By Stacy Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly Today, pioneers don’t hate to don coonskin hats to blaze trails. In fact, they come in all sorts of garb.<!–more–> The Northwest Asian Weekly and its nonprofit foundation organize a yearly event, called Asian American Pioneers, which honors local Asian American and Pacific Islander Pioneers who have made a […]
BLOG: Even after a car accident, Sen. Shin serious about commitments
By Assunta Ng Last Saturday, after attending the White House dinner in Washington, D.C., to honor President of the Republic of South Korea Lee Myung-Bak, Sen. Paull Shin rushed back to Seattle to attend Northwest Asian Weekly’s Pioneer Awards gala at the China Harbor Restaurant. What the emcee didn’t say and what the audience didn’t […]
Sept. 23: Local Korean Americans welcomes President Lee Myung-bak
About 300 community leaders gathered at the Seattle Westin to welcome President Lee Myung-bak and first lady Kim Yun Ok while the president visited Seattle last month.
Kenny Lee: Korean Community leader instrumental in bringing non-stop flight to Seoul from Seattle
By Nan Nan Liu Northwest Asian Weekly Kenny KwangSul Lee arrived in Seattle in 1976 with one suitcase, one duffle bag, 200 American dollars, and many dreams. “When I first came to the U.S. … my American Dream was [to] make a lot of money by working very hard and [to] buy a big mansion […]