By Janice Nesamani NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Would you write a book that chronicled your failures, exposed your most vulnerable moments, or acknowledged your mistakes? In a world that prizes flawless Instagram pictures, Hao Lam chose to do just that. In his book ‘From Bad to Worse to Best in Class,’ Lam takes us back in […]
By Mahlon Meyer Northwest Asian Weekly Thirty years after his father gave up everything to give him a better future in the United States, Tien Ha can finally help him to get back home again. “I’m buying my father a plane ticket,” said Ha, 37. “He’s going to spend the Lunar New Year in Vietnam.” […]
By Ruth Bayang NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY The Northwest Asian Weekly (NWAW) won 11 awards at the annual Washington Newspaper Publishers Association (WNPA) 2019 Better Newspaper Contest, including four first place wins—a record in NWAW history. WNPA representatives announced the winners during the annual convention awards dinner in Olympia on Oct. 11. Stacy Nguyen, Kai Curry, […]
Are we crazy if we celebrate failures? Most Asian Americans don’t tell you what’s wrong with their family or themselves. The last thing they want to share is their failures in school, marriage, job, or business for fear of losing face.