I wondered how the film could go on from the killing. And after watching awhile, I wondered how the country of Cambodia could go on from the killing.
Chef Nobuo Fukuda never quite felt like he fit into the rigid confines and strict culture of his family in Japan.
This month, we learn that Asians can do other things besides engineering and doctoring. Like, Asians can be underwear models and they can make stop-motion films and they can get really, really mad when their K-pop gets co-opted.
Dear Editor, For more than two years, Summit Sierra (Washington’s first charter public high school) has had the privilege of calling the Chinatown-International District (CID) home. The community has made our students, families, and faculty feel welcome, as we provide this public school option to Seattle. Just as the community has welcomed us with open […]
The Seattle Mariners celebrated Asian Pacific Heritage Night at Safeco Field on May 15. Fans who attended got the chance to receive an Asian Pacific Heritage Night t-shirt. $5 of every ticket sold through a special online offer benefitted the Chinese American Citizens Alliance and the National Association of Asian American Professionals.
By Ruth Bayang NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY You may not know his name. But you’ve likely heard of one of his latest projects. Jimmy Tang, 37, is the developer behind 3243 Belvidere Avenue Southwest in Seattle — once the neighborhood eyesore and worthy of only a teardown — now a gleaming, new, and modern luxury home. […]
By Arlene Kiyomi Dennistoun NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Boundless is launching its first product to help U.S. citizens and green card holders apply for visas for their spouses. Xiao Wang, co-founder and CEO of Boundless, plans to expand services in the future to assist other family members with visa applications. The idea of empowering immigrants to […]
By Staff NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY The Metropolitan King County Council presented Francisco “Frank” Irigon with the Martin Luther King, Jr. Medal of Distinguished Service. Irigon, a leader in the Asian Pacific Islander (API) community, was recognized on May 23 for decades of community activism and human rights leadership. “There are few more deserving of this […]
By Staff NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Pat Murakami has thrown her hat in the ring for Seattle City Council, Position 9, currently held by Lorena González. “I’m running for Position 9 because Seattle is broken,” Murakami told the Northwest Asian Weekly. There had been some speculation that González would jump in the Seattle mayoral race. Those rumors […]
By Assunta Ng NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY The lavish wedding of Pippa, Princess Kate Middleton’s sister, was held on the same day as our nephew’s modest wedding — on May 20. While Andy’s wedding might have been much smaller, it was hilarious and touching. I never cry at weddings, but I did during this one. There […]