Archive | Vol 29 No 42 | 10/16-10/22

Investing in the future: Gregoire visits Boeing-funded schools in Vietnam

Investing in the future: Gregoire visits Boeing-funded schools in Vietnam

Boeing’s relationship with Vietnam is probably most often thought of in terms of aerospace, but education is a philanthropic issue for the company as well.

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Kauffman’s priorities affect APIs in diverse district

Kauffman’s priorities affect APIs in diverse district

Education is the key to success in life. This is a commonly shared belief among many in the Asian American and the American Indian communities.

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Anime convention goers on their passion — and the stigma attached to it

Anime convention goers on their passion — and the stigma attached to it

“Sailor Moon” was a Japanese animated show (anime) that debuted in the early 90s. It dealt with a team of magical young girls who saved the universe from evil. It proved to be amazingly popular.

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Local architects host an Asian green technology delegation

Hdlt Collaborative LLC architects presented green-home architecture to a nine-member delegation of Chinese, Hong Kong, and Korean publishers last month as part of the Organic

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Local community celebrates Filipino American History Month in October

In 1991, Dr. Fred Cordova, co-founder of the Filipino American National Historical Society (FANHS), celebrated the first Filipino American History Month in October.

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Attention: County council eliminates transit fare increase for seniors

The Metropolitan King County Council today adopted legislation canceling the 25-cent fare increase for senior bus riders slated for 2011.

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Latino and Asian spat erupts in changing Orange County district

Latino and Asian spat erupts in changing Orange County district

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — The changing face of one of Southern California’s wealthiest counties helped Democrat Loretta Sanchez win an upset election to Congress 14 years ago

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Filipino WWII veterans sue feds over benefits

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A lawsuit claims the federal government is discriminating against Filipino World War II veterans by giving them benefits far below what U.S. veterans receive.

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Mass grave of Japanese soldiers unearthed on Tarawa

HONOLULU (AP) — Forensic anthropologist Gregory Fox and his team sifted dirt on the remote Pacific atoll of Tarawa at what they thought might be the graves of U.S. Marines

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Top North Korean defector Hwang Jang-yop dies at 87

Top North Korean defector Hwang Jang-yop dies at 87

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — He was the intellectual force behind the philosophy of self-reliance that guided North Korea and a top official in the Workers’ Party

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API innovators celebrated for their contributions to healthcare

API innovators celebrated for their contributions to healthcare

Healthcare professionals who have championed clinics for the poor and paved new territory in medical fields made up the honorees for Northwest Asian Weekly Foundation’s 13th

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Furious China blocks visit to Nobel winner’s wife

Furious China blocks visit to Nobel winner’s wife

BEIJING (AP) — China on Monday blocked European officials from meeting with the wife of the jailed Nobel Peace Prize winner, cut off her phone communication

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Offbeat sports comedy about sumo all guts and heart

Offbeat sports comedy about sumo all guts and heart

Early on in “A Matter of Size,” Sharon Maymon and Erez Tadmor’s dramatic sumo wrestling-romance-comedy, the movie’s hero, Herzl (played by Itzik Cohen)

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Editorial: Controversial Michelle Rhee booted out of D.C. school district, but who will suffer the most?

Editorial: Controversial Michelle Rhee booted out of D.C. school district, but who will suffer the most?

On Wednesday, the head of the Washington, D.C. public school system, Chancellor Michelle Rhee, announced her resignation.

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A new face in a new place

A new face in a new place

Thach Nguyen is the new loan officer for the Martin Luther King branch of Chase Bank in Seattle. In his new role, Nguyen is responsible for originating

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Sept. 23–26: Local ice dancers Joylyn Yang and Jean-Luc Baker place seventh in Japan competition

Sept. 23–26: Local ice dancers Joylyn Yang and Jean-Luc Baker place seventh in Japan competition

Joylyn Yang, 14, from Mukilteo and Jean-Luc Baker, 16, from Edmonds, both students at Kamiak High School, represented the United States at the 2010 SBC Cup in Karuizawa, Japan.

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Aug. 28: First Omusubi event enhances Japanese and Japanese American heritages

Aug. 28: First Omusubi event enhances Japanese and Japanese American heritages

The Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Washington (JCCCW) partnered with the Hyogo Business and Cultural Center and held its first Omusubi event at the center’s location in Seattle.

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Sept. 23: General Biodiesel wins a 2010 Green Washington Award for Reuse

Sept. 23: General Biodiesel wins a 2010 Green Washington Award for Reuse

General Biodiesel (GB), a company founded in 2006 by Yale and Laura Wong to reduce U.S. dependence on foreign oil, won a 2010 Green Washington Award in the Reuse category from Seattle Business Magazine.

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Blog: How to make lemonade out of lemons in a poor economy

Blog: How to make lemonade out of lemons in a poor economy

My role is to make lemonade out of lemons in this poor economy. While we cannot rely on big advertisers like we used to, the small guys give me hope.

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Blog: I wear different hats in order to survive

Blog: I wear different hats in order to survive

These days, I wear a lot of hats, both figuratively and literally. That is reality for a little publisher. My camera is more important than a cell phone.

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