By Travis Quezon Northwest Asian Weekly Editor’s note: The original version of this article omitted Seattle City Council Candidate Kshama Sawant. Eight API candidates, six of whom are female, look to make waves in the August primary
BLOG: What a July it’s been
Remembering Kippy Remembering Kip Tokuda, two special moments will always carry with me, one light and the other serious. The former state representative passed away last Saturday while fishing on Whidbey Island.
BLOG: My Wednesday adventures
By Assunta Ng Albert Shen or May Day? For decades, every Wednesday night has been thrilling, agonizing, exhausting, and — sometimes — even hysterical and nightmarish. But if you check my calendar, you would be surprised — very few events are ever listed on Wednesdays. On Wednesdays, I have a date with my newspapers, and […]
Lt. Gov. Brad Owen honored at Seattle Chinatown dinner
Though politicians were plentiful at the March 31 event honoring Lt. Governor Brad Owen, it wasn’t a political affair. Rather, the Sunday dinner was about fun and celebration.
Albert Shen switches from mayor to city council race — Shen to challenge Position 8 incumbent Mike O’Brien
By Charles Lam Northwest Asian Weekly Small business owner and Seattle Community College trustee Albert Shen filed for the 2013 city council race on
Bruce Harrell enters crowded Mayor’s race
By Charles Lam Northwest Asian Weekly Seattle City Councilmember Bruce Harrell announced his entry into the increasingly
BLOG: Holiday party at the White House
By Assunta Ng Three lucky Seattleites are invited to the White House Holiday Party. Albert Shen, a force for President Obama’s fundraising campaign and Debadutta Dash, co-chair of Washington State and India Trade Relations Action Committee will leave Dec. 12 for Washington D.C. Matt Barreto, professor of political science at the UW, will be attending […]
BLOG: White House Cabinet Secretary in Seattle
When Chris Lu, President Obama’s Cabinet secretary, was in town as the commencement speaker for North Seattle Community College (NSCC)’s graduation ceremony on June 15, I thought that I could get the latest scoop on Obama.
Community members greet the China National Women’s Basketball Team at reception dinner
On May 7, about 120 people, including local community leaders, turned out for a dinner at Ocean City Restaurant in the International District to greet the players of the China National Women’s Basketball Team. Assunta Ng, publisher of the Northwest Asian Weekly, organized the dinner. Notable attendees included Sun Fengwu, head coach of the Chinese […]
SBA names Albert Shen Minority Champion of the Year
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) named Albert Shen as its 2012 Minority Champion of the Year.