Archive | Vol 29 No 29 | 7/17-7/23

ID Buddhist temple engulfed in flames as scared residents lose their homes

ID Buddhist temple engulfed in flames as scared residents lose their homes

Around 12:06 a.m. on July 8, a fire woke up and scared residents in a century-old, mixed-used building at 1007 S. Weller St.

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Asian American female a ‘Wise’ choice for the UW?

Asian American female a ‘Wise’ choice for the UW?

The University of Washington (UW) Board of Regents named Phyllis Wise interim UW president on July 8. This makes Wise the first female

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Posted in Profiles, Vol 29 No 29 | 7/17-7/233 Comments

Seattle’s Volunteer Park Conservatory may face closure right before its 100th anniversary

Seattle’s Volunteer Park Conservatory may face closure right before its 100th anniversary

From Seward Park to Woodland Park, the 20-mile stretch along Lake Washington is also known as the “emerald necklace.”

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Attention: City of Seattle seeks candidates for immigrant and refugee advisory board

Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn and the Seattle City Council are seeking candidates to serve on the Seattle Immigrant and Refugee Advisory Board.

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BP oil spill spreads anxiety among Vietnamese fishermen

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — On a steamy summer morning, Minh Chu would normally be out in the Gulf, hauling in huge loads of shrimp in the blistering sun.

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In Havana’s Chinatown, rare droplets of freedom

HAVANA (AP) — At Cuba’s only privately run newspaper, it doesn’t take much to stop the presses. It’s a wonder that they even get started.

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Divorce or die — old rules clash with new India

SULTANPUR DABAS, India (AP) — Deep in a warren of dusty alleys in a north Indian village, an unmarked house serves as a refuge for a young couple who fear for their lives.

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Many tribes gather at the furthest northwest tip of the United States

Many tribes gather at the furthest northwest tip of the United States

The 18th annual Tribal Journeys of the Pacific Northwest will be held in Neah Bay, a fishing village where the Makah Indian reservation lies, on July 19.

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Questkids creates clothing that cares

Questkids creates clothing that cares

It can be argued that each individual is on a personal quest to improve himself or herself in one way or another. For clothing designer Binh Nguyen

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Posted in Business, Community News, Profiles, Vol 29 No 29 | 7/17-7/233 Comments

A tragic end for Korean star due to stress

A tragic end for Korean star due to stress

The constant good news only lasted so long. It has been a mixed month for Asian American celebrities and, unfortunately, it ended in tragedy.

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Posted in Arts & Entertainment, Column: Pop Culture, Vol 29 No 29 | 7/17-7/232 Comments

John Delloro

John Delloro

John Delloro, the national president of the Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance (APALA), passed away from a heart attack in Los Angeles, Calif. He was 38.

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Editorial: Yay for Wise, the first female and first Asian American president of the UW

Last Thursday, on July 8, we had just put our last issue to bed and were starting this issue fresh. Things were normal, if a little mundane.

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July 7: JPMorgan Chase donates trucks and $50,000 to Food Lifeline

July 7: JPMorgan Chase donates trucks and $50,000 to Food Lifeline

JPMorgan Chase donated three refrigerated trucks and $50,000 to Food Lifeline, Washington’s largest hunger relief organization.

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June 22: 2010 Leadership Together Educational Forum is held

June 22: 2010 Leadership Together Educational Forum is held

Executive Development Institute (EDI) held its 2010 Leadership Together Educational Forum on the “Invasion of Social Media — the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly!”

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June 5: Two winners get a scholarship from the Japanese American Citizens League

June 5: Two winners get a scholarship from the Japanese American Citizens League

The Japanese American Citizens League (JACL) Puyallup Valley Chapter announced two scholarship winners: Kaila Yoshitomi and Eric “Kirby” Ingram.

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May 22: The 10th annual KAC-WA/KABA/KAHPA golf tournament is held

May 22: The 10th annual KAC-WA/KABA/KAHPA golf tournament is held

The 10th annual golf tournament hosted by the Korean American Coalition of Washington State (KAC-WA), Korean American Health Professional Association (KAHPA)

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Blog: A temple’s fate changes overnight

Blog: A temple’s fate changes overnight

Last week, Northwest Asian Weekly reported that Fa Shin Chan Temple was one of the great attractions in the International District.

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Blog: Bravo and welcome, Maestro Ludovic Morlot 

Blog: Bravo and welcome, Maestro Ludovic Morlot 

Ludovic Morlot will be Seattle Symphony’s next music director, beginning in the 2011–2012 season. I was one of the lucky ones to see him conduct a few months ago at Benaroya Hall.

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Blog: “You are fired”

Blog: “You are fired”

I should be fired as a blogger. It’s no joke. I have made mistakes on names, and I felt bad. In my days as a student, I would get a flunking grade from my journalism professor.

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Blog: ID Summer Festival full of new faces 

Blog: ID Summer Festival full of new faces 

A few insiders noticed the traffic level in the ID/Chinatown for the Summer Festival last weekend was lower than last year.

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