My sources of inspiration still exist By Assunta Ng NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Is there anything special you remember about the year 1982? Were you even born then? In 1982, Gary Locke was running for a seat in the state legislature. KIRO 7 anchor Steve Raible began his broadcasting career at the station. The first USA […]
By Assunta Ng NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Medina Private Club, one of two hookah bars in Chinatown, closed recently. The new business will be an art gallery of Chinese antiques, opening this month, the property owner told the Northwest Asian Weekly. Two years ago, Donnie Chin, a community hero and unofficial patrolman of the Chinatown International […]
By Assunta Ng NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY A woman recently won $758 million, the biggest grand prize of a single lottery ticket in U.S. history. Some lottery losers wonder if they will ever be that lucky! If you think of luck in terms of dollars, you are missing the point. Most people like me, who haven’t […]
By Assunta Ng NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY My recent trip to Hamburg, Germany unexpectedly tied in with the trouble in Charlottesville, when white supremacists holding Nazi flags protested a decision to remove a statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee. What’s interesting about Hamburg, the second largest city in Germany, is that it’s thought to be […]
By Assunta Ng NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Malala Yousafzai, the girl who was shot in the head and survived, and the youngest-ever Nobel Prize laureate, is going to England’s Oxford University! Coincidentally, I was there two weeks ago, touring the world’s best college. Depending on the report, the No. 1 college in the world honor sometimes […]
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Seattleite Mark Mitsui will begin his new job as president of Portland Community College (PCC) on Aug. 29.
I am not always punctual. In fact, I admit that I am often a few minutes late. That realization hit me when I was in Japan recently.
An eyesore vanished in Chinatown when I came home after a trip to Asia. The 10-plus homeless encampments, along with the filth, trash, and smell, had been cleaned up on South King Street under the I-5 freeway on July 18.
A few of my friends have declared they will not go on cruises — for fear of overeating — irresistible temptations of 24-hour food service and worrying about dieting afterwards.