By Assunta Ng I left Hong Kong (HK) in the 1970s, but my family ties are still there. The recent HK students’ protest that started on Sept. 27 has stirred up much conversations and arguments in the former British colony—between husband and wife, among friends, between employers and employees, and among parents and children.
By Assunta Ng Satya Nadella gave an interview to the Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce on Sept. 15 at the Westin Hotel. I was thrilled to see the first Asian American being the keynote speaker for the Chamber.
A post on social media website nextdoor.com instigated a lot of virtual hugs for the Saveway Mart. The Saveway has been a local icon in downtown Pioneer Square for over 50 years. There is no question that it has an interesting reputation. Located in what is probably considered a “Seattle-sketchy,” area, it has numerous monikers: […]
By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly My niece Jennifer got married last Saturday. What was amazing was that the newlyweds were
According to the New York Times, more than 70 percent of Americans today enroll in a four-year college, but only 75 percent of students who start college finish it. The United States is the seventh highest rated among the 23 Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development countries in enrollment, but is the second to last […]
Paramount Pictures announced the appointment of film
By Zachariah Bryan Northwest Asian Weekly There are a lot of things to prepare when celebrating the Lunar New Year (as opposed to the Solar New Year, which is overrated), but perhaps the most important is the food.
Thirty-two years ago, at the age of 17, Sohalia Abdulali was gang raped in Bombay. She and a friend had gone for a walk up a mountain near her home, where four armed men captured both of them. They beat and raped her.
Oil paintings of Vietnamese poet Lê Cự Phách, better known by his pen name Du Tử Lê, were exhibited at Spring Taste restaurant in Renton on Saturday, Oct. 20. The event was sponsored by Seabeez and Comcast.
Sona Patel, formerly of the Seattle Times, will be joining the New York Times’ social media team in New York City as a social media manager. While living in Seattle, she served as the president of the Seattle chapter of the Asian American Journalists Association, while working as a social media producer at the Seattle […]