Officially named “The Real Hope Act,” Washington State Senate Bill 6523 is being referred to as Washington’s “DREAM Act” because it allows students brought here illegally as children to be eligible to receive financial aid for college.
Chinese Baptist Church is offering free tax preparation service on two Saturdays, March 8 and March 15, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Trained volunteers will help prepare personal tax returns. Priority service is provided to low-income families (annual income under $50,000) and the elderly, on a first-come, first-served basis. Others will be served as […]
BEIJING (AP) – China’s military says its soldiers have grown taller and wider over the past two decades, leading to cramped tanks and other equipment problems.
By Nina Huang Northwest Asian Weekly “Of all the forms of inequality, injustice in healthcare is the most shocking and inhumane.”
<!–more–>By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly “My Phuoc” means “joy and fortune coming to America” in Vietnamese, according to Linh Kieu Ngo, and that’s what he named the print shop he opened 26 years ago in Chinatown. Ngo’s joy has now turned to sadness after shutting down his business on Jan. 30. “I threw away […]
Food is the first and most important thing a human being needs. People must have it at fairly regular intervals and equal amounts throughout the day — nothing else matters until you’re fed. It is equally vital to each individual — the rich, the poor, the strong, the weak, and even the person who was […]
By Assunta Ng Martha Choe began her Life Achievement Award acceptance speech with Eleanor Roosevelt’s quote at the Seattle Business magazine’s Executive Excellence Awards dinner recently. At the Fairmount Olympic Hotel, most people in the room were aware that Choe, chief administrative office for the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF), works with smart, remarkable, […]