Archive | Vol 29 No 49 | 12/4-12/10

Vietnamese American family gets more than $500,000 from the death of son and brother

Vietnamese American family gets more than $500,000 from the death of son and brother

Vinh Phan will never again walk through the front door of the Olympia home he shares with his parents.

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Chinatown/ID up for $200,000 grant, community addresses urgent priorities

Chinatown/ID up for $200,000 grant, community addresses urgent priorities

By Nina Huang Northwest Asian Weekly More than 30 community members showed up for a meeting at the American Hotel on Monday to discuss economic development priorities and funding opportunities for the Chinatown/International District. The meeting was the first of three.

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SF students race to save their peer who faces deportation to Peru

SF students race to save their peer who faces deportation to Peru

More than 80 students and community members gathered outside California Sen. Barbara Boxer’s office on Nov. 12 to protest the scheduled

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Attention: U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services introduces fee waiver form

For the first time, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is introducing a standardized form for requesting waivers of the fees charged

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Attention: Help clean storefront windows to kick off the holiday season

With the holiday season just around the corner, the Chinatown/International District Business Improvement Area (CIDBIA) is inviting

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Attention: InterIm seeks input from neighborhood employees on workforce housing development

InterIm Community Development Association (InterIm CDA) is currently working on a workforce housing development project and wants to ensure

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What’s in a name? — Battle over who can use ‘yogi’

What’s in a name? — Battle over who can use ‘yogi’

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Six years after the death of spiritual leader Yogi Bhajan, three legal battles are under way in Oregon and California

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U.S. tries to contain damage from ‘Sept. 11 of world diplomacy’

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bristling over the unauthorized release of more than a quarter million classified State Department documents, the White House ordered a

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Columnist Wayne Chan stands in the middle of two worlds with humor and wit

Columnist Wayne Chan stands in the middle of two worlds with humor and wit

Who has consistently made readers of the Northwest Asian Weekly laugh? Who has touted “the benefits of being a human pretzel” (i.e., being in a yoga pose)?

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EDI helps minorities climb to the top of the ladder

EDI helps minorities climb to the top of the ladder

“Take a look at the workforce of the future. In 2012, 75 percent of the workforce will be people of color and women,” said Starr Macdonald

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Business-savvy Susan Lee is new president of the Korean American Chamber of Commerce

Business-savvy Susan Lee is new president of the Korean American Chamber of Commerce

She was a nurse in Korea. She has worked in real estate for a few years. Now, Susan Lee is helping the Korean American community in

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Editorial: Hep B, a silent killer we must be aware of

Hepatitis B is an epidemic that is devastating the Asian community. A big problem is that most people don’t know this.

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Nov. 13: Seattle Japanese Queen Scholarship Program holds spaghetti dinner

Nov. 13: Seattle Japanese Queen Scholarship Program holds spaghetti dinner

The 2010 Seattle Japanese Queen Scholarship Program held its annual spaghetti dinner fundraiser at Blaine United Methodist Church’s Lee Center in Seattle.

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November: ICHS accepts $22,566 from AH&T to continue to help patients

November: ICHS accepts $22,566 from AH&T to continue to help patients

International Community Health Services (ICHS) accepted a check for $22,566 from AH&T, a national insurance firm with offices in downtown Seattle.

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Nov. 6: Filipino Community of Seattle highlights 75 years of pioneer work

Nov. 6: Filipino Community of Seattle highlights 75 years of pioneer work

The Filipino Community of Seattle (FCS) celebrated 75 years of work with its Barrio Fiesta (community celebration) and its evening gala at the Filipino Community Center.

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Nov. 13: Lao Heritage Foundation raises funds for cultural programs

Nov. 13: Lao Heritage Foundation raises funds for cultural programs

The Lao Heritage Foundation (LHF) held its annual fundraiser at Kent Square in Kent. The event featured a dance program, traditional music, and a dinner.

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Blog: 9 most embarrassing/surprising moments in China

Blog: 9 most embarrassing/surprising moments in China

I consider myself to be a smart traveler. I bargain wisely, eat well, and explore places on a budget. And hey, I was born in China and speak the language!

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Commentary: More than the sum of our parts

Commentary: More than the sum of our parts

Washington state faces a $4.8 billion budget deficit, and our community cannot afford to sit on the sidelines. We must engage friends, families,

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Commentary: Let’s raise our voices to protect our families

Commentary: Let’s raise our voices to protect our families

For decades, the Asian and Pacific Islander (API) community in Washington state has fought for equality and civil rights and

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