On March 16, the James Beard Award announced its finalists for its first awards in two years. Only three Seattle chefs and restaurants are still in the running for awards out of the 11 chefs, four restaurants, and one baker from Washington who were 2022 James Beard Award semifinalists. They include Rachel Yang of Fremont’s […]
Tom Ikeda, the founding executive director and longtime leader of Densho, an online archive and public history organization that documents the stories of Japanese Americans incarcerated during World War II, recently announced his pending retirement. Ikeda co-founded Densho in 1996, shepherding its growth from a small, volunteer-run oral history project to a “gold standard” digital […]
Mae Ngai won one of the most prestigious awards in the field of American history. The Columbia University professor wrote “The Chinese Question: The Gold Rushes and Global Politics,” which was published by W.W. Norton, and was praised by the jury as “an extraordinary book” that “brilliantly shows us how much of the white Anglo-American […]
Last week, AAPI Victory Fund announced their latest endorsement for the upcoming midterm elections: Bee Nguyen for Georgia Secretary of State. Nguyen made history as the first Vietnamese American member elected to the Georgia General Assembly in 2017. This year, if elected, Nguyen may make history once more as Georgia’s first AAPI Secretary of State. […]
By Mahlon Meyer Northwest Asian Weekly The war in Ukraine is shaking the Chinese leadership’s faith in its own military buildup, threatening its geopolitical ambitions, and even rocking its political power base, according to a leading scholar in International Studies. “The Russian invasion of Ukraine has been bad for China, and it’s likely to get […]
Five men accused of acting on behalf of the Chinese government have been charged with brazen and wide-ranging schemes to stalk and harass Chinese dissidents living in the United States, including by seeking to derail the election bid of a little-known congressional candidate, the Justice Department said on March 16.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Olympic figure skating champion Nathan Chen withdrew from the world championships on March 16 because of what he called a “nagging injury” that he’s been dealing with after winning at the Beijing Games. The three-time reigning champion was replaced on the U.S. team by Camden Pulkinen in Montpellier, France. “I […]
Comedian and physician Ken Jeong will be the keynote commencement speaker at the university in New Orleans where he did research for a year after going through his medical residency at a local hospital.
March is Women’s History Month in America, a month dedicated to commemorating and celebrating the women who have played a vital role in American history.
Ben Zhang’s business has dealt with major obstacles in the last couple years. The pandemic, tariffs lodged against China, and staggering inflation have caused many companies that depend on the shipping of goods major headaches.