The Rainier Valley Community Development Fund honored Dr. Andy Chiem with the 2016 Richard McIver Award at its annual meeting on April 26. Chiem immigrated here as a refugee from Vietnam. He once owned a practice in the International District, on Jackson Street. But parking was very restricted at that location, which caused a […]
The Chinese American Citizens Alliance (CACA) Seattle Lodge honored three people for this year’s Citizens Award at its 5th Annual Dinner on April 30. Those honored included Assunta Ng for founding the Northwest Asian Weekly Foundation and building bridges in the community, Herb Tsuchiya for his decades of community service and civil rights […]
Faith vs. Fate Productions, founded by husband and wife team Collin Neal and Erin Neal, has released a new short movie called “Mother’s Love,” produced by Jessica Zyj, who is Chinese. “Mother’s Love” tells of one producer’s real life story, a story of domestic abuse that took place in Snohomish, Wash., the fight to get […]
In honor of Mother’s Day, we asked some members of our community to share stories of their favorite food mom would prepare, or a time they embarrassed their mom or vice versa.
SEATTLE (AP) — Kenneth Bae knew he was in trouble when he opened his briefcase for a North Korean customs official and saw a computer hard drive he meant to leave behind in China.
This festival featured spectacular dances and artists from around the state, visual arts, hands-on activities, and the always popular Hum Bow Eating Contest with local celebrities.
The costs of doing business in Seattle continue to evolve as shown by the City Council’s approval of a phased-in, $15 minimum wage in 2014 and paid sick leave in 2011. This time, the focus is on how employees are scheduled, as well as how they are paid.
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — The main road alongside Cambodia’s famed Angkor Wat temple is now off-limits to cars as authorities seek to ease traffic jams at the site that draws 2.1 million tourists a year.
By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly It is said, “In Rome, do as the Romans do.” Oh, really! I seldom do when I travel. I may even do the opposite — to survive, to challenge myself, to drive my husband crazy, and to search for extraordinary experiences under unusual circumstances. 1. Is local currency necessary? […]
First came the fight and passage of the “living wage” in western Washington. Now a “livable schedule” is under consideration in Seattle. The group, Working Washington, a labor advocacy group, is focusing its efforts on shift scheduling. “Just like Seattle workers led the way forward in the fight for $15, we’re going to lead the […]