Jackie Chan movies come complete with standard expectations. You need Jackie Chan, of course — charming, modest, awkward, and ready to kick butt as always.
When she was 13, Yeonmi Park and her mother were smuggled across the Yalu River from their North Korean border village to China.
The New Year brings a lot of new and exciting things for people. But welcoming a new family member is a whole new experience and celebration.
By Nina Huang NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY What do you get when the Seattle CEO who made headlines in 2015 for announcing he will pay his employees a minimum of $70,000, partners with a Thai computer engineer? A successful partnership that helps the Thai restaurant community work more efficiently and profitably. Saksit Udompanit, CEO of SmilePOS, […]
By MICHAEL BALSAMO Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — A man stabbed two men to death at a private recreational club in Los Angeles’ Chinatown neighborhood after one of the victims wouldn’t give him money to pay for an impounded car, Los Angeles police said in a Jan. 27 statement. Police say Vinh Quok Dao, […]
By Janice Nesamani NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Intro: Sergeant Loi Dawkins is a triple minority — a woman born to an Asian mother and Black father, she has spent over 15 years as an officer with the King County Sheriff’s Department. Having lived her whole life in Tacoma’s Hilltop neighborhood, joining the police force was not […]
Seattle is officially a Welcoming City, by order of Mayor Ed Murray who signed the executive order in November. It was affirmed by the Seattle City Council on Jan. 30. The Welcoming City order means Seattle joins a network of other cities that are focused on inclusion and will work to reduce barriers to help […]
On Jan. 29, children and their parents, and for the first time, a couple of canines took part in the Lunar New Year Children’s Parade and Northwest Asian Weekly’s 8th Annual Costume Contest in Seattle’s International District.
By Assunta Ng NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY On Jan. 20, the day of the Presidential Inauguration, was also the Northwest Asian Weekly’s 35th birthday. “Wow! How did you do it?” People ask me that question a lot. How did an independent pan-Asian weekly survive that long? Sacrifices, miracles, dedication, and extreme resilience are the key. The […]
Our representatives on Capitol Hill aren’t taking President Donald Trump’s so-called “Muslim ban” lying down. On Jan. 31, members of Congress and Indian American leaders held a news conference condemning the ban on citizens from seven Muslim-majority countries — calling it unethical, unjust, unconstitutional, and un-American. Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-WA), Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi (D-IL), and […]