By Charles Lam The Northwest Asian Weekly The Northwest Asian Weekly celebrated its 30th anniversary last Friday, Oct. 5, with about 650 guests at the Seattle
Jay Inslee and Rob McKenna to attend NWAW gala
The Northwest Asian Weekly 30th Anniversary Gala, to be hosted on Oct. 5 at the Seattle Sheraton, will be crawling with Seattle-area celebrities. In addition to KOMO news anchor Molly Shen and former KIRO chief meteorologist Andy Wappler, who will both be hosting the event, are former City Councilmember Dolores Sibonga; former King County Executive […]
30 years of the Asian Weekly
Over the past 30 years, the Northwest Asian Weekly has grown from two English-language articles in the Seattle Chinese Post to a
How to not be a Grinch and enjoy a non-religious Christmas (while saving money)
By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly I love Christmas. Yes, I do. I know I am stepping on some toes by saying this. Being the publisher of Northwest Asian Weekly, I’ve had people accuse me of not being politically correct when I wish others a Merry Christmas.
BLOG: Breaking bread with an ambassador — Part 3 of the Locke blog series
“What is your preference for lunch — Chinese, Indian, Japanese, Italian, or pizza?” asked someone from U.S. Ambassador Gary Locke’s office in Beijing.
Letter: Weak coverage of fraud harmful to community
Thanks for your coverage of the raid by federal and local law enforcement of two International District businesses for food stamp fraud [on the front page of last week’s issue].
A note about SYLP from Publisher Ng
Breaking the mould for Asian American youth What do you do with high-achieving students who are bad leaders? I am not blaming parents. We, as parents, lack awareness of the importance of leadership because of how we were raised — not to lead, but to be great students so that […]
Blog: Behind the news: East West’s purchase
Dominic Ng, chairman and chief executive of East West Bank, which acquired Washington First International Bank, surprised Asian media by showing up in Seattle on
Blog: Lee a heartbeat away from mayor
For years, Bellevue City Councilmember Conrad Lee wanted to be the mayor of Bellevue. Well, believe and your dream will come true. Last Sunday, his head was held higher than usual. Lee was voted 7–0 as deputy mayor at the last Bellevue City Council meeting in January.
Blog: 0.5 Asians out of 9 on Seattle’s city council
The other day, I had lunch in the ID with a couple of political gurus. “We have only 0.5 Asians on the Seattle City Council,” complained one of them.
She was referring to Seattle City Councilmember Bruce Harrell, who is half Japanese and half African American. This can also be applied to the Black community — now there are only 0.5 Blacks on the council (Seattle City Councilmember Richard McIver retired last December).