By Staff NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY A study published on April 3 reveals that Asians, along with Blacks and Latinos, have high risk factors for heart disease even if they are not overweight or obese. Researchers at Emory University in Atlanta and the University of California, San Francisco studied data from 2,622 Caucasian, 1,893 Blacks, 1,496 […]
Seattle native and chef Shota Nakajima is among a group of chefs from across the nation participating in the new Food Network show “Iron Chef Gauntlet,” where chef contestants compete for a shot at becoming an Iron Chef.
A teenage boy in Tokyo. A teenage girl in a small town called Itomori. Each one of them wishing they could be the other — or at least, something like the other.
To the Editor, On behalf of the Bainbridge Island Japanese American Community (BIJAC), we are humbled and grateful for the overwhelming, heartfelt support and participation on March 30 honoring the 75th Anniversary Commemoration of the first Japanese Americans to be forcibly removed and exiled during WWII. This chapter in American history began on Bainbridge Island, […]
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By Staff NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Dr. David Dao is recovering at a Chicago hospital after he was forcibly removed from a United Airlines flight headed to Louisville, Ky. on April 9. The incident was caught on videos taken by other passengers — provoking an outcry on social media. In a statement, United said, “Flight 3411 […]
By Staff NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Julie Locke died in Seattle on April 6. She was 90. According to her son, the former governor of Washington, Gary Locke, “Mom passed away … peacefully and without any pain and in the comfort of her home.” Locke said his mother suffered a massive stroke on March 20. Born […]
By Janice Nesamani NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY For over 2,000 years, they lay underground — silently guarding China’s First Emperor Qin Shi Huang. In 1974, they were accidentally disturbed from their eternal watch by farmers digging a well in Xi’an in the Shaanxi province of China, revealing a site that is estimated to spread over 38 square […]
By Staff NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY A 17-year-old Malaysian immigrant in Orange County, Calif. has stunned everyone with her extraordinary achievement of getting acceptance letters from eight Ivy League universities. Cassandra Hsiao’s application essay played a big role in her acceptance into the universities, where she wrote about learning English while growing up in a house […]
By Assunta Ng NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY I met the parents of former governor Gary Locke, the late Jimmy and Julie, when he was a Washington State Representative. Julie died peacefully last week at her home. She was 90. Most community members remember Jimmy more because he’s sociable and often cooked for Locke’s campaigns. Few realize […]