By Assunta Ng “Did you know that the first engineer at Boeing was Chinese?” said the late Ted Yamamura in the early 2000s.
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By Assunta Ng What do Lloyd Hara, Sharon T. Santos, Christine Gregoire, Gary Locke, Maria Cantwell, Patty Murray, and Jay Inslee all have in common?
By Bettie Luke For Northwest Asian Weekly With a shout and quick flip of the whisk, Master E-man, Taoist priest from Los Angeles,
By Assunta Ng “[The Chinese officials] have guns, but we have guts,” said the student leader who led the Seattle protest against the 1989 Chinese government crackdown on students in Tiananmen Square.
This year marks the fifth year of the annual two-day Chinese Remembering conference held in Lewiston, Idaho. Each conference relates the history of the Chinese in Idaho and the Northwest, with the second day of the conference dedicated to visiting sites in Hells Canyon that were occupied by the Chinese.
Michael So, Hong Kong opera star and former owner of Honey Court Restaurant, passed away recently. Most people are unaware that he was kidnapped in 1982. (The two criminals were Wah Mee killers in 1983.) They robbed him at gunpoint at his Queen Anne home and later locked him in his own car trunk, leaving […]
Next year will mark the 125th anniversary of the massacre of as many as 34 Chinese gold miners in Hells Canyon at what is today named Chinese Massacre Cove. A memorial to the miners is being developed and will be dedicated at the site next June 22. “We cannot give the victims justice after so […]
By Assunta Ng Much was said, at his funeral, on what Ark Chin did for the Kin On Nursing Home and Chinese orphanages. Yet, what he contributed in education and politics was barely touched upon.
By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Edward Shui “Ping” Chow passed away peacefully on June 29, 2011, at the age of 94. He was born on November 5, 1916, in Canton, China. He was the sixth of eight children and the youngest son. As a youth, Ping became an apprentice to a Chinese opera singer […]
LEWISTON, Idaho (AP) — A black ponytail in a 1920s mason jar, empty graves in an Idaho forest cemetery, a massacre in an isolated river canyon — they’re all links in the little-told story of the Chinese in Idaho, who came by the thousands but then drastically left at the turn of the century.