VOLUME 28 NO. 2 | JANUARY 3 - JANUARY 9, 2009


 

FRONT PAGE

Bangladeshis vote for first time in 7 years

Japanese welcome a new year with Hatsumoude

Vietnamese teacher stands alone against corruption


NAMES IN THE NEWS

1. Scientist posthumously honored
2. A community election
3. VABAW's annual banquet


TOP 12 IN SPORTS

Top 12 API athletes to look out for in 2009:

1. Don Wakamatsu
2. Tim Lincecum
3. Michelle Wie
4. Erik Spoelstra
5. Kim Ng
6. Anthony Kim
7. Manny Pacquiao
8. Phillipe Nover
9. Mark Munoz
10. Geno Espineli
11. Dinesh Patel
12. Rinku Singh


TOP 8 EVENTS

The top 8 events that changed Asia in 2008:

1. March 10: China cracks down on protests in Tibet using force — or not?
2. April 10: Nepal holds a historic election
3. May 12: Earthquake kills thousands in China
4. May 18: North Korea hints at transparency — then takes it away
5. July 16: Milk scandal in China makes world headlines
6. Aug. 8: The Summer Games open, Michael Phelps makes history
7. Sept. 1: Thai protests turn violent, government declares state of emergency
8. Nov. 26: Terrorists attack Mumbai


BRIEFLY

WB shrouds 'Dark Knight' from Chinese audiences

Puget Sound Blood Center needs your help: Blood supply drops 20 percent due to weather

Somalia’s president to quit after 4 years in power

PHOTOGRAPHY CONTEST WINNERS


LUNAR NEW YEAR CONTEST

• Deadline for entries: Jan. 30
• Finalists will be announced: Feb. 12
• Winners will be announced: Feb. 19

find out how


AT THE MOVIES

'Gran Torino' falls short on depiction of Hmong


ON THE SHELF

Novel about 'intentional loser' good for laughs but little else


WORLD NEWS

No clear winner in Kashmir election, officials say


LETTERS

In Soo Chun's apparent suicide

Filipino fighters do us proud

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2009 EDITORIAL CALENDAR

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CALENDAR

WHAT:

Reading of ‘In the Convent of Little Flowers’

WHEN:

Monday, Jan. 12

WHERE:

Elliott Bay Book Company
101 S. Main St.
Seattle, WA 98104

MORE INFO.:

206-624-6600

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ASTROLOGY

Throwing caution to the wind isn’t exactly your first inclination. While planning in advance is desirable at times, spontaneity also has its place.

find your sign!

 


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