By Vivian Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly The sun may be out in Seattle, but it’s definitely not shining in all parts of Hollywood! Read on to find out the latest pop culture news and media happenings for Asians and Asian Americans in Hollywood—the good and the ugly. The whitest Asian character in Hollywood Another month, […]
By Vivian Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly I am seldom interested in reality television, but there’s something intriguing about reality shows that feature all-Asian <!–more–>casts. Whether it looks like a train wreck or a show with actual value, there’s a surefire guarantee I’ll watch it. So what’s the latest reality show I’ve been following? The reality […]
As donations began flowing into Sichuan after the recent earthquake, something curious happened. The Red Cross Society of China, the government-administered Red Cross association operating in Mainland China, was receiving donations at a level lower than other private aid organizations. By the end of Sunday, one day after the earthquake, the Red Cross had only […]
By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Happy New Year! Welcome to another edition of The Layup Drill. While we are going to look at a wide spectrum of sports this month, one late-breaking story required that I rewrite the column. Thank you, Manti Te’o.
By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Te’o for the Heisman Can a Pacific Islander win the Heisman Trophy?
By Assunta Ng With a population of over 560,000, Macau, a former Portuguese colony settled in 16th century, is an exciting city to see. Its proximity to Hong Kong makes it convenient for tourists to visit in place of Mainland China. No special visa is required if you are a U.S. citizen, and a ferry makes the […]
Click here to see the story. From July 4 through July 8, members of Lions Clubs International from all over the world gathered in Seattle for its annual convention. One of the activities members engaged in was a parade. An award-winning float came from India, which earned second place. Mainland China earned second prize in […]
From the outside, New York’s Chinatown may appear to be a united community filled with not just Chinese — both immigrants and American-born residents — but an array of individuals with many different backgrounds.
Ni Jiang made Seattle proud when she captured the national title of Miss Chinatown Queen in 2008.