By Vivian Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly It may be officially springtime, but the vestiges of winter and its awards season still linger. Read on to see how Asians have been winning in the media this past month.
BLOG: Mistaken identities
By Assunta Ng McDermott and McDermott Why did Congressman Jim McDermott, 76, of the 7th District, and King County Councilmember Joe McDermott,
BLOG: Publisher Ng’s favorite foods at Vegfest 2013
By Assunta Ng Zero calories, no fat, no sugar, low sodium, all natural, and meatless are the key words in many of the food labels at Veggie Fest, which took place last Sunday, March 24 at the Seattle Center. I munched and munched so much at the fest that I must have sampled at least […]
PICTORIAL: A Night with the Wing
The Wing Luke hosted their annual dinner and auction on Saturday, March 23, raising over $315,000 for their educational and public programs. Over 500 people attended the event, which was hosted by Teresa Yuan of KING 5 and held at the Seattle Sheraton. The event featured both live and silent auctions, featuring dozens of items […]
South Seattle coalition holds forum demanding equity in construction jobs
By Charles Lam Northwest Asian Weekly When it comes to jobs, South Seattle is left out, according to GotGreen and the Construction Jobs Equity Association, a South Seattle coalition of community organizations.
Chen wins case, jury awards $2 million to former Medina chief
By Charles Lam Northwest Asian Weekly A federal jury found on Tuesday, March 26 that Medina city manager Donna Hanson’s firing of former Police Chief
Companionship found at Tacoma’s Korean Women’s Association
By James Tabafunda NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Marlene Rosevear, who retired over a decade ago, looks forward to her weekly six-mile commute to Tacoma. With her husband’s retirement last year, she now has someone to accompany her.
No bail for man who leaked US secrets to China
By Audrey McAvoy The Associated Press HONOLULU, Hawaii (AP) — A federal judge denied bail Monday, March 25 to a civilian defense contractor accused of giving military secrets to a Chinese girlfriend half his age, saying he poses a danger to national security. U.S. Magistrate Judge Richard Puglisi ordered Benjamin Bishop, 59, to remain in […]
EDITORIAL: Don’t be afraid to speak up
Asian upbringings stress the importance of intrapersonal strength. When something goes wrong, members of our community internalize the issue, not making much of a fuss. This isn’t a bad way to go about things. It makes people stronger and less likely to crack under pressure. It makes people harder workers. But, it’s also not always […]