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Help, advice, and new friends for women refugees

Help, advice, and new friends for women refugees

By Laura Ohata Northwest Asian Weekly All over the world, refugees flee their countries in fear of torture and death, often at the hands

Diversity at the top: Don’t wind up in court! — Advice from Judge Ketu Shah

Diversity at the top: Don’t wind up in court! — Advice from Judge Ketu Shah

By Peggy Chapman Northwest Asian Weekly Ketu Shah never imagined he would be a judge. He visualized himself as an engineer, and took the practical classes in school—physics and

Diversity at the top — Building spaces and programs

Diversity at the top — Building spaces and programs

By Daria Kroupoderava Northwest Asian Weekly Dr. Vikram Jandhyala had everything fall into place at the right time. He is Vice Provost of

Diversity at the top — Cathy Niu: Helping people obtain more wealth

Diversity at the top — Cathy Niu: Helping people obtain more wealth

By Jingyu Zahng Northwest Asian Weekly With the economic development in China, the accumulation of people’s wealth is growing.

Building Bridges

Building Bridges

20 October 2014

Washington State and India Trade Relations Action Committee (WASITRAC), hosted “Gandhi Jayanti”, the 145th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi on Thursday October 2nd, 2014.

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When Seattle meets China

When Seattle meets China

20 October 2014

In partnership with MG2, the China Chamber sponsored a reception which offered

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Gala for El Centro de la Raza

Gala for El Centro de la Raza

20 October 2014

“Building the Beloved” had a community gala on Saturday, September 27, at the Washington State Convention Center. The event raised over $345,000 for El Centro de la Raza’s programs and services. Approximately 1,000 people attended. Asian Counseling and Referral Center’s executive director Diane Narasaki, Lisa Daugaard, and Daniel Kogita were presented with the Roberto Felipe […]

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Nobel: two rival nations, one message of peace

Nobel: two rival nations, one message of peace

19 October 2014

By Katy Daigle Associated Press NEW DELHI (AP) — One is Muslim, the other Hindu. One a Pakistani, the other Indian. One a school girl just starting out in life, the other a man with decades of experience.

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Scholar detained on charge of troublemaking

19 October 2014

AP Wire Service BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese scholar and rights advocate who founded an influential non-governmental think tank has been detained on the criminal charge of provoking troubles, his lawyer said Sunday.

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China sentences 2 to death for cult-related murder

19 October 2014

AP Wire Service BEIJING (AP) — Two members of a Chinese cult group were sentenced to death and another to life imprisonment for beating a woman to death in a McDonald’s outlet after they unsuccessfully tried to recruit her into their “all-powerful spirit’’ cult.

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US nurse with Ebola says she’s ‘doing well’

US nurse with Ebola says she’s ‘doing well’

18 October 2014

By Emily Schmall and Nomaan Merchant Associated Press DALLAS (AP) — A nurse who became infected with Ebola while treating the first patient diagnosed in the U.S. said Tuesday that she was “‘doing well,” while the World Health Organization projected that West Africa could see up to 10,000 new infections a week within two months. […]

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Let’s dance! — Chinese Square Dancing

Let’s dance! — Chinese Square Dancing

18 October 2014

By Jingyu Zahng Northwest Asian Weekly It shouldn’t be confused with the traditional American square-dancing.

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The Layup Drill — A golfer’s $10 million gamble, a former Olympian is Iron, and new MMA league debuts

The Layup Drill — A golfer’s $10 million gamble, a former Olympian is Iron, and new MMA league debuts

18 October 2014

By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Who needs to golf when you can get $10 million? Would you take $10 million to never work again?  Sounds like an easy question.  But if you are 29-year-old golfer Anthony Kim, there might not be a straightforward answer.  

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ASTROLOGY: For the week of October 18 – October 24, 2014

ASTROLOGY: For the week of October 18 – October 24, 2014

18 October 2014

Do you have good luck coming to you this week? Check and see!

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Riding at warp speed — Bike shop steers cycling community

Riding at warp speed — Bike shop steers cycling community

17 October 2014

By Zachariah Bryan Northwest Asian Weekly The first memory Benjamin Rainbow has of bicycling is when he was five or six. The

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COMMENTARY: Fighting food stamp fraud

COMMENTARY: Fighting food stamp fraud

17 October 2014

By Friends of Little Saigon For Northwest Asian Weekly The Chinatown/International District is taking back their neighborhood and educating the community about the impacts of food stamp fraud.

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Diwali Lights: A festive celebration at SAAM

Diwali Lights: A festive celebration at SAAM

17 October 2014

By Udita Arkalgud The Seattle Asian Art Museum (SAAM), on, Nov. 1, will see the museum transform into a festive carnival, as it hosts Diwali, the Indian festival of lights.

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Wayne’s Worlds — On this tennis court, a different kind of love game

Wayne’s Worlds — On this tennis court, a different kind of love game

17 October 2014

By Wayne Chan Northwest Asian Weekly My weekly tennis matches with the guys was yesterday, and believe me, I was prepared.

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It’s never too late (or early)

It’s never too late (or early)

17 October 2014

By Truc Allen Northwest Asian Weekly In my last article, I referenced Yuichiro Miura of Japan becoming the oldest person to reach the summit of Mount Everest at 80 years old.

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COMMENTARY: Some thoughts on gun rights

COMMENTARY: Some thoughts on gun rights

17 October 2014

By Frederick Su For Northwest Asian Weekly It’s 1:30 in the morning. My wife, asleep on the couch, saw headlights stream through the drapes. She looked out and saw someone near her car. “Fred,” she called out, “there’s somebody in our yard!” I rolled out of bed and grabbed the bag where my 9mm pistol […]

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Mini City Hall anniversary

Mini City Hall anniversary

17 October 2014

Wednesday, October 22, Mini City Hall will mark its 20th anniversary at Crossroads Shopping Center in Bellevue with a celebration beginning at 3 p.m. Mini City Hall assists the community in a variety of ways, including language services, housing referrals and human service needs.

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BLOG: Six lion dance groups performed for Bruce

BLOG: Six lion dance groups performed for Bruce

16 October 2014

By Assunta Ng Bruce Lee retrospective unifies Chinatown dancers It is rare to see so many Seattle lion dance groups perform simultaneously.

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BLOG: Seattle vs. Hong Kong

BLOG: Seattle vs. Hong Kong

16 October 2014

By Assunta Ng Within months, I visited two Bruce Lee exhibitions, one in Hong Kong in July and the other on Oct. 4, at Seattle’s Wing Luke Museum. For people who saw both, the reactions were similar.

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BLOG: Farewell to the Indo-China Chinese Elderly Association

BLOG: Farewell to the Indo-China Chinese Elderly Association

16 October 2014

By Assunta Ng After 30-plus years, the office for the Washington State Indo-China Chinese Elderly Association, which resided in the Bush Hotel in the ID, has closed its doors. One neighborhood senior heard the news and said, “I couldn’t sleep that night. We seniors will have one place less to go.”

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