On Tuesday (Nov. 26), results from Washington State’s Nov. 5 election were certified by each county.
Top Contributor: Rey Pascua
By Nina Huang Northwest Asian Weekly Rey Pascua was the persistent and committed man who helped proclaim October as Filipino American
Join Filipino community’s typhoon relief effort
The Filipino Community of Seattle is coordinating with the Philippine Consulate in San Francisco, as well as Washington State government officials and national media outlets to disseminate information on missing loved ones in the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda). The Philippines Red Cross RFL (Restoring Family Links) and Tracing Services is online at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/16aq0AH-OnEE_bM53iL5qInqHPZ28lntEXPs-rS01a88/viewform
Tony Ng to be paroled — ICE has 6 months to deport him after release date
By Sue Misao Northwest Asian Weekly Tony Ng, convicted participant in the 1983 Wah Mee Massacre, will soon be set free from prison — and sent
Nepal festival celebrates virtues, culture
The biggest festival in Nepal, called Dashai, began its 15-day celebration with a festive event at the Shoreline Conference Center on Oct. 5. Guests included Mayor Mike McGinn, Deputy Mayor Darryl Smith, Mr. Habib Habib, cochair of the Washington State and India Trade Relations Action Committee (WASITRAC), and Debadutta Dash, cochair of WASITRAC and president […]
Women of color develop new ideas, form new ventures
Compiled by Staff Northwest Asian Weekly The entrepreneurial spirit is key to the American dream, and developing new ventures is one way that women from all walks of life can become empowered.
Julien Loh hired as district director of Rep. Susan Delbene district office
Julien Loh was hired as district director of Rep. Susan Delbene’s Washington State office, officially starting January 2013. The aide of former Mayor Greg Nickels and former Gov. Christine Gregoire, Loh graduated from Mercer Island high school and Western Washington University. (end)
BLOG: Internees created art to cope
By Assunta Ng Making art is a way to kill time and pain. Lee’s words reminded me of some of the exquisite artwork made by Japanese Americans who were being incarcerated during World War II.
BLOG: Cheering for a competitor and a friend
By Assunta Ng Are there competitors that I admire? Yes, there was one. Carolyn Kelly, retired president of the Seattle Times, used to be my competitor.
New China Counsel General visits Seattle
China’s new counsel general headquartered in San Francisco, Yuan Nansheng, visited Seattle in late May, making his first round of diplomatic visits since he assumed the position on April 5.