By Tim Gruver Northwest Asian Weekly Stories of struggle, triumph, and transformation defined the Northwest Asian Weekly Foundation’s annual top contributors to the Asian community dinner on Dec. 2. Held at the House of Hong, the event honored eight recipients — Chung-Hyung Lee, president of the Seattle Ewha Woman’s University Alumni Association; Kim Pham, publisher […]
Eight people were honored on Dec. 2 at the House of Hong Restaurant in Chinatown. Photos by George Liu and Eugene Tagawa
By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly When asked about a pivotal memory from growing up, Chung-hyung Lee, an honoree of this year’s Top Contributors to the Asian Community Awards, reached back to her childhood in Seoul, where she lived until age 36, when she immigrated to Moscow, Idaho with her husband and three children. “In […]
Life in public service as the director of a nonprofit was not something that Dorothy Wong dreamed of.
A gorgeous home on Lake Washington is what Jason Lee and his wife Mia call home.
By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly Rick Polintan has had over 35 years of community and union organizing experience since his migration to the United States in 1980 from the Philippines. He was a member of the Union of Democratic Filipinos, doing community organizing against the Marcos dictatorship and helping Filipinos in their struggle for immigrant […]
By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly The Asian Weekly is proud to recognize both Ming-Ming Tung-Edelman and Chinese American Citizens Alliance (CACA) as top contributors. Tung-Edelman masters and manages an unusual variety of tasks. She is a pharmacologist at the busy Polyclinic in Seattle, where she deals with anything related to pharmacology and prescriptions. She is […]
By Minal Singh Northwest Asian Weekly Every year, the Northwest Asian Weekly and Northwest Asian Weekly Foundation hold a banquet in honor of the Top Contributors to the Asian Community in the past year. These honorees are passionate about improving their communities in such areas as education, health, activism, and politics.
Last week, many in the Asian community came together to honor their own — if anyone can call the wildly diverse countries of China, Korea, Vietnam, Nepal, Japan, and Philippines all one’s own, which they do. It was the Northwest Asian Weekly’s annual Top Contributors celebration at the House of Hong.
From crayons to council By Sue Misao Northwest Asian Weekly Bryan Yambe’s earliest foray into politics began when he was only 7 years old, sitting quietly in the corner of a