The verdict is in. My employees have just voted “no” on returning to in-office work. And my verdict is…
Did you know that March 2022 was a milestone for us Washingtonians? If you are reading this, you might recall that you have escaped the most horrific pandemic that killed 12,497 Washingtonians, more than 790,00 people in the U.S., and over 6 million people globally.
It’s no surprise that Vanessa Lee of Bellevue won Miss Chinese Chamber of Commerce U.S.A. in San Francisco. What is surprising is, Lee won three titles, a record-breaking feat for the local Chinese community in the national Miss Chinatown pageant.
The Year of the Rat brought a pandemic in 2020. The Year of the Tiger has ushered in a war and a continued pandemic. Russia invaded Ukraine without provocation more than a week ago. On the surface, the Asian community does not appear to be connected with this war.
In Washington state, the mask mandate will be lifted on Mar. 21, one of the last states to lift the mandate. Is this bad or good news?
I have been a beneficiary of a good cop and a victim of a bad cop’s racism.
By Assunta Ng NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY What’s an unforgettable way to propose? Meet Xin Li, who just surprised his girlfriend. How he popped the question, “Will you marry me?” was quite original in the Chinese community. It was the first time in the past four decades that someone placed a proposal advertisement in the Seattle […]
By Assunta Ng NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY When you wake up after a dream, the dream fades away because it wasn’t real. I dreamt of starting the first Chinese newspaper in the Pacific Northwest in October 1981. I woke up after 40 years, and it still exists because it wasn’t a fantasy. (Our 40th anniversary is […]
By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly The evil award Never in the last four decades have I seen the most destructive city council member in my publishing career. Kshama Sawant led protests against the city and former Mayor Jenny Durkan in front of her home. She encouraged protests of all kinds. She told people to […]
Looking for the perfect gift for the people in your life this holiday season? Here’s the Northwest Asian Weekly gift guide to help you shop for even the pickiest people.