The Seattle resident was barred from leaving despite having committed no crime. Then in November, just four days before a virtual meeting between President Joe Biden and Chinese leader Xi Jinping, Hsu was told to prepare to go home. He had less than 48 hours.
Chinese community members hold a rally in support of recalling Kshama Sawant on Nov. 28 at the intersection of S. Jackson St. and Rainier Ave. S. (Photo by Tony Au)
Shohei Ohtani of the Los Angeles Angels was announced as the American League’s Most Valuable Player on Nov. 18. Ohtani is the second Japanese-born player honored. The other was the Seattle Mariners’ Ichiro Suzuki in 2001. Ohtani is the 11th former AL Rookie of the Year Award winner (2018) to go on to win an […]
South Korean superstars BTS were crowned artist of the year at the American Music Awards on Nov. 21. The band was also named favorite pop duo or group and got the favorite pop song award for “Butter.” “Seven boys from Korea, united by love for music, met the love and support from all the armies […]
Newly named Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal has emerged from behind the scenes to take over one of Silicon Valley’s highest-profile and politically volatile jobs.
The Public Relations Society of America (PRSA)’s Puget Sound Chapter has named the recipients of its 2021 professional awards, and Ron Chew received its Hugh Smith Community Service Award. This award was established in 1997 to recognize a Puget Sound area public relations professional who has demonstrated outstanding citizenship by contributing his or her public […]
President Joe Biden announced on Nov. 24 that he is nominating Nani Coloretti to serve as deputy director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). If confirmed by the Senate, Coloretti, who is Filipino American, would become one of the highest-ranking Asian Americans in the Biden administration. Coloretti is currently senior vice president at […]
By Stacy Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly In this column, we will revisit the past a few times in order to understand the context of the present. I know that sounds all deep and stuff, but I assure you, it is not. We’re mostly going to be talking about how people of color, especially Asians, get […]
I had no idea that Sesame Street was such a subversive, government-controlled, woke monster designed at brainwashing our children at the most impressionable period of their lives.