By Assunta Ng Giving the wrong gift to the wrong person produces no joy. For Christmas gifts, I stay away from personal clothes, handbags, or hats. However, you won’t go wrong if you buy general gifts that reflect Asian culture. Here are a list of suggestions I got from my staff and writers. Chopsticks Jun […]
By Stacy Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly Amid applause, Kelly Aramaki walked to the center of the stage at the top-floor banquet room at China Harbor Restaurant on Oct. 18. <!–more–> “I didn’t know I was going to be on this track. I was a bit misdirected at times,” Aramaki said. He graduated with a Bachelor of […]
The Northwest Asian Weekly presents the Visionary Awards Gala, an event honoring visionaries in the APA community, on Oct. 18. By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Ben Zhang does not believe in luck when it comes to business. Zhang believes in hard work, executing a vision, and from that luck will come. Zhang’s business acumen […]
Save the Date: Visionary Award Gala Date: Friday, Oct. 18, 2013 Time: 6:00 p.m. -9:00 p.m. Location: China Harbor Restaurant (2040 Westlake Ave.N., Seattle) Honorees Bogey Bear Jr. Golf Foundation Asian Pacific Islander Community Leadership Kelly Aramaki, Personal Executive Director, Seattle Public Schools Jinyoung Lee Englund, Director of Communication, CoinLab, Inc. Ben Zhang, Founder & […]
By Assunta Ng What does Washington state mean to Chinese people?
By Assunta Ng Don’t let anyone steal your Christmas. Not even a killer.
(From left) Shiao-Yen Wu, CEO of WPI Real Estate, Bellevue Mayor Conrad Lee, King County Councilmember Reagan Dunn, Ben Zhang, president and CEO of Greater China Industries, and Nina Collier, managing partner at Washington2 Advocates. (Photo by George Liu/NWAW) Bellevue Mayor Conrad Lee and Ben Zhang, president and CEO of Greater China Industries, hosted a […]
Teresita H. Mandapat of Pearly Whites Laser Dentistry and Greater China Industries, represented by founder Ben Zhang, won University of Washington Minority Business of the Year Awards for Pierce and King County, respectively. The awards ceremony and dinner were held at the Westin Hotel in Seattle. Other winners were Canon de Sol Winery, Kalispel Tribal […]
City University of Seattle held its inaugural Global Innovations Gala and Awards at the Four Seasons in Seattle. The event raised $25,000, and about 200 people were in attendance. Martha Choe, chief administrative officer of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, was the keynote speaker.