By Assunta Ng Next week will be Northwest Asian Weekly’s 33rd anniversary. So how did 2014 fare for the newspaper?
BLOG: What SeaTac tells us about $15 minimum wage Posted on 22 May 2014. By Assunta Ng “Are you happy with the $15 wage?” I asked the full-time cleaning lady. “It sounds good, but it’s not good,” the woman said. “Why?” I asked. “I lost my 401k, health insurance, paid holiday, and vacation,” she responded. […]
Ho, ho, ho, Christmas is cancelled! Two parents posted on Facebook recently a photo of their three sons and announced they were cancelling their holiday with no gifts.
Diwali, the festival of lights, was celebrated for the first time at the State Department on Thursday Oct. 23. The Co-Chair of WASITRAC, Debadutta Dash was among the invited guest among 200 other guests, including a large number of eminent Indian Americans, were present to celebrate Diwali for the first time at the State […]
Happy very early Thanksgiving! We’re already thankful, and here’s why—a summary of some good news for you: Everyone is celebrating Kenneth Bae’s return. Bae was finally released from North Korean imprisonment after two years. There’s not much we can say that hasn’t been said in other media, but it doesn’t hurt to repeat the good […]
A Rainier Beach resident, a grandfather, identified by sources as Honorario Yango, 78, killed himself after allegedly shooting his daughter, Christine Dela Isla, 39, and granddaughter Anahlia Cowherd, 11. According to the Seattle Times, a source close to the investigation said that the girl, Anahlia Cowherd, had blogged about the abuse on Wattpad, a digital storytelling site. […]
By Martha Irvine AP National Writer CHICAGO (AP) — Genevieve Liu sits back in bed each night, still thinking of her father before she sleeps. He used to sing the same song to his children at bedtime, often before he’d head to surgery to save the life of someone else’s child.
By Assunta Ng This is supposed to be a sad blog. But Luther J. Carr Jr., a renaissance man, and a Seattle community leader and entrepreneur, reinvented the purpose of a traditional memorial.
By Gillian Wong Associated Press BEIJING (AP) — The investigation into China’s former Security Chief Zhou Yongkang could pave the way for him to stand trial as the most senior politician ever prosecuted for
By Daria Kroupoderova Northwest Asian Weekly How can a cow suit lead to helping people and sharing their stories?