Michelle Lee, 24, daughter of Seattle Chinatown’s Real Home Network owners Tim and Christine Lee, will be running for Miss Chinatown USA 2016 in San Francisco on Feb. 13. Michelle Lee graduated from University of California, Davis, majoring in drama. She lives in California. Dawn Cheung, 24, Seattle’s Miss Chinatown 2015, will also compete in […]
By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly Dawn Cheung, a social worker, captured the 2015 Miss Chinatown crown on Sept. 20 at the Bellevue Meydenbauer Center, beating nine other contestants, seven of them University of Washington students. A graduate of the University of Washington (UW), Cheung, 24, works for the Asian Counseling and Referral Service (ACRS), […]
The Chinatown Seafair parade last Sunday evening attracted crowds and fanfare in the International District despite record heat levels. The annual parade proceeded from King Street to Fifth Avenue. Highlights included the Miss Chinatown float and representative groups, including the Washington State Native Taiwanese American Association. (end)
By Assunta Ng The recent controversy involving the Seattle Times publisher’s support of Republican gubernatorial candidate Rob McKenna by giving free advertising worth over $70,000 puzzles a little publisher like me.
By Assunta Ng Although the Northwest Asian Weekly was celebrating its 30th anniversary at the Seattle Sheraton, we also wanted to create a meaningful
This month’s Seafair festivities included the annual Chinatown Seafair Parade and the celebration of local community groups and talent.
In years past, there have been controversies after each Greater Seattle Chinese Chamber of Commerce 52nd Anniversary of the Scholarship for Women pageant, especially from the families of the contestants who did not win any titles. This year though, everyone seemed to be at peace with the results. Surprisingly, no one raised any issues. But […]
Christopher “C-dub” Wang, a fast-talking, 20-something ne’er-do-well still living at home with his parents in suburban LA, is played by Jimmy Tsai.