By Art Wang For Northwest Asian Weekly I finally visited China in 2019, traveling with my two adult children to Beijing, Shanghai, Xian, and Hong Kong. While it seemed we ate our way through China, my son Alex and I also would spend mornings looking at wild birds in the parks. I’ve been a birder […]
The Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A 76-year-old woman from China who fought back against a man who punched her on a downtown San Francisco street corner said the unprovoked attack left her scared and traumatized. Her alleged assailant was arrested on March 18. Xiao Zhen Zie told KPIX-TV in a tearful interview she […]
By Assunta Ng NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY “Mirror, mirror on the wall, am I getting fat?” Mirror replies, “Yes, dear. The pandemic is making you fat!” If you have gained 15 to 30 pounds, you are not the only one. If you want to lose it quickly, that’s the wrong approach because you are going to […]
By Assunta Ng NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY For two consecutive Saturdays, rallies against Asian attacks in Georgia were held in Seattle’s Chinatown, but the contrast was as dramatic as day and night. The March 13 rally was a “Who’s Who” in the crowd with former Gov. Gary Locke and King County Executive Dow Constantine. Some of […]
By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly “I feel as if I was abused twice, first by the attacker, and second by the legal system,” said Noriko Nasu, a teacher at Inglemoor High School, after being a victim of a hate crime. Nasu bravely told her story of being assaulted last month at a press conference […]
By Travis Quezon ICHS The COVID-19 vaccine rollout in Washington has expanded with the Federal Drug Administration approval of the Johnson & Johnson (J&J) vaccine in February. Health care providers are letting the community know that by taking the first vaccine you can get, you are helping to stop the virus from circulating. You’ll also […]
By Mahlon Meyer Northwest Asian Weekly During the past year, Angela Wong, 51, often drove 30 miles each way to drop off chao shao bao, shumai, face cream, candied ginger, and other things for her mother. Occasionally, she would see her through a window in the lobby of the nursing home, where she is locked […]
Meet Bảo Nguyễn and Linh Mai, two Vietnamese American teens who go to the same high school and whose families both own phở restaurants.
I know we’ve all had a really terrible week, and it feels a bit discordant to read frivolous pop culture news. But I hope this column gives you a break from the heaviness.