By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Welcome to another edition of The Layup Drill. In this month’s edition, learn about the Huskies heading to China, the rebirth of Jeremy Lin in Charlotte, Ichiro returning for at least one more season, and Manny Pacquiao’s last fight. New team, new ’do for Lin Since it is November, […]
Was the Year of the Horse that disastrous for the Asian community? Or are there valuable lessons we can draw to prepare for a better year?
On May 15, more than 150 Franklin High School alumni, family, staff, students, and former U.S. Ambassador to China Gary Locke gathered at the Mount Baker Community Club to induct five alumni into the Franklin Hall of Fame.
“For many of us, Vera was like a mother…she had a great heart and always saw kindness in people. Our community lost a great friend and a beautiful person.” — Jerry Lee, Mulvanny/G2 By Sue Misao Northwest Asian Weekly Long time community activist Vera Faye Ing died on Jan. 18, 2014. She was 73.
By Assunta Ng Newly elected Seattle City Council member Kshama Sawant gave a fiery speech, overshadowing other City Council members’ swearing in at City Hall last Monday. A Socialist, Sawant gave a hard-line approach to push for her $15/hour minimum wage platform by creating a mass movement to pressure the mayor and City Council. She […]
By Assunta Ng The Chinese media have been stirring up all kinds of rumors since U.S. Ambassador to China Gary Locke announced his resignation. First they claimed that he resigned because of an affair, then they said he had liver illness. One Taiwanese newspaper even printed a story of his liver transplant on the front […]
By Assunta Ng I left Hong Kong more than four decades ago. Each time I return to my hometown, it continues to surprise me with innovations. Seattle can learn from it, too.
By Assunta Ng “Believe you can succeed and you will.” — David Schwartz, author of “The Magic of Thinking Big” Tiger parents’ motto, “Because I said so,” no longer works effectively in society, especially in America. Forcing your kids to do well in school might not be enough for them to compete in today’s world. […]
By Wen Liu contextChina Washington state exports to China have grown faster than the rest of the country, totaling
Seattle-based Columbia Pacific opened a 60,000-square-foot senior living facility in Beijing on Aug. 21.