By Sun Lee Chang Northwest Asian Weekly Each of the twelve animals in the Chinese Zodiac has certain qualities for which they are known. From the strength and stubbornness of an Ox to the crafty nature of those born in the Year of the Rat, those born in the Year of the Goat (also called […]
Leah Li will be representing Seattle at the 2015 Miss Chinese International Pageant. She will be among 18 representatives of other cities competing. The pageant will be taking place January 25 in Hong Kong. According to Li, after being in Hong Kong for six days, all contestants have been “working really crazy hours to make […]
Programming boot camp Coding Dojo today announces 29-year-old former tech startup executive Richard Wang as CEO and a move to larger campuses in Bellevue, WA and San Jose, CA. Founded in 2010, Coding Dojo plans to open new dojos in Southern California and the Philippines in Q1 and Q2 of 2015. (end)
The Wing Luke Museum will be exhibiting a collection of the Qing Dynasty Robes. The robes were donated by the Young family. Al Young and sister Connie Yu, keynote speaker, were in attendance at the opening. The robes will be on display until March 29. (end)
MarketShare is a Seattle non-profit with a mission to cultivate mobile food businesses from immigrant and refugee communities. The organization has selected two amateur cooks to take part in their inaugural MarketShare Fellowship program, the aim of which is to transform them into professional operators of small food businesses.
The Washington State and India Trade Relations Action Committee took part in a luncheon
AP Wire Service HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Vietnam’s prime minister said Thursday that it is impossible to ban social media such as Facebook so authorities in the communist nation instead should provide correct information to inform public opinion.
By Niniek Karmini Associated Press JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia executed by firing squad five foreigners and an Indonesian woman convicted on drug trafficking charges despite appeals to spare them, with the government defending the action as necessary to combat the rising drug trade.
AP Wire Service BEIJING (AP) — New commercial flight routes off China’s southeast coast are intended to ease chronic flight delays, the Foreign Ministry said Thursday, without commenting on Taiwan’s concerns they could affect flight safety in its airspace.
By Nicole Winfield and Teresa Cerojano AP Wire Service MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of Filipinos filled Manila’s main park for Pope Francis’ final Mass on Sunday, braving a steady rain to hear the pontiff’s message of hope for the Southeast Asian country’s most downtrodden and destitute.