By Assunta Ng I have attended the Fourth of July naturalization ceremony every year for the past 22 years.
By Assunta Ng On July 9, three White House officials visited Seattle. As a member of the media, I was invited to all three meet-and-greet events. Vice President Joe Biden was in town to campaign for U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell at the Seattle Westin Hotel. Although I admire Biden, I hesitated to go to his […]
By Assunta Ng Congressman Jim McDermott expanded the 7th Congressional district to include cities like Normandy Park, Burien, Edmonds, and more.
By Bettie Luke For Northwest Asian Weekly With a shout and quick flip of the whisk, Master E-man, Taoist priest from Los Angeles,
This year’s Dragon Fest will include a traditional Japanese beer garden on Saturday from noon to 8 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 6 p.m. in the parking lot at 5th Avenue and King Street.
By The Associated Press Staff OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — The state Ecology Department is asking beachcombers to throw away plastic foam, bottles and other small items that are landing on the Washington coast, apparently from the tsunami last year in Japan.
All things Asian in popular culture By Vivian Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly From America to Japan, June was a month of rebooting in the world of pop culture. This meant some Asians were fortunate enough to receive new opportunities. Other Asians, however, got the boot.
By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly The best advice I can give to keep your weight down is to treat yourself while eating small portions. I’m lucky to be in the International District, where there are many snacks offered at reasonable prices. Here are a few of my favorites.
Since the recent shooting in South Seattle, which happened as Sherry Soth and friends were leaving a house party, Soth became known as the 22nd homicide victim in Seattle this year. But the 21-year-old, described by the Seattle Times as a “free-spirited fashionista” of Cambodian descent, left a mark on the local community.
By Evangeline Cafe Northwest Asian Weekly A recent Pew Research Center survey found that Asian Americans are the highest-earning and