Samuel Cha joined the Regal Financial Bank as a Senior Vice President and Small Business Administration (SBA) Business Development Officer on Tuesday, Sept. 25. Regal Financial Bank is a locally-owned community bank headquartered in downtown Seattle, specializing in working with businesses.
NW Asian Weekly wins four awards at WNPA convention
The Northwest Asian Weekly won four awards at the Washington Newspaper Publishers Association’s 125th annual convention held at the Red Lion Hotel in Yakima on Sept. 28, 2012.
First Washington State Summit on U.S.–India Trade and Commerce held in Seattle
The 1st Washington State Summit on U.S.–India Trade and Commerce, hosted by the Washington State and India Trade Relations Action Committee (WASITRAC), concluded Friday, Sept. 28, after two days of events at Seattle Center. The summit was held in conjunction with the Next Fifty celebration, marking the 50th anniversary of Seattle Center and the 1962 […]
Washington group kicks off tour in Seattle
NANDA, the four-man multicultural performance group based in Port Townsend, is coming back to Seattle this week to kick off their West Coast tour of “The Jacket” at the Broadway Performance Hall from Friday, Oct. 5 through Sunday, Oct. 7.
ISRD election date announced, November 20
The annual election for the International Special Review District (ISRD) Board will take place at the Bush Asia Hotel, in the IDEA Space meeting room, on Tuesday, Nov. 20 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. There are two positions open this year: one for a business person, property owner, or employee and one at-large position.
ClaraC provides a little Esc
By Charles Lam NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY When Korean American singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Clara Chung (also known as ClaraC) released her first album, “The Art in my Heart,” she was riding a wave of success after taking victories at Kollaboration 10, KAC Media Juice Night, and Wong Fu Productions and Far East Movement’s ISA and graduating […]
COMMENTARY: Increasing the relevance of minority voters, from an ethnic media perspective
By Julie Pham New America Media In May 2012, minority newborns began to outnumber their white counterparts in the United States. But even with an African American president and the huge growth of minority populations, why is it that we as minorities are still far from exercising the full potential of our political power as […]
The “Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet”
By Samantha Pak NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Growing up in Seattle’s Chinatown–International District during World War II, Henry Lee has experienced his fair share of problems.
Fry’s Electronics pays $2 million to settle sexual discrimination lawsuit: Retailer sanctioned for withholding information related to case
By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Two former employees of Fry’s Electronics received a $2.3 million settlement as a result of a
Jason Puracal freed from Nicaraguan prison: University of Washington alum wrongly jailed for two years returns to family in Tacoma
By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly “I stand before you a free man,” Jason Puracal said at a press conference held on Friday, Sept. 21 at the University of Washington School of Law.<!–more–> Puracal, an East-Indian American, was held in a Nicaraguan prison for two years on false drug charges. Thanks to the work of […]