Archive | Vol 29 No 46 | 11/13-11/19

With some upsets in politics, how did Asian American candidates fare?

With some upsets in politics, how did Asian American candidates fare?

According to a preliminary exit poll released by the Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund (AALDEF) on Nov. 4

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Q&A: Ryuichi Sakamoto, master composer, pianist, and … foodie?

Q&A: Ryuichi Sakamoto, master composer, pianist, and … foodie?

Over his 30-year career spanning continents and styles, Tokyo-born keyboardist and composer Ryuichi Sakamoto has worn so many creative hats

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Making the grade: Former sports writer named 2011 teacher of the year

Making the grade: Former sports writer named 2011 teacher of the year

“Shock.” This was how Jay Maebori, 38, felt after he learned that he had won Washington State’s 2011 Teacher of the Year award.

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Remembering Whatcom County’s Chinese expulsion 125 years later

BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — On Nov. 7, 125 years ago, the residents of what would one day be Bellingham gathered in celebration.

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Art murals to be displayed on the Publix Hotel in the Int. District

Art murals to be displayed on the Publix Hotel in the Int. District

The Chinatown/International District Business Improvement Area (CIDBIA) received a grant from the City of Seattle’s Office of Economic Development to bring a series of art installations to the International District neighborhood.

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UCLA study says that legalizing undocumented immigrants would help the U.S. economy

A new University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) study suggests that immigration reform legislation that legalizes undocumented immigrants would boost the American economy.

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Attention: Seattle Center seeking nominations for 2011 Martin Luther King Jr. Peace Award

Seattle Center, in partnership with the Seattle Youth Violence Prevention Initiative, is seeking nominations for young people and youth organizations

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Democrat Hanabusa wins Hawaii race for Congress

HONOLULU (AP) — Democrat Colleen Hanabusa ousted Republican U.S. Rep. Charles Djou from the U.S. House seat representing urban Honolulu

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Slim hope for change in first Myanmar vote since 1990

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Voters in the secretive military-ruled nation of Myanmar cast their first ballots in two decades on Sunday, Nov. 7

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Thach Nguyen embarks on a quest to empower a billion people

Thach Nguyen embarks on a quest to empower a billion people

For Thach Nguyen, 40, tough times have had less of an effect on him and the people he has encouraged to be more connected to others.

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Even in ‘retirement,’ Ellen Abellera leads with poise and passion

Even in ‘retirement,’ Ellen Abellera leads with poise and passion

Before becoming a staunch advocate for Asian Americans across Washington state, Ellen Abellera rallied for her father, a former politician in Kalibo, Philippines.

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Asians shoot to the top of the charts!

Asians shoot to the top of the charts!

Last month was exciting in terms of entertainment news. Musicians made Asian American history, San Diego hosted its annual Asian Film Festival

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Editorial: Are first ladies being pushed to the side for not being their husbands?

First, The Associated Press (AP) published a story about Peng Liyuan, one of China’s most famous folk singers. She’s a member of China’s People’s Liberation Army

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Oct. 28: Alan ‘Al’ Sugiyama Day proclaimed

Oct. 28: Alan ‘Al’ Sugiyama Day proclaimed

The Seattle City Council presented a proclamation recognizing the lifetime work of Alan ‘Al’ Sugiyama, who cofounded the Asian Family Affair newspaper in 1972

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Oct. 20: Michelle Obama honors the Wing

Oct. 20: Michelle Obama honors the Wing

The President’s Committee on the Arts and Humanities awarded the National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award to the Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American

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Oct. 15: KAC-WA holds 2010 Convention, featuring Mike Honda

Oct. 15: KAC-WA holds 2010 Convention, featuring Mike Honda

The Korean American Coalition of Washington (KAC-WA) hosted its 2010 Convention at the King County Aquatic Center in Federal Way.

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Nov. 1: Gary Ikeda is new chief of AG’s UW division

Nov. 1: Gary Ikeda is new chief of AG’s UW division

Gary Ikeda has been named the new chief of the Attorney General’s University of Washington (UW) division.

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