SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea will allow baseball fans to return to the stands as health authorities outlined a phased process to bring back spectators in professional sports amid the COVID-19 epidemic. Senior Health Ministry official Yoon Tae-ho also said at a virus briefing that fans will be allowed at professional soccer games […]
Utah judge who criticized Trump, championed Asians has died
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah municipal judge known for his advocacy for Asian Americans and criticism of President Donald Trump has died. Taylorsville Justice Court Michael Kwan, 58, was found unresponsive at his home on July 21, said Emily Bingham, a family spokeswoman and friend. “It was very sudden and unexpected,” she said, […]
Chinese scientist charged with visa fraud appears in court
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A Chinese scientist charged with visa fraud after authorities said she concealed her military ties to China in order to work in the U.S. made her first appearance on July 27 in federal court by video. Juan Tang, 37, was appointed a federal public defender and U.S. Magistrate Judge Deborah Barnes […]
Reporter for CBS affiliate in New York dies in moped crash
NEW YORK (AP) — A reporter for a CBS affiliate in New York has died in a moped crash, the station announced. CBS2 New York reporter Nina Kapur was riding as a passenger on a moped that crashed in Brooklyn on July 18, police said. She was taken to Bellevue Hospital, where she died. The […]
WA residents warned not to plant seeds from China
The Washington state Department of Agriculture (WSDA) said on July 24 that it received two separate reports of residents receiving seeds from China that they did not order.
BLOG: Do you miss dining out? — COVID-19 hits Asian restaurants hard
Last week, a rare lunch invitation showed up in my email. It was like a bright light on a gloomy day.
Man accused of running over Sikh man charged with hate crime
By COLLEEN SLEVIN Associated Press A man accused of running over the Sikh owner of a suburban Denver liquor store after reportedly telling him and his wife to “go back to your country’’ is now facing a hate crime charge in addition to 16 other charges, including attempted murder. Prosecutors said the hate crime charge […]
FAPAGOW re-energized with new, young blood
Brendan Borromeo, one of the young FAPAGOW board members, is a recent graduate of Central Washington University (CWU).
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Citing triple-whammy catastrophe, Durkan vows to aid marginalized communities
Facing a crisis in the city she described as “unprecedented,” Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan offered a number of promises, but was vague in providing details.