By Curtis S. Chin Northwest Asian Weekly DENPASAR, INDONESIA – The Statue of Liberty in New York Harbor might, in Emma Lazarus’ famous poem, once have welcomed “your tired, your poor, your huddled masses, [and] the wretched refuse,” but that doesn’t seem to be the language coming out of Washington these days — at least […]
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 […]
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.
UPDATE: Locke will be sworn in on Monday, Aug. 1. By Stacy Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly On Wednesday, July 27, former U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gary Locke, 61, was confirmed as ambassador to China. Locke was nominated by President Barack Obama on March 9. “I can think of nobody who is more qualified than Gary […]
On March 7, reports surfaced that President Barack Obama was planning to nominate U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gary Locke as the U.S. Ambassador to China.
U.S. Commerce Secretary and former Washington state Gov. Gary Locke came home last week. Amid a schedule that included