Mayor Bruce Harrell spoke to the Rotary Club of Seattle on Dec. 14 about the newly approved budget—his budget, not the one he inherited—and his plans for the reactivation of Seattle.
Peking duck, Chinese-style steak, and Vietnamese sugarcane shrimp may be your best bet on Christmas Day as most restaurants will be closed. But not in Seattle’s Chinatown-International District (CID).
As Sound Transit (ST) considers options for a transit hub in or near the Chinatown-International District (CID), advocates said the agency has ignored a potentially life-saving idea for the community—to build a lid, or deck, parallel with Fourth Avenue—that would shield the community from a flood of traffic during construction. In response, the agency said this would potentially involve prohibitive construction.
SCJ Alliance—a firm that specializes in civil engineering, transportation planning and design, and environmental and urban planning—has hired Asian Americans Amrita Chakraborty and Jake Paulsene.
Congressman Ted Lieu, who represents Los Angeles County in California, was elected vice chair of the House Democratic Caucus on Nov. 30—the number four position in House Democratic Leadership.
The mayor of Honolulu, Rick Blangiardi, and his wife Karen Chang, visited Seattle and stopped at the Chinatown-International District this week. He took lots of photos of the Chinatown Historical Gate and enjoyed a meal of Chinese food at Tai Tung Restaurant.
The King County Sheriff’s Office (KCSO) held a farewell party for Peter Truong on Dec. 16. Truong is retiring from KCSO after 34 years of service.
For many H-1B visa holders working in the United States, it can be nerve-wracking and unpredictable.
Three Chinese astronauts landed in a northern desert on Dec. 4 after six months working to complete construction of the Tiangong station, a symbol of the country’s ambitious space program, state TV reported.
A pair of dogs gifted by North Korean leader Kim Jong Un four years ago ended up at a zoo in South Korea after a dispute over who should finance the caring of the animals.