By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly Two important paintings by the renowned artist Zhang Daqian (1899-1983) yielded top results in the June 23 auction of Fine Chinese Works of Art and Paintings held at Bonhams in San Francisco. A splashed landscape, dated 1965, and titled “Qiu Shan Xiao Si” (Buddhist Temple in Autumn Mountain) (est. $180,000-250,000) […]
The Village Report — From Phnom Penh to Palo Alto
By Dipika Kohli Northwest Asian Weekly My son Kush turned six, half a world away.
Korean American teen gets online web searches to do offline lifesaving
By James Tabafunda Northwest Asian Weekly After Larry Page and Sergey Brin created the precursor to Google in 1996, they paired it with a business plan that’s proven to be successful beyond any measure.
Goodwin Liu headed to Calif. Supreme Court
By Stacy Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly On Tuesday, July 26, Goodwin Liu was nominated to the California Supreme Court, replacing Associate Justice Carlos Moreno, the court’s only Latino member, who retired earlier this year. <!–more–> Liu, a University of California, Berkeley law professor, was nominated by California Gov. Jerry Brown. The California Supreme Court is […]
Taiwanese signed by NBA hopes to beat stereotypes
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — The first Taiwanese American signed by an NBA team hopes to overcome the negative stereotype of playing college basketball at Harvard and plans on eventually becoming a minister in an inner-city neighborhood. Jeremy Lin, a 6 foot 3 undrafted point guard, signed last week with the Golden State Warriors after impressing […]
Editorial: For Cho and Lin — glass ceiling, what glass ceiling?
Local guy Rich Cho has been named the Portland Trail Blazers new general manager. Also, Jeremy Lin is signing with the Golden State Warriors.
“Ching Chong Chinaman”: The unexpected name in Asian American identity
First thing I thought about before seeing “Ching Chong Chinaman” was, ‘great, another Asian American satire,’ “Joy Luck Club” references and all.