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.
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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.
By Mahlon Meyer Northwest Asian Weekly For some, it is a daily practice. For others, it happens once in a lifetime —when it is almost too late. The way we practice gratitude, or thankfulness, can shape our emotions and values, according to countless self-help books and even our most hallowed spiritual and religious organizations. It […]
There are ghosts among us. Ghosts that, if left unrecognized, haunt the living, whether or not we are aware of it.
GALLUP, N.M. (AP) — Hiroshi “Hershey’’ Miyamura, the son of Japanese immigrants who was awarded the U.S. Medal of Honor for his actions in the Korean War, may have given his last public lecture. The ailing 94-year-old veteran spoke to a group of U.S. Navy Seabees on Aug. 9 in Gallup, New Mexico, about his […]
By YANAN WANG Associated Press BEIJING (AP) — It has been three months since Chinese rock musician Li Zhi disappeared from public view. First, an upcoming tour was canceled and his social media accounts were taken down. Then his music was removed from all of China’s major streaming sites—as if his career had never existed […]
By Staff NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY PALO ALTO, Calif. — Pediatric resident Brandon Seminatore was doing a month-long rotation at the same neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) where he was cared for as a newborn, when he came across someone from his past. Vilma Wong, 54, has worked in the NICU at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital […]
By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly In this month’s Layup Drill, we look at Manny’s return, the dramatic rescue of a Thai youth soccer team, and Chloe Kim singing. Manny in Malaysia is magnificent Manny Pacquiao returned to the boxing ring after over a year’s absence and returned to the form that made him a […]
By Assunta Ng NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Man-Tzu Tuan of Taiwan was fired from her job at a Chinese restaurant outside Sydney, Australia, after she told her boss that Taiwan is not a part of China, according to a New York Times article on Feb. 19. The Taiwan-China relations in Australia could raise a similar issue […]