President Obama announced his intent to nominate Senator Max Baucus as Ambassador to the People’s Republic of China, replacing former Washington state Governor Gary Locke. “For more than two decades, Max Baucus has worked to deepen the relationship between the United States and China, said President Obama. The economic agreements he helped forge have created millions […]
By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly Despite the downturned economy, opportunities are thriving for Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (APIs) that want to be involved in business, government, and community and other non-governmental organizations, as the Year of the Dragon unfolds. Indeed, with 2012 being a U.S. presidential election year, greater participation and involvement are more […]
By Sharon Sakamoto For Northwest Asian Weekly For some time now, our state’s highest court has lacked a justice who can represent the many, many communities of color throughout Washington. As noted in several recent articles and in ongoing community conversations, Gov. Chris Gregoire has a record short on the appointment of qualified persons of […]
“Regardless of how good of a doctor you are, a lot of other elements are involved in patient care,” said Dr. Anthony Chen.
When Gary Locke’s grandfather came to the United States in the late 19th century to work as a houseboy, he would never have imagined that his grandson would rise to become such a powerful and visible politician in both Washington state and Washington, D.C.