For bookworms in search of new reading material, Gold House is here.
By Assunta Ng NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Is the COVID pandemic the current health crisis? Actually, the fastest-growing epidemic facing the United States and the West is Alzheimer’s, according to neurologists Drs. Dean and Ayesha Sherzai, who are married, spoke at the recent Seattle Rotary Club’s virtual meeting. Alzheimer’s ranks third, behind heart disease and cancer, […]
With just over two weeks to the presidential election, we are giving our endorsement to former Vice President Joe Biden.
By Mahlon Meyer Northwest Asian Weekly It started with the Bruce Springsteen song, “We Take Care of Our Own,” playing in the background. Then, one after another, Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Democratic leaders from Washington state appeared on the screen in a “virtual bus tour” in support of the Biden-Harris presidential campaign. They […]
Northwest Asian Weekly (NWAW) publisher Assunta Ng called it an “amazing night.” NWAW won 24 awards at the annual Washington Newspaper Publishers Association (WNPA) 2020 Better Newspaper Contest—the winners were announced in a first-ever virtual awards ceremony on Oct. 9. “This is a record-breaking year in the number of awards and first place awards. Five […]
By Janice Nesamani NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY On July 23, 2020, a GoFundMe page seeking support for the historic Japanese restaurant Maneki went live. The simple message read, “Our beloved Maneki Restaurant in the heart of Japan Town has been an anchor of the community for generations. During this unprecedented Seattle chapter, we are extending an […]
In the weeks following 20-year-old Tommy Le’s death at the hands of King County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Cesar Molina, Xuyen Le still refused to believe her nephew would have attacked the police with anything, much less a knife. She told then-Sheriff John Urquhart as much at a meeting of the Asian Pacific Directors Coalition, which she later described in the process of court proceedings.
By Sun Lee Chang Rat—Avoid getting too far ahead of yourself. Leave enough slack to pull back or correct the course, as needed. Ox—Although you are able to juggle multiple tasks at once, that doesn’t mean you should do so. Tiger—Your ambition could lead you to bite off more than you can chew. Think twice […]
“Don’t be afraid of Covid,” President Donald Trump tweeted hours before he was discharged from the hospital on Oct. 5.
The Southeast Asia Center at the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies and the Libraries at the University of Washington (UW) will spearhead a new initiative of innovative collaborations to explore the effects and consequences of authoritarianism in Southeast Asia and on Southeast Asian American communities in the United States.