Archive | Vol 27 No 46 | 11/8 – 11/14

VICTORY! Obama and Gregoire rest easy election night

VICTORY! Obama and Gregoire rest easy election night

On Tuesday, Nov. 4, there was an overwhelming sense of joy, excitement and tension. The Westin in Downtown Seattle was packed with Democratic supporters of all sorts. Attempting to name every walk of life would require a great laundry list that could possibly include carnies.

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Who’s that hiding in Obama’s cabinet?

Who’s that hiding in Obama’s cabinet?

The rumor mill has been churning on overdrive lately. The word from several news outlets is that Obama may hit the ground running by appointing top posts in his cabinet in mere days instead of the taking weeks like past presidents have done.

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How to show elected officials you do not like them

How to show elected officials you do not like them

Just as voters choose which candidates they want to hold public office during the general election, they also want to hold current office holders accountable for their actions. One city councilwoman faces an upcoming recall election while two other office holders have faced one since August.

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More Asians Americans in public office next year? It’s possible

More Asians Americans in public office next year? It’s possible

Whether it’s efforts on the local level or efforts on a national level, there are an increasing number of Asian Americans joining the political ranks every year. Compiled here is a list highlighting certain prominent individuals who may end up representing their communities as well as Asian Americans across America. Keep a look out!

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Trick or treat!

Trick or treat!

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Need a new business partner? Outsource!

Need a new business partner? Outsource!

A war in the Persian Gulf led a surprised Percell Johnson to China. In 2003, Johnson, the owner of Cassell Inc., a manufacturer of custom flexible packaging products, took his business overseas by establishing a business relationship with Chinese businessman Tony Yuen.

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Probing beyond racial lines

Probing beyond racial lines

Movement isn’t limited to the physical alone. It meanders and fluctuates through every other facet of life — like language, societal norms and identity, with answers and definitions changing as rapidly as the question or problem it sought out to satisfy.

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Hong helps Chinatown become a little more Chinese

Hong helps Chinatown become a little more Chinese

Helping to cultivate and build a community is no easy task. It takes individuals coming together with their ideals, and it can take a lot of time and effort.

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There’s a new market in town

There’s a new market in town

Its namesake is. Likewise, Hong Kong Market (HKM) is a straightforward grocery store that opened Nov. 1 in Kent, attracting many Asian families in the surrounding neighborhoods.

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Posted in Food, Vol 27 No 46 | 11/8 - 11/140 Comments

Revamping a food icon

Revamping a food icon

No need to worry over what happened to the China Gate Restaurant. It was only closed for 10 days. It has since been reopened on Oct. 26, newly remodeled. It still serves dim sum and Chinese cuisine. Its lounge is currently in full operation.

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A yummy Japanese import

A yummy Japanese import

Whoever said that the ID only serves Asian food?

Beard Papas brings an Asian twist to a Western dessert. Try one of their green tea cream puffs. Walk into the store in Uwajimayas food court and find all the chefs smartly dressed, preparing rich, fluffy and yummy cream puffs with machine-like efficiency.

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U.S. Army Awards $450,000 to support oral histories of Nisei linguists

The Go For Broke National Education Center has won a request for proposal from the United States Army to collect oral histories from Japanese American veterans of the Military Intelligence Service (M.I.S.) who served as linguists in occupied Japan.

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Mother held daughter captive at home for 8 years

TOKYO (AP) A Japanese girl was held captive at home for eight years by her mother, officials revealed for the first time Oct. 30, acknowledging that authorities repeatedly missed the abuse despite several warning signs.

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Letter: Just say ‘no’ to plastic surgery

I read your article, “Erasing race under the knife.” First off, I’m a white male.

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Posted in Letters to the Editor, Opinion, Vol 27 No 46 | 11/8 - 11/140 Comments

Editorial: ‘Yes, we can.’

In the beginning — who even knew his name? He was a Black candidate who was inexperienced, new to the political scene, lacking in connections higher up, and facing a list of heavyweight contenders like Sen. Hillary Clinton — but from the way the votes fell Tuesday night, the majority strongly sided with Obama over McCain — there is no question who Americans trust to lead them out of this economy and this war. Welcome, President Obama, our first Black President, our first U.S. president from Hawaii.

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