Angels may have wings and be able to fly, but angel investors don’t.
By Nomaan Merchant Associated Press BEIJING (AP) — In a city where smog routinely blankets the streets, a Dutch artist has offered an eccentric solution: a 23-foot metal structure that takes in smog and expels cleaner air. Daan Roosegaarde’s Smog Free Tower opened Sept. 29 on a small, grassy lot in Beijing’s famed 798 arts […]
By Judy Wu, Anne Shields, and Aaron Tam For Northwest Asian Weekly Climate change is the single greatest threat facing our planet, and unlike most issues, it requires global cooperation and has a time limit on solving it. Climate change especially requires that the two biggest polluting countries, the United States and China, both work […]
By Chrisha Bali For Northwest Asian Weekly It’s all over the news — increasing incidents of typhoons, tropical storms, and droughts throughout Asia and the Pacific Islands. Many of us have family and friends who are directly impacted by these events. These events are not random but an effect of climate change. You don’t have […]
Candidates from all over the state gathered on Sept. 22 for the 7th Annual Ethnic Media Candidates Meet n Greet at the Nagomi Tea House.
By James Tabafunda Northwest Asian Weekly After Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) Director Ray Hoffman announced his decision last June to step down from his seven-and-a-half-year tenure, Mayor Ed Murray thanked him for his 26-year public utilities career in the city. About a month later, Murray announced his selection of Philadelphia’s utility executive and planner as […]
By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly The Seattle Art Museum (SAM) presented initial design renderings on Sept. 29 for the upcoming renovation and expansion of the Asian Art Museum, set to begin fall 2017. This would be the first substantial renovation to the historic building since 1933. It will bring the museum up to 21st-century standards […]
By Ruth Bayang Northwest Asian Weekly People can’t stop talking about the news anchor who moderated the vice presidential debate on Oct. 4. Elaine Quijano, 42, is the first Filipino and Asian American to moderate a national debate in a general election campaign, and the youngest since Judy Woodruff in 1988. Quijano is a correspondent […]
By Brandon Bailey AP Technology Writer SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The U.S. Department of Labor has filed a lawsuit accusing a fast-growing Silicon Valley software company of systematically discriminating against Asian job applicants. Palantir Technologies was co-founded by prominent tech financier Peter Thiel, with backing from an investment arm of the CIA, and was recently valued […]
By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly I never dreamt that I could have traveled to over 40 countries, as my demanding career allows only short vacations. I credit that to cruises. My stepfather was the one who encouraged me to take a cruise to relax. But I didn’t take his advice until decades later. I […]