Embellishing resumes are nothing new. When someone claims she writes for a news organization for two years, but hasn’t—that’s not an embellishment—it’s a lie.
How do I depict the Lunar New Year? Superabundance.It is probably not the ideal time to eat healthy — just count the number of rich meals on my calendar. Some are splendid dinners, while some I would rather not discuss.
By Assunta NgNORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY If you are stressed over what to give to friends and family, why not have your own guidelines in gifting? This will be easier for you to decide what to give. I have developed my own guidelines for gifting. One inspiration is from our intern Edison Wong, giving customized gifts. […]
By Assunta Ng NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Our cousin “Fortune Girl” died tragically in Hong Kong at the age of 66. What’s ironic is, there was nothing fortunate in her life except that she did have quite a bit of money when she died. Her death got me thinking. What if I were still in Hong […]
Compiled by Assunta Ng NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY It may surprise you that our movers and shakers maintain their health without going to the gym. Their healthy habits are integrated into their daily life. How do they find opportunities to make a difference in their health? They provided us with tips on how to keep yourself […]
By Assunta Ng NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Do you know that you have power even though you might not be rich? Has it occurred to you to use your voice? Are you aware that you have the ability to get things done if you pay attention to what you do? If you can change people’s minds […]
By Assunta Ng NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY My favorite dish to bring to parties now, is colorful, appetizing and most importantly, healthy. What is beautiful is, a fruit plate gives us the daily needed nutrients. Imagine a world without fruits. We won’t survive. Fruits nourish my skin and fill my belly with their water elements. It’s […]
By Assunta Ng NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY “Grandma, please don‘t make bitter melons for dinner,” I begged my grandmother as a child. “It tastes so bitter, I can’t swallow it.” “Bitter melon is good for you,“ said grandma. “You will cherish them when you get older.” “How do you know?” I wanted to say, but never […]
By Assunta Ng NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY There are many reasons why people vote. Beyond our civic duty, it can also reveal stupid, biased, laughable, and sometimes, dark motives. Many voters might share those motives which I am listing below. Voting decisions are complex, subjective, and emotional because of your life experiences and background. Ask yourself: […]
By Assunta Ng NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Packing smart is often my goal when I travel. Listen to world travelers and you’ll find some helpful hints to make your trip more enjoyable and stress-free. My list of world travelers in this article showcases some prominent members of our region. Port of Seattle Executive Director Stephen Metruck […]