By Assunta Ng We received a tip that both Taiwan and Chinese officials would be attending the Seattle Chinese Chamber of Commerce’s annual Lunar New Year dinner at China Harbor Restaurant last Thursday.
By Assunta Ng My cousin Teddy, an immigrant from Taiwan, believes so. He visited me from California last week.
By Assunta Ng The snow and rain destroyed business in Chinatown/International District during the past two weeks. Restaurants and stores were forced to shut down.
Keynote speaker Nate Miles rocked Mt. Zion Baptist Church with his fiery delivery, passionate cry for social, economic, and civil rights justices, and dramatic storytelling at “Leaders and Leadership” last Friday, an event in celebration of Martin Luther King Jr’s birthday. Organized by the Seattle Community Colleges, the annual event brought together the young and […]
Michael So, Hong Kong opera star and former owner of Honey Court Restaurant, passed away recently. Most people are unaware that he was kidnapped in 1982. (The two criminals were Wah Mee killers in 1983.) They robbed him at gunpoint at his Queen Anne home and later locked him in his own car trunk, leaving […]
Three Chinatown organizations impressed Congressman Jay Inslee, a gubernatorial candidate, with their history, a toast, Chinese welcoming sign, and reception in his honor on Jan 8. What Inslee didn’t know was that some of the members of these associations had already given money to the campaign of his opponent, Attorney General Rob McKenna.
What really matters? Ask yourself this before you make your New Year’s resolutions. Write down what you find valuable. Writing helps you understand yourself and empowers you to achieve what you want.
I am not insane. People will probably accuse me of being insane because I’m starting my 2012 blog by talking about failures. I can imagine some readers’ reaction. “Don’t you have better things to write about?”
By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly If you lament being alone and lonely during the holiday, here are some suggestions for you to rewrite your holiday routines with meaning and fun.
By Assunta Ng Ordinary folks think only of visas when they think of consul generals. Actually, consul generals play an important role in serving the local community. For instance, the recent haze in Beijing, which shut down airports and highway transportation, caused local people to turn to the U.S. Embassy for an accurate measure of […]