By Stacy Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly Chinese community members gathered at Chong Wa Benevolent Association in Seattle’s Chinatown on Tuesday, Oct. 11 to not only voice concerns about proposed legislation regarding unsanctioned homeless encampments in their neighborhood, but also to air their grievances over the perceived lack of progress on an issue that has adversely […]
By Stacy Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly Property theft and robbery in Seattle has recently experienced an uptick across the board — however, one concerning pattern that has emerged is that Asian women in their 60s and older are being targeted, specifically because they are a vulnerable population. “We have robbery victims of all ages, genders,” said […]
Last week, the Do family was driving around Seattle with Randy Yamanaka, a man that they have seen sparingly over the years, but one they’ve avidly kept in contact with through letters after their first meeting 15 years ago.
On July 8, the American Bar Association (ABA) announced it would award its inaugural International Human Rights Award to prominent lawyer Wang Yu. Wang was jailed a year ago when Chinese authorities cracked down hundreds of lawyers and human rights advocates. She is still in jail awaiting trial on charges of anti-state activity and will […]
Tucked in the middle of Chinatown is a new Vietnamese dessert establishment — the very first of its kind in Seattle.
On June 13, at its E3 press conference this year, Microsoft announced the launch of new Xbox hardware, a litany of news on a handful of exclusive franchises and sequels — Gears of War 4, ReCore, Forza Horizon 3 — and more, amid a fever pitch of buzz leading up to announcement.
On Jan. 12, 2010, a 7.0 moment magnitude earthquake struck approximately 16 miles west of Port-au-Prince.
“These are called URMs,” said Bernie Kay, a mechanical engineer and a shareholder of the West Kong Yick building, a URM. “Unreinforced masonry buildings. You cannot even build buildings like this anymore.”
“In 1994, my dad got really sick,” said Bernie Kay. “We were going through a federal raid. It caused a lot of the old guys — my dad included — to have heart attacks from stress.
As President Barack Obama gets closer to the end of his second term in office, more Americans appreciate the job he has done. A Gallup poll earlier this month shows his favorability is on the rise and he is now the most popular American politician. In fact, Obama is more popular than President Ronald Reagan […]