By Jean Wong Northwest Asian Weekly “My father (Chinese-born in the Philippines) says he never had a preference on what gender his kids would be, but I heard my mother, [who passed away when I was a year old], really wanted to have a son,” said Johanna Martinez, a Filipino-Chinese American student of International Studies […]
By Jean Wong Northwest Asian Weekly Among the cities in Washington with a large Korean American community presence, Shoreline stands out. Having had three Korean American elected officials, two of them women, Shoreline is a beacon for local Korean Americans aspiring to enter the state’s political scene. It is also a thriving hub for local […]
By Jean C Wong Northwest Asian Weekly For more than a decade, Richmond Beach Library has offered ESL classes, in addition to Talk Time for adults, helping people improve their conversational skills by discussing topics such as politics and job-seeking.
The post for U.S. Ambassador to India has just opened up after the sudden resignation of former Ambassador Timothy Roemer, who was appointed by President Obama in 2009.
On Saturday, April 23 just after 5 p.m., three were involved in an accident on Highway 18 near Tiger Mountain, 15 minutes away from North Bend.
With the nuclear situation unclear in Japan, expats are urged to evacuate affected areas.