By Hai Tran For Northwest Asian Weekly Several days ago, I received an e-mail from President Barack Obama with the subject line “Do you want to have dinner with me?” A thought ran through my mind, “Wow, only in America would a president ask to have dinner with regular folk like me.” I understood, of […]
I was completely lost during the first half of Celebrate Asia! at Benaroya Hall last Friday. I was the problem. Pipa, a traditional Chinese instrument similar to a guitar (except it’s played vertically), is too profound for me.
By Nina Huang Northwest Asian Weekly Each year, there are certain people who have been recognized for the extraordinary things they have done for Asians and Asian Americans. This list showcases this year’s individuals.
Friends of Little Saigon and InterIm Community Development Association (ICDA) are seeking, artists, architects designers or group of designers to submit applications for the opportunity to design a sign in the Little Saigon community in Seattle’s International District. This sign will represent the experiences of the Vietnamese American and ‘Little Saigon’ community. The sign will […]
By Stacy Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly Yeah, a Thanksgiving article about etiquette is pretty exciting and cutting-edge stuff. But before <!–more–>you run away, ask yourself, “What would I do if my Chinese mother-in-law is planning a hostile takeover of my Thanksgiving dinner?” or, “What would I do if my 13-year-old cousin ignores grandma’s pleas for […]
Helping Link is looking for local volunteers. It has been serving the Vietnamese American community for the past 18 years. It provides English language, citizenship, and computer education classes to adults and seniors, as well as after-school tutoring and summer classes for youth.
By Kate Brumback The Associated Press BAYOU LA BATRE, Ala. (AP) — Alabama’s tough new law targeting illegal immigrants has provoked concern among Latinos — even causing some to leave the state — but members of other immigrant groups appear to be less worried.
By Melinda Deslatte The Associated Press BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Attorney General Buddy Caldwell has won a second term in office, after his only competitor dropped out of the race. Former U.S. Rep. Joseph Cao filed paperwork Tuesday formally withdrawing from the election, a spokesman for the Secretary of State’s office said. “After meeting […]
On Saturday, April 23 just after 5 p.m., three were involved in an accident on Highway 18 near Tiger Mountain, 15 minutes away from North Bend.
Trung Ngo, from Covington, was a University of Washington mechanical maintenance engineer and father of two children. He and his wife, Cheuk Chann