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BLOG: June 29th, 2010 Geneva: Seeking a new way to think -Broader frame is needed

BLOG: June 29th, 2010 Geneva: Seeking a new way to think -Broader frame is needed

On the morning of June 29th, UN-ESA (Economics & Social affairs) has released its annual report: “World Economic and Social Survey2010 (WESS).”

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23 reasons why the ID rocks

23 reasons why the ID rocks

People always ask us, ‘Why should we come down to the International District?’ ” Well, we’ve compiled 23 reasons why.

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Will school board member step down due to controversial e-mail?

He became the northwest director of Sea Shepard, an international marine wildlife conservation organization, where his opposition to aboriginal whaling and arguments against the Makah tribe whale hunt led to criticisms that his comments were racist.

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Obama’s immigration reform will benefit the APA community, says local groups

Obama’s immigration reform will benefit the APA community, says local groups

The Asian Pacific American (APA) community will benefit from the comprehensive immigration reform address given by President Barack Obama last week, APA advocacy groups have said.

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Goodbye to Al, but not the CCA

Goodbye to Al, but not the CCA

Alan “Al” Sugiyama has had the same job for 30 years. As executive director of the Center for Career Alternatives (CCA)

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Cancer screenings are a hard sell for Korean Americans

Bbali, Bbali. It means quickly. You will hear it shouted in many places by Korean Americans, particularly in restaurants, because they are often busy and have no time to wait.

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Chinese court sentences American geologist to eight years for spying

BEIJING (AP) — An American geologist held and tortured by China’s state security agents was sentenced to eight years in prison on July 5 for gathering data on the Chinese oil industry

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Filipino American Diana Toledo enters race for King County Council, seeks reforms

Filipino American Diana Toledo enters race for King County Council, seeks reforms

She developed a passion for helping people early in her life. Because her mother, Alice Coker-Toledo, operated a neighborhood food bank in Seattle in the late 70s

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“Vampire Girl vs. Frankenstein Girl,” a monster movie already bad before it became racist

“Vampire Girl vs. Frankenstein Girl,” a monster movie already bad before it became racist

The first three minutes of “Vampire Girl vs. Frankenstein Girl” contain more blood than you will see in any other movie this year.

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Editorial: Suit against Arizona law is cause for concern

On July 6, the Justice Department filed suit against Arizona’s SB 1070, a controversial law scheduled to go into effect on July 29.

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Patrick Kazuo Hagiwara

Patrick Kazuo Hagiwara

Patrick Kazuo Hagiwara, an alumnus of Ketchikan High School (class of 1936), member of the 442 Regimental Combat Team (RCT)

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July 4: Tea Palace kicks off Miss Washington scholarship competition

July 4: Tea Palace kicks off Miss Washington scholarship competition

At its location in Renton, Tea Palace hosted a kick-off event for 2010 Miss Washington Scholarship contestants, among them Miss Pierce County, Kristen Tateishi,

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June 10: Local organizations earn 2010 International Human Services Award

June 10: Local organizations earn 2010 International Human Services Award

Winners include the African American Elders Program, International Community Health Services (ICHS), Open Arms Perinatal Services, Pastor Richard Gamble,

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June 18: Stacy Huynh awarded college scholarship

June 18: Stacy Huynh awarded college scholarship

The National Association of Asian American Professionals-Seattle Chapter (NAAAP-Seattle) awarded Stacy Huynh it’s first-ever college scholarship.

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June: Local film is accepted at Kentucky film fest

June: Local film is accepted at Kentucky film fest

Northwest actress Maureen Francisco costars in a film, “Eyes in the Dark,” which was accepted at the Fright Night Film Fest in Louisville. The festival is to be held from July 30 to Aug. 1.

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June 9: Alliance of Eastside Agencies holds its sixth annual awards luncheon

June 9: Alliance of Eastside Agencies holds its sixth annual awards luncheon

The Alliance of Eastside Agencies (AEA), a professional membership organization of human service providers, held its sixth annual awards luncheon at Bear Creek Country Club on June 9.

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Blog: America, a great civic teacher

Blog: America, a great civic teacher

More than 500 new citizens attended the July 4 swearing-in ceremony at Seattle Center. But how many of them will actually stay in America?

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Blog: Junki Yoshida is saucy

Blog: Junki Yoshida is saucy

“I love myself,” said Junki Yoshida, known as the “Sauce King” who brewed the original Yoshida sauce in his basement to give as Christmas gifts 30 years ago.

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Blog: Spicy food, the German way

How spicy do you like your food when you dine in Asian restaurants? Usually, I just tell the waiter the number of stars I want for an entree. But I learned a better way from some Germans.

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Commentary: We need to boycott “The Last Airbender”

Commentary: We need to boycott “The Last Airbender”

These days, many people think that cries of racism are false alarms — after all, we live in a society where race doesn’t matter, right?

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