By Sue Misao Northwest Asian Weekly Seattle Mayor Ed Murray called members of ethnic media to City Hall for a
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By Assunta Ng The other night, I dreamed about Santa Claus delivering presents to kids in the International District. I rushed to him, waiting for my turn. Santa took a quick look at me and smiled, “You don’t need one.” “Why?” I protested. Because of my age? Like a child being abandoned, I was almost […]
By Assunta Ng Giving the wrong gift to the wrong person produces no joy. For Christmas gifts, I stay away from personal clothes, handbags, or hats. However, you won’t go wrong if you buy general gifts that reflect Asian culture. Here are a list of suggestions I got from my staff and writers. Chopsticks Jun […]
Twelve Asian Pacific American (APA) organizations are cosponsoring a candidate forum on Oct. 11 to provide the APA community with information from the candidates regarding their thoughts and responses to community needs and interests.
By Assunta Ng Big dreams The Taishanese were the first wave of Chinese immigrants that came to the United States to build railroads in 1840s. Their descendants in Washington are now gathering momentum to form one of the largest organizations in Seattle and have planned an ambitious agenda for its members unparalleled in the history […]
By Assunta Ng “Did you know that the first engineer at Boeing was Chinese?” said the late Ted Yamamura in the early 2000s.
By Assunta Ng The news of Amazon’s founder buying The Washington Post made me realize how much I owe its late publisher Katherine Graham and her paper.
By Assunta Ng What do Lloyd Hara, Sharon T. Santos, Christine Gregoire, Gary Locke, Maria Cantwell, Patty Murray, and Jay Inslee all have in common?
Many in the audience at the NW Asian Weekly’s event knew that Owen could play the saxophone well, but no one knew that he had been secretly practicing a Chinese song for the occasion. After the saxophone performance, he sang a rendition of Teresa Teng’s “The Moon Represents My Heart.” …