Seattle attorney Charles Herrmann of the Herrmann Scholbe law firm filed the first lawsuit arising out of the Duck Boat crash on the Aurora Bridge in Seattle Sept. 24. The plaintiff victim Na Ra Yoon is a 21-year old Korean student who had just arrived in the USA to attend North Seattle College. She was […]
By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly The 10th Annual Seattle South Asian Film Festival (SSAFF), opening on October 15th, showcases Sri Lanka (formerly Ceylon), an island country near southeast India. The Tasveer organization, parent organization of the SSAFF, chose Sri Lanka to showcase for several reasons, according to Dr. Alka Kurian, co-director of the Festival. […]
By Evelyn P. Yenson Northwest Asian Weekly We all are pilgrims, and that is why we were going to Philadelphia, the City of Brotherly Love and Sisterly Affection. When the Holy Father stated that he is the son of immigrants, I felt the same gratitude to be an American as the third-generation South African Chinese […]
By Greg Young Northwest Asian Weekly On August 29th, the Seattle-Sihanoukville Sister City Association held an event at North Seattle Community College, “Remembering the Past & Welcoming the Future: 40 Years Since the Killing Fields.” This year marks the 40th anniversary since the breakout of the Cambodian genocide conducted by the Khmer Rouge, a period […]
By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly The Chinese psychedelic band Chui Wan, named from a passage written by Taoist philosopher Zhuangzi, brings a particular brooding spin to explorations of the macrocosm-as-microcosm and occasionally vice versa. On their first American tour, to promote their second, self-titled album, they’re playing at Seattle’s Lo-Fi on Wednesday, May 27th. […]
Charles Herrmann of the Herrmann Scholbe law firm, with offices in Chinatown and Tacoma, is leading an international team of lawyers representing 33 Hispanic victims of the crash of TACA flight 390 that overshot the runway while attempting to land at Tegucigalpa, Honduras. Five survivor cases filed in the USA, the largest of which settled […]
By David Bauder AP Television Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Racially insensitive language hurt some cast members’ reputations in the CBS game “Big Brother,” but it may not have been bad for television ratings.
The Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office, San Francisco hosted a reception in Seattle on Feb. 20 to celebrate the Year of the Snake.
By Assunta Ng I have attended the Fourth of July naturalization ceremony every year for the past 22 years.
By Samantha Pak Northwest Asian Weekly “Burmese Refugees: Letters from the Thai-Burma Border” Edited by T. F. Rhoden and T. L. S. Rhoden Digital Lycanthrope LLC, 2011 From former student activists and a monk escaping persecution, to a politician’s son and a typical teenage girl caught in a bad situation, the people who reside in […]