a hidebound corporate culture.
No release for three of Rajiv Gandhi’s killers
By Ashok Sharma Associated Press NEW DELHI (AP) – India’s top court on Thursday stopped the Tamil Nadu state government from releasing three of the seven prisoners serving life sentences for the 1991 assassination of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi, a lawyer said.