Archive | Vol 29 No 23 | 6/5-6/11

‘When China Rules the World,’ a love story

‘When China Rules the World,’ a love story

For many, the title of Martin Jacques’ new book, “When China Rules the World: The Rise of the Middle Kingdom and the End of the Western World,”

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Medical Tourism: the next reform in health care?

Medical Tourism: the next reform in health care?

Shoreline retirees Yoshi and Naomi Minegishi, ages 70 and 61, returned this spring from a vacation in Asia and brought back a new interest

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Are bloggers journalists?

Are bloggers journalists?

Jason Chen and his wife returned home on a Friday night last April to find his garage door opened and his front door bashed in.

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China executes man who attacked 29 children

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese authorities on Sunday executed a man convicted of slashing 29 children and three teachers with a knife in one of a series of recent assaults on schools and kindergartens, a state news agency reported.

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NPS helps cover costs for Japanese American internment memorial wall on Bainbridge Island

On May 19, the National Park Service (NPS) awarded the Bainbridge Island Japanese American Memorial nearly $183,000, covering two-thirds of the total cost to design and install an educational wall at the memorial.

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Will a census taker come to your house?

Will a census taker come to your house?

The 2010 Census was due May 1, 2010. Anyone who did not respond to the mail-in questionnaire will receive an in-person visit from a census taker

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$75 million initiative launched to promote racial equality

A five-year, $75 million initiative called “America Healing” was launched by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation on May 11, promoting racial equity by addressing the effects of structural racism on communities.

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White House initiative launches campaign to increase API participation in federal programs

For Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month in May, the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders announced the Obama administration’s

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Buy a brick. Bring the artisans. Build the courtyard.

Buy a brick. Bring the artisans. Build the courtyard.

The site is ready. The foundation and walls for the first courtyard are in place. Now, 27 skilled artisans must come from China this summer to build the

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Japan’s ‘Knuckle Princess’ makes U.S. debut

Japan’s ‘Knuckle Princess’ makes U.S. debut

CHICO, California (AP) – Japan’s Eri Yoshida has become the first woman to pitch professionally in the United States in a decade, showing Saturday

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Interracial marriage still rising, but not as fast

Interracial marriage still rising, but not as fast

WASHINGTON (AP) — Melting pot or racial divide? The growth of interracial marriages is slowing among U.S.-born Hispanics and Asians.

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Calif. bill would ease sale of Asian rice noodles

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Restaurants and vendors could sell Asian rice noodles at room temperature without fear of being shut down due to health concerns

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Mongolia counts carcasses after harsh winter

Mongolia counts carcasses after harsh winter

UYANGA, Mongolia (AP) – Before he can fully tend to his dwindling herd, Demberel has to bury the dead cows, goats, and sheep caused by Mongolia’s worst winter

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North Korea to figure in Japan-China summit

TOKYO, Japan (AP) — China faced Japanese pressure Monday to join international efforts to penalize North Korea for its alleged sinking of a South Korean

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Critics: ‘Airbender’ & ‘Prince’ were whitewashed

Critics: ‘Airbender’ & ‘Prince’ were whitewashed

Ever since he first came out of a block of ice in the Nickelodeon cartoon series “Avatar: The Last Airbender,” the other tribes in his fictional, Asian-inspired

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Wayne’s Worlds: The benefits of being a human pretzel 

Wayne’s Worlds: The benefits of being a human pretzel 

The surprising thing is, even as a beginner, I do see the value of it. I think I always did. Everyone I’ve seen who does yoga seems

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NWAW’s June must-reads

NWAW’s June must-reads

As the second oldest of four sisters at age 31, Kat Fallon can’t help but feel a little jealous of her younger sister Merilee’s upcoming nuptials.

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Rhythm of Dance tells love stories and success of local performers

Rhythm of Dance tells love stories and success of local performers

Can a dance tell a story? For renowned dancer and choreographer Hengda Li, the answer is a definite yes.

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Editorial: The mis-education of Texas

Editorial: The mis-education of Texas

On May 21, members of the Texas State Board of Education voted, 9 to 5, to pass a controversial social studies component of the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills curriculum

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Commentary: Keep Culture Coming  

Commentary: Keep Culture Coming  

I was introduced to Northwest Asian Weekly by a friend. I’ve noticed that the website focuses on news about conflicts and the goings-on of life within the Asian community.

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