By Associated Press BEIJING (AP) – State media say China’s national legislature has voted to abolish a much-criticized penal system that allowed police to lock up people for up to four years without due process.
The Chinatown-International District Business Improvement Area (CIDBIA) has announced plans for a Chinatown-ID parklet program in 2014. Neighborhood community leaders are launching a Kickstarter fundraising campaign to build a public parklet on 6th Avenue South at South Weller Street.
Mukilteo Mayor Joe Marine and a representative of Metropolitan Creditors Trust have signed an agreement for the City of Mukilteo to purchase 98 acres within Japanese Gulch for $5.4 million dollars. Located at the northeastern corner of the Mukilteo city limits, Japanese Gulch has a rich cultural history. For generations of Native Americans, the mouth of […]
Access to information on healthcare in Chinese is available via Google Hangout on Thursday, Jan. 23, from 3 to 4 p.m.
By Samantha Pak Northwest Asian Weekly Auntie Yang’s Great Soybean Picnic Story by Ginnie Lo, Illustrations by Beth Lo Lee & Low Books, 2012 While growing up in a small town in Indiana, Jinyi and Pei’s family would often make the three-hour drive to visit their mother’s sister, Auntie Yang, and her family just outside […]
By Nina Huang Northwest Asian Weekly Rebecca Chung Filice, 28, is not your typical classically trained musician. She rocked out on her cello with Macklemore and Ryan Lewis on their European and U.S. Heist World tour this year. She will be joining them next year for their tour in New Zealand, Australia, and Malaysia. Born […]
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By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly 2013 brought us outstanding anime, almost-unbelievable documentaries, and inspiring narratives. Here are my picks for the Top 10 Asian Pacific American films new to Seattle for this year.
By Nina Huang Northwest Asian Weekly Each year, certain people are recognized for their accomplishments in the Asian American communities. There were many incredible feats this year, so we grouped them into 10 accomplishments.
By Vivian Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly With the New Year underway, it’s the perfect time to take a moment and reflect on 2013’s biggest hits and misses in pop culture. It’s been an interesting year, which saw Asian Americans breaking ground in new ways in pop media, as well as some spectacularly offensive moments from […]