By DAVID EGGERT Associated Press LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Ann Arbor entrepreneur Shri Thanedar, an immigrant from India who has experienced a rollercoaster of business successes and failures, is running for Michigan governor in 2018, saying he is best-suited to help the state in part because of his own comeback story. The 62-year-old Democrat announced […]
By GERRY SHIH Associated Press BEIJING (AP) — A speeding taxi knocks the pedestrian off her feet, sending her hurtling through the air. Dozens of people stand gawking or walk past, as if the young woman sprawled in the busy intersection simply doesn’t exist. A full minute passes, and another speeding vehicle, this time an […]
By Staff NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY There were some tense moments earlier thís week at the Ocean Star Seafood Restaurant near 7th Avenue and Weller Street. Residents in the nearby Asia Condominiums saw smoke pouring from the building the morning of June 12 and called 911. Eyewitness Liana Woo told the Northwest Asian Weekly, “There were […]
By RACHEL LA CORTE Associated Press OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Even though Washington state officials asked for an extension from compliance from enforcement of federal requirements for state driver’s licenses and ID cards through October 2020, they said federal officials have informed them that at this point their extension will only be granted through the […]
SEATTLE (AP) — Rough tallies of Washington’s homeless population showed an increase in the number of people living outdoors or in shelters and transitional housing, despite efforts to reduce homelessness. The Seattle Times reports that surveys conducted in five of the six most populous counties in January showed a jump of 3.5 percent over last […]
When I think about Father’s Day, I’m reminded of my childhood in the 1960s in Seattle’s Chinatown/International District, the Four Seas Restaurant, minor league baseball, and my father Abe Lum, who recently passed away.
TOYOTA, Japan (AP) — Toyota Motor Corp. is working on a “flying car.”
Enter a room of infinite lights or dots that appear to float across an endless reflective plane simulated by numerous glass mirrors and one might feel the sense of cosmic wonderment or surreal harmony which artist Yayoi Kusama envisioned as part of her work.
To one of the most important men in any child’s life … dad. We honor the men who take an active role in their children’s lives and have fun while doing it.
By James Tabafunda Northwest Asian Weekly The diversity in Seattle’s population has grown in many ways over the last 50 years. Seattle Central College (SCC) opened in 1966 as the city’s first two-year college and the 19th in Washington state. While 18 percent of its current student population is made up of Asian Americans and […]