Archive | Vol 29 No 39 | 9/25-10/1

Decades later, Flying Tigers receive a hero’s welcome at home in Seattle

Decades later, Flying Tigers receive a hero’s welcome at home in Seattle

At their 24th formal reunion, Wayne Wong and his friends recollected serving as Flying Tigers. They belonged to the 14th Air Force and the 987th Signal Company

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Former scientist now a funny man

Former scientist now a funny man

Comedian Joe Wong grew up in the rural Jilin province in China during the 1980s. During this time, there was a comedy radio show named “Xiangsheng” (“Cross Talk”) that was popular.

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Passionate players open a table tennis club in Bellevue

Passionate players open a table tennis club in Bellevue

The Seattle Pacific Table Tennis Club (SPTTC) opened its doors in Bellevue on Aug. 1. The club is owned and operated by Jia “Coach Judy” Qi.

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One writer’s journey on the Chinese Heritage Tour

One writer’s journey on the Chinese Heritage Tour

For one week in July, a big blue bus rolled east, west, north, and south in search of places that Chinese pioneers touched, lived, and left during the 19th century in the western U.S.

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Posted in Cultures, Vol 29 No 39 | 9/25-10/12 Comments

Secretary Gary Locke visits the Seattle Chinese Garden and raises funds

Secretary Gary Locke visits the Seattle Chinese Garden and raises funds

U.S. Commerce Secretary and former Washington state Gov. Gary Locke came home last week. Amid a schedule that included

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Posted in Community News, Features, Vol 29 No 39 | 9/25-10/13 Comments

Charlie Chan: More than a Hollywood stereotype?

Charlie Chan: More than a Hollywood stereotype?

NEW YORK (AP) — The Swede played him most memorably, followed by the portly middle-aged white guy from Missouri.

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Google defends shrinking China market share

BEIJING (AP) — Google is hiring dozens of marketing and technical employees in China to defend a shrinking market share against local rivals after closing its Chinese

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Death of 9-year-old puts focus on Thai gang wars

LOPBURI, Thailand (AP) — Under the shade of tamarind trees, the teenage students display their battle wounds.

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Filipino nurse’s altruism extends beyond retirement

Filipino nurse’s altruism extends beyond retirement

It was the beginning of World War II. Bombs dropped from the sky onto the streets of Manila, Philippines.

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Japanese pediatrician advocates for poor in his community

Japanese pediatrician advocates for poor in his community

Dr. George Tanbara is a humble man. He believes that his patients come first, especially the ones who can’t afford medical care.

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Gender-bending APIs spotlight overlooked segment of Asian population through pageant

Gender-bending APIs spotlight overlooked segment of Asian population through pageant

That’s what the night called for at Purr, a local bar on Capitol Hill. Purr was one of the many bars that teamed up to help David Luc Nguyen

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A new season of Asians: A-pop is a monthly column of all things Asian in popular culture

A new season of Asians: A-pop is a monthly column of all things Asian in popular culture

Fall is shaping up to be a season of new beginnings for Asian American celebrities, and personally, I am very excited for them.

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Posted in Arts & Entertainment, Column: Pop Culture, Vol 29 No 39 | 9/25-10/12 Comments

Editorial: More Asians are making their way into show biz

During the fall months, some of our favorite television shows start airing new episodes. Additionally, new programs make their way onto the air.

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Sept. 16: InterIm’s Hyeok Kim named to commission for APIs

Sept. 16: InterIm’s Hyeok Kim named to commission for APIs

Hyeok Kim, executive director of InterIm Community Development Association, is one of several persons appointed to serve on President Barack Obama’s Advisory

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Sept. 4–5: Local table tennis team wins at 2010 Berkeley Open

Sept. 4–5: Local table tennis team wins at 2010 Berkeley Open

At the 2010 Berkeley Open during the 2010 JOOLA North American Tour, a tournament that drew table tennis players from many states,

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Sept. 11: Omar Lee celebrates 60th birthday with a yacht

Sept. 11: Omar Lee celebrates 60th birthday with a yacht

Great Wall Mall and Imperial Garden Restaurant owner and developer Omar Lee celebrated his 60th birthday by inviting 75 friends to his new custom yacht.

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Aug. 15: Martha Choe and Qi Lu earn NAAAP awards

Aug. 15: Martha Choe and Qi Lu earn NAAAP awards

At the National Association of Asian American Professionals (NAAAP) National Convention in San Francisco, NAAAP’s Seattle chapter placed second in community

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Blog: A gift to reconnect with the Asian community

Blog: A gift to reconnect with the Asian community

Wells Fargo Bank is not the first big bank to open in the International District, but it does have a strong connection with the Asian community, which began during the Gold Rush.

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Blog: An expensive lunch with women of power

Blog: An expensive lunch with women of power

In a tough economy, imagination can overcome the challenges of fundraising. The Executive Development Institute (EDI) raised $2,400 just for a lunch with women of power.

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Blog: Do as the Japanese do, not the Chinese

Blog: Do as the Japanese do, not the Chinese

The other day, I dined at a new Japanese ramen restaurant opened by Chinese Americans, Yoe’s Noodles at 1411 156th N.E., in Bellevue.

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