By Assunta Ng My cousin Teddy, an immigrant from Taiwan, believes so. He visited me from California last week.
By Assunta Ng The snow and rain destroyed business in Chinatown/International District during the past two weeks. Restaurants and stores were forced to shut down.
By Evangeline Cafe Northwest Asian Weekly As the saying goes, “Every dog has its day,” and in this case, a woman injured during a pit bull encounter had her day in court — and won. In June, a jury awarded more than $200,000 in damages to Yuanquin Ge, a Chinese woman who fell and broke […]
By Staff NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY King County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office’s Senior Deputy Prosecuting Attorney Steven Kim left for Seoul over the weekend.
By Clair Phillips UW News Lab It may be hard for some to believe, but Amy Tan, famed author of “The Joy Luck Club,” belongs to a rock band and has made a guest appearance on the animated series “The Simpsons.” On Jan. 12, the distinguished author began her lecture at the University of Washington’s […]
The Year of the Dragon is turning out to be pretty good so far. This week, King County Senior Deputy Prosecutor Steven Kim boarded a plan to Seoul. He has an impressive task ahead, too, helping South Korea’s judicial system adopt a jury system, much like that of the United States.
By Scott Heinlein and Sandy Marvinney For Northwest Asian Weekly In the works is a business, civic, and cultural delegation to Chongqing, Seattle’s sister city, a booming metropolis on the Yangtze River and the gateway to southwest China. The March 18–23 program, “Seattle Week in Chongqing,” reciprocates a May 2011 visit by a Chongqing delegation […]
On Jan. 28, families from all over the Greater Seattle area came down to the Chinatown-International District for its annual Lunar New Year festival. Featured were lion and dragon dances, drumming, food from local restaurants, and a children’s parade and costume contest. All photos taken by George Liu/NWAW
For Northwest Asian Weekly Ron Chew, executive director of the International Community Health Services Foundation, said his recently completed book on Silme Domingo and Gene Viernes, two young cannery union officials murdered in 1981, is the most difficult piece of writing he’s ever done. “It took me 30 years to arrive in an emotional space […]