We congratulate Satya Nadella on his recent appointment as CEO of Microsoft. A native of India, the achievements of Mr. Nadella represents a high moment for Asians climbing the global corporate ladder. He joins the ranks of other Indian heads of major international corporations, including Indra Nooyi, chairperson and CEO of PepsiCo; Ajay Banga, president […]
By Alia Marsha Northwest Asian Weekly On Thursday, Jan. 30, the ASUW Asian Student Commission hosted a talk by Phil Yu, founder of the famous blog Angry Asian Man. Yu is not a very angry person after all. Rather, he likes to describe himself as a pretty chill man. However, as he pointed out that […]
By Assunta Ng Chinese culture has taught my family how to savor luck during the Lunar New Year. But the Year of the Horse has created mysterious circumstances, forcing me to break good-luck rules. Will I be OK this year, or I will I be even luckier?
Part of the fun of the Super Bowl, aside from watching the Seahawks become champions of the world, is the commercials. There’s always one or two that get people riled up, and this year, Coca-Cola’s “It’s Beautiful” ad was one such culprit. The ad depicts scenes of Americans of all ages and colors playing and […]
By Dipika Kohli Special to Northwest Asian Weekly My aunt told me that it might be a good idea to sit for a while outside, in the park. Enjoy the ambient sounds of kids playing cricket. So I sat for a bit on a bench on our block East of Kailash. Two older gentlemen sat […]
Of course Seattle is great, filled with coffee and trees and such. People like it for their own reasons, but at the top of the list has to be the simple fact that it’s not 4 degrees below zero, ever. People complain about the traffic, but really you can drive just about anywhere you need […]
On Sunday, Nov. 24, President Obama flew into Seattle, and the big news focused on the traffic disruptions and the amazing cost of tickets to his private fundraising events in North
By Signe Predmore Northwest Asian Weekly Mohan Gurung has remarkable dedication to his fellow Seattle-area Nepalis. He is an energetic,
By Arunabh Satpathy Northwest Asian Weekly Here’s a question: What are the similarities between a mother keen on finishing her studies, a patient hungry to keep learning, and an older professional juggling family and work needing to expand his professional boundaries?
By Assunta Ng The other day I saw a friend whom I have not seen for a while. He had just got laid off from a company that he had worked for 30 years.