By John Creighton For the Northwest Asian Weekly Small businesses have been the engines of economic growth in America, generating 64 percent of net new jobs over the past 15 years. Small businesses have been the major factor in stimulating economic growth in our country. In today’s economy, small businesses matter even more.
By Charles Lam Northwest Asian Weekly After much public controversy and criticism, the Seattle Port Commission is calling for extra
Compiled by Staff Northwest Asian Weekly Race and ethnicity has been a key issue in this year’s elections, which is why the group of women
While there are known U.S. companies investing in India, there are many opportunities for successful Indian companies to invest in the United States. From Sept. 27 through Sept. 28, Washington’s first Summit on U.S.-India Trade and Commerce will touch on these prospects, focusing on agriculture, bio-tech and medical research, education, clean-tech, infrastructure, manufacturing, nano-technology, pharmaceuticals, real estate and investment, tourism, and renewable energy. The summit is organized by the […]
By Tiffany Ran Northwest Asian Weekly In 2011, a staggering 32.8 million passengers flew into or out of Sea-Tac airport, making this valued asset of the Port of Seattle the 17th
Compiled by Abby Sun NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY During a time of economic downturn and uncertainty, leaders are needed in all sectors of society to foster innovation and progress. Three times a year, the Women of Color luncheon recognizes female pioneers in certain fields, and these women share personal stories and lessons gleaned from their respective […]
By Assunta Ng Recently, I got e-mails that Gael Tarleton, president of the Port of Seattle Commission, is running for state representative. Another Port of Seattle Commissioner, Rob Holland, called me saying that he, too, is running for state representative. Bill Bryant, also a Port of Seattle commissioner, is mulling over which office to run […]
By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly King County, Assessor Lloyd Hara (ran unopposed) — 98.55 percent of the vote King County, Director of Elections Mark Green — 22.89 percent Sherril Huff — 76.62 percent King County, Council District No. 2 Larry Gossett (ran unopposed) — 98.17 percent King County, Council District No. 4 Larry Phillips […]
By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly Last Thursday, my blog irked two Asian American supporters of Rob McKenna’s governor race. Within the first hour of the Northwest Asian Weekly hitting the streets, the two showed up at our door.
This year, the Port of Seattle turns 100 — and a lot has happened in 100 years. In 1911, King County voters approved creation of the port, which helped to unify a mix of privately owned and competing waterfront companies into one that was publicly owned. By the end of that decade, the port […]