China and Seattle Reign FC played on the cusp of a women’s soccer revival
by Yiqin Weng
Friday's Seattle Reign FC game happened at the intersection of two emerging women's soccer revivals in China and the U.S.
May 27, 2015
Detained feminist activists in China spark worldwide support, new questions
by J.M. Wong
The continued detainment of five young feminist activists in China more than three weeks later, leaves more questions to be answered.
Mar 30, 2015
Exchange connects Seattle Black liberation to Hong Kong Umbrella movements
by J.M. Wong
How a transpacific exchange connects Seattle Black liberation to Hong Kong Umbrella movements.
Jan 22, 2015
Afro-Asian solidarity in Seattle and across the Pacific
by Christina Twu
Between #ICan’tBreathe, #HandsUpDontShoot and #BlackLivesMatter, Twitter muscles have been in full flex around the globe these past several weeks.
Dec 23, 2014
Chinese students swoon at visa extension announcement
by Irene Lu
Longer visa validity will mean a big break for Chinese students, and more Chinese visitors to Seattle.
Nov 20, 2014
I-1351 tied, but global data shows one class size doesn’t fit all
by Jeanny Rhee
What do Japan and South Korea have to say about the value of small class sizes?
Nov 7, 2014
Chinese students in Seattle respond to Hong Kong protests
by Katy Wong
Hong Kong is 10,404 km away from Seattle. But that's not stopping students at the University of Washington from supporting the protests in Hong Kong.
Oct 15, 2014
Umbrellas up: UW students turn out in force behind Hong Kong protests
by Gennie Gebhart
Seattle’s skies were clear on Wednesday night, but the University of Washington’s Red Square was a sea of umbrellas.
Oct 2, 2014
Six authentic Chinese dishes missing from our American menus
by Shirley Qiu
And where to find them in Seattle.
Sep 8, 2014
Delta and Alaska fighting for Seattle’s gateway to Asia
by Atia Musazay
By the end of this year, Delta officials say Seattle-Tacoma International Airport will see the addition of 96 flights to 33 destinations, including Seoul, Shanghai, Tokyo and Hong Kong, as well as many domestic flights.
Jul 23, 2014
UW research drives tough talk on pollution and disease in China
by William Spencer
University of Washington research points to air pollution, tobacco, and diet as the deadliest drivers of disease in China.
Jul 9, 2014
Minimum wage increase has immigrant small business owners fretting
by Senhao Liu
Monday’s historic city council vote unanimously approving $15/hour minimum wage was meant to reduce growing income inequality in Seattle. But one group has been particularly outspoken in opposition to the wage hike — immigrant small business owners. “I think it is unreasonable. The cost of my restaurant is rising rapidly and I nearly do not earn money now,” said […]
Jun 4, 2014
UW International students say new fees discriminate
by Senhao Liu
School may nearly be out for summer, but University of Washington international students are still up in arms about a new fee added to their tuition last fall. More than 1,300 UW students have signed a petition calling for the repeal of the $45 quarterly fee, which is charged only to international students. The fee replaced […]
May 28, 2014
From China to rural Oregon, cultures come together in “Welcome to Unity”
by Erik Erickson
Seven foreign exchange students move to a tiny Oregon town and join the football team to make friends. No, it's not the latest Will Ferrell movie.
May 23, 2014
Tacoma center gives seafarers from distant lands a Northwest welcome
by Sarah Stuteville
Hundreds of international seafarers pass through our ports every month. Cooks and mechanics, engineers and officers — they're a quiet population of temporary visitors just looking for a little comfort and fun.
True tales of teaching English abroad: A strange year in China
by Allison Reibel
Has fierce competition pushed Chinese kids to the brink?
May 8, 2014
Breakfast in Beijing
by A. V. Crofts
Fewer countries offer a better buffet for the traveling chowhound than China, and Beijing is one of the best eating cities in the world.
Apr 17, 2014
Gary Locke: Beyond yellow and white
by Christina Twu
Gary Locke's work and life have transcended the very binaries of "white" and "yellow" that trap the public into believing one cohesive, authentic identity is impossible.
Mar 17, 2014
New trade exec sees more than just money in China
by KJ Hiramoto
The new director of the Washington State China Relations Council says our state's relationship with China is about more than just money.
Mar 6, 2014