By Assunta Ng People expect the Northwest Asian Weekly, a relatively small paper, to act like a big media company when it comes to election time. Candidates’ questions cover the myriad, such as: “Do you do endorsements?” “Can you do an interview?” “Why haven’t you contacted me?” . . . These questions keep popping up […]
Celebrating Earth Day with Goodwill
Seattle Goodwill is celebrating Earth Day with local musicians, CEOs, athletes and community leaders who are “breaking up” with an outfit, Breakup4Good, and publicly donating it to Goodwill – and keep it from the landfill. Some of the outfits will be auctioned off to benefit Goodwill’s job training and education programs. Over 60 individuals […]
Playing with paper — Fun and creative options for that stack in the corner
Anyone who works with print understands how the paper can pile up. And here at the Northwest Asian Weekly and the Seattle Chinese Post, it definitely piles up. Although we are adamant about recycling, it’s fun to be creative and think about how you can use that paper instead of just immediately tossing it into […]
BLOG: Easy medicine: A list of foods for stress — (But be sure to create your own list, too)
By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly “Food is medicine,” said a doctor in a television interview recently. But of course, he was not the first to acknowledge that food is medicine. Hippocrates, a Greek physician said, “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food” more than 2,000 years ago. The Chinese culture has […]
BLOG: Lunar New Year Confessions — It’s already an interesting year
By Assunta Ng “What’s going on in the community?” This is a question I often get, and well, it makes me uncomfortable. People assume I know everything being a newspaper publisher. But I don’t. I’ve learned that “I don’t know” is not an embarrassing response. I don’t feel insecure or have an ego issue that […]
My Taiwan trip: Food, more food, (and bring bigger luggage) — Delicious, delicious, serendipitous
By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly Whenever I relive my recent trip to Taiwan, my mouth starts to salivate, I blush to recall <!–more–>my previous silly assumptions, and then I cherish the joyful moments and appreciate all the incredible work of my high school classmates who planned our reunion. I graduated from Sacred Heart Canossian […]
EDITORIAL: “Your English is so good”
The popular website Buzzfeed is producing a video called “Ask An Asian” and they called out on Facebook to ask for contributions.
BLOG: 2014–Insanity in Chinatown, Seahawks mayhem, and even blackmail
By Assunta Ng Next week will be Northwest Asian Weekly’s 33rd anniversary. So how did 2014 fare for the newspaper?
EDITORIAL: We will be majority in public schools…
Our sister publication, the Seattle Chinese Post, recently published an article about how minorities will be the majority in public schools in the United States. The staff here at NWAW was skeptical.
Media panel held in King County
The King County Ethnic and Disability Media Networking event was held on July 29 at the King Street Center. The event was
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