By Assunta Ng While attending an event at a SeaTac hotel last week, I met two women who receive the $15/hour minimum wage. SeaTac has implemented the new law on Jan. 1. I met the women while they were working. One was a waitress and the other was cleaning the hallway.
By Assunta Ng Immigrants often don’t use their voices in government politics for fear of their accents and language barriers.
By Assunta Ng I love cooking oysters, but hate all the work involved. It becomes a family affair when I cook oysters. Hey, you want to eat? I tell my family, you have to contribute and do your share of the work.
By Assunta Ng David and Goliath showed up at the Seattle City Council’s hearing on the mayoral $15 minimum wage proposal on May 13.
By Assunta Ng The Hum Bow Celebrity Contest was a new idea at the Asian American Heritage Festival, held at the Seattle Center last Sunday.
By Assunta Ng Anxiety struck the Asian business community on April 24, when Mayor Ed Murray was supposed to announce his plan in the afternoon for the $15 minimum wage.
By Assunta Ng Uwajimaya chairman Tomio Moriguchi is not all about business. He is a determined leader who fights for important causes for the community.
By Assunta Ng The Wing Luke Asian Museum showcased a parade of impressive Asian Americans’ artwork at its annual dinner last Saturday at the Seattle Sheraton Hotel. More than 50 Asian Americans created some of their most amazing pieces for The Wing’s auction, which raised $400,000.
By Assunta Ng I haven’t been able to resist going to Veggie Fest for the past eight years. I notice how full I am after every visit and how satisfying it is to bring samples home. The cereal samples will be handy when I travel overseas. It’s just hard to say ‘no’ to free food.
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?