Archive | Vol 29 No 43 | 10/23-10/29

Would a state income tax benefit or hurt ethnic communities?

Would a state income tax benefit or hurt ethnic communities?

Lately, television airwaves have been bombarded with commercials about whether Washington residents will be burdened with a state income tax. The commercials urge voters to take a stand.

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1st API female doctor to three U.S. presidents speaks on honoring Filipino roots

1st API female doctor to three U.S. presidents speaks on honoring Filipino roots

Her memories of being a girl who could enter a vice admiral’s house only through the back door with her father, Angel Mariano, are still fresh.

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At the Burke, a myriad of colors and textures are woven into layers of meaning

At the Burke, a myriad of colors and textures are woven into layers of meaning

Traditional weaving has become an endangered art because, as stated in a Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture press release, in the past 150 years,

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Posted in Arts & Entertainment, Cultures, Features, Vol 29 No 43 | 10/23-10/291 Comment

Astoria garden will mark the Chinese contribution in Oregon

Astoria garden will mark the Chinese contribution in Oregon

A new garden being planned for Astoria, Ore., will commemorate the contribution of Chinese people to the building of the Astoria area and Lower Columbia River Basin.

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In Georgia, Dalai Lama urges science and religion balance

In Georgia, Dalai Lama urges science and religion balance

ATLANTA (AP) — Scientists and religious practitioners can learn a lot from each other and should work together to find a productive balance between spirituality

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Activist Vera Ing tackles new challenge, a memoir

Activist Vera Ing tackles new challenge, a memoir

Some people may remember Vera Ing from the 1980s when she wrote a weekly column, “Dim Sum: Bits of the Asian American Dream,” for Northwest Asian Weekly.

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A rare glimpse at a different, kinder side of North Korea

A rare glimpse at a different, kinder side of North Korea

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea may be struggling to feed its people, but there was no shortage of mouthwatering options on the menu at our guide’s favorite restaurant:

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“Last Train Home” succeeds in exploring the cross-generational struggles of one migrant family

“Last Train Home” succeeds in exploring the cross-generational struggles of one migrant family

“Last Train Home,” the fascinating new documentary film by Lixin Fan, begins with a long, slow panoramic shot of thousands of people waiting for trains.

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Posted in At the Movies, Vol 29 No 43 | 10/23-10/291 Comment

Northwest Asian Weekly’s endorsements

Northwest Asian Weekly’s endorsements

Our endorsements are not a comprehensive depiction of all the candidates in the general election. We endorse only candidates that we know a lot about and feel comfortable backing.

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Where Northwest Asian Weekly stands on initiatives and other measures

Before voting, please read through your voters’ pamphlet carefully and completely. To read it online, visit your.kingcounty.gov/elections.

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Editorial: The minority vote matters

This year, we, as a newspaper and as part of the Asian community, have been blessed. We’ve had many political candidates reaching out to us for the first time.

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Commentary: Mayor McGinn: Transportation budget needs your support

Commentary: Mayor McGinn: Transportation budget needs your support

On Monday, Sept. 27, I proposed the 2011/2012 budget to the [Seattle] City Council. Right now, the city council is poised to strip out a core piece of the Department

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Sept. 16: Ambassador Ichiro Fujisaki tours JCCCW

Sept. 16: Ambassador Ichiro Fujisaki tours JCCCW

Ambassador Ichiro Fujisaki toured the Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Washington (JCCCW) in Seattle. The tour included seeing his ancestor’s calligraphy work.

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Posted in Names in the News, Vol 29 No 43 | 10/23-10/290 Comments

Sept. 30: Co-authors and co-founders sign copies of ‘Years of Caring, The Story of Nikkei Concerns’

Sept. 30: Co-authors and co-founders sign copies of ‘Years of Caring, The Story of Nikkei Concerns’

Co-authors Ken Mochizuki and Ron Chew with co-founders Tomio Moriguchi and Tosh Okamoto signed copies of “Years of Caring, The Story of Nikkei Concerns”

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A new face in a new place

A new face in a new place

Dr. Sing Hsie joined the Polyclinic Downtown as their newest board-certified family medicine physician. He previously worked at Rainier Park Medical Clinic

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Oct. 12: PAAN turns 20 and celebrates by donating to the Wing

Oct. 12: PAAN turns 20 and celebrates by donating to the Wing

The Pacific Asian American Network (PAAN) held its 20th anniversary celebration at the Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience (the Wing).

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Blog: Why can’t ethnic media have a share of the political pie?

Blog: Why can’t ethnic media have a share of the political pie?

Watch TV and you will see Sen. Patty Murray and her opponent, Dino Rossi, banking up the prime-time commercials back to back. How much of that ‘pie’ is given to ethnic media?

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Blog: It takes a village to raise an ethnic newspaper

I have a confession. Northwest Asian Weekly, in comparison to other ethnic media, has done miraculously well with political advertising.

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Blog: Minority communities are more politically savvy

In the old days, when minority communities organized candidates’ forums, you would find that there were more candidates than attendees.

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Blog: Saying ‘I don’t know’ is nothing to be ashamed of

How wrong was I? I realized that I could be viewed as arrogant. Also, my behavior was not aligned with my passion. Politics is in my blood. The Northwest Asian Weekly is fond of

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