Dear Editor, I understand that other essays written by the 2013 Summer Youth Leadership Program students all cannot be printed due to space issues with the newspaper. However, these SYLP students took the time to come up with a subject matter, and they took the time to write their personal essays. In the past years, […]
Dear Editor, This is Tyler and Brandon Nguyen’s (alumnus from previous SYLP Summer Programs) mom. I just read an article in your most recent issue titled, “In aging China, old woman sues children for care.”
Dear Editor, My grandmother used to always say, “Remember the good; forget the bad.” I thought of this in tears on the train coming home to Pittsburgh after 12 years living in Chinatown. Chinatown was more than a neighborhood; it was a dream come true. I will never forget the wonderful people, the newspapers, the […]
The White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders is hosting a Google Hangout and chat about the Health Insurance Marketplace in Vietnamese on Wednesday, Nov. 6, at noon Pacific time.
Small business owners and community members are invited to a public board meeting of the Washington State Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs to learn about enrollment in — and the progress of — the Affordable Health Care Act in the Asian Pacific American community.
An art exhibit called “Stir Fry: A Visual Arts Feast of Nature and Cultural Diversity” is currently on display at the University of Washington School of Social Work gallery. Artist Jean Chen is showing more than 70 pieces comprising collages, photographs, and sumi-e paintings, expressing the cultures of east and west and reflecting the artist’s […]
Two films will be shown for the series “Nikkei Heroes” at the Nagomi Tea House, 519 Sixth Ave. S., in Seattle’s Chinatown/International District.
By James S. Kim KoreAm Journal Dr. Peter Rhee first caught the media spotlight more than two years ago, after the January 2011 shooting in Tucson that killed six and critically injured Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords. The chief of Trauma Critical Care and Emergency at the University of Arizona Medical Center, Rhee — in his scrubs […]
By Christopher Bodeen The Associated Press BEIJING (AP) — Chinese police were seeking information Tuesday on two ethnic Uighur suspects believed to be linked to an apparent suicide car attack near Tiananmen Square in the country’s capital that killed five people and injured 38.
Ten people from the Asian Pacific American community were honored as “visionaries” by the Northwest Asian Weekly Foundation on Oct. 18. About 300 people attended the gala event at Seattle’s China Harbor Restaurant, which included a no-host bar, personal welcomes from King County Council candidate Shari Song and Northwest Asian Weekly publisher Assunta Ng, a […]