Ni Jiang made Seattle proud when she captured the national title of Miss Chinatown Queen in 2008.
June 14: Seattle’s Chinatown raises $166,596 for quake victims
What inspired a wife to be pitted against her husband, a restaurateur to give up jewelry worth $24,000, 30 youths to go door
Happy good eating! The importance of tradition in food
My mom banned turkey from our Christmas table this year. The reason why is because she doesn’t want to buy a vat of peanut oil or
1994: Deep thoughts for the holidays
One story starts with a woman looking for Jesus. She failed to find him and in her disappointment, she gave all her possessions to children.
A glittery gala
Goodwill held its 25th anniversary of the Glitter Sale, called the Glitter Gala, which raised funds to benefit Goodwill’s Job Training and Education Program on Nov. 14.
The event held a fashion show, “Past, Present, Future,” where NWAW publisher Assunta Ng was a model. All the models came from diverse sections of the Greater Seattle community.
1998: Give yourself the gift of good health
Strangely, I had never thought about how lucky I was to be alive until I was fighting for my life a month ago. It was a terrifying experience. This kind of thing tends to hit you without warning, just when you least expect it. It seems to happen when life is smooth and sweet.
The 10 savings of Christmas
For many Americans, surviving this financial crisis means we have to save, save, save.
A cucumber in a papaya for dinner?
In 1981, I raved and ranted simultaneously over an authentic Beijing (Peking) duck dinner while in Beijing.
Locke denies rumor of Obama job
The problem with rumors is that sometimes it gets too big and takes on a life of its own. The Northwest Asian Weekly first learned of former Gov. Gary Locke’s so-called ‘talks’ with President-elect Obama from a Chinese news agency that called to talk to the NWAW’s publisher, Assunta Ng.
Beijing after the Olympics, is still wonderful
The best time to visit Beijing is now ? Cheaper hotels, less traffic, nicer weather. There is also an opportunity to get a sense of the Olympics before it?s too late.