By James Tabafunda Northwest Asian Weekly When an organization wants things done right, members sometimes find that doing things themselves may ultimately prove to be the best option.
By Stacy Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly New 2010 Census data show that the housing bust has hit some communities of color the hardest.<!–more–> Blacks, Latinos, and Asian immigrants were more likely to take out subprime loans during the housing boom. Subprime loans generally featured low initial interest rates that skyrocketed some years later. Some borrowers […]
By Nan Nan Liu Northwest Asian Weekly Where can you find a face slim roller, Pocky sticks, fake eyelashes, and dinnerware all at the same place? Daiso. It’s a store where you can find just about anything, and most of it costs only $1.50. Since its Alderwood Mall location opened in 2005, deal-shoppers have poured […]
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By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly High pay and elite status. That’s why some choose to practice law. While some flourish in the practice, others do not. The economy and the realities of the practice have given Asian Americans reasons to rethink law as a career. The numbers According to the most recent Bureau of […]
By Stacy Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly When Amazon.com moved its offices from the International District (ID) above Union Station to a building in Lake Union, Tom Dang felt the sting of empty chairs.<!–more–> “It was really down, for maybe, I would say, three months. Business was down about 40 percent.” Dang owns Sub Sand, a […]
By Vivian Miezianko Northwest Asian Weekly Without a magic wand, can an 8-year-old girl’s drawing and sketches of dresses be turned into actual garments?
By Jean Wong Northwest Asian Weekly Regal Financial Bank (Regal Financial), a local community bank, announced that it has settled a lawsuit accusing it of defrauding a group of Indonesian investors in a Ponzi scheme. The settlement was announced through a June 27 press release.
By Constance Wong Northwest Asian Weekly Farming is often regarded as a low-class occupation, which offers anything but excitement. In movies, a farmer is often herding cattle, wearing a cowboy hat, or riding a horse. But Victor Huang aims to dispel that stereotype.
This year, Renton became the third largest city in Washington state in terms of Asian population, according to the newly released 2010 U.S. Census.