By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly When Seattle Colleges (SC) announced its three finalists for the chancellor seat, they were all persons of color — two of them Asian. The Black finalist was not considered, leaving Mark Mitsui, former president of North Seattle College, and Dr. Shouan Pan, president of Mesa Community College of Arizona, […]
By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly Seattle’s $15 minimum wage is expected to impact many small businesses. However, challenges for the International District (ID) businesses go beyond the wage issue. The ID restaurants once known for great food with low prices are no longer enough to appeal to new customers. On many fronts, the businesses […]
By Assunta Ng Next week will be Northwest Asian Weekly’s 33rd anniversary. So how did 2014 fare for the newspaper?
By Assunta Ng The Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) building is located in an auspicious corner of the
By Assunta Ng The Greater Seattle Chinese Chamber of Commerce recently hosted a business panel discussion, “Seattle meets China,” at the Sun Ya restaurant in November.
By Assunta Ng “What’s the best place for Chinese food?” many Seattle Chinese are frequently confronted with this question.
By Assunta Ng Bruce Lee retrospective unifies Chinatown dancers It is rare to see so many Seattle lion dance groups perform simultaneously.
By Assunta Ng Within months, I visited two Bruce Lee exhibitions, one in Hong Kong in July and the other on Oct. 4, at Seattle’s Wing Luke Museum. For people who saw both, the reactions were similar.
Of all the Ivar’s restaurants, my favorite is the one that is closed for waterfront development. It is not the restaurant I will miss, but its fish bar.
By Assunta Ng I left Hong Kong (HK) in the 1970s, but my family ties are still there. The recent HK students’ protest that started on Sept. 27 has stirred up much conversations and arguments in the former British colony—between husband and wife, among friends, between employers and employees, and among parents and children.