Archive | Vol 29 No 22 | 5/29-6/4

Is spanking ever OK?

Is spanking ever OK?

It’s been many years since Wendy Leung’s parents last struck her with a bamboo stick, but the memories remain with her today.

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Posted in Community News, Cultures, Features, Vol 29 No 22 | 5/29-6/47 Comments

Performers search for fortune, fame … and identity?

Performers search for fortune, fame … and identity?

What do David Choi, Ben Chung of Jabawockeez, and Quest Crew have in common? Before they rose to fame, all three started with Kollaboration’s annual talent show.

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Posted in Arts & Entertainment, Profiles, Vol 29 No 22 | 5/29-6/42 Comments

Doughnuts and hope pave Cambodian family’s path to the United States

Doughnuts and hope pave Cambodian family’s path to the United States

PENDLETON, Ore. (AP) — When Phat and Sokhan Ong first started working at a Pendleton doughnut shop, they didn’t know a bismarck from a bear claw.

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Posted in Business, National News, Vol 29 No 22 | 5/29-6/40 Comments

CAPAA report highlights issues of Washington AAPIs

A comprehensive report released in May by the Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs examined issues facing the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community.

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Posted in Community News, Vol 29 No 22 | 5/29-6/41 Comment

APA Heritage t-shirt available at Nordstrom until the end of May

APA Heritage t-shirt available at Nordstrom until the end of May

Nordstrom collaborated with designer Phillip Lim on a t-shirt that celebrates Asian Pacific Americans Heritage Month.

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Posted in Briefs, Vol 29 No 22 | 5/29-6/41 Comment

Too few American engineers to meet Boeing’s need

EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — Adam Bruckner has noticed a disturbing trend during his 38 years as a University of Washington professor of aeronautics engineering.

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Posted in National News, Vol 29 No 22 | 5/29-6/40 Comments

Calif. bill would honor WWII internment challenger

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers united on May 20 to honor a man who challenged the World War II internment of

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Posted in National News, Vol 29 No 22 | 5/29-6/40 Comments

Vietnam and U.S. still in conflict over Agent Orange

CAM TUYEN, Vietnam (AP) — Her children are 21 and 16 years old, but they still cry through the night, tossing and turning in pain, sucking their thumbs for comfort.

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Posted in Vol 29 No 22 | 5/29-6/4, World News1 Comment

U.N. chief condemns torpedo attack, expects response

U.N. chief condemns torpedo attack, expects response

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said that the evidence was “overwhelming and deeply troubling,”

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Posted in Vol 29 No 22 | 5/29-6/4, World News0 Comments

Attention: Applications for Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs accepted through May

Applications for the Washington State Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs are being accepted through the end of May.

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Posted in Briefs, Vol 29 No 22 | 5/29-6/40 Comments

Baritone David Won overcomes language barrier to pursue his dream as an opera singer

Baritone David Won overcomes language barrier to pursue his dream as an opera singer

No matter how lyrics are sung or what language they are sung in, there is one sure thing: baritone David Won is a rising star in the international opera world.

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Posted in Arts & Entertainment, Profiles, Vol 29 No 22 | 5/29-6/40 Comments

NWAW reviews SIFF films: romance, intrigue, and the bizarre

NWAW reviews SIFF films: romance, intrigue, and the bizarre

Each year during the Seattle International Film Festival, we send out a team of intrepid film reviewers who are ready and willing to spend hours watching movies

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Posted in At the Movies, Vol 29 No 22 | 5/29-6/41 Comment

Editorial: For Vietnamese Americans, focus should be less on the past, more on the present

Last week, someone from the mainstream community called us to check up on a Vietnamese individual who claimed to be a spokesperson for the Vietnamese community.

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Posted in Editorials, Vol 29 No 22 | 5/29-6/41 Comment

Blog: New BIA director deals with challenges

Blog: New BIA director deals with challenges

“We are used to white females, not white males,” I said, jokingly, to the new executive director of the Chinatown/International District Business Improvement Area (BIA).

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Posted in Publisher Ng's blog, Vol 29 No 22 | 5/29-6/41 Comment

Blog: How can you age well?

Blog: How can you age well?

Aging gracefully has little to do with coloring your hair or putting on a facial cream. Just learn to live like Tama Murotani-Inaba, who recently celebrated her

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Posted in Publisher Ng's blog, Vol 29 No 22 | 5/29-6/40 Comments

Blog: 48 hours of politics in Chinatown

Blog: 48 hours of politics in Chinatown

It only took 48 hours, but the scene shifted from Democrat to Republican, Taiwan to China at the House of Hong Restaurant. Gov. Christine Gregoire

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Posted in Publisher Ng's blog, Vol 29 No 22 | 5/29-6/40 Comments

Commentary: Encouraging Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders to talk about HIV/AIDS

Commentary: Encouraging Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders to talk about HIV/AIDS

“Saving face can’t make you safe. Talk about HIV.” This was the slogan for the sixth annual observance of National Asian and Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day on May 19.

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Posted in Commentaries, Vol 29 No 22 | 5/29-6/41 Comment

May 12: Questkids wins Microsoft and Seattle Chamber of Commerce contest

May 12: Questkids wins Microsoft and Seattle Chamber of Commerce contest

Upstart businesses competed against one another to show how Microsoft Office 2010 has helped their work in a viral video contest. In the end, local entrepreneur Binh Nguyen

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Posted in Names in the News, Vol 29 No 22 | 5/29-6/40 Comments

April 26 to May 6: Chinese delegation visits Shoreline Community College

April 26 to May 6: Chinese delegation visits Shoreline Community College

Representatives from four Chinese technical colleges came to Shoreline Community College as part of an ongoing five-year project between the American

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Posted in Names in the News, Vol 29 No 22 | 5/29-6/40 Comments

April: The Fukuis win performance excellence award

April: The Fukuis win performance excellence award

Frank and Penny Fukui, owners of Woodburn Company, a Ricoh Copier dealer, accepted a performance excellence award at the Palazzo Hotel in Las Vegas

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Posted in Names in the News, Vol 29 No 22 | 5/29-6/40 Comments

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