By Assunta Ng I have never encountered any YELP reviews at an Asian Weekly’s event. Last week, the review landed on my plate, and it was amazingly bad.
By Daria Kroupoderava Northwest Asian Weekly Dr. Vikram Jandhyala had everything fall into place at the right time. He is Vice Provost of
By Daria Kroupoderova Northwest Asian Weekly Washington State Supreme Court Justice Mary Yu is one of nine Asian Americans being honored at the Diversity at the Top event being held on Oct. 18 at China Harbor Restaurant.
By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly “I always was a huge sports fan,” recalls Aaron Levine of the reason for his career choice.
This week, we ran three stories about artists on our front page. We showcased movie producer and director Christina Yao, award-winning fashion designer Gahee Bae, and famed South Korean visual and multimedia artist Do-Ho Suh.
What a great couple of weeks! In the last 10 days or so, we saw San Francisco elect its first Asian American mayor, Ed Lee — and he has Seattle roots, too. We also saw Steven Gonzalez appointed to the Washington State Supreme Court by Gov. Chris Gregoire. Gonzalez is only the second Latino justice […]
“This dinner is not a town hall meeting,” joked Assunta Ng, founder of the Northwest Asian Weekly Foundation, the event’s organizer, referring to the celebration dinner held at the House of Hong on Dec. 4 honoring Dow Constantine, Martha Choe, Lloyd Hara, Mike McGinn, and John Okamoto. They were named the 2009 Top Contributors to the Asian Community by the Northwest Asian Weekly. This year’s theme was “Diversity at the Top.”
The bigger the risk, the bigger the reward and thrill, I say. That was our motto at the Northwest Asian Weekly with our Diversity at the Top dinner on Dec. 4. We tied our fate with the election on Nov. 3 by honoring its winners. Little did we know that the result of the Seattle mayoral election would be unknown until Nov. 10.
The day before the Diversity at the Top dinner, a group of Republicans held a fundraising event at the China Harbor Restaurant for Attorney General Rob McKenna, a hopeful candidate for the 2012 Washington state gubernatorial race.
Martha Choe is a jack of all trades. She started out as a high school teacher, moved to commercial banking, then to government services, and now she’s working for the largest global private foundation in the world.