By Assunta Ng “Did you know that the first engineer at Boeing was Chinese?” said the late Ted Yamamura in the early 2000s.
By Assunta Ng The news of Amazon’s founder buying The Washington Post made me realize how much I owe its late publisher Katherine Graham and her paper.
By Assunta Ng What do Lloyd Hara, Sharon T. Santos, Christine Gregoire, Gary Locke, Maria Cantwell, Patty Murray, and Jay Inslee all have in common?
Many in the audience at the NW Asian Weekly’s event knew that Owen could play the saxophone well, but no one knew that he had been secretly practicing a Chinese song for the occasion. After the saxophone performance, he sang a rendition of Teresa Teng’s “The Moon Represents My Heart.” …
Though politicians were plentiful at the March 31 event honoring Lt. Governor Brad Owen, it wasn’t a political affair. Rather, the Sunday dinner was about fun and celebration.
By Assunta Ng Witnessing the digital attack on publication has been a nightmare for those of us in print media. It hasn’t mattered how big, rich, or strong publications have been before, or how many prestigious writing awards they’ve won. Advertising revenue continues to bleed out, and many die as a result. Some publications, like […]
By Assunta Ng The numbers tell us that we have conquered many mountains in 2012, even though some of them seemed impossible to beat at the beginning of the year. Like a child keeping a Christmas list, I had a wish list for the Asian Weekly’s 30th anniversary. <!–more–> I wanted to celebrate this milestone […]
By Susan L. Cassidy FOR NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY I believe in freedom of press. Passionately. I believe that freedom of press is a distinction which separates democracy from tyranny. Freedom of the press is the difference between an informed populace and the ignorance that makes it possible for propaganda to parade around dressed up as […]
By Assunta Ng Dragon politics Partisan politics kicked in at the Northwest Asian Weekly’s 30th anniversary gala at the Seattle Sheraton Hotel last Friday, Oct. 5.
Over the past 30 years, the Northwest Asian Weekly has grown from two English-language articles in the Seattle Chinese Post to a