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The Uncle We Never Knew

The Uncle We Never Knew

Ron Chew June 6, 2012 0

Every Memorial Day since childhood, I faithfully go out to Evergreen Washelli Cemetery with my family to pay respects to my late uncle, Lee Hong Chew. Uncle Lee was part of the famed 87th

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Filipino Amerasians’ Lifelong Fight Against Stigma

Filipino Amerasians’ Lifelong Fight Against Stigma

Matt Maxion June 6, 2012 0

BRENTWOOD, Calif – Even after 21 years of living in the United States, Rose Cruz still has trouble sleeping at night. She flinches when her husband tries to hold her. “It’s so hard to

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How Billions Talk: Asian American Buying Power

How Billions Talk: Asian American Buying Power

Atia Musazay June 6, 2012 0

Recent studies have shown that Asian Americans represent a collective $544 billion in spending power, with Washington state having the seventh largest Asian consumer market in the U.S. As local businesses and agencies realize

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Vincent Chin, 30 Years Later

Vincent Chin, 30 Years Later

Ravi Ventkataraman June 6, 2012 0

A week before his wedding on a summer night in 1982, Vincent Chin was enjoying his bachelor party at a suburban Detroit strip club. As the party continued on, Chin came across two laid-off

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CVA Thank YOU!

CVA Thank YOU!

The International Examiner May 24, 2012 0

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Slumdog’s Dev Patel Stars in “The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel”

Slumdog’s Dev Patel Stars in “The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel”

Yayoi Lena Winfrey May 16, 2012 0

Sonny (Dev Patel) is the proprietor of “The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel for the Elderly and Beautiful,” a massive, but dilapidated inn he inherited with his brothers. Advertising it as a home for the

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The IE’s Annual SIFF Program Guide 2012

The IE’s Annual SIFF Program Guide 2012

The International Examiner May 16, 2012 0

The International Examiner is a proud media sponsor of the 2012 Seattle International Film Festival. For years, the IE has partnered with SIFF to highlight the Asian and Asian American films at the Seattle

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Parties Ignore Asian American Voters ‘At Their Peril’

Parties Ignore Asian American Voters ‘At Their Peril’

Paul Kim May 16, 2012 0

Asian Americans represent the fastest growing demographic segment in this country and a critical voting bloc. But, according to a newly released, first-of-its-kind poll, neither Republicans nor Democrats seem to be taking note. The

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Street Performer Among Rolling Stone’s Best

Street Performer Among Rolling Stone’s Best

Jessica Davis May 16, 2012 0

She can often be heard strumming her guitar and belting out original tunes and familiar melodies among the cobblestone of Pike Place Market. “When we would take trips to Seattle, I remember seeing so

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Amie Thao Cycles the World, Episode 2: What it Means to be a Good Traveler, a Good Guest, and a Good Eater

Amie Thao Cycles the World, Episode 2: What it Means to be a Good Traveler, a Good Guest, and a Good Eater

Amie Thao May 16, 2012 0

I stopped eating meat in my early twenties. The journey from vegetarian to ex-vegetarian started with a winter trip to Guatemala where I nibbled on a few strips of crispy American-style bacon and ended

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