Tag Archive | "Publisher Ng’s blog"

Blog: Three rising stars on their way to the governor’s mansion?

Blog: Three rising stars on their way to the governor’s mansion?

The Sun family, father Lo-Yu (left), mother Shao-Ling (middle-right), and daughter Sandy (right) stand with Attorney General Rob McKenna at a fundraiser they helped to host at China Harbor on Dec. 3. (Photo by Rebecca Ip/NWAW)

The Sun family, father Lo-Yu (left), mother Shao-Ling (middle-right), and daughter Sandy (right) stand with Attorney General Rob McKenna at a fundraiser they helped to host at China Harbor on Dec. 3. (Photo by Rebecca Ip/NWAW)

The day before the Diversity at the Top dinner, a group of Republicans held a fundraising event at the China Harbor Restaurant for Attorney General Rob McKenna, a hopeful candidate for the 2012 Washington state gubernatorial race. Read the full story

Posted in Publisher Ng's blog, Vol 28 No 51 | 12/12-18Comments (0)

Blog: Thoughts for Thanksgiving: visiting McNeil Prison

Blog: Thoughts for Thanksgiving: visiting McNeil Prison

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The facade of McNeil Prison (Photo by Assunta Ng/NWAW)

I was reading the Sunday New York Times and one article stated that there were too many people who wanted to volunteer serving Thanksgiving dinner for the poor. Too many volunteers in the wrong places!
May I suggest you another option? Read the full story

Posted in Publisher Ng's blog, Vol 28 No 49 | 11/28 - 12/4Comments (0)

Blog: Thanks for nothing!

Thanksgiving is a time to reflect on those who you have taken for granted. I will make it up to those people.

This is also the time that I notice some folks who have taken the Northwest Asian Weekly for granted. I want to say, “Thanks for nothing,” to the following people: Read the full story

Posted in Publisher Ng's blog, Vol 28 No 49 | 11/28 - 12/4Comments (0)

Blog: McGinn adapts quickly, a prerequisite for leadership; Mallahan’s a good man but a bad campaigner

Blog: McGinn adapts quickly, a prerequisite for leadership; Mallahan’s a good man but a bad campaigner

Seattle Mayor-elect Mike McGinn with Asian American supporters at Sun Ya Restaurant during NWAW’s mayoral candidates forum, from left: Kip Tokuda, Mike McGinn, Bihoa Caldwell, and Thao Tran.

Seattle Mayor-elect Mike McGinn with Asian American supporters at Sun Ya Restaurant during NWAW’s mayoral candidates forum, from left: Kip Tokuda, Mike McGinn, Bihoa Caldwell, and Thao Tran. (Photo by George Liu/NWAW)

I was at Joe Mallahan’s election night party at the Edgewater. When I left, one of Mallahan’s good friend said he was hoping Mallahan could pull through, though he was down by 900 votes at the time. Read the full story

Posted in Publisher Ng's blog, Vol 28 No 47 | 11/14-11/20Comments (0)

Blog: Turning the other cheek

Recently, an e-mail flew around about King County Executive candidate Susan Hutchison and her alleged rude treatment of Dow Constantine’s Chinese American supporter the Chinese Leaders’ forum in Bellevue on Oct. 10. Read the full story

Posted in Publisher Ng's blog, Vol 28 No 46 | 11/7 - 11/13Comments (2)

Blog: A triple celebration for the local Indian community

Blog: A triple celebration for the local Indian community

Jay Inslee (left), Jim Dermott (right), and the Ambassador of India Meera Shankar (Photo by George Liu/NWAW)

Jay Inslee (left), Jim Dermott (right), and the Ambassador of India Meera Shankar (Photo by George Liu/NWAW)

Congratulations to the Indian community for installing the statue of Mahatma Gandhi on Oct. 17 at the Bellevue Library. The idea of the statue and its location couldn’t be more perfect, as the Indian community has grown immensely since Microsoft started hiring many software engineers from India. Installing it at a library is also appropriate because it symbolizes a high ground for information, ideas, and ideals. Read the full story

Posted in Publisher Ng's blog, Vol 28 No 44 | 10/24-30Comments (2)

Blog: Then and now: Reflecting on changing perspectives of the WNPA

“No” was the answer I received when I requested membership for the Seattle Chinese Post in the Washington Newspaper Publishers Association (WNPA) in the 1980s. The white executive director denied us when I asked for membership stating that it would be discriminatory because the Chinese-language paper could only be read by a certain group of people. Read the full story

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