By Assunta Ng With a population of over 560,000, Macau, a former Portuguese colony settled in 16th century, is an exciting city to see. Its proximity to Hong Kong makes it convenient for tourists to visit in place of Mainland China. No special visa is required if you are a U.S. citizen, and a ferry makes the […]
By Assunta Ng When you fly on Asian airlines from Seattle to Asia, you’ll discover that U.S. carriers have much to learn from their Asian counterparts. Food and services are much more superior. And Asian carriers are making money, while U.S. carriers to Asia, are often struggling. What does it say our about competitiveness?
By Assunta Ng The ANA experience is totally new to me. I have never flown ANA before. The Boeing-designed 787 seats are much wider and more comfortable than the other airlines. I felt less fatigued after flying such a long distance.
In an effort to ease the financial burden on students and increase the number of underrepresented minorities in medicine, the American Heart Association’s Go Red For Women and Macy’s, its national sponsor, are offering the Go Red Multicultural Scholarship Fund.
Asian Americans broke towards President Barack Obama, according to the Asian American Election Eve Poll, a joint project of the National Coalition for Asian Pacific American Community Development (National CAPACD) and Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund (AALDEF). While only 41 percent identify as Democrats, 72 percent of Asian American voters voted for Barack […]
By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly Hip hop artist Robert Diggs, better known by his stage name RZA, grew up watching Chinese-language kung fu
By Assunta Ng Congratulations to Sam Ung, owner of Phnom Penh Noodle House, for his new business deal at CenturyLink Stadium. You can now sample his chicken wings at the concessions. Ung will be honored on Dec. 7 at the China Harbor Restaurant as one of the Top Contributors award dinner organized by the Northwest Asian Weekly […]
A monthly column about all things Asian in popular culture By Vivian Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly With November underway and Halloween behind us, I hope everyone enjoyed the holiday and avoided dressing in ethnic or race-based costumes. Read on to see which fools in the media didn’t follow suit this past month.
As part of the construction of the First Hill streetcar, water will be unavailable for parts of Seattle the nights of Nov. 19 and Nov. 20. The planned shut down will affect 7th Avenue from Jackson to Dearborn on Monday, Nov. 19 from 9 p.m.–7 a.m., 6th Avenue from Jackson to King Tuesday, Nov. 20 […]
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