VOLUME 28 NO. 7 | FEBRUARY 7 - 13, 2009


FRONT PAGE

EDITORIAL: BEST EVER

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Big shoes to fill? Sims departure leaves hole in Asian community
Seattleite wins $5,000 in Miss Chinatown USA pageant
Just don't call it Chinese New Year: Vietnamese in Seattle celebrate Tet


COMMUNITY NEWS

Filipinas band together, no matter the distance


IN THE NATION

U.S. military doctors train in acupuncture

Palestinian couple fights deportation in Alabama


WORLD NEWS

Police in India charge 10 men with raping nun

Blood discrimination, the new racism

Poor Myanmar farmers may turn to growing opium

Indian immigrant set on fire in Italy

Rockefeller fund to help Asia endure hotter planet


BRIEFLY

JAVA scholarship wants qualified high school applicants

LA woman accused of stealing from Pacquiao

Health insurance for children of legal immigrants now easier to obtain


ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

Jackie Chan advises to flush, but flush not too much: Keeping up with the stars in H-town

 

NAMES IN THE NEWS

A night to remember
A proper sendoff
New faces, new places
A new book


LUNAR NEW YEAR

The good, the bad, and the ugly

For the Ox, slow and steady will win the race

Lunar New Year around the world


ASTROLOGY

Dragon

An unexpected turn of events has heightened the stakes for you. Be honest with yourself about what you actually want.


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CALENDAR

WHAT:

Asia Pacific Cultural Center 11th Annual New Year Celebration

WHEN:

Saturday, Feb. 7, 2009
9 a.m.-6 p.m.

WHERE:

Tacoma Dome Exhibition Hall
2727 E D St.
Tacoma, WA 98421

COST:

Free

MORE INFO.:

253-272-3663

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