Bellevue Collection held its third annual Lunar New Year celebration at Bellevue Square’s Center Court on Feb. 8 and Feb. 9. It was the first time the festival ran for two days, instead of just one. The celebration featured a variety of traditional and contemporary cultural demonstrations, including martial arts, music, dance, and visual arts. […]
Seattle Business magazine recognized the region’s top leaders and executives at the Executive Excellence Awards at the Fairmont Olympic Hotel on Jan. 23.
The Greater Seattle Chapter of the Organization of Chinese Americans (OCA) hosted its annual Golden Circle awards banquet at the Joy Palace Restaurant in Seattle on Feb. 8. The dinner honored the outstanding contributions of three individuals and one organization in the local Asian Pacific American community. The event featured a variety of Lunar New […]
Ka Man Lee, Miss Chinese Seattle 2013, was named Miss Chinese Chamber of Commerce First Princess at the Miss Chinatown USA pageant in San Francisco on Feb. 8. It is the second highest award after Miss Chinatown USA. She will join the new Miss Chinatown USA (Karen Li of Houston) and the rest of Li’s […]
The Rafu Shimpo Los Angeles Japanese Daily News In response to a skit aired on “Jimmy Kimmel Live” on Oct. 16, 2013, top executives of ABC met with representatives of Asian Pacific American organizations on Jan. 24.
By Juan A. Lozano Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) – Sheriff’s officials have identified the married couple fatally shot last week, along with their two sons in their suburban Houston home.
By Christopher Bodeen Associated Press NANJING, China (AP) – China and Taiwan hailed a new chapter in their relations on Tuesday and said their ties would advance after they held their highest-level government talks since they split amid civil war in 1949. The two-hour discussions in the eastern Chinese city of Nanjing marked a leap […]
Last month, the White House Office of Public Engagement and White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (WHIAAPI) convened a daylong summit for federal agencies to discuss how to improve outreach to limited English proficient (LEP) communities.
By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly It’s the first week of the Olympics and here is a brief breakdown of a few Asian athletes at the Winter Games in Sochi, Russia. Celski falls short of medal in first event J.R. Celski had the gold in his grasp, and then one move caused him to lose […]
Creative Children for Charity (3C) is taking nominations for a new art project, “40 Story’s.” The project is geared toward bringing youth together through art and creativity by highlighting 40 assets of leadership. Participants will meet three times, beginning Feb. 16, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., at Daniel Smith in Bellevue, where art materials […]