By Assunta Ng U.S. Ambassador to China Gary Locke and his wife Mona returned to Seattle last weekend for the memorials of Cheryl Chow and Blair Butterworth. Chow’s was on April 20 and Butterworth’s was the following day — coincidentally at the same place, Town Hall.
By Assunta Ng What does Washington state mean to Chinese people?
Many in the audience at the NW Asian Weekly’s event knew that Owen could play the saxophone well, but no one knew that he had been secretly practicing a Chinese song for the occasion. After the saxophone performance, he sang a rendition of Teresa Teng’s “The Moon Represents My Heart.” …
By Zachariah Bryan Northwest Asian Weekly You might think you know Lt. Governor Brad Owen, but did you know that his two sons are Korean adoptees? Or that he was raised by a single mother?
By Assunta Ng What inspired me to go to Gov. Jay Inslee’s inauguration ball on Jan. 16, even though I was sick? Gratitude.
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By Assunta Ng Tan Tho Tien wanted to donate a dinner to benefit Hurricane Sandy victims at his restaurant, the House of Hong. The only
Photos by George Liu/NWAW, Charles Lam/NWAW, Rebecca Ip/SCP, and Assunta Ng/NWAW
By Mike Baker The Associated Press OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — With their excess campaign cash, politicians in Washington state often return money to donors, forward it to their political party, or donate it to charity.
While there are known U.S. companies investing in India, there are many opportunities for successful Indian companies to invest in the United States. From Sept. 27 through Sept. 28, Washington’s first Summit on U.S.-India Trade and Commerce will touch on these prospects, focusing on agriculture, bio-tech and medical research, education, clean-tech, infrastructure, manufacturing, nano-technology, pharmaceuticals, real estate and investment, tourism, and renewable energy. The summit is organized by the […]