The Northwest Asian Weekly welcomed a new editor Sunday, Sept. 9, as former editor Tiffany Ran left to pursue a career opportunity in the restaurant industry. Charles Lam, who was born in San Jose, Calif. to two Vietnam War refugees, will be taking over her duties. In addition to acting as editor for the paper, […]
By Tiffany Ran Northwest Asian Weekly A collection of sacred relics which drew a crowd of 2,000 visitors in Tacoma made another stop in Seattle from Aug. 3 to Aug. 5 as part of its world tour.
By Tiffany Ran Northwest Asian Weekly When July 1 rolled around, the Viet-Wah Supermarket in the International District still had
By Tiffany Ran Northwest Asian Weekly At a somewhat hectic point in her life, Yoshie Wong decided to run for a Senate seat to represent the 28th district. Soon after, she took on a massive juggling act, balancing her life between her full-time job as a marriage and family therapist and managing a large campaign. […]
By Tiffany Ran For Northwest Asian Weekly I was raised by Dad, a single father.
“The Mirror Never Lies” Reviewed by Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly In “The Mirror Never Lies,” a young girl grapples with the death of her father in this aesthetically pleasing look at the indigenous Bajo sea gypsies of Indonesia. The gypsies live in stilted huts on the water in an area known as the World’s Coral […]
“The Blindfold” Reviewed by Tiffany Ran “The Blindfold,” by Indonesian filmmaker Garin Nugroho is a heartbreaking look at three of the characters’ respective experiences with the Indonesian Islamic State (NII) and its aggressive recruitment techniques. In the film, the recruitment techniques largely target students and the country’s disenfranchised youth. Each scene, dark and somber, bears […]
Reviewed by Tiffany Ran Northwest Asian Weekly Protagonist Khôi moves to Ho Chi Minh City, after his family rejects him for being gay. However, the big city is not the paradise that Khôi expected. In this coming-of-age story, naïve Khôi unwittingly trusts two gay men and agrees to move into their apartment. The two men […]
Reviewed by Tiffany Ran Sidney Rittenberg was an American civil rights activist
By Tiffany Ran Northwest Asian Weekly On April 10, Rosetta Lee, a national anti-bullying expert and science teacher at the Seattle Girls’ School, held a lecture that addressed ways that parents can prevent and address bullying.