By Elizabeth Wang Northwest Asian Weekly A genetic mutation that prevents inflammation present in some Southeast Asians may hold the key to treating a deadly disease, but more research is needed according to researchers at the University of Washington.
Undetonated bombs in Laos see Seattle talk
By Elizabeth Wang Northwest Asian Weekly During the Vietnam War, over 2 million tons of ordnance was dropped into Laos by the United States. Roughly 30
Work doesn’t stop after retirement for CTEF’s Dennis Su
By Elizabeth Wang Northwest Asian Weekly At 71, Dennis Su takes his retirement seriously. Whether it’s attending board meetings for multiple organizations around
Local Asian American makes film to address youth drug abuse
By Elizabeth Wang Northwest Asian Weekly At 18 years old, Peter Phan has encountered issues that many young people his age have
ACRS’ Walk for Rice addresses poverty in API community
By Elizabeth Wang Northwest Asian Weekly Walkers, runners, and dogs of all ages gathered at Seward Park in Seattle to support the 22nd Annual Walk for Rice campaign on June 30.
Best-selling author, Dambisa Moyo, details China’s race for global resources in Africa
By Elizabeth Wang Northwest Asian Weekly In Dambisa Moyo’s New York Times best-selling book, “Winner Take All:
Paving the way — Women of Color Empowered honorees overcome challenges to inspire leaders of tomorrow
By Elizabeth Wang Northwest Asian Weekly About 200 people gathered at the Westin Bellevue on May 11 to attend Northwest Asian Weekly’s
Market owner Yen Lam-Steward celebrates 21 meaningful years at Lam’s Seafood Market
By Elizabeth Wang Northwest Asian Weekly Yen Lam-Steward started working with her father at Lam’s Seafood Market from its humble beginnings on the corner of Main Street in 1991, running the cash register, scaling fish, and cleaning crab.
International school immerses students in dual Mandarin and English program
By Elizabeth Wang UW News Lab Beacon Hill International School (BHIS) is one of three elementary schools in the Seattle area offering a language-immersion program to students. While all three schools offer Spanish, BHIS is the first one to offer Mandarin. The Mandarin program is funded by the Confucius Institute.