Man, 2018 was a fun year for Asian-y stuff. I feel like there’s been a shift. It used to be that we’d featured the same ol’ entertainers year after year — like Bai Ling, who was a hot mess that we constantly had to talk a lot about at one point — because there were so few API entertainers.
By Janice NesamaniNORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY A quest for better education brought Mei Young to the United States. Since then, she seized every opportunity and worked hard to build a powerful real estate firm on Seattle’s Eastside, employing 25 agents. MY International is a boutique enterprise that deals in high-end residential and commercial properties and is […]
By StaffNORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Seattle City Council President Bruce Harrell announced on Jan. 8 that he won’t seek reelection when his term expires at the end of 2019. Harrell was first elected to City Council in 2007, and will have served three total terms when he steps down this year. He also served as acting […]
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — The Golden Globes have long had a reputation for being Hollywood’s most rollicking awards show, but Jan. 6’s proceedings began with a tender moment of reflection amid the romp and the revelry. “I said yes to the fear of being on this stage tonight because I wanted to be here, to […]
SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle police say they have recovered and are reviewing video of the New Year’s Eve shooting death by a Seattle police officer of a Samoan man who officers say pulled a gun following a traffic stop. His longtime girlfriend identified the victim as 36-year-old Iosia Faletogo. She said the couple have two […]
Visiting Australia has always been on my bucket list, but not its New Year’s fireworks.
Fighting for advantage in the government shutdown battle, President Donald Trump used a prime-time address on Jan. 8 to convince Americans that he needs billions of dollars from Congress for his long-promised border wall to resolve security and humanitarian problems he contends have reached a crisis pitch. As of press time, the partial federal government […]