Welcome to another edition of The Layup Drill.
Visiting Australia has always been on my bucket list, but not its New Year’s fireworks.
By Wayne ChanNORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY File this under: non-earth shattering news. I’m just about to head home after a two week-long journey to Hong Kong, Taipei, and Phuket. It’s been a great trip where I got to visit with friends and family, and sample food from different parts of the globe. But there’s been something […]
By Samantha Pak Northwest Asian Weekly Well, another year is coming to a close and with that, (at least for me) another year’s worth of reading has come and gone — in short, a lot of books. Here, I’ve narrowed it down, in no particular order, to my top 10 reads of 2018. Happy holidays […]
By Stacy NguyenNorthwest Asian Weekly I think because we Americans are all a little self-centered, we don’t realize that if we got caught in a knife fight with China, we would lose so hard and bleed all over the ground as we die slowly, because for every one American with a knife, there are 4.3 […]
By Samantha PakNorthwest Asian Weekly I’m OkBy Patti KimAtheneum Books for Young Readers, 2018 Ok Lee needs to make some money fast. His father is gone and there’s only his mother’s income to help pay the bills. And with his mother working multiple jobs, Ok knows he needs to do his part to help make […]
By Assunta NgNORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY If you are stressed over what to give to friends and family, why not have your own guidelines in gifting? This will be easier for you to decide what to give. I have developed my own guidelines for gifting. One inspiration is from our intern Edison Wong, giving customized gifts. […]
By Jason CruzNORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Welcome to another edition of The Layup Drill. In the end of the year edition, we look at college football’s standout players and an honor for Filipino Veterans at last month’s Seahawks game. College football’s brightest stars Taylor Rapp and JoJo McIntosh helped the Washington Huskies earn a bid to […]
By Assunta Ng NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Our cousin “Fortune Girl” died tragically in Hong Kong at the age of 66. What’s ironic is, there was nothing fortunate in her life except that she did have quite a bit of money when she died. Her death got me thinking. What if I were still in Hong […]
By Samantha Pak Northwest Asian Weekly Sail Away with Me By Susan Fox Zebra, 2018 Aside from her years at the university in Vancouver, B.C., Iris Yakimura has spent her entire life on Destiny Island. And that’s how she has wanted it. Painfully shy and introverted, the avid romance reader spends her days working at […]