By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly While Washington state aims to beat the “other” Washington in hosting Chinese President Xi Jinping, Xi works extensively to distinguish himself from his predecessors in America. Gary Locke, former governor and U.S. ambassador to China, described Washington state at the reception dinner for Xi, as “the real Washington, the […]
BLOG: Absorbing feedback
“Why are you helping the Chinese government?” asked a Taiwanese immigrant reader who complained that we wrote about the Chinese consul general sending a letter to the Seattle City Council asking them not to see Shen Yun, a show organized by Falun Gong, a group that opposes the Chinese government.
Blog: China’s Oprah talks about philanthropy
Last week, broadcast journalist Yang Lan, who was dubbed by CNN as China’s Oprah, visited the University of Washington to talk about
Crusading Chinese lawyer gives up activism
Gao Zhisheng, a human rights lawyer, ponders during his first meeting with the media since he resurfaced …
Letter: NWAW should not promote Communist China
To the Editor:
The Chinese Communist Party enslaves, tortures, imprisons, and murders Chinese citizens who dare to question its oppressive and cruel policies. This includes practitioners of Falun Gong.
How to show elected officials you do not like them
Just as voters choose which candidates they want to hold public office during the general election, they also want to hold current office holders accountable for their actions. One city councilwoman faces an upcoming recall election while two other office holders have faced one since August.