The future is wide open for Ambassador Gary Locke, who will be returning home from China in March. Never flashy, Locke seems to have spent his career steadily increasing his leadership positions without ever appearing to be power hungry. Locke is quiet, almost nerdy, and more concerned with achievable successes than flamboyant glory. It’s an […]
By Sue Misao Northwest Asian Weekly The United States ambassador to China, Gary Locke, said Nov. 19 that he would resign his post early next
By Assunta Ng My heart sank when I saw the news that the U.S. Ambassador to Libya, Christopher Stevens, had been killed in an attack on the Libyan U.S. consulate Tuesday, Sept. 11. I have to confess that I never cared to learn about ambassadors. Last year, Gary Locke and Sung Kim were appointed as […]
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By Assunta Ng So you want to help your relatives and friends from China come to the United States. You think Ambassador Gary Locke can help you?
By Assunta Ng On weekends, family time is U.S. Ambassador Gary Locke’s priority. He is in charge of accompanying his kids to their school activities, picking them up in their own family van. Locke and his wife, Mona, encourage their kids to be active in making friends at school. Emily is now a swimmer. Dylan […]
“What is your preference for lunch — Chinese, Indian, Japanese, Italian, or pizza?” asked someone from U.S. Ambassador Gary Locke’s office in Beijing.
By Assunta Ng Ambassador Gary Locke returned to Seattle from Beijing to attend former Gov. Albert D. Rosellini’s funeral mass at St. James Cathedral last Monday. Rosellini died at the age of 101.
By Assunta Ng Do you know what high-ranking Chinese officials can’t live without when traveling to Seattle? Of course they don’t carry their luggage or buy their own coffee like U.S. Ambassador Gary Locke did when he was at the SeaTac Airport on his way to China. Instead, Chinese officials bring along a cook or […]
By Assunta Ng Talking to U.S. Ambassador Gary Locke before he left Seattle for China was exhilarating and absolutely frustrating. You might think that he shies away from talking about juicy details. But he doesn’t.