Archive | Vol 29 No 40 | 10/2-10/8

Questions linger about West Seattle matriarch who killed family members

Questions linger about West Seattle matriarch who killed family members

Before her death, Saroeun Phan, 60, had shared happy memories with friends and family. Her friends recall that she was happy when celebrating her granddaughter’s birthday

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Dustin Nguyen a ‘Fool for Love,’ but also soulful and deliberate

Dustin Nguyen a ‘Fool for Love,’ but also soulful and deliberate

Actor Dustin Nguyen wanted a role that was “light and sort of fun” after playing a mentally challenged martial artist in the 2009 film “The Legend is Alive.”

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Self-proclaimed ‘mediocre athlete’ is an ‘Ironman’

Self-proclaimed ‘mediocre athlete’ is an ‘Ironman’

“You gonna die!” exclaimed Rebecca Kelley’s mother when Kelley, 27, told her mother the distance she must cover to complete an Ironman Triathlon.

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Wayne’s Worlds: Business isn’t business without a cough and wheeze

Wayne’s Worlds: Business isn’t business without a cough and wheeze

By Wayne Chan Northwest Asian Weekly As we’ve all recently celebrated World No Tobacco Day … actually, let me rephrase that. I may be overstating things. As we’ve all observed World No Tobacco Day … no, that’s not exactly right, either. Let me try one more time.

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Nepalese refugee’s Boise garden offers more than fresh food

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Harvesting vegetables from a garden on Cole Road reminds Tulashi Regmi of life in his former homeland, the “happiest place in Asia.”

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Snag in Nepal adoptions by U.S. families

MERIDIAN, Miss. (AP) — Michael and Karyn Brown of Starkville are one of about a dozen U.S. families who were planning to adopt a child from Nepal

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Beggars are mostly hidden from New Delhi tourists during Commonwealth games

NEW DELHI (AP) — The banners were erected at the little hillside enclave while everyone was at work, long blue and purple signs with a smiling cartoon tiger proclaiming the arrival of the Commonwealth Games.

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Obama meets with Southeast Asian leaders

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. President Barack Obama and Southeast Asian leaders met Friday to discuss territorial disputes with China and a fast-growing trade relationship

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U.S.: Inverted Philippine flag was ‘honest mistake’

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The U.S. government said last Sunday that it made an “honest mistake” when it displayed an inverted Philippine flag — which wrongfully

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Anthony Chen brings a doctor’s care and sensitivity to health department

Anthony Chen brings a doctor’s care and sensitivity to health department

“Regardless of how good of a doctor you are, a lot of other elements are involved in patient care,” said Dr. Anthony Chen.

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Posted in Community News, Health, Profiles, Vol 29 No 40 | 10/2-10/80 Comments

Attention: Annual election for ISRD Board coming up

There are two positions open this year for the International Special Review District (ISRD) board. One is for a business person, property owner, or employee, and one for an at-large member.

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LWTC awarded $2.29 million in grants to assist first-generation, low-income, and disabled students

Lake Washington Technical College’s Student Support Services department has been awarded two United States Department of Education TRIO grants totaling $2.29 million over five years.

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2 charged with hate crime in beating of teen

Ahmed Mohamed and Jonathan Baquiring have each been charged with first-degree robbery and malicious harassment, the state’s hate crime statute.

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The ID welcomes new museum to neighborhood, and it’s a gamer’s paradise

The ID welcomes new museum to neighborhood, and it’s a gamer’s paradise

Located at 508 Maynard Ave. S. in the International District (ID), the museum’s grand opening was on Sept. 4.

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Renowned artist from India works on golden canvases around the world

Renowned artist from India works on golden canvases around the world

What descriptive expressions come to mind when the word art is mentioned? Beautiful, moving, avant-garde, magnificent, shocking?

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China to stick with one-child policy

China to stick with one-child policy

BEIJING (AP) — China will continue to limit most families to just one child in the coming decades, state media said Sept. 27, despite concerns about the policy’s

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Editorial: Community centers spared, but public safety a big concern

On Sept. 23, Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn hosted a town hall meeting at the International District/Chinatown Community Center (IDCCC). About 300 people attended.

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Sept. 10: InterIm’s annual gala raises nearly $50,000

Sept. 10: InterIm’s annual gala raises nearly $50,000

InterIm Community Development Association held its 2010 Annual Gala Luncheon at the Renaissance Seattle Hotel.

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Sept. 20: KABA wins annual Korean BBQ cook off

Sept. 20: KABA wins annual Korean BBQ cook off

At the second annual Korean BBQ Cook-Off Competition at Luther Burbank Park, the Korean American Bar Association (KABA) took home the big prize for the second year

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Sept. 11–12:  Aki Matsuri brings Japanese culture to Bellevue

Sept. 11–12: Aki Matsuri brings Japanese culture to Bellevue

The Eastside Nihon Matsuri Association’s Aki Matsuri (fall festival) took place at Bellevue Community College’s main campus.

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