There has been an ongoing discussion here at the Northwest Asian Weekly about the rules of
By Irfan Shariff Northwest Asian Weekly By the late 1890s, Asian Americans were already leaving their mark on the American literary
By Amy Taxin Associated Press GARDEN GROVE, California (AP) – When Thuy Vo Dang came to the United States as a young girl, her English took off. Her parents sent her to Vietnamese school on the weekends to learn her native language, but she eventually had to study it in graduate school to become fully […]
By Sue Misao Northwest Asian Weekly Basically, you’re as healthy as you can afford to be.<!–more–> Like every subgroup, Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders have health concerns specific to them, often connected to immigrant or refugee status, income, access to health care, and, of course, genetics. Some of the most noticeable health issues for the […]
By Gillian Flaccus Associated Press WESTMINSTER, Calif. (AP) – Two women accused of pummeling and kicking a 23-year-old woman, who died after a fight outside a California nightclub that was captured on cell phone videos, were ordered Tuesday to stand trial on murder charges. Vanesa Zavala and Candace Brito have pleaded not guilty in the […]
Wendy Duong, the first Vietnamese American to be appointed a judge in the U.S., shared her story with an audience of more than 60 people on Oct. 23 at Thang Long Restaurant inside Skyway Park Bowl in Seattle. The event was co-organized by NAAAP-Seattle, Phuong Dong Newspaper, and Northwest Vietnamese News. (end)
By Sue Misao Northwest Asian Weekly Ten API candidates remain on the ballot for King County in contested races in the Nov. 5 general election.
By Ninette Cheng Northwest Asian Weekly In 2012, one out of 10 marriages in the United States were between couples of two different races, according to the U.S.
By Andrew Lam New America Media Vietnam specializes in irony. Its president, Truong Tan Sang, is due to visited the White House recently, where he was expected to request a lifting of the U.S. ban on lethal weapons sales to his country while also seeking support for a bid to join the UN Human Rights […]
By Zachariah Bryan Northwest Asian Weekly If there’s one thing Rainier Scholars are, it’s motivated.