By Assunta Ng
NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY
What’s an unforgettable way to propose?
Meet Xin Li, who just surprised his girlfriend. How he popped the question, “Will you marry me?” was quite original in the Chinese community. It was the first time in the past four decades that someone placed a proposal advertisement in the Seattle Chinese Post (SCP).
But that’s not it. Li, a swimming coach in Bellevue, wrote a script from the beginning till the end. He wanted the whole world, including his family and friends, to know except his future bride. The setting was in a Japanese restaurant. A diamond ring was made in China.
Li placed a front-page advertisement in the Jan. 27 issue of the SCP. His act wasn’t a spur-of-the-moment impulse as he had contacted our newspaper last October. This isn’t the first time a marriage proposal has made news, according to Huffpost.com. It’s happened…