By Cain Burdeau The Associated Press CHALMETTE, La. (AP) — Thomas Stone and his wife rebuilt their home after it was flooded by six feet of water during Hurricane Katrina and never dreamed they would face the agony of tearing it apart. They tapped into Lauren Stone’s 401(k) retirement savings and saved $1,000 by installing […]
By Nina Huang Northwest Asian Weekly On Friday, Mar. 27, the Northwest Asian Weekly Foundation presented several scholarship awards to deserving high school students in Washington. The diversity banquet dinner was held at Jumbo Chinese Restaurant in the Columbia City neighborhood, and more than 200 people attended the event. There was a lot of young […]
By Evangeline Cafe Northwest Asian Weekly Lucita Principe knows how lucky she is to have a job these days. She spent most of last year unemployed after two local restaurant chains laid her off. “I was so sad because on Valentine’s Day, I didn’t even have a card for my husband,” said Principe.
By Monica Rhor The Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) — Like dozens of other workers from Vietnam and China, Tiep Ngo had been lured to the Daewoosa clothing factory in American Samoa by promises of good pay. She left behind her child, her husband and her parents and paid $5,000 for her job contract only to […]
By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Community. This is the theme Ethnic Cultural Center (ECC) supporters envision in renovating the University of Washington building which serves as a sanctuary for student groups of color. In May, the UW Services and Activities Fee Committee, a student governing body, will decide if they should make a recommendation […]
When Fred Korematsu, a Japanese American welder, dared to challenge the constitutionality of his internment in 1942, his objections
With President Barack Obama’s recent economic stimulus package on its way to the States, many local agencies are eagerly awaiting its
He left Vietnam in 1996 to avoid being detained and arrested by its government. All he wanted was to
Former Seattle Public Schools superintendent Rajinder “Raj” Manhas was chosen on March 27 to become the new
Harold Hongju Koh, 54, brother of Dr. Harold Koh, the Department of Health and Human Services Assistant Secretary for Health-Designate, becomes the second Koh to receive a nomination.