By Wayne Chan Northwest Asian Weekly “What are you doing?” I asked of my wife Maya, in a tone mixed between innocence and accusatory. “I’m pan frying some dumplings for the party,” she answered, matter of factly. The “party”, she was referring to, was the bi-weekly neighborhood gathering we affectionately refer to as “Yappy Hour,” […]
Andrew and David Fung, also known as the rap/comedy duo The Fung Brothers, returned to their native Seattle on Comcast Cares Day to shoot a music video promoting Chinatown during the annual cleanup on April 26. Now based in Monterey Park, Calif., the brothers are best known for their You Tube videos of Jeremy Lin, […]
By Hope Yen and Ben Nuckols The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — America’s historic Chinatowns, home for a century to immigrants seeking social support and refuge from racism, are fading as rising living costs, jobs elsewhere, and a desire for wider spaces lure Asian Americans more than ever to the suburbs.
By Michael R. Blood The Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — In an election that highlighted America’s fluid racial landscape, an Asian American candidate emerged as the leading contender to fill a U.S. House seat in an overwhelmingly Hispanic district.