By Assunta Ng Many Asian Americans know Scott Oki as the ex-Microsoft multi-millionaire and owner of 11 Washington state golf courses, including the
By Assunta Ng If the Chinese and Japanese-American communities are considered to be sophisticated fundraisers, the Korean community is a super star. The Korean community surprised many by eclipsing its older brothers with progressive attitudes towards charitable causes on Aug. 10.
By Assunta Ng What sets Yale Wong, co-founder and CEO of General Biodiesel, Inc., apart from his competitors? Biodiesel is an alternative energy source made of recycled cooking oil. When Wong started his company in 2006, it was the ninth biodiesel company in Washington state. Today, his competitors are ancient history. Only one remains, and […]
By Assunta Ng Making art is a way to kill time and pain. Lee’s words reminded me of some of the exquisite artwork made by Japanese Americans who were being incarcerated during World War II.
By Assunta Ng Steven Lee collects pieces of political junk mail and creates magic out of them.
By Assunta Ng You might not be paying much attention to Seattle’s mayoral race, but you should do some research before you send out your ballot for the primary election on Aug. 6.
The three musketeers Among 5,000 graduates who attended the University of Washington’s 138th commencement this year, my eyes were searching for three Chinese immigrant girls who were sitting together.
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.
By Assunta Ng “How does she last so long even though the newspaper business is so challenging?” One of my competitors was wondering.
By Assunta Ng If you see U.S. Ambassador to China Gary Locke’s family walking around Seattle’s Chinatown this fall, you’d probably think that Locke is back in town. Well, no, he isn’t, but his family will be. While Gary will continue serving in China, his wife and children will be moving back to Seattle this […]