The Bellevue Collection Lunar New Year celebration was held on March 2 in Bellevue Square’s Center Court. Rescheduled from February due to snow, it was a spectacular and colorful day filled with dance, music and art, including traditional events such as the Lion Dance and the Dragon Parade. PHOTOS BY BECKY CHAN
REDMOND, Wash. (AP) — Microsoft has detected cyberattacks linked to Iranian hackers that targeted thousands of people at more than 200 companies over the past two years. That’s according to a Wall Street Journal report on March 6 that the hacking campaign stole corporate secrets and wiped data from computers. Microsoft told the Journal the […]
By Tom James Associated Press OLYMPIA – Four years after a fatal Seattle crash, the Washington Senate approved an update to parts of the state’s wrongful death law on March 5. The proposal would remove requirements that, after an accidental death in the state, family members must live in the United States and be economically […]
Welcome to another edition of The Layup Drill. This month, Jeremy Lin joins a new team, a new MMA organization visits Seattle, and there’s a possible rugby boycott.
“Captain Marvel” starts out with a tribute to Stan Lee, the mastermind of Marvel Comics, who gave the world, amongst many other superheroes, the current, female incarnation of Captain Marvel.
By Staff NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY SEATTLE — The families of 17 victims who died in the crash of a Boeing 737 operated by Lion Air is suing Boeing. The complaint — filed on March 7 in King County Superior Court by Seattle-based Herrmann Law Group — alleges that equipment aboard the Boeing jet failed, and […]
By Kai Curry Northwest Asian Weekly In King County, under the leadership of County Executive Dow Constantine, several initiatives have been funded to support the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) population. Most of these initiatives promote empowering community organizations while building trust in the populace for those same organizations. “Since I took office, our […]
An invitation to a festival celebrating Japanese dolls for March 10 emerged in my email. Is this a girl thing? Do I get to cuddle the dolls?
The White House calls it a “budget for a Better America.” But Asian civil rights groups Asian Americans Advancing Justice and Southeast Asia Resource Action Center (SEARAC) disagree. The budget released on March 11 includes a drastic increase in immigration detention and deportation funding while significantly cutting funding across the board for domestic programs vital […]
By Mahlon Meyer Northwest Asian Weekly A slender, grey-haired woman with a face that seemed frozen in sorrow walked to the front of the auditorium and bowed twice, asking for help. The mother of Xiyue Wang, an imprisoned Chinese American scholar in Iran, thanked the dozens of dignitaries, academics and political representatives who turned out […]