In a year of recession gloom, business closures, and newspapers dying in droves — why are we, a small paper, still here? Why didn’t we fear that Northwest Asian Weekly would be next? Why didn’t we blame the competition that caused us so much grief, such as Craigslist and other Internet advertising? Why do we feel lucky, energized, and strengthened by the economic turmoil?
What: Lunar New Year Celebration, year of the Tiger 2010 in Seattle’s Chinatown International District When: February 13, 2010 Time: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Schedule: Noon — Opening Ceremony Lion Dance at Chinatown Gate on S. King St. 1:30-2 p.m. — Children’s Costume Parade Where: Hing Hay Park | 411 Maynard Ave. S., Seattle More info: […]
Thanksgiving is a time to reflect on those who you have taken for granted. I will make it up to those people.
This is also the time that I notice some folks who have taken the Northwest Asian Weekly for granted. I want to say, “Thanks for nothing,” to the following people:
For some in the performing arts, rhythm, melody, and lyrics combine to create an art form unmatched by its power to entertain and stir intense emotions. These individuals have managed to merge their passions with their rich cultural heritage.
Warren Chang and Buyun Zhao, a husband and wife duo, have introduced the Chinese genre of music to the Seattle community over the last two decades. They founded the first organization dedicated to Chinese music in Washington state.
“No” was the answer I received when I requested membership for the Seattle Chinese Post in the Washington Newspaper Publishers Association (WNPA) in the 1980s. The white executive director denied us when I asked for membership stating that it would be discriminatory because the Chinese-language paper could only be read by a certain group of people.
Clark T. Randt, US Ambassador to the People’s Republic of China was WSCRC’s keynote speaker. He was the last on the program and many guests had left by the time he spoke. For those who left, you missed an enlightened yet practical approach on U.S.-China relations for the past 30 years. I heard many US-China […]
More than seven stores were broken into during the week of Aug. 17. With the help of May Wan, the Greater Seattle Chinese Chamber of Commerce’s senior adviser, the Seattle Police Department (SPD) summed all related complaints and appointed an officer to deal specifically with them.
Public indignation was aroused in south Seattle when Joseph Aqui, a level III sex offender, was relocated into the Othello neighborhood without the knowledge of many of the nearby residents. Othello is a predominately Asian neighborhood.
Last week, when we read the story about Earl Hicks, the Michigan man who reunited with his Vietnamese children after decades apart, we were touched and wanted to print the story and share it with our readers.