To the Editor: I’d just like to say thank you to the robbery witness (in the page 2 story of last week’s issue, “Woman robbed in Chinatown, loses $2,000 and passport”) for stepping up to be a good citizen in helping the victim and the police in tracking down the perpetrators in this robbery incident.
To the Editor: I just want to take a minute to compliment the Northwest Asian Weekly staff for the excellent coverage on [last week’s] health issue.
More than 70 high school and middle school students in Washington, and one from across the country in Maryland, submitted essays, videos, and even a comic strip for the first annual competition sponsored by the student-run Washington Association for Chinese Education (WACE).
On Feb. 4, Seattle Parks and Recreation hosted the dedication of a monument honoring the Filipino defenders of Bataan and Corregidor during World War II at Dr. Jose Rizal Park (1008 12th Ave. S.).
From Jan. 2 through Jan. 13, the Gage Academy of Art in Seattle hosted Chinese artist Yuqi Wang for a 10-day workshop, “Expressive Portrait Painting,” for intermediate and advanced artists.
The North American Post (NAP) purchased Soy Source, a publication of Japan Pacific Publications Inc. (JPP), effective as of Feb. 1, said NAP’s Tomio Moriguchi. “My desire is to have both publications use synergies to sustain and grow our readership and advertisers,” said Moriguchi. Soy Source was first published in 1992. This year marks its […]
By Deepti Hajela The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — The harassment of 19-year-old Danny Chen started in basic training — teasing about his name, repeated questions of whether he was from China, even though he was a born-and-raised New Yorker.
By Jesse Washington The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — They know what it feels like to be overlooked. People, they say, assume they are weak, servile, out of place. So when these Asian Americans watch Jeremy Lin slash and shoot his way through the NBA’s finest, it’s almost as if they are on the basketball […]
By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly Despite the downturned economy, opportunities are thriving for Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (APIs) that want to be involved in business, government, and community and other non-governmental organizations, as the Year of the Dragon unfolds. Indeed, with 2012 being a U.S. presidential election year, greater participation and involvement are more […]
By Vivian Miezianko Northwest Asian Weekly Now that the Lunar New Year festivities are over, where can one find a jubilant event that the entire family can participate in? Where can one relish Western classical music performed alongside contemporary Asian compositions by world-class musicians, book-ended by an exhilarating showcase of traditional dance, drumming, and music?