By Vivian Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly TIME and the most influential Asians TIME recently published the 2013 TIME 100 — its annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world — which showcases leading visionaries across all industries from art and politics to business and pop culture.
By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Welcome to another edition of The Layup Drill. This month, we take a look at the impressive Masters debut of Guan Tianlang, the man who is Vivek Ranadivé, and Yu Darvish’s nearly perfect performance.
By Nina Huang Northwest Asian Weekly According to ancient Chinese wisdom, having a snake in the house is a good omen because it means that your loved ones
All things Asian in popular culture By Vivian Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly It’s the ubiquitous question on everyone’s lips on the first day of school, “How did you spend your summer vacation?”
By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly The coming election marks a great year in Washington for API candidates, who are
By Assunta Ng Congressman Jim McDermott expanded the 7th Congressional district to include cities like Normandy Park, Burien, Edmonds, and more.
By Joseph White The Associated Press OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — The story of this spelling bee champion begins in the car, on the daily commute to kindergarten with her father at the wheel. “He’d ask me words that he saw on the signs, on billboards, and he’d ask me to spell them,” Snigdha Nandipati […]
Renton dentist Bobby Virk drew some negative attention to his campaign for state representative of the 11th District during his recent troubles with the U.S. Labor Department. Virk, who also goes by Mahadeep Virk, was born in the Punjab region of India to a family of farmers and a military officer. He moved to the […]
By James Tabafunda Northwest Asian Weekly The year of 1957 stands out in the history of Asian Americans. Dalip Singh Saund, an immigrant from India, became the first Asian American to be elected to the U.S. House of Representatives on Jan. 3 of that year. A Democrat, he represented the state of California and served […]
A monthly column about all things Asian in popular culture By Vivian Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly Controversies and — a movie opening Relativity Media, an L.A.-based film studio, defended its decision to shoot part of its comedy film, “21 and Over,” in Linyi, China. This decision is controversial because Linyi, a city in China’s eastern […]