At the 2011 National Association of Asian American Professionals (NAAAP) National Convention, NAAAP-Seattle placed first out of 24 NAAAP chapters nationwide in PR/marketing and community involvement categories. It also placed in the top three in programs and membership. NAAAP-Seattle will hold board elections for open positions on Nov. 20. (end)
Little Anchor, a four-piece group led by Filipino American and Seattle native Alexa Cabellon, released its newest digital-only EP, titled “Yellow Lights.”
The Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA)’s Seattle chapter attended the AAJA National Convention in Detroit this year and took home four awards.
The Thai Association of Washington (TAWA) held its third Annual Picnic and Health Fair at Woodland Park in Seattle.
By Don Thompson The Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Californa (AP) — California’s Legislature sent Gov. Jerry Brown a bill seeking to ban the sale, trade, or possession of shark fins on Tuesday, over the objections of two senators who called the measure racist because the fins are used in a soup considered a delicacy in some […]
U.S. Ambassador to China Gary Locke speaks to about 300 U.S. citizens in Beijing on the 10th anniversity of 9/11, with the American flag at half-mast. After his speech, Locke led everyone in a candlelight vigil, releasing white candles into a river. ♦
By Margie Mason The Associated Press HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Every day, as the guards marched Thanh Dac Nguyen into the jungle for another shift of backbreaking labor, he tossed a pebble on the lump of red earth, where his closest friend was buried. It was the only way he knew to mark the site, […]
By Nan Nan Liu Northwest Asian Weekly Debbie Nghiem studied business finance in school, worked in San Jose’s booming tech industry, and had been kept away from fashion by her mother. Nghiem ended up making dresses anyway. It was just in her genes. Today, finally with the support of her mother, Nghiem is the designer […]
By Tiffany Ran Northwest Asian Weekly There were those who simply couldn’t miss a paycheck. So when they heard about the H1N1 virus, when they contracted it, and when their family members contracted it, they went to work, as usual.
By Nina Huang Northwest Asian Weekly Bert and Josephine “Josie” Golla may be two of the busiest people in Seattle. When he’s not working on his clients’ finances and taxes and when she’s not managing her adult care facility, they’re helping the Filipino community in Seattle and those in the Philippines in a huge way. […]