By Christian Hill The Register-Guard EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Faye Stewart, the East Lane County, Oregon commissioner who is running for the U.S. Senate, has apologized for remarks condemned by some Vietnamese Americans as insensitive and dehumanizing. Stewart made the remarks at a March 10 forum at George Fox University in Newberg for the candidates […]
By Tung Vu For Northwest Asian Weekly It is important for members of our Vietnamese community to honor those who served and sacrificed in Vietnam. We wish to remember them for defending the republic and the cause of freedom and finally for all Vietnamese Americans to remember the struggles to reestablish our lives in America […]
By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly U.S. Congressman Mike Honda stood up for the All Students Count Act at a rally in Washington D.C. on July 31. Congressman Honda, a Democrat from California, <!–more–>proposed a bill, the All Students Count Act, which requires state education agencies to report more enhanced data in their annual state […]
By Sue Misao Northwest Asian Weekly A vigil was held at the Tacoma Northwest Detention Center on June 21 to support about 40 Cambodian individuals being held there as they await deportation. <!–more–> According to the Southeast Asia Resource Action Center (SEARAC), several dozen men are currently being held in U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement […]
SANTA ANA (AP) – Police detectives are having trouble unraveling a nightclub brawl that left a 23-year-old Vietnamese American woman dead because they can’t identify many of the victim’s friends and others won’t talk to them.
By Zachariah Bryan Northwest Asian Weekly Museums are essential to telling the Asian American story, said Konrad Ng, director of the Asian Pacific
By Assunta Ng Being detectives and negotiators, as well as resilient and forgiving people, has allowed us to deal with many conflicts over the past 30 years. But sometimes, even these skills are inadequate to survive the types of challenges I am going to share with you.
By David Chan FOR NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Regarding the commentary “Is Obama a man of people,” written by Mr. Hai Tran — where he decided not to vote for a Democrat — I suggest Mr. Tran keep an open mind and ask, “Is Mitt Romney a man of the people?” before he decides his vote. It […]
On Friday Dec. 2, 2011, the United States Department of Education and the United States Department of Justice jointly issued new federal guidance to provide a roadmap for K-12 schools, colleges, and universities to leverage the benefits of educational diversity to achieve high quality, inclusive educational opportunities for all students.
By Ngoc Nguyen New America Media A few years ago, my father, a former naval officer in the South Vietnamese Army, developed liver cancer. The diagnosis followed decades of struggle with hepatitis C, a viral infection he contracted through a blood transfusion during the war. A liver transplant saved his life.