The Northwest Asian Weekly 30th Anniversary Gala, to be hosted on Oct. 5 at the Seattle Sheraton, will be crawling with Seattle-area celebrities. In addition to KOMO news anchor Molly Shen and former KIRO chief meteorologist Andy Wappler, who will both be hosting the event, are former City Councilmember Dolores Sibonga; former King County Executive […]
Archives for September 2012
By Charles Lam NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY More than 270 were present at the New Hong Kong restaurant on Thursday, Sept. 20, to honor 14 local women at the Northwest Asian Weekly Foundation’s Women of Color Empowered luncheon. The theme of the luncheon was “Women of Power: Future Builders,” and the women honored have each played […]
By Charles Lam NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Over the past 30 years, the Northwest Asian Weekly has spent much of its time and efforts on philanthropy. In addition to the annual programs administered through the Northwest Asian Weekly Foundation, such as the Diversity Makes a Difference college scholarships, Summer Youth Leadership Program, and Women of Color […]
The Asian Pacific American Community Summit was held in Tacoma on Friday, Sept. 21, by the Asian Pacific Islander Coalition of Washington State. The event was aimed at increasing civic engagement in the Asian Pacific American community by registering voters and convincing those who have not been naturalized to become citizens.
What does the Asian Weekly mean to you? “To me, the Asian Weekly is about giving young people the chance to shine and to give them the tools and experiences needed to grow as leaders. Through its newspaper internships, its many scholarships, its Summer Youth Leadership Program, and the fact that Assunta Ng has been […]
Over the past 30 years, the Northwest Asian Weekly has grown from two English-language articles in the Seattle Chinese Post to a
By Stacy Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly When I was editor of the Northwest Asian Weekly, it used to bother me when people acted as if Assunta single-handedly put <!–more–>out the newspaper because, behind each issue, there is a crew of very dedicated reporters and proofreaders who go above and beyond. They care about the newspaper, […]
By James Tabafunda NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY It was 10:30 in the morning on Oct. 19, 2004, when my life journey took a turn in a new and unexpected direction.
By Eleanor Lee Northwest Asian Weekly Li-Young Lee was telling me about his morning ritual of reading Emerson, a wonderfully peaceful and introspective way to start the day, I thought.
By Assunta Ng The news business is full of conflict. I have lived through a lot of it in the past 30 years. I strive for win-win situations. But, no matter how hard I try, the result is not always favorable.