The Rio Olympic Games were memorable for several Asian Pacific Islanders. Notably, Nathan Adrian earned two golds and two bronze medals in the pool.
As a first generation immigrant from Vietnam, Taylor Hoang is an entrepreneur and restaurateur who started her own business at the age of 21.
By Sally Ho Associated Press LAS VEGAS (AP) — Sin City and Asian investors are going all in on Chinese tourism as some of Las Vegas’ latest developments on and off the Strip target Chinese nationals and Chinese-Americans. The Chinese have been regulars along the resort corridor for decades. Now, officials and developers intent on […]
Seattle — The Guangdong National Orchestra of China (GNOC) will make its U.S. debut in Seattle, in conjunction with the one-year anniversary of President Xi Jinping’s West Coast visit. Building on the spirit of cultural exchange embodied in the U.S.-China Consultation on People-to-People Exchange program, the GNOC will perform two concerts on Sep. 12 and […]
The City of Seattle is collaborating with community partners to organize one of Seattle’s largest citizenship workshops on Oct. 15. A team of volunteer attorneys, paralegals, and interpreters will be able to help all eligible legal permanent residents (green card holders) for free. Organizers have a goal of getting at least 250 people on the […]
Seattle-InterIm CDA has been selected to conduct Seattle outreach as part of a National Fair Housing Media Campaign, in partnership with the National Association for Latino Community Asset Builders (NALCAB), the National Coalition for Asian Pacific American Community Development (National CAPACD), and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The outreach is designed […]
By Patty Fong, DJ/Host KBCS 91.3 FM I live near the Chinatown/International District (ID). I do not wish to speak against the homeless. Rather, I want to advocate for the community I live near, shop in, and otherwise enjoy being in — to speak up for this community and our concerns and rights, too. Because […]
By The-Anh Nguyen For Northwest Asian Weekly My name is The-Anh Nguyen, I have been a Seattle resident for the past 23 years. My family settled here under a Humanitarian Operation Program for Viet Namese people. Like most newly arrived families, my folks immediately went to work and school. I thought my parents were remarkable […]
More than 5,000 9-1-1 calls are made every day in King County and only about half are for actual emergencies.
By Sandy Cohen AP Entertainment Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) — The film academy announced Sep.1 that actor Jackie Chan, film editor Anne V. Coates, casting director Lynn Stalmaster and documentarian Frederick Wiseman are getting honorary Academy Awards. Chan has written, directed, produced and starred in dozens of films, dazzling with his stunts and martial arts. […]