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Discovering Seattle’s hidden treasures — Gems to discover without leaving the city

Discovering Seattle’s hidden treasures — Gems to discover without leaving the city

By Jean Godden Special to Northwest Asian Weekly There is no need to take a plane to discover something new. Here’s what you can explore, without a suitcase or a high price tag. First, there is the Seattle Room, that wonderful depository of history at Seattle’s Central Library.  Among the finds in the Seattle Room […]

My Taiwan trip: Food, more food, (and bring bigger luggage) — Delicious, delicious, serendipitous

My Taiwan trip: Food, more food, (and bring bigger luggage) — Delicious, delicious, serendipitous

By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly Whenever I relive my recent trip to Taiwan, my mouth starts to salivate, I blush to recall

From Bellevue to Bangkok: UW alumni around the world

From Bellevue to Bangkok: UW alumni around the world

By Ana Mari Cauce Special to Northwest Asian Weekly Before my recent trip to Southeast Asia, I knew that the University of Washington (UW)

LETTER: Turning a wrong into a right

30 January 2015

I was reading the blog column in the Northwest Asian Weekly. It upsets me to no end to learn of a real estate broker’s illegal behavior and this crook is getting away with it under broad daylight!

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Posted in Letters to the Editor, Vol 34 No 6 | 1/31-2/60 Comments

Making a difference — Honoring women in male-dominated careers

Making a difference — Honoring women in male-dominated careers

29 January 2015

By Peggy Chapman Northwest Asian Weekly The Northwest Asian Weekly Foundation will be honoring 14 women who have contributed to our community and have made an impact in their male-dominated careers. They will be honored at the China Harbor restaurant, Feb. 6.

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Posted in Community News, Features, Profiles, Vol 34 No 6 | 1/31-2/60 Comments

EDITORIAL: Finding answers — Adoptees return to homeland to discover heritage

29 January 2015

A recent article in the New York Times (Why a Generation of Adoptees Is Returning to South Korea, Jan. 14) brought to light an interesting topic. Apparently, many South Korean adoptees are returning to their homeland. There is a heavy number of adoptees returning to their native land to find their birth parents and also […]

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Posted in Editorials, Vol 34 No 6 | 1/31-2/60 Comments

Classified Ads: January 31 – February 6, 2015

29 January 2015

For placing an ad in Classified section, please contact John Liu at john@nwasianweekly.com. The deadline to place a classified ad is Tuesday.

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Posted in Classifieds, Vol 34 No 6 | 1/31-2/65 Comments

Li to compete in Miss Chinese International Pageant

Li to compete in Miss Chinese International Pageant

26 January 2015

Leah Li will be representing Seattle at the 2015 Miss Chinese International Pageant. She will be among 18 representatives of other cities competing. The pageant will be taking place January 25 in Hong Kong. According to Li, after being in Hong Kong for six days, all contestants  have been “working really crazy hours to make […]

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Wang appointed CEO

Wang appointed CEO

26 January 2015

Programming boot camp Coding Dojo today announces 29-year-old former tech startup executive Richard Wang as CEO and a move to larger campuses in Bellevue, WA and San Jose, CA. Founded in 2010, Coding Dojo plans to open new dojos in Southern California and the Philippines in Q1 and Q2 of 2015. (end)

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Robes at the Wing Luke

Robes at the Wing Luke

26 January 2015

  The Wing Luke Museum will be exhibiting a collection of the Qing Dynasty Robes. The robes were donated by the Young family. Al Young and sister Connie Yu, keynote speaker, were in attendance at the opening. The robes will be on display until March 29. (end)

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MarketShare providing opportunities

MarketShare providing opportunities

26 January 2015

  MarketShare is a Seattle non-profit with a mission to cultivate mobile food businesses from immigrant and refugee communities. The organization has selected two amateur cooks to take part in their inaugural MarketShare Fellowship program, the aim of which is to transform them into professional operators of small food businesses.

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Consul General of India visits Seattle

Consul General of India visits Seattle

26 January 2015

  The Washington State and India Trade Relations Action Committee took part in a luncheon

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Vietnamese leader says banning social media sites impossible

Vietnamese leader says banning social media sites impossible

25 January 2015

AP Wire Service HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Vietnam’s prime minister said Thursday that it is impossible to ban social media such as Facebook so authorities in the communist nation instead should provide correct information to inform public opinion.

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Indonesia executes 6 drug convicts, including 5 foreigners

25 January 2015

By Niniek Karmini Associated Press JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia executed by firing squad five foreigners and an Indonesian woman convicted on drug trafficking charges despite appeals to spare them, with the government defending the action as necessary to combat the rising drug trade.

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China says new air routes needed to ease its flight delays

25 January 2015

AP Wire Service BEIJING (AP) — New commercial flight routes off China’s southeast coast are intended to ease chronic flight delays, the Foreign Ministry said Thursday, without commenting on Taiwan’s concerns they could affect flight safety in its airspace.

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Philippine crowd building for papal Mass

25 January 2015

By Nicole Winfield and Teresa Cerojano AP Wire Service MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of Filipinos filled Manila’s main park for Pope Francis’ final Mass on Sunday, braving a steady rain to hear the pontiff’s message of hope for the Southeast Asian country’s most downtrodden and destitute.

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China-savvy tea partyer takes helm of US House panel on Asia

China-savvy tea partyer takes helm of US House panel on Asia

24 January 2015

By Matthew Pennington Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The new leader of the House panel overseeing U.S. policy to the Asia-Pacific is a rarity in Congress: a deeply conservative Republican who shuns isolationism, favors closer ties with Asia and stands poised to praise as well as criticize China — and even do it in Mandarin.

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Posted in National News, Vol 34 No 5 | 1/24-1/300 Comments

Jostling to replace Barbara Boxer shows minority influence

Jostling to replace Barbara Boxer shows minority influence

24 January 2015

By Michael R. Blood and Kevin Freking Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer crashed through a barrier when her election victory nearly a quarter century ago marked the ascent of women in Washington. Her successor could achieve a breakthrough as well — one that reflects California’s steadily changing political demographics.

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Posted in National News, Vol 34 No 5 | 1/24-1/300 Comments

APAMC disappointed with lack of diversity in Oscar nominees

APAMC disappointed with lack of diversity in Oscar nominees

24 January 2015

On January 15th, 2015, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences released their nominations for the 2015 Oscars.

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Posted in National News, Vol 34 No 5 | 1/24-1/300 Comments

Keeping the name but changing the meaning — How King County changed its own history and honored MLK

23 January 2015

When researching the history of King County, it gave our staff the shivers. The historical documents reveal a beautiful tribute to a beautiful man.

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Posted in Briefs, Community News, Vol 34 No 5 | 1/24-1/300 Comments

Arrests, officer injured in Seattle police protests

Arrests, officer injured in Seattle police protests

23 January 2015

AP Wire Service SEATTLE (AP) — At least six people have been arrested and a Seattle police officer suffered a leg injury as protesters chanting “black lives matter” disrupted traffic in Seattle, blocking part of a state highway and interstate off ramps.

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Conquering loneliness in old age

Conquering loneliness in old age

23 January 2015

  If loneliness is the fear for old age, what can a community do to fight back?

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“Selma” — Start talking and thinking

“Selma” — Start talking and thinking

23 January 2015

By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly He’s my oldest friend in the world and I love him like my own brother.  But I don’t think I’ll be talking to him for awhile.

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Posted in At the Movies, Vol 34 No 5 | 1/24-1/300 Comments

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