By Assunta Ng NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY How do you describe someone who is a muse, teacher, explorer, doctor, translator, scientist, detective, travel guide, map reader, consultant, problem-solver, and everything I need for survival? I hate to admit it — I can’t live without Google. As a journalist, Google is irreplaceable in my daily life. I […]
On Feb. 10, Google’s Kirkland campus celebrated its Third Annual Lunar New Year Celebration with an afternoon of food and festivities. Performances and family friendly activities also took place for more than 500 Googlers and their guests. Among the performers were dancers from the Dongfang Dance Academy. (end)
Did you smile or sigh when reflecting on 2015?
Many tend to glance at their bank balance, thinking of a nice new car or a house. Some think about job advancement or finding love. I wonder how many out there would count having good health as a wonderful gift? If you do, you are perhaps one of the few smart ones. Frankly, without health, we can’t do much. Other accomplishments would quickly be overshadowed when we are sick.
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 Yuri Kageyama AP Business Writer TOKYO (AP) — Toyota Motor Corp. is investing $1 billion in a research company it’s setting up in Silicon Valley to develop artificial intelligence and robotics, underlining the Japanese automaker’s determination to lead in futuristic cars that drive themselves and apply the technology to other areas of daily life. […]
By Michael Rubinkam Associated Press POCONO SUMMIT, Pa. (AP) — Five people, including the former national president of a fraternity, have been charged in the death of a New York City college freshman during a hazing ritual in Pennsylvania, police said Tuesday, Sept. 15. Fraternity members at Baruch College physically abused Chun “Michael” Deng, then […]
Arry Yu, CEO and founder of Gift Starter was guest speaker for KAC-WA’s first happy hour of the year April 16th at the Stout Pub in Seattle. Yu is an entrepreneur and functional designer who has been immersed in business leadership roles growing new offices in services, entrepreneurial ventures and in the world of startups. Prior […]
By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Google employees, their family and friends celebrated Lunar New Year on Wednesday, February 18th at its Kirkland campus. Employees took time from their busy days to join in celebrating the Year of the Sheep. There were lots of young children dressed in customary Chinese dress, most in red signifying […]
By Wayne Chan Northwest Asian Weekly I’ve never been known to be much of a rabble rouser. I don’t even know where I can find any rabble that needs rousing. You can say a lot of things about me, but “troublemaker” has never been one of them.
By Izumi Hansen Northwest Asian Weekly Stationed between the aisles of ceramics and produce at Uwajimaya and the shelves of comic books