By Assunta Ng NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY The crises, which the Northwest Asian Weekly faces, are not only unusual, but comical, compared to other media or businesses. Many of our challenges can’t be solved with conventional wisdom. One time, a bottle of wine seemed to calm the waters. The wine Is wine a good strategy to […]
By Assunta Ng NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY This year, Mother’s Day was surreal. My eldest son Jason, who has worked in Hong Kong for over a decade, came home … for another reason. Our nephew is getting married on May 20. I have to confess, I pushed him to attend the wedding. I just wanted him […]
By Assunta Ng NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY My friend goes to a fortune-teller every December to find out her fortune for the following year. Surprisingly, her first question is about Christmas and not her future. “Will I have a good Christmas?” she would ask. I don’t seek predictions about my Christmas. But I do agree with […]
By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly Kip Tokuda, a former four-term state representative from the 37th district and community activist who founded the Asian Community Leadership Foundation (ACLF), was past president of the Japanese American Citizens League (JACL), and served on the Mayor’s Seattle Police Department 20/20 initiative passed away on July 13. He was 66.
During the Olympics, I met up with friends at a symbol of American indulgence — yes, we went to the Hooters in Beijing.