2014 was a year of change, controversy, and loss of long-time community fixtures. However, it was also a year of good news for the Asian American and Pacific Islander community. Here, we look back on our top 10 stories of the year, ranked in order of their effect:
By Sue Misao Northwest Asian Weekly Tony Ng, convicted for participating in one of Seattle’s deadliest shootings, was deported to Hong Kong on May 13 by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations.
By Associated Press TACOMA, Wash. (AP) – A hunger strike at the Northwest Detention Center entered a fifth day on March 10, with four detainees still protesting their treatment and calling for an end to deportations. The strike began March 7 when about 750 detainees refused to eat.
Tony Ng, who was granted parole last October after serving 28 years for his conviction in the 1983 Wah Mee Massacre in which 13 people were murdered, is still in U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) custody, while the agency seeks to deport him to Hong Kong. Ng was transferred to the ICE detention center […]
As we ring in the New Year, we usher out the old with a look back at the top 10 news stories of 2013. From parking to parks, achievers, criminals, and matters of race, here are the people and issues that delivered substantial impacts to the Asian American and Pacific Island communities locally, regionally, and sometimes nationally and internationally.
By Sue Misao Northwest Asian Weekly Tony Ng, convicted participant in the 1983 Wah Mee Massacre, will soon be set free from prison — and sent
See what we rated as the top stories of 2010.
Northwest Asian Weekly (NWAW) staff members and one of its reporters garnered five awards from the Washington Newspaper Publishers Association (WNPA) Better Newspaper Contest.
It’s unusual that I respond to a letter to the editor. I decided to do so this time regarding the story of food stamps fraud in the International District.
The Indeterminate Sentence Review Board (ISRB) unanimously found Tony Ng parolable to his final robbery sentence, which begins in March.