By Assunta Ng The recent controversy involving the Seattle Times publisher’s support of Republican gubernatorial candidate Rob McKenna by giving free advertising worth over $70,000 puzzles a little publisher like me.
Gary Locke swears in as U.S. Ambassador to China
U.S. Commerce Secretary Gary Locke formally resigned Monday, Aug. 1, and was sworn-in by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton as U.S. Ambassador to the People’s Republic of China.
Blog: Chris Lu — Obama’s inner circle
President George W. Bush appointed two Asian Americans to his cabinet. The Asian community was impressed. But President Obama gave us more—three cabinet secretaries, Gary Locke, Steve Chu, and Secretary Eric Shinseki, and many other powerful appointments, including Chris Lu, one of the 25 assistants to the president since 2008.
Before Locke confirmation, who’s manning the fort?
By Tessa Sari Northwest Asian Weekly Robert S. Wang is a career Foreign Service officer with more than two decades of experience in the U.S. Department of State. He is the deputy chief of mission at the Embassy of the United States in Beijing. He is currently serving as charge d’affaires, essentially acting as the […]
Blog: Locke is not confirmed yet
If you think that U.S. Commerce Secretary Gary Locke is already our new U.S. Ambassador to China, you are wrong. The last ambassador, Jon Huntsman
April 27–29: Commerce Secretary Locke leads five-member congressional delegation to Korea
U.S. Commerce Secretary Gary Locke led a congressional delegation to Korea to build support for the passage of the U.S.–Korea Trade Agreement (KORUS).
Blog: Be wary of assumptions
The mainstream media has spread rumors about U.S. Commerce Secretary Gary Locke being considered for the Port of Seattle’s CEO job six years ago
Blog: Please speak English, not Chinese!
Gary Locke as the U.S. Ambassador to China? Why yes!
“What qualifies U.S. Commerce Secretary Gary Locke to be the U.S. Ambassador to China?” KOMO Radio asked me in an interview.
Blog: Remembering Jimmy Locke
Of the many special moments I remember about Jimmy Locke, father of U.S. Commerce Secretary Gary Locke and who passed away last week, a few stand out.
12 meaningful gifts that DON’T carry a hefty price tag
When looking for holiday presents, there are certain criteria that many of us consider. We want the gift to be a perfect representation of our affection for the receiver.