Archive | Vol 33 No 8 | 2/15-2/21

Bellevue celebrates New Year

Bellevue celebrates New Year

Bellevue Collection held its third annual Lunar New Year celebration at Bellevue Square’s Center Court on Feb. 8 and Feb. 9. It was the first time the festival ran for two days, instead of just one. The celebration featured a variety of traditional and contemporary cultural demonstrations, including martial arts, music, dance, and visual arts. […]

Read the full story

Posted in Names in the News, Vol 33 No 8 | 2/15-2/210 Comments

Leaders & executives honored

Leaders & executives honored

Seattle Business magazine recognized the region’s top leaders and executives at the Executive Excellence Awards at the Fairmont Olympic Hotel on Jan. 23.

Read the full story

Posted in Names in the News, Vol 33 No 8 | 2/15-2/210 Comments

OCA presents awards

OCA presents awards

The Greater Seattle Chapter of the Organization of Chinese Americans (OCA) hosted its annual Golden Circle awards banquet at the Joy Palace Restaurant in Seattle on Feb. 8. The dinner honored the outstanding contributions of three individuals and one organization in the local Asian Pacific American community. The event featured a variety of Lunar New […]

Read the full story

Posted in Names in the News, Vol 33 No 8 | 2/15-2/210 Comments

Lee is Miss Chinese Chamber princess

Lee is Miss Chinese Chamber princess

Ka Man Lee, Miss Chinese Seattle 2013, was named Miss Chinese Chamber of Commerce First Princess at the Miss Chinatown USA pageant in San Francisco on Feb. 8. It is the second highest award after Miss Chinatown USA. She will join the new Miss Chinatown USA (Karen Li of Houston) and the rest of Li’s […]

Read the full story

Posted in Names in the News, Vol 33 No 8 | 2/15-2/210 Comments

APA leaders, ABC discuss Jimmy Kimmel incident

APA leaders, ABC discuss Jimmy Kimmel incident

The Rafu Shimpo Los Angeles Japanese Daily News In response to a skit aired on “Jimmy Kimmel Live” on Oct. 16, 2013, top executives of ABC met with representatives of Asian Pacific American organizations on Jan. 24.

Read the full story

Posted in National News, Vol 33 No 8 | 2/15-2/210 Comments

Sheriff baffled by killing of Chinese family

By Juan A. Lozano Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) – Sheriff’s officials have identified the married couple fatally shot last week, along with their two sons in their suburban Houston home.

Read the full story

Posted in National News, Vol 33 No 8 | 2/15-2/210 Comments

China, Taiwan hold highest-level talks since 1949 split

China, Taiwan hold highest-level talks since 1949 split

By Christopher Bodeen Associated Press NANJING, China (AP) – China and Taiwan hailed a new chapter in their relations on Tuesday and said their ties would advance after they held their highest-level government talks since they split amid civil war in 1949. The two-hour discussions in the eastern Chinese city of Nanjing marked a leap […]

Read the full story

Posted in Vol 33 No 8 | 2/15-2/21, World News0 Comments

White House increases outreach to limited English speakers

Last month, the White House Office of Public Engagement and White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (WHIAAPI) convened a daylong summit for federal agencies to discuss how to improve outreach to limited English proficient (LEP) communities.

Read the full story

Posted in National News, Vol 33 No 8 | 2/15-2/210 Comments

Winter Olympics Report — Get an update on Asian athletes in Sochi

Winter Olympics Report — Get an update on Asian athletes in Sochi

By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly It’s the first week of the Olympics and here is a brief breakdown of a few Asian athletes at the Winter Games in Sochi, Russia. Celski falls short of medal in first event J.R. Celski had the gold in his grasp, and then one move caused him to lose […]

Read the full story

Posted in Sports, Vol 33 No 8 | 2/15-2/210 Comments

Youth invited to get creative

Creative Children for Charity (3C) is taking nominations for a new art project, “40 Story’s.” The project is geared toward bringing youth together through art and creativity by highlighting 40 assets of leadership. Participants will meet three times, beginning Feb. 16, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., at Daniel Smith in Bellevue, where art materials […]

Read the full story

Posted in Briefs, Community News, Vol 33 No 8 | 2/15-2/210 Comments

Get a .kim domain address

Afilias, a global domain registry, announced will launch the first “family” generic top-level domain, “.KIM.” “Kim” is an ancient Korean surname, meaning ‘gold,’” Afilias stated in a Feb. 6 press release, “and is the most common Korean last name. More than 10 million individuals carry the name Kim. According to U.S. Census data, more than […]

Read the full story

Posted in Briefs, Community News, Vol 33 No 8 | 2/15-2/210 Comments

Last chance to talk about Hing Hay Park

Seattle Parks and Recreation will host the third and final community meeting for the Hing Hay Park expansion project on Tuesday, Feb. 25, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., at the International District-Chinatown Community Center, located at 719 8th Ave. S., Seattle. The community is encouraged to be a part of the process and provide input […]

Read the full story

Posted in Briefs, Community News, Vol 33 No 8 | 2/15-2/210 Comments

COMMENTARY: Asia’s coal markets and U.S companies will benefit from PNW ports

By Lee Kyungro In most countries, coal-fired power plants are the main source of electricity due to their safety, reliability, and cheaper operating cost. My home country of South Korea is no exception.

Read the full story

Posted in Commentaries, Vol 33 No 8 | 2/15-2/210 Comments

North Korea rescinds invitation to U.S. envoy for Bae talks — Jesse Jackson offers to intervene

North Korea rescinds invitation to U.S. envoy for Bae talks — Jesse Jackson offers to intervene

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) – North Korea has canceled for a second time its invitation for a senior U.S. envoy to visit the country to discuss a long-detained American’s possible release, the State Department said Feb. 10.

Read the full story

Posted in Vol 33 No 8 | 2/15-2/21, World News0 Comments

COMMENTARY: Thank you, President Obama, for promising to help free Kenneth Bae

COMMENTARY: Thank you, President Obama, for promising to help free Kenneth Bae

By the Bae family Our family was delighted to hear President Obama advocate for the release of Kenneth Bae during his remarks at the National Prayer Breakfast this morning [Feb. 6]: “And finally, as we build the future we seek, let us never forget those who are persecuted today, among them Americans of faith. We […]

Read the full story

Posted in Commentaries, Vol 33 No 8 | 2/15-2/211 Comment

‘Dinosaur’ looks to play in NBA — Age doesn’t worry Japanese basketball player

‘Dinosaur’ looks to play in NBA — Age doesn’t worry Japanese basketball player

By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Weights, cardio, and Zumba. It’s an unusual regimen for an individual looking for a shot in the NBA. “It helps with my balance and rhythm,” Osamu Abe explained of the dancing, aerobic exercise. Of course, Osamu Abe is not your typical basketball player. Known as “Dinosaur Samu,” the 6’7” […]

Read the full story

Posted in Sports, Vol 33 No 8 | 2/15-2/210 Comments

Exhibit your art in a Seattle storefront

Exhibit your art in a Seattle storefront

Storefronts, a program that connects vacant storefront buildings with art and creative projects, is calling for submissions from local artists.

Read the full story

Posted in Briefs, Vol 33 No 8 | 2/15-2/210 Comments

The Layup Drill — Yes, we are still basking in the glow of our Super Bowl champions

The Layup Drill — Yes, we are still basking in the glow of our Super Bowl champions

By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Welcome to another edition of The Layup Drill – Championship Edition. This month, we take a look at our Super Bowl champions! We also look at one of the best snowboarders not going to the Winter Olympics.

Read the full story

Posted in Sports, The Layup Drill, Vol 33 No 8 | 2/15-2/210 Comments

Savy sings heartfelt songs of his life

Savy sings heartfelt songs of his life

By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly “Ever since I was born,” remembers Cambodian American singer Sarey Savy, “my family sang in the house all the time. Whether it’s talking on the phone, cooking, taking a shower, or karaoke, someone in the house was always singing. My aunt and uncle used to set up this video […]

Read the full story

Posted in Arts & Entertainment, Features, Profiles, Vol 33 No 8 | 2/15-2/210 Comments

Kaori Nakamura: retiring dancer was truly a ‘dream come true’

Kaori Nakamura: retiring dancer was truly a ‘dream come true’

By Marino Saito Northwest Asian Weekly Graceful, light, strong, and fierce — that’s how Pacific Northwest Ballet principal dancer Kaori Nakamura is described by fellow dancer Jonathan Porretta.

Read the full story

Posted in Arts & Entertainment, Community News, Features, Features, Profiles, Profiles, Vol 33 No 8 | 2/15-2/211 Comment

Page 112

DOWNLOADS

NWAW MEDIA KIT 2014





Weekly E-Newsletter

READ NWAW ONLINE!

Do you like us?

Photos on flickr