Archive | January 2009

Hidden cameras test public’s prejudice toward immigration

NEW YORK (AP) — Public attitudes toward immigration are put to the test on the latest episode of a news–reality

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Far East awkwardly meets Old West ‘Yellowfish’ review

John Keeble’s novel “Yellowfish” begins in the thick fog of San Francisco’s Chinatown. In such a fog, things disappear

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Posted in On the Shelf, Vol 28 No 3 | 1/10-1/160 Comments

2008 news: The TOP 5 overlooked, the TOP 5 overrated

As editor of the Northwest Asian Weekly, one of the hardest aspects of my job is deciding which stories are important

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Visas for victims can lead to green cards

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) have announced the implementation of a rule that will allow

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Gregoire calls for deportation of jailed illegal aliens

SEATTLE (AP) — To save money, Gov. Chris Gregoire wants illegal aliens serving time in state prisons deported.

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Astronaut reaches for the stars

These were the first words uttered by the crew of the STS-124 shuttle Discovery to members of the International

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Husband and wife honored for philanthropy

The Martinez Foundation publicly recognized Jerry and Charlene Lee for their support at its gala in October. In addition to serving on the Martinez

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New Asian American law school dean at UW?

Finalists for the deanship of the University of Washington School of Law will be visiting the university for interviews in January.

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Miss Chinatown tries to break into Hong Kong

Ni Jiang made Seattle proud when she captured the national title of Miss Chinatown Queen in 2008.

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Lawyer with local ties wins Trailblazers Award

Nelson Dong was honored with the 2008 National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA) Trailblazers Award

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Somalia’s president to quit after 4 years in power

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Somalia’s president said on Monday, Dec. 29, that he is resigning as the head of his country’s

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Posted in Briefs, Vol 28 No 2 | 1/3-1/90 Comments

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

In the wake of snowy weather, Western Washington’s blood supply has lost 20 percent of its inventory — 1,000 units of blood.

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Novel about ‘intentional loser’ good for laughs but little else

In Yoo’s second novel, “Stop Me If You’ve Heard This One Before,” he writes, “It’s like a rule that love stories have to end badly, and ours

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WB shrouds ‘Dark Knight’ from Chinese audiences

Warner Bros. decided not to release the film in China — or even submit it for censors’ approval — because of “prerelease conditions”

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No clear winner in Kashmir election, officials say

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Kashmir’s first election since a wave of deadly protests against Indian rule swept through the disputed region has resulted

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‘Gran Torino’ falls short on depiction of Hmong

The Internet Movie Database, with listings for roughly 755,000 films and TV shows, lists only four movies featuring the Hmong language.

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Vietnamese teacher stands alone against corruption

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — The thugs came after dark, as Viet Khoa Do and his family were getting ready for bed.

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Japanese welcome a new year with Hatsumoude

Watching the fireworks at the Space Needle is not the only way to celebrate the new year. A temple in Redmond, known as

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Bangladeshis vote for first time in 7 years

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Security forces lined the streets Monday, Dec. 29, as Bangladesh voted in its first election

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Aug. 8: The Summer Games open, Michael Phelps makes history

The Games opened in Beijing with 14,000 performers and 91,000 spectators in the Bird’s Nest Stadium. Dancing, music,

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