Kids say the darndest things. On Oct. 16, Jimmy Kimmel Live on ABC-TV aired a segment called “Kid’s Table” in which the comedian asked a panel of young children how America should pay back the $1.3 trillion it owes China.
Archives for October 2013
By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Yao Fou Hinh Chao is a trusting man. But after two loan mortgage modification scams bilked him out of more than $4,500, putting him at risk of losing his Skyway home to foreclosure, the 60-year-old Chao did not know whom to trust.
By Stacy Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly Amid applause, Kelly Aramaki walked to the center of the stage at the top-floor banquet room at China Harbor Restaurant on Oct. 18. <!–more–> “I didn’t know I was going to be on this track. I was a bit misdirected at times,” Aramaki said. He graduated with a Bachelor of […]
By Sue Misao Northwest Asian Weekly Tony Ng, convicted participant in the 1983 Wah Mee Massacre, will soon be set free from prison — and sent
By Assunta Ng Oct. 26 was my lucky day. No, I didn’t win a lottery. Nor did I get a big business deal. You think I got a “scoop” for a story? Wrong.
By Assunta Ng I met Sandra Madrid more than 20 years ago. She inspired me in so many ways. The number one thing you notice about Sandra is that she always smiles.
Nov. 5 is Election Day; we will find out the results of many races. Please vote for your favorite issues or candidates. Feel good about your participation. Don’t grumble if your candidate or issue fails. You win some and lose some. And life goes on. You should move forward too, and work with the best […]
The marriage celebration for Mira Su Clutter and Travis Clutter on Oct. 20 included a traditional Chinese tea ceremony, in which the bride and groom serve tea to their loved ones, who in turn present the couple red envelopes full of “lucky money.” Here, the newlyweds, in traditional Chinese wedding dress, serve tea to the […]
The biggest festival in Nepal, called Dashai, began its 15-day celebration with a festive event at the Shoreline Conference Center on Oct. 5. Guests included Mayor Mike McGinn, Deputy Mayor Darryl Smith, Mr. Habib Habib, cochair of the Washington State and India Trade Relations Action Committee (WASITRAC), and Debadutta Dash, cochair of WASITRAC and president […]
The winner of Miss Washington Teen USA 2014 is Filipino American Starla Sampaco of Bellevue. Miss Sampaco is a freshman at the University of Washington, where she is working toward a degree in journalism, with the hopes of becoming a broadcast journalist. She is currently the senior host of a Seattle youth media show called […]