Gov. Jay Inslee and Reverend Jesse Jackson joined more than 320 business and education leaders
First Indian community roundtable
Governor of Washington State Jay Inslee had a meeting with community and business representatives from Washington state Indian community in a Indian Diaspora forum on Dec 11th at The Westin Bellevue WA. It was Governor’s Inslee’s first round table with the local Indian Diaspora after being elected as Governor. Various topics were discussed including ideas […]
Supporting survivors of domestic violence
On Dec. 10, the Co-Directors of API Chaya, Molly Harper Haines & Sarah Rizvi (front left and center) hold a check for $15,000 awarded by the Diversity Partner Grant Committee of the Washington Women’s Foundation in support of their work with survivors of domestic violence.
Kin On celebrates a community of dedicated volunteers
Kin On held its Annual Volunteers Appreciation Dinner at Imperial Garden Seafood Restaurant on December 9, 2014. Over 200 volunteers and guests attended. Christine and Omar Lee for generously sponsored the dinner.
Murthy appointed U.S. Surgeon General
The U.S. Senate voted to confirm Dr. Vivek Murthy as the next U.S. Surgeon General. President Barack Obama nominated Dr. Murthy more than a year ago. As a physician, Dr. Murthy expressed a desire for the nation to implement solutions to reduce gun injuries and deaths, a stance in line with many medical associations as […]
Thailand princess relinquishes her title
BANGKOK (AP) — The wife of Thailand’s crown prince has relinquished her royal title, culminating a downfall that means she is no longer in line to become the Southeast Asian country’s next queen.
China to punish tourists in Thai air rage assault
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese authorities vowed to severely punish Chinese travelers who threw hot water and noodles on a Thai flight attendant and threatened to blow up the plane after they became enraged over sitting arrangements.
US Marine charged in Filipino transgender slaying
By Jim Gomez Associated Press MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine government prosecutors charged a U.S. Marine with murder Monday in the killing of a Filipino, saying the suspect acknowledged attacking the victim after he found out she was a transgender woman.
Rise and fall of China’s Zhou Yongkang
By Didi Tang Associated Press BEIJING (AP) — Chinese authorities announced early Saturday that they have arrested Zhou
Japan’s ruling party heads for election landslide
By Ken Moritsugu Associated Press TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s ruling coalition was headed for a resounding victory in lower house elections Sunday, firming up Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s hold on power as he prepares to push forward on several politically difficult fronts.