By Jane Mee Wong Northwest Asian Weekly Eight months ago, dock workers at Hong Kong’s Kwai Chung terminal went on a historic 40-day strike. Faced
By Jane Mee Wong Northwest Asian Weekly Swing-shift custodians at the University of Washington are coming together across ethnic lines and language barriers to keep their work shifts. The predominantly Asian, Latino, and East African workforce consists of 66 custodians who work from 4:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. On June 1, they will be reassigned […]
“China loves Tibet,” Zhang, a Chinese graduate student read aloud from the multitude of signs. He continued, “But the question is, does Tibet love China?”
South Asia has become the new arena for the two presidential candidates’ policies concerning the war against terrorism. The refrains of Bush’s anti-terrorism offensive in Afghanistan and Iraq can be heard in both the Obama and McCain campaigns. However, Afghanistan’s neighboring country, Pakistan, is the centerfold of discussion this time.
Diana Lee Inosanto describes herself as a multi-tasker. The Filipino American stuntwoman, martial arts instructor, actress and mother of two is also the writer and director of a new independent movie, “The Sensei.” Screened in packed theatres at numerous film festivals, “The Sensei” will be playing in the upcoming Seattle Gay and Lesbian Film Festival on Oct. 24.
“We need more job security, more raises and benefits,” said female Korean American Lee*, 43, an electrician at the Everett-based Boeing plant.