I love to talk about Asian Americans doing unconventional things that defy stereotypes. David Chan is one of them. I met David Chan more than three decades ago when he owned a Chinese restaurant in Green Lake. What David Chan has done since then amazed normal people. David Chan is now owner of World Class […]
Blog: Greg Nickels – a champion for the Asian community
Mayor Greg Nickels got third place in his primary election. He has appointed many Asian Americans as his aides and department heads. He might have the best record in appointing Asian Americans compared to other Seattle mayors. He funded many Asian community projects and has cultivated strong ties in our community.
Blog: Behind the news – Asian Americans and the King County Executive race
Bar hopping is not my kind of social venture. But I did it on election night from Twist to Spitfire to Kells Irish Pub in downtown Seattle. It’s adventurous, isn’t it? It’s part of my career even though I am not a drinker. I began this tradition when Gary Locke ran as King County Executive […]
Blog: 5,000/30 for China
China has 5,000 years of history in its civilization. Yet, is it going backward at barely 30 years old? This is the thinking of Y. P. Chan, a speaker at the Seattle Chinese Chamber of Commerce (SCCC) last Friday at the SCCC’s office.
Blog: UW is famous in China, and it has nothing to do with Bruce Lee
The late martial arts movie star Bruce Lee went to the University of Washington, but never graduated.
Blog: A traditional Chinese wedding with prime rib
As a guest to Robin and Kris Leong’s wedding on Aug. 8, I must conclude that Seattle Westin Hotel is an ideal venue to host a traditional Chinese wedding ceremony.
Blog: TV anchors Jean Enersen and Kathi Goertzen
The other week, I dined with more than 20 members of a women’s organization in a West Seattle home. KING TV anchor Jean Erensen and KOMO TV anchor Kathi Goertzen were present.
Thach Nguyen urges others to give without an agenda
Many people give, but only do so with strings attached. These thoughts may sound familiar:
“The more I get acknowledged in public, the more I will give.”
“I jump on the bandwagon when the rich and powerful in the room are giving.”
Blog: How do you celebrate your 60th birthday?
Blog: A notable interview took place in the I.D.
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