Archive | Vol 28 No 14 | 3/28-4/3

Dating outside your race

By Ryan Pangilinan Northwest Asian Weekly In 2009, should people still care about the demographics of whom other people date? Does racial makeup account for anything anymore? To some, perhaps.

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Half and half

By Nina Huang Northwest Asian Weekly ‘Hapa’ is a Hawaiian term that describes somebody of at least half Asian or Pacific Islander ethnic heritage. ‘Hapa’ literally means a ‘portion’ or ‘part.’ Many hapas live in the Pacific Northwest, as Seattle is home to a huge population of biracial people.

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Parents and children come together from two sides of the world

By Ninette Cheng Northwest Asian Weekly When Shelley Baer of Ephrata, Wash. found out that she could not have children, she and her husband decided to find an alternative solution: The couple, who are both white, decided to adopt. Immediately, they decided on an Asian child.

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Report: North Korea to fire rocket April 4–5

By Hyung-jin Kim The Associated Press SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea will likely fire a suspected long-range missile capable of striking the western United States between April 4–5, a news report quoted a South Korean intelligence officer as saying on March 23.

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Official says China to continue buying U.S. debt

By Christopher Bodeen The Associated Press BEIJING (AP) — China will continue buying U.S. government debt while paying close attention to possible fluctuations in the value of those assets, a vice governor of Beijing’s central bank said March 23.

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India’s Tata Motors to launch $2,000 Nano

By Erika Kinetz The Associated Press MUMBAI, India (AP) — Tata Motors is launching its snub-nosed, $2,000 Nano on Monday — a vehicle meant to put car ownership within reach of millions of the world’s poor.

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China says Johnson & Johnson baby products OK

BEIJING (AP) — The State Food and Drug Administration said Saturday it found no evidence that Johnson & Johnson baby products made in China contain potential carcinogens as alleged by an activist group.

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Man accused of bogus organ brokering in NY

By William Kates The Associated Press SYRACUSE, New York (AP) — A fugitive American, who claimed he was a psychiatrist, will be returned to upstate New York to face federal charges in which he took $70,000 for a bogus promise of a liver transplant in the Philippines, a federal prosecutor said March 19.

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Exports to China and Japan bolsters U.S. pork industry

By James Hannah The Associated Press NEW CARLISLE, Ohio (AP) — Greg Kaffenbarger found himself increasingly and heavily dependent on sales to Japan, China, and Mexico as he watched his annual herd of hogs grow to 6,500 over the years.

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