Kin On CEO Min Chang said 80% of residents and 60% of staff across two facilities received a vaccination on Jan. 8. “It was a smooth process… thanks to Walgreens and our team,” said Chang. “This is a good first step for Kin On, and we are encouraged that the vaccine is here finally.” The […]
Michelle Pham is Helsell Fetterman’s first Asian American partner
Michelle Pham has been named the newest partner at Helsell Fetterman, the firm’s first Asian American partner. Pham has been practicing law for 9 years and joined the firm in 2017. A native of Houston, Michelle received her undergraduate degree from the University of Washington and her law degree from Seattle University School of Law […]
Peter Kwon re-appointed to NLC committee
SeaTac Deputy Mayor Peter Kwon has been appointed to the National League of Cities (NLC) 2021 Transportation and Infrastructure Federal Advocacy Committee. Kwon was elected to a one-year term and he will play a key role among a diverse group of local leaders in shaping NLC’s policy positions and advocating on behalf of America’s cities […]
Shiro’s Sushi makes Esquire’s list
Shiro’s Sushi in Belltown was recently named in Esquire magazine’s 100 restaurants America can’t afford to lose. Opened in 1994 by master sushi chef Shiro Kashiba, the restaurant touts itself as the first Edomae sushi restaurant in Seattle. Chef Shiro himself left in 2016 to start Sushi Kashiba. “You can roam the world emptying your […]
WA secretary of health visits ICHS
International Community Health Services (ICHS) welcomed Dr. Umair A. Shah, Washington state secretary of health, to the health center’s International District Clinic on Jan. 12. The meeting opened opportunities for ICHS to raise issues as staff and providers look ahead to the next phases of Washington state’s vaccine rollout. ICHS received the first doses of […]
Bling Empire: sparks criticism for being what it is: a reality TV show
Netflix has been receiving a lot of criticism lately for its lineup. No less “Bling Empire,” which premiered Jan. 15. An Asian version of the Kardashians, this reality television series has been slammed for being racist and thrown in with the movie, “Crazy Rich Asians,” as an unfortunate trend of Hollywood depicting Asians and Asian Americans only as rich people behaving badly.
Ang Lee on ‘Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon’ 20 years later
It’s physically impossible to get to the forest fight scene that hovers atop slender bamboo trees in “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon’’ and not say out loud “Whoa.’’
Chinese city reports coronavirus found on ice cream
The coronavirus was found on ice cream produced in eastern China, prompting a recall of cartons from the same batch, according to the government.
Xi asks Starbucks’ Schultz to help repair US-China ties
President Xi Jinping is asking former CEO Howard Schultz of Starbucks to help repair U.S.-Chinese relations that have plunged to their lowest level in decades amid a tariff war and tension over technology and security.
Tai Tung matriarch passes
Chan Liu Sui-Ching died on Jan. 15, 2021. She was 102 years old. Born in Taishan, China, she immigrated to the United States in 1968 and worked at her family restaurant, Tai Tung, until her retirement. Her family said she was well loved by everyone, and that people enjoyed her presence, integrity, loyalty, and company. […]