By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly “When is she going to retire?” people often ask my staff members.
When the snow descended, a bunch of nightmares came true for me. While many of you had no school or stayed home last week due to the snow, the Northwest Asian Weekly faced one of its worst crises in 30 years. “It will be the end of our reputation,” I thought. “We might not have the […]
By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly In September 1981, when I dreamed of starting a newspaper, I was a mother with a baby and toddler. Most people called me nuts, thinking a woman should put her family first and ambition second. In addition, it would be a risky venture.
Stephanie Velasco, a senior at Wapato High, was awarded the $5,500 Silme Domingo and Gene Viernes Scholarship in Labor Studies to fund her first year at the University of Washington. This is the first year this scholarship has been awarded.
In honor of the 30th anniversary of U.S.–China relations on Oct. 1, Northwest Asian Weekly staff asked people who have a foot (or even two feet) in China to project what they think the next 30 years will be like.
Delegates pose for photos in a photo exhibition celebrating the 30th anniversary of the establishment of U.S.–China diplomatic relations, in Macao, south China, on Sept. 22.
On Thursday, Sept. 24, Chinese Consul General of San Francisco Gao Zhansheng and Washington state Attorney General Rob McKenna dropped by the Northwest Asian Weekly’s office in Seattle’s Chinatown/International District. Gao’s friend had called us two days earlier about his visit, but he never mentioned McKenna.
I could never imagine that chicken feet, despised by many Americans, would be the thing to link China and America in a win-win situation.
On the 30th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the United States and the People’s Republic of China, U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA)