Archive | Vol 30 No 5 | 1/29-2/4

With 100 days behind her, what’s on the horizon for madam president?

With 100 days behind her, what’s on the horizon for madam president?

When Phyllis Wise was younger, she worried that her decision to start a family would stall her career. She knew she wasn’t advancing as quickly as her peers, and guilt plagued her.

Read the full story

Posted in Education, Vol 30 No 5 | 1/29-2/41 Comment

BC and UW-Bothell join forces in welcoming Chinese business students

BC and UW-Bothell join forces in welcoming Chinese business students

This fall, students at Bellevue College will welcome Chinese students into their business program, as Bellevue College (BC) and the University of Washington Bothell (UW Bothell) campus begin

Read the full story

Posted in Community News, Cultures, Features, Vol 30 No 5 | 1/29-2/40 Comments

Year of the Rabbit to bring financial success?

Year of the Rabbit to bring financial success?

This animal system is used as a means of numbering days and years, not just in China, but also in other East Asian nations like Japan, Korea, and Vietnam. The animal system is also important in astrology

Read the full story

Posted in Community News, Cultures, Features, Vol 30 No 5 | 1/29-2/40 Comments

Family of killed restaurant owner settle with City for $2.75 million

Family of killed restaurant owner settle with City for $2.75 million

Last week, the estate of Run Sen Liu settled with the City of Seattle for $2.75 million. Liu, who was an International District restaurateur, suffered life-threatening injuries while

Read the full story

Posted in Community News, Profiles, Vol 30 No 5 | 1/29-2/40 Comments

University of Washington Alumni Association launches UW Impact

University of Washington Alumni Association launches UW Impact

The University of Washington Alumni Association launched an advocacy effort, known as the UW Impact, in December 2010.

Read the full story

Posted in Community News, Profiles, Vol 30 No 5 | 1/29-2/40 Comments

Urbano Quijance (1916–2011), veteran, Filipino activist

Urbano Quijance (1916–2011), veteran, Filipino activist

Urbano Quijance, 95, died peacefully at his home in Seattle, on Jan. 22. Born in the Philippines, Urbano served his country as a defender of Bataan in WWII. He was captured as a prisoner-of-war

Read the full story

Posted in Obituaries, Vol 30 No 5 | 1/29-2/43 Comments

Chinese buffets shortchange employees by $420,000

Super China Buffet, in Shoreline, and King Buffet, in Everett and Marysville, were found to owe 83 employees $420,000 in back wages and liquidated damages

Read the full story

Posted in Community News, Features, Vol 30 No 5 | 1/29-2/40 Comments

Obama hosts Hu as world powers seek common ground

Obama hosts Hu as world powers seek common ground

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is lavishing the grandest of White House welcomes on Chinese President Hu Jintao as the leaders of the

Read the full story

Posted in National News, Vol 30 No 5 | 1/29-2/40 Comments

Koreans mark more than 100 years of U.S. migration

NEWARK (AP) — Korean immigrants across the United States celebrated a milestone this month, marking more than 100 years since their predecessors first arrived in America

Read the full story

Posted in National News, Vol 30 No 5 | 1/29-2/40 Comments

Pakistani actress slams cleric for his criticism

Pakistani actress slams cleric for his criticism

ISLAMABAD (AP) — A Pakistani actress, castigated for appearing to cuddle with an Indian actor on a reality show, lashed out at a Muslim cleric who had criticized her

Read the full story

Posted in Vol 30 No 5 | 1/29-2/4, World News0 Comments

The Gokeris, culinary and cultural ambassadors of where East meets West

The Gokeris, culinary and cultural ambassadors of where East meets West

Turkey is a country that has been a place of East and West for centuries. It boasts magnificent architecture and breathtaking landforms.

Read the full story

Posted in Business, Community News, Vol 30 No 5 | 1/29-2/42 Comments

An American state dinner for a Chinese president

An American state dinner for a Chinese president

Last week, the president and first lady threw a state dinner at the White House in honor of Chinese President Hu Jintao. Dinner guests included celebrities, business people,

Read the full story

Posted in National News, Vol 30 No 5 | 1/29-2/41 Comment

What a difference 12 years makes: For the Lunar New Year, we look back on how far the International District has come since the last Year of the Rabbit

What a difference 12 years makes: For the Lunar New Year, we look back on how far the International District has come since the last Year of the Rabbit

In 1999, President Bill Clinton was in office, the United States was in the midst of the dot-com boom, and the world was facing the turn of the century.

Read the full story

Posted in Community News, Cultures, Features, Vol 30 No 5 | 1/29-2/41 Comment

Editorial: Economy looking up, don’t lose hope

It’s a new year and a new economy. Believe it or not, things are getting better. The Seattle Times reported that December was the first time in 25 months

Read the full story

Posted in Editorials, Vol 30 No 5 | 1/29-2/40 Comments

Blog: Any business that doesn’t celebrate its opening is making a mistake 

Blog: Any business that doesn’t celebrate its opening is making a mistake 

“We don’t know how to do a grand opening,” said the owner of the Mekong Village Restaurant, located at 12020 Aurora Avenue North, who came to us wanting

Read the full story

Posted in Publisher Ng's blog, Vol 30 No 5 | 1/29-2/40 Comments

Blog: A grand opening in four easy steps

You don’t need to be an expert to organize a grand opening. Do it the Asian way. It’s more fun.

Read the full story

Posted in Publisher Ng's blog, Vol 30 No 5 | 1/29-2/40 Comments

Blog: Clearing up misconception about government officials, don’t pay!

“There’s a problem,” said a restaurant owner. “How do I get the dignitaries to come to my restaurant’s grand opening? I don’t know them.”

Read the full story

Posted in Publisher Ng's blog, Vol 30 No 5 | 1/29-2/40 Comments

Blog: Why a master of ceremonies is necessary

Most small business grand opening ceremonies don’t include a master of ceremonies. Consequently, these ceremonies lack focus. I have witnessed chaos at many ceremonies.

Read the full story

Posted in Publisher Ng's blog, Vol 30 No 5 | 1/29-2/40 Comments

Jan. 25: Former Seattleite Peter Rhee a guest of first lady during State of the Union address

Jan. 25: Former Seattleite Peter Rhee a guest of first lady during State of the Union address

Sitting next to the first lady during the State of the Union address is a privilege not many are afforded. This year, Michelle Obama’s guests included a number of people

Read the full story

Posted in Names in the News, Vol 30 No 5 | 1/29-2/40 Comments

Jan. 22: Microsoft hosts Spring Festival 2011

Jan. 22: Microsoft hosts Spring Festival 2011

Microsoft’s CHIME (Chinese Microsoft Employees) and Asian Employee Network hosted its Spring Festival 2011, which is one of the largest diversity events and spring

Read the full story

Posted in Names in the News, Vol 30 No 5 | 1/29-2/40 Comments

Page 112

Community Calendar

Weekly E-Newsletter

READ NWAW ONLINE!

Do you like us?

  1. We welcome any feedback, questions or comments
  1. Are you the organizer of an Asian/Pacific Islander community event? Just fill out the following form at least 14 days in advance of your event and we’ll do our best to include it in our calendar. Please fill out the information as completely as possible. Failure to do so may result in your event not making it in the calendar.

Photos on flickr