Archive | 2010

Merry Christmas & Happy New Year

Merry Christmas & Happy New Year

Wishing you a warm and merry Christmas & a happy new year!
— Northwest Asian Weekly

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Posted in Community News, Features, Vol 29 No 52 | 12/25-12/310 Comments

Which is the fairest holiday card of them all?

Which is the fairest holiday card of them all?

This year, for the Northwest Asian Weekly and Seattle Chinese Post’s annual holiday contest, staff members paired up to make a Christmas card for the community. To help us select the best card, judges were brought in from the Refugee Women’s Alliance, the Asian Health Program of the University of Washington, and Dr. Sing Lam’s office. Additionally, we’ve opened up the judging to YOU, our readers.

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Posted in Community News, Features, Vol 29 No 52 | 12/25-12/310 Comments

The top 10 amazing Asian American achievers of 2010

The top 10 amazing Asian American achievers of 2010

A Korean American West Point graduate, Dan Choi became the face of the movement against Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell (DADT).

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Posted in National News, Vol 29 No 52 | 12/25-12/313 Comments

5 stories you’ve heard way too much about …  and 5 that, unfortunately, went under the radar

5 stories you’ve heard way too much about … and 5 that, unfortunately, went under the radar

North Korea was no stranger to headlines this year as the country continued to assert its presence with their political maneuvering.

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The top 10 Asian American sports figures of 2010

The top 10 Asian American sports figures of 2010

2010 was another great year for sports. We saw big international events such as the Winter Olympics and the World Cup.

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Posted in Sports, Vol 29 No 52 | 12/25-12/318 Comments

10 Asian food makeovers for your holiday party

10 Asian food makeovers for your holiday party

Let’s face it. We gain weight during the holidays because there are too many leftovers. So why not share the wealth (and calories) by throwing a leftover party on Dec. 26?

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Posted in Cultures, Food, Vol 29 No 52 | 12/25-12/313 Comments

The 2010 celebrity wall of fame/shame

The 2010 celebrity wall of fame/shame

Unlike last year, 2010 was a pretty successful year for Asian celebrities, particularly in music and television.

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Posted in Column: Pop Culture, Vol 29 No 52 | 12/25-12/312 Comments

The 10 best Asian films of the year

The 10 best Asian films of the year

2010 gave us great Asian and Asian-related films from, quite literally, all over the map. Look for the following at your local well-stocked video store:

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Posted in At the Movies, Vol 29 No 52 | 12/25-12/311 Comment

Blog: Did we lose or gain more in 2010?

Blog: Did we lose or gain more in 2010?

Looking back on 2010, what do you think were the biggest losses to the community? Here are my top 5.

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Posted in Publisher Ng's blog, Vol 29 No 52 | 12/25-12/311 Comment

Blog: Follow-up: Post office reacts to claims that it takes up too many parking spots

Last week, a reader complained about postal vans taking all of the parking spaces outside the ID post office on Sundays.

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Posted in Publisher Ng's blog, Vol 29 No 52 | 12/25-12/311 Comment

Letter: A reaction to Mars Hill column

Mark Lee quoted a saying of Jesus (in his column, “Local Mars Hill Church pastor Mark Driscoll bashes yoga and ‘Easternism’ ”)

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Posted in Letters to the Editor, Vol 29 No 52 | 12/25-12/310 Comments

Dec. 2: Consulate-General of Japan in Seattle celebrates Emperor Akihito’s birthday

Dec. 2: Consulate-General of Japan in Seattle celebrates Emperor Akihito’s birthday

This year, Japan’s Emperor Akhito turned 77. The Consulate-General of Japan in Seattle celebrated this event by hosting a birthday reception at its headquarters in Queen Anne.

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Posted in Names in the News, Vol 29 No 52 | 12/25-12/310 Comments

Nov. 16: North Seattle Community College signs an MOU with KIIMS in India

Nov. 16: North Seattle Community College signs an MOU with KIIMS in India

The Kushagra Institute of Information and Management Science (KIIMS), Cuttack (in Orissa, India) met with trade delegates from the United States on the KIIMS campus.

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Posted in Names in the News, Vol 29 No 52 | 12/25-12/310 Comments

Sharon Prill is new Yakima Herald-Republic Publisher

Sharon Prill is new Yakima Herald-Republic Publisher

Sharon Prill, a native of Hawaii and part Filipino, was named publisher of the Yakima Herald-Republic.

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Dr. Louise Liang joins Swedish Medical Center Board of Trustees

Dr. Louise Liang joins Swedish Medical Center Board of Trustees

Louise Liang, M.D., is a new trustee for the Swedish Medical Center Board. From 2002 to 2009, she served as senior vice president of quality and clinical

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Posted in Names in the News, Vol 29 No 52 | 12/25-12/310 Comments

12 meaningful gifts that DON’T carry a hefty price tag

12 meaningful gifts that DON’T carry a hefty price tag

When looking for holiday presents, there are certain criteria that many of us consider. We want the gift to be a perfect representation of our affection for the receiver.

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Posted in Cultures, Vol 29 No 51 | 12/18-12/240 Comments

Medical refugees find themselves shut out from the care they need

Medical refugees find themselves shut out from the care they need

Serah Alexander lives under the crushing weight of medical bills. The mother of three was diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer that has spread to her bones.

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Posted in Community News, Features, Health, Vol 29 No 51 | 12/18-12/241 Comment

Tattooed APIs torn between culture and individuality

Tattooed APIs torn between culture and individuality

For Asian Americans, getting a tattoo has traditionally been considered taboo. In mainstream culture, tattoos often have negative connotations,

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Posted in Arts & Entertainment, Features, Vol 29 No 51 | 12/18-12/242 Comments

China anti-Nobel campaign is winning it no friends

BEIJING (AP) — China’s campaign to vilify this year’s recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize and sabotage the award ceremony showed signs of backfiring

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Filipinos sue U.S. hospital over English-only rule

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (AP) — Dozens of Filipino hospital workers in California claim they were the only ethnic group targeted by a rule requiring them to only speak English

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