By Assunta Ng If you whine about being lonely during the holidays, or if you don’t have many party invitations, or if your friends and family have been deserting you from Christmas to New Year’s day, you need to read this blog. If you are an out-of-state transplant, working for Amazon or Google, and have […]
By Staff Seattle will be one of the destinations for Chinese President Xi Jinping’s visit to the United States in September, according to a Taiwanese news website. Rumors have been flying for the past six months that Seattle will be on Xi’s itinerary. However, no one has officially confirmed it, including Gov. Jay Inslee’s office. […]
By Minal Singh Northwest Asian Weekly Winnie Che has long been an active member of the International District community. If you go to the Greenland, Inc. offices located on Weller Street in the Eng Suey Family Plaza, you will see their health tonic Naturin 2 stacked in bright green boxes and you will see photos […]
By Assunta Ng Satya Nadella gave an interview to the Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce on Sept. 15 at the Westin Hotel. I was thrilled to see the first Asian American being the keynote speaker for the Chamber.
By Michael Wong SYLP Growing up as an Asian American teenager, the expectations of society are always shadowing me. There are always four major pillars which society expects us Asian American adolescents to follow and pursue rigorously, as if it were a religion. One, get good grades. Two, don’t get in trouble. Three, respect and […]
Microsoft announced on Feb. 4 that Satya Nadella is the company’s new CEO. Nadella, who was born in Hyderabad, India, has been with Microsoft for 22 years. He previously held the position of executive vice president of Microsoft’s Cloud and Enterprise group.
Last month, the World Health Organization (WHO) gave a stamp of approval for a Chinese-made vaccine against Japanese encephalitis (JE), a disease that plagues mostly children in poor rural communities in Southeast Asia and the Western Pacific. Seattle’s PATH (Program for Appropriate Technology in Health) had been searching for ways to develop a low-cost vaccine […]
By Assunta Ng The news of Amazon’s founder buying The Washington Post made me realize how much I owe its late publisher Katherine Graham and her paper.
According to the New York Times, more than 70 percent of Americans today enroll in a four-year college, but only 75 percent of students who start college finish it. The United States is the seventh highest rated among the 23 Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development countries in enrollment, but is the second to last […]
Women have made huge strides in just one generation. Now, the average college campus has more women attending than men. More women are also getting into business, now virtually matching the amount of men that do.