By Doug Chin Special to the Northwest Asian Weekly The decision by federal Judge Thomas Zilly to overturn the unanimous verdict of an eight-person jury that the City of Medina and City Manager Donna Hanson fired Police Chief Jeff Chen because of racial discrimination and to order a new trial was atrocious.
This October, the Northwest Asian Weekly presents the Visionary Awards Gala, an event honoring visionaries in the APA community. By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Inbee Park, Michelle Wie, and Tiger Woods. These golfers got their start in golf at a young age, but for many children, a chance at golf — or any other […]
By Doug Ferguson AP Golf Writer Guan Tianlang is an eighth-grader from China who barely weighs 125 pounds and doesn’t hit the golf ball far enough to reach some par 4s. The next stop for the 14-year-old prodigy will be the Masters, where he will tee it up with Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, and Bubba […]
February 3 marked the Lunar New Year of the metal rabbit. Rabbits are best known for their calm and gentle demeanors, like those of wise businessmen/women.
Unlike last year, 2010 was a pretty successful year for Asian celebrities, particularly in music and television.
This month, it’s all about the television stars (or wannabe stars)! “K-Town” was cast and the pilot has been shot, but it hasn’t been picked up.
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — When Y.E. Yang won Asia’s first major title at last summer’s PGA Championship, Han Chang-won couldn’t even celebrate. He was too busy finishing a tournament of his own.
How was everyone’s March? It’s time for an update on last month’s activities of your favorite Asian American celebrities! Tiger Woods announced his return to golf, “The Cove” won Best Documentary at the Academy Awards, Aziz Ansari prepared to host the MTV Movie Awards, and Nicole Scherzinger joined the cast of “Dancing with the Stars.”
Happy spring! This month brought some new beginnings for some Asian celebrities. In Tiger Woods’ case, he attempted to turn over a new leaf. Padma Lakshmi introduced a new baby girl to the world, Zhang Ziyi opts out of a film, and the cast of “Glee” is invited to the White House. I will also update you on how Asian American U.S. Olympians finished!
Happy new year to you and to our favorite Asian American celebrities! Some of our favorites had a pretty rough ending to the year, while others had reasons to celebrate. Here’s what went down last month: Tiger Woods — need I say more? Jon Gosselin is detached from Kate once and for all, Jackie Chan’s “Karate Kid” trailer is released, and Jay Sean makes music history.