By DEEPTI HAJELA Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City museum dedicated to telling Chinese American history marked its reopening to the public on July 14, with an exhibit on Asian Americans and racism that it curated partially through submissions gathered during the pandemic and a surge of anti-Asian bias incidents around […]
By JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHER Associated Press HONOLULU (AP) — A few months into the pandemic, data showed Pacific Islanders suffered the highest infection rates in Hawaii. But what early numbers didn’t publicly show was which Pacific Islanders in the diverse identification category—which includes people with ethnic roots in Samoa, Micronesia and other islands but excludes […]
By ERIC TUCKER Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration and Western allies formally blamed China for a massive hack of Microsoft Exchange email server software and accused Beijing of working with criminal hackers on ransomware and other illicit cyber operations. The announcements, though not accompanied by sanctions against the Chinese government, were intended […]
By JOHN FLESHER AP Environmental Writer TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Minnesota state Sen. Foung Hawj was never a fan of the “Asian carp” label commonly applied to four imported fish species that are wreaking havoc in the U.S. heartland, infesting numerous rivers and bearing down on the Great Lakes. But the last straw came […]
“A new beginning in Chinatown,” declared Mayor Jenny Durkan during the Welcome Back Seattle weekend.
Man, it’s been a rough time—for me because it was so hot and then it was so not, and I feel so robbed of an entire season—and also a little bit for Chrissy Teigen because people are mad at her—but most of all, it’s been the roughest for her many, many victims.
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The Northwest Nikkei Museum (NNM), part of the Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Washington, on July 16 hosted local fourth-generation Japanese American artist activist Erin Shigaki, as part of its Speaker Series.
Those looking for definitive answers about Naomi Osaka and how she copes with the demands of her career and fame shouldn’t expect to find them in a new Netflix docuseries about the four-time Grand Slam champion.
King County Elections (KCE) has mailed out over 1.4 million ballots to registered voters across King County for the 2021 primary election. KCE is projecting 40% turnout for this election. If you still haven’t received your ballot yet, call KCE at 206-296-VOTE (8683). This year’s primary election will feature 214 candidates and seven ballot measures. […]
By Assunta Ng NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Businesses affected by theft are common. But “malicious and destructive beyond just stealing” occurred at the recently-opened Jardin Tea inside Uwaijiaya’s food hall, said owner Anh Pham. In addition to water flooding the venue, thieves stole over six pieces of commercial equipment and syrups needed to operate the business, […]