Posted on 18 August 2011.
By Assunta Ng
From left: Robert Wang, Gary Locke, wife Mona and kids
When I switched on the television news this Saturday morning, it was great to see two former Seattleites so visible in China. Robert Wang, a 1972 University of Washington alum, was among the U.S. embassy delegation welcoming Ambassador Locke and his family at the Beijing airport.
Wang, who is number two at the embassy, was in charge of the embassy before Locke’s arrival. ♦
Posted in Publisher Ng's blog, Vol 30 No 34 | 8/20-8/26
Posted on 27 January 2011.
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, and prominent Chinese Americans. Read the full story
Posted in National News, Vol 30 No 5 | 1/29-2/4
Posted on 01 July 2010.
By Stacy Nguyen
Northwest Asian Weekly
U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gary Locke with his wife, Mona, and children (from left) Dylan, Madeline, and Emily at Mona’s parents’ 50th anniversary party (Photo by George Liu/NWAW)
U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gary Locke is a very busy man. He’s in charge of the U.S. Census Bureau, the Economic Development Administration, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and the Minority Business Development Agency, among many others. Read the full story
Posted in Community News, Profiles, Vol 29 No 27 | 7/3-7/9
Posted on 07 January 2010.
Mona and Gary Locke pose with actor Meryl Streep at the 32nd annual Kennedy Center Honors.
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Posted in Names in the News, Vol 29 No 2 | 1/9-1/15