By Minal Singh Northwest Asian Weekly On Friday, Feb. 6, at the China Harbor Restaurant, the Northwest Asian Weekly Foundation hosted a luncheon to honor female professionals who are making a difference by working in male-dominated careers. This occasion marked the 20th anniversary of the organization. Tanye Jimale, the first African American to graduate from […]
By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly All things change, even a community center. <!–more–> The Asian Resource Center built in 1994 to honor Robert Chinn, founder of the United Savings and Loan Bank, was sold to Pacific Charter School Development for $4 million last month to build a new charter school in the Chinatown/International District. […]
By Minal Singh Northwest Asian Weekly Every year, the Northwest Asian Weekly and Northwest Asian Weekly Foundation hold a banquet in honor of the Top Contributors to the Asian Community in the past year. These honorees are passionate about improving their communities in such areas as education, health, activism, and politics.
By Daria Kroupoderava Northwest Asian Weekly The general election results are in from Election Night Nov. 4, and there were almost an equal percentage of winners and losers in the API community.
By Ivy Wong If you asked someone what you should spend $50 on this summer, they might suggest buying that new video game that recently came out or a cute pair of shoes. They might recommend buying tickets for a concert or movie. Or they might joke about buying as much candy as you can. […]
By Alia Marsha Northwest Asian Weekly The Diversity Makes a Difference scholarship dinner at New Hong Kong restaurant on
By James Tabafunda Northwest Asian Weekly The freezing outdoor temperature did not dampen the warm atmosphere of handshaking and extended congratulations inside the House of Hong Restaurant.
Ten people from the Asian Pacific American community were honored as “visionaries” by the Northwest Asian Weekly Foundation on Oct. 18. About 300 people attended the gala event at Seattle’s China Harbor Restaurant, which included a no-host bar, personal welcomes from King County Council candidate Shari Song and Northwest Asian Weekly publisher Assunta Ng, a […]
By Stacy Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly Amid applause, Kelly Aramaki walked to the center of the stage at the top-floor banquet room at China Harbor Restaurant on Oct. 18. <!–more–> “I didn’t know I was going to be on this track. I was a bit misdirected at times,” Aramaki said. He graduated with a Bachelor of […]
By Assunta Ng I almost killed the Northwest Asian Weekly’s Summer Youth Leadership Program (SYLP) this year.