Archive | Vol 30 No 14 | 4/2-4/8

More services for Asians? An unexpected benefit in tolling 520

More services for Asians? An unexpected benefit in tolling 520

When the groundhog failed to see its shadow this past February, people were eager to usher in spring early. But as trees and flower begin to bloom

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Posted in Community News, Features, Vol 30 No 14 | 4/2-4/81 Comment

Giving hearts: ID bands together to raise funds for Japan disaster relief

Giving hearts: ID bands together to raise funds for Japan disaster relief

Last weekend, nearly $170,000 was raised in the International District (ID) to benefit Japan’s disaster relief effort.

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Diversity makes a difference — Part 6

Diversity makes a difference — Part 6

Northwest Asian Weekly’s Diversity Makes a Difference scholarship program celebrates young people who are committed to reaching

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Posted in Education, Vol 30 No 14 | 4/2-4/81 Comment

Lawyer: NYC bus driver sober, awake before crash

NEW YORK (AP) — The driver of a tour bus that crashed on a highway while returning to Manhattan’s Chinatown from a casino

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Posted in National News, Vol 30 No 14 | 4/2-4/80 Comments

Japanese translators handle more than just words in baseball

FORT MYERS, Florida (AP) — When Minnesota Twins General Manager Bill Smith was interviewing candidates hoping to become

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Posted in Sports, Vol 30 No 14 | 4/2-4/80 Comments

As Japan shutdowns drag on, auto crisis worsens

TOKYO (AP) — The auto industry disruptions triggered by Japan’s earthquake and tsunami will worsen in the coming weeks.

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“Devil” full of blood, guts, and little else

“Devil” full of blood, guts, and little else

“I Saw the Devil,” a new horror thriller from South Korean director Ji-woon Kim, opens with a flurry of snow falling on a car windshield.

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Federal agencies aim to solve problems facing Asian and Pacific Islander communities

In March, Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) leaders appointed by President Obama presented a report to the White House

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Attention: Vietnamese women support group meets in April

If you or someone you know has experienced sexual violence or domestic violence, you are not alone. Vietnamese Women Support Group

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Editorial: Cycle of smoking needs to be broken

Editorial: Cycle of smoking needs to be broken

Imagine this: You are an American tourist visiting Beijing. You decide not to splurge for the five- or six-star hotel. Instead, you pay for a

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Letter: Disappointed with column painting Sea Shepherd as racist

I’m disappointed and offended by Mark Lee’s article [from last week], painting the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society (SSCS)

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Posted in Letters to the Editor, Vol 30 No 14 | 4/2-4/829 Comments

March 27: Chinese and Japanese community members raise $76,712

March 27: Chinese and Japanese community members raise $76,712

The Chinese and Japanese American communities came together at the House of Hong to raise $76,712 toward the American Red Cross Japan Relief Fund.

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March 25: Qwest employees raise $3,300 for Japan through lunch

March 25: Qwest employees raise $3,300 for Japan through lunch

Qwest held a luncheon to benefit the Red Cross’ Japan Tsunami Relief Fund. Qwest employees donated Filipino

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March 26–27: Artists for Japan raises $91,000

March 26–27: Artists for Japan raises $91,000

A large number of Seattle artists helped in Japan recovery efforts in Artists for Japan, a two-day event at KOBO at HIGO

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March 26: Chinese American Citizen’s Alliance of Seattle raises $2,700 for Japan

March 26: Chinese American Citizen’s Alliance of Seattle raises $2,700 for Japan

The Seattle Lodge (chapter) of the Chinese American Citizen’s Alliance was chartered on March 26 at the New Star Seafood Restaurant.

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