The White House hosted its fourth annual Diwali celebration on Tuesday, Nov. 13, at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building. Diwali, also known as “the festival of lights,” is a holiday celebrated by Hindus, Sikhs, Jains, and some Buddhists worldwide, providing a time for celebration and reflection. Its stories and rituals focus on the triumph of […]
Seattle-area artist Eunice Kim represented the United States in the International Print Triennial – Krakow 2012, held at the Contemporary Art Gallery Bunkier Sztuki in Krakow, Poland. The exhibit was on view from Sept. 15 through Oct. 31.
The Seattle Chinese Garden Society hosted the Soaring Dragon Celebration and benefit dinner at South Seattle Community College’s Brockley Center on Saturday, Nov. 10, raising approximately $50,000 for the continued growth and maintenance of the Seattle Chinese Garden. There were approximately 120 people in attendance, including honorary Chair Benjamin Lee and Seattle Chinese Garden President […]
Trong Pham, portfolio manager, vice president, and financial adviser with Morgan Stanley, and president of the Greater Seattle Vietnamese American Chamber of Commerce, has partnered with Komen Puget Sound to be one of their Pink Tie Guys for 2013.
By Aye Aye Win The Associated Press YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Myanmar’s leader has ordered a new prisoner amnesty ahead of a historic visit to the country by President Barack Obama on Monday, Nov. 19. State television said Sunday, Nov. 18 that President Thein Sein had ordered 66 detainees released, but it was not clear […]
By Susan L. Cassidy FOR NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY I believe in freedom of press. Passionately. I believe that freedom of press is a distinction which separates democracy from tyranny. Freedom of the press is the difference between an informed populace and the ignorance that makes it possible for propaganda to parade around dressed up as […]
By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly Although he remains almost unknown to American audiences, Shin Joong Hyun achieved legendary status long ago in his native South Korea. Now, his music can be heard in the States with the release of “Shin Joong Hyun & Yup Juns” by Lion Productions and distributed by Seattle’s In The […]
By Ron Chew For Northwest Asian Weekly International Community Health Services (ICHS), the largest Asian Pacific Islander health care organization in the Pacific Northwest, recently announced plans to develop a new medical-dental clinic in Shoreline.
By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Te’o for the Heisman Can a Pacific Islander win the Heisman Trophy?
By Assunta Ng What does Thanksgiving mean to immigrants who have lived in America for decades like me?