By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly In contrast to the star chefs’ demonstrations at the Asian Counseling & Referral Service benefit gala on Oct. 6, David Ma walked onto the stage without any fanfare. But, despite this, the first words he spoke caught the audience’s attention. He revealed his 30-year struggle of fighting to change […]
By Assunta Ng The recent controversy involving the Seattle Times publisher’s support of Republican gubernatorial candidate Rob McKenna by giving free advertising worth over $70,000 puzzles a little publisher like me.
By Assunta Ng What killed Elaine Akagi, president of the Japanese American Citizens League Seattle chapter? Selflessness. A former educator, Akagi was the co-chair for the group’s national convention at the Bellevue Hyatt Hotel last July. She was sick while working on the convention, but her selfless attitude pushed her to continue giving and serving the […]
By Rahul Gupta APACE Board Member On behalf of APACE Asian and Pacific Islander Americans have several beliefs in common. Our families need to be strong, our elders need security, and our children deserve a fair shot at a prosperous future. Our proud history as
Both gubernatorial candidates have heavily courted the Asian and Asian Pacific community’s support this year. They
By Charles Lam Northwest Asian Weekly Washington Communities of Color United for Progress hosted a legislative discussion day and candidate forum to
By Chris Brummitt THE ASSOCIATED PRESS On board the USS George Washington (AP) — A U.S. aircraft carrier group cruised through the disputed South China