By John Liu Northwest Asian Weekly I recently took a long overdue vacation to Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam, and it was a really exciting experience, one that I gleaned many lessons from. Here are my 7 tips for surviving Vietnam when you’re not Vietnamese! (The exchange rate on my trip was ₫22,500 Viet […]
DC-based newspaper on nonprofit issues, The Chronicle of Philanthropy, released its annual “40 Under 40: Young Leaders Who Are Solving the Problems of Today — and Tomorrow,” a list of leaders across the nation that The Chronicle selected as people under age 40 to watch as they craft innovative new approaches to entrenched problems. Among […]
To the editor: I have just finished reading [Publisher Assunta Ng’s] blog. I cannot tell you how sad it makes me feel. I appreciate every effort she puts into showing the world what Cambodia is — and its people and its history. Thank you so much for the beautiful pictures. They are haunting and beautiful […]
Did you smile or sigh when reflecting on 2015?
Many tend to glance at their bank balance, thinking of a nice new car or a house. Some think about job advancement or finding love. I wonder how many out there would count having good health as a wonderful gift? If you do, you are perhaps one of the few smart ones. Frankly, without health, we can’t do much. Other accomplishments would quickly be overshadowed when we are sick.
By Assunta Ng If you whine about being lonely during the holidays, or if you don’t have many party invitations, or if your friends and family have been deserting you from Christmas to New Year’s day, you need to read this blog. If you are an out-of-state transplant, working for Amazon or Google, and have […]
What did Northwest Asian Weekly website readers find the most intriguing to click on this year? Here is the list of the top 15 in 2015, based on Google Analytics. 1. Manny Pacquiao fights back at Mayweather’s “reckless” jabs By Greg Beacham Pacquiao has rarely skimped on excitement during his remarkable career as an eight-division […]
By Vivian Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly Phil Yu isn’t an Angry Asian Man. In fact, he’s far from it. Yu is the founder behind the blog Angry Asian Man—one of the most popular sources online for news, pop culture, media, social issues, and Yu’s own commentary and spin about the Asian American experience. The blog’s […]
The era of China’s one-child policy, recently rescinded, has inevitably had its effects. The gender balance has been skewed. The ratio of men to women is out of porportion in China. It is estimated that there will be 30 million eligible bachelors in China by 2020. That is a large number, considering the male to […]
By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Three years ago, seeking to network and find like-minded people with a love of numbers and soccer, Ravi Ramineni traveled cross country to Boston to attend the MIT Sloan Analytics Sports Analytics Conference. This year, he found himself speaking at the conference. The former Microsoft program manager, Ramineni is […]
By Peggy Chapman Northwest Asian Weekly Dwayne Clark, the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Aegis Living, a leader in senior housing, credits his mother for his success and his devotion to helping seniors. Raised by his single mom, Clark states that “she was the driving force in my life. She made me believe you […]