By Arnold Mukai Special to the Northwest Asian Weekly As we approach the anniversary of the death of community leader Donnie Chin, I wrote a tribute letter for my childhood friend, to share my memories of the guardian angel who protected the International District (ID). I know there are thousands of people who miss this […]
Othello Tiny House Village hosted a community celebration on June 5 to recognize the volunteers, community leaders, organizations, and businesses that have helped make Othello Village possible. The houses are each 8’ x 12’ and safe, sturdy structures. The village will soon add another eight houses for a total of 32 tiny houses. The village […]
The Tsukiji Fish Market in Tokyo is a tourist attraction for those who come far and wide to see the origins of the world’s sushi from its beginnings.
“Bacchus” follows protagonist sassy So-young through her chaotic, take-no-prisoners life as a prostitute in Korea, at the ripe age of 65, that is.
The Chinese Wushu and Taichi Academy co-hosted Grandmaster Chen Zhenglei’s lecture on June 1 at the University of Washington, through a partnership with the Chen Zhenglei Tai Chi Training Center. Chen’s disciples and students performed, along with the China Queen of Taichi — Master Gao Jiamin. Photos by George Liu/NWAW
“In 1994, my dad got really sick,” said Bernie Kay. “We were going through a federal raid. It caused a lot of the old guys — my dad included — to have heart attacks from stress.
There’s been a lot of coverage lately on the growing controversy of whitewashed roles in film and television. The recent casting of Scarlett Johansson in the Japanese manga adaptation of “Ghost in the Shell” has launched some particularly thoughtful think pieces on the issue.
By Ruth Bayang Northwest Asian Weekly “I firmly believe we’ll have some answers in the next 30 to 60 days.” Jonathan Reinhard of Wallingford said he is “hanging in there.” His wife, Jenny Chen, 26, was last seen leaving the city of Oaxaca, Mexico for Cancun on April 12. The couple was supposed to meet […]
By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly Amazon.com removed the doormats carrying images of various Hindu deities from its website within 24 hours after Hindus protested last week. #BoycottAmazon soon started trending on social media with outraged people venting out on the company. Images of Hindu gods depicted on the doormats — Shiva, Vishnu, Krishna, Ganesha, Venkateswara, […]
The Seattle City Council voted unanimously on June 6 to rename a park after Donnie Chin. The park, at 700 S. Lane St., will be renamed Donnie Chin International Children’s Park, in honor of the late community leader who was shot and killed last July. His murder remains unsolved. Chin was instrumental in the founding […]