The Thursday night opening of the new Marvel Cinematic Universe feature “Eternals,” at Northgate’s Regal Thornton Place, went as matter-of-factly as most rollouts of big movies do, given our times. In a single-filed line, the gatekeeper checked vaccination cards one at a time. Popcorn got bought, plus soda (the Icee machine was down for the count).
One of the hottest “clubs” in Hollywood is run by “Crazy Rich Asians” actor Jimmy O. Yang and his producing partners. There’s no DJ or bottle service. If you gain entry, you better know how to eat a Dungeness crab.
BEIJING (AP) — Wang Yaping has become the first Chinese woman to conduct a spacewalk as part of a six-month mission to the country’s space station. Fellow astronaut Zhai Zhigang left the station’s main module on Nov. 7 and Wang followed later. They installed equipment and carried out tests alongside the station’s robotic service arm, […]
By KEN MORITSUGU Associated Press BEIJING (AP) — Chinese authorities have squelched virtually all online discussion of sexual assault accusations apparently made by a Chinese professional tennis star against a former top government official, showing how sensitive the ruling Communist Party is to such charges. In a lengthy social media post that disappeared quickly, Peng […]
Chase and other financial institutions issue hundreds of credit cards to consumers every day. Most people carry one or more, and they are heavily used for holiday shopping.
By Assunta Ng NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Last Tuesday’s election reflected division between young and old, businesses and workers, progressives and moderates. The results were dramatic, showing the moderates’ winning and progressives’ miscalculation. Polls revealed the three business-backed candidates would win: Bruce Harrell for mayor, Ann Davison for city attorney, and Sara Nelson for City Council. […]
By Ruth Bayang NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Gov. Jay Inslee named Steve Hobbs as Washington Secretary of State on Nov. 10—replacing Kim Wyman who is vacating the position to take a role with the Biden administration. As an Asian American, Hobbs will be the first person of color to serve in this role. In a video […]
Thieves stole money and other equipment from Sizzling Pot King on South King Street on Nov. 7. Surveillance video captured a man and woman—who entered separately— taking $200 cash from the register, as well as eight iPads and a credit card machine. The thieves broke the restaurant’s store front window and climbed in. The glass […]
By Mahlon Meyer Northwest Asian Weekly The woman’s voice on the phone was eager, intent, and even breathy in its desire to help. “We have nurses that can answer questions, too,” she said. The call center, run by King County, for help with scheduling COVID-19 vaccinations is the latest sign of a pandemic response that […]