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EDITORIAL: Thank you, Seattle!
 
EDITORIAL: Thank you, Seattle!

EDITORIAL: Thank you, Seattle!

Here is a short list of organizations we are grateful for. The list is actually

Dat Giap — Local dentist contributes volunteer work and smiles

Dat Giap — Local dentist contributes volunteer work and smiles

28 November 2014

By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly Dat Giap loved sciences in high school. He thought he wanted to be an electrical engineer “when I grow up,”… but it was not until his first year in college, that he realized his weakness. He did fine in everything, but he had some troubles with physics, in figuring out […]

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First-degree murder trial under way for “Dinh” Bowman

First-degree murder trial under way for “Dinh” Bowman

28 November 2014

By Minal Singh Northwest Asian Weekly The trial prosecuting the murder of Yancy Noll began last Wednesday, two years after the night of Noll’s death, Aug. 31, 2012 and the defendant’s arrest on Sept, 21, 2012. The defendant is Thomasdinh “Dinh” Bowman, 31, who was driving a silver BMW, and was reported to have fired […]

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Chinese student convicted of fatal crash deported

Chinese student convicted of fatal crash deported

28 November 2014

A 21-year-old Chinese man convicted of vehicular homicide and reckless endangerment for a 2012 Des Moines crash was deported Thursday by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO). Yichun Xu was placed on a commercial flight from Seattle back to China Nov. 20 by ERO officers. The former South Puget Sound Community […]

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Japan actor Takakura, known for stoic heroes, dies

Japan actor Takakura, known for stoic heroes, dies

28 November 2014

By Mari Yamaguchi Associated Press TOKYO (AP) — Ken Takakura, a craggy-faced, quiet star known for playing outlaws and stoic heroes in scores of Japanese films, has died of lymphoma. He was 83. Perhaps best known abroad for his police inspector role in Ridley Scott’s “Black Rain” in 1989, Takakura died Nov. 10 at a […]

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Scholarships for leadership and request for community projects

28 November 2014

The Executive Development Institute (EDI) offers the Atsuhiko Tateuchi Memorial Scholarship to potential participants applying to EDI’s leadership programs. Interested candidates should be an Asian Pacific Islander leader, currently working for a community nonprofit organization. The scholarship of $3,850 covers the full tuition of EDI’s Leadership Discovery program, but can also be used to cover […]

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Reverend Jesse Jackson visits Seattle

28 November 2014

The Reverend Jesse L. Jackson will visit Seattle for a series of meetings with community, business and religious leaders November 30 – December 2.  A free community event will kick off his multi-day visit at Mt. Zion Baptist Church 1634 19th Ave, in Seattle on Sunday November 30.  A reception for Rev. Jackson will be […]

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Respect!: Celebrating Seven Samurai’s 60th anniversary

Respect!: Celebrating Seven Samurai’s 60th anniversary

28 November 2014

By Ninette Cheng Northwest Asian Weekly On December 4, Seattle will be hosting a film screening of Akira Kurosawa’s Seven Samurai for its 60th anniversary.

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Lang Lang flunked piano — …but recreates Mozart

Lang Lang flunked piano — …but recreates Mozart

28 November 2014

By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly As insane as it is to contemplate, Lang Lang flunked out of piano lessons at age 9.  That’s right. The piano teacher

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“Two Indias Near and Far” — Documentary series follows immigration trends

“Two Indias Near and Far” — Documentary series follows immigration trends

28 November 2014

By Minal Singh Northwest Asian Weekly “Two Indias: Near and Far,” follows Liz Jones, a Seattle reporter, who traveled to India last summer to record footage for stories that are airing now until November 25. It is sponsored by the Washington Center for the Book. The six-part radio series is produced by KUOW 94.4 Seattle […]

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COMMENTARY: New billboards in Seattle proclaim devotion to Thai king

COMMENTARY: New billboards in Seattle proclaim devotion to Thai king

28 November 2014

By Eugene Pike For Northwest Asian Weekly For the first time ever, the Thai community in Seattle and surrounding areas are renting billboards near the Space Needle.

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ASTROLOGY: For the week of November 29 – December 5, 2014

ASTROLOGY: For the week of November 29 – December 5, 2014

27 November 2014

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

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Classified Ads: November 29 – December 5, 2014

26 November 2014

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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Miller Hayashi Architects awarded

Miller Hayashi Architects awarded

24 November 2014

Miller Hayashi Architects was merited a Masonry Institute of Washington 2014 design award for their work for

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Student advances in piano competition

Student advances in piano competition

24 November 2014

Justin Zhu Cai, a Spokane native, will travel to Boise, Idaho, in January to compete as a Division Finalist in the MTNA division competition. Winners of each State Competition advance to the division competition. Division winners then proceed to the National Competition Finals.

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When Seattle meets China

When Seattle meets China

24 November 2014

The Greater Seattle Chinese Chamber of Commerce November hosted a luncheon “When Seattle meets China:

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KAC-WA awards students, community leaders

KAC-WA awards students, community leaders

24 November 2014

The Korean American Coalition of Washington 2014 Awards Gala, “Empower and Expand,” took place on October 17 at the Hyatt Regency Bellevue. The awards celebrate those who have empowered members in the community through their service. About 200 community members, leaders and elected officials attended.

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Praise for Srikanth, Nehwal after China victories

Praise for Srikanth, Nehwal after China victories

23 November 2014

By C. Rajshekhar Rao AP Sports Writer NEW DELHI (AP) — It’s not cricket. But that hasn’t stopped the Indian media and sports fraternity marveling at a performance few people thought they’d ever see.

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Defectors play big role in North Korean rumor mill

Defectors play big role in North Korean rumor mill

23 November 2014

By Hyung-Jin Kim Associated Press SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Video secretly taken in North Korea shows public executions by firing squad. The country is said to begin a currency revaluation that turns disastrous. Leader Kim Jong Un is reported to have thrown South Korean leaflets containing rumors about his wife in his aides’ faces.

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China wants Uighur refugees back from Thailand

23 November 2014

AP Wire Service BEIJING (AP) — More than 200 refugees detained in Thailand earlier this year are believed to be Chinese Uighurs and should be repatriated, a Chinese consul said, dismissing concerns they will be mistreated.

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American questioned for shipping human body parts

23 November 2014

By Thanyarat Doksone Associated Press BANGKOK (AP) — A parcel delivery company in Bangkok put three packages bound for the United States through a routine X-ray and made a startling discovery: preserved human parts, including an infant’s head, a baby’s foot and an adult heart.

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