Archive | Vol 30 No 7 | 2/12-2/18

Feng Shui — more than just decorating

Feng Shui — more than just decorating

If you are shooting for a good start to the Year of the Metal Rabbit, looking into the practice of feng shui may put some extra luck in your pocket.

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Posted in Cultures, Vol 30 No 7 | 2/12-2/182 Comments

$14 million up for grabs: Community fund developing strategic plan to help businesses in Rainier Valley

$14 million up for grabs: Community fund developing strategic plan to help businesses in Rainier Valley

Offering below-market-rate loans for the Rainier Valley business community, the Rainier Valley Community Development Fund (RVCDF) continues its role in

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Posted in Business, Vol 30 No 7 | 2/12-2/182 Comments

Seattle’s expulsion of Chinese citizens remembered 125 years later

Seattle’s expulsion of Chinese citizens remembered 125 years later

Born in a small town near Canton, China, Wing Luke became the first Asian American to win a seat on the Seattle City Council in 1962.

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Posted in Community News, Features, Vol 30 No 7 | 2/12-2/182 Comments

Attention: Know someone who helped ICHS in the past year? Nominate them for an award

International Community Health Services (ICHS) and the ICHS Foundation have begun accepting nominations for the 2011 Bamboo Award for Health.

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Posted in Briefs, Vol 30 No 7 | 2/12-2/180 Comments

Attention: Are you a teacher? Do you want to visit China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan?

The Cultural Exploration of Greater China Foundation (CE) is sponsoring four teachers from the Greater Seattle area to explore Chinese culture by visiting China

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HUD awards grant to National CAPACD

In Washington, D.C., the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) awarded the National Coalition for Asian Pacific American Community Development

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Former Sonics coach Hill teams up with son in Japan

Former Sonics coach Hill teams up with son in Japan

TOKYO (AP) — Former NBA coach Bob Hill couldn’t pass up the opportunity to work with his son — even if it meant going all the way to Japan.

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Chinese script tells a story of love

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. (AP) — When Sharon Zornes pulled a brown paper insert out of a furry stocking — and found Chinese writing on the front and back — something

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Posted in National News, Vol 30 No 7 | 2/12-2/180 Comments

Pope challenges China with Hong Kong bishop ordination

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Benedict XVI insisted last week on his exclusive right to ordain bishops as he consecrated a Chinese prelate in an implicit challenge

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Women of Color in Technology: Log Onto Men’s World

Women of Color in Technology: Log Onto Men’s World

Thirty years ago, the words technology and computing did not exist the way they do today. As in many other fields, women had to break stereotypes and glass ceilings

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Posted in Community News, Profiles, Technology, Vol 30 No 7 | 2/12-2/181 Comment

Do famous Asians exemplify  (or defy) their rabbit traits?

Do famous Asians exemplify (or defy) their rabbit traits?

February 3 marked the Lunar New Year of the metal rabbit. Rabbits are best known for their calm and gentle demeanors, like those of wise businessmen/women.

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Lunar New Year traditions you might not have known about

Lunar New Year traditions you might not have known about

Koreans, Tibetans, and Mongolians also celebrate the New Year, which is the passing of the winter season and the beginning of the spring season.

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Editorial: Locke is Obama’s secret weapon

From Feb. 6 to Feb. 11, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gary Locke led a high-technology trade mission in New Delhi, Bangalore, and Mumbai. His aim was to promote

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Posted in Editorials, Vol 30 No 7 | 2/12-2/180 Comments

Blog: The magic of reinvention, Hong Kong-style

Blog: The magic of reinvention, Hong Kong-style

Rather than calling itself a bridge as it did decades ago, Hong Kong now considers itself the gateway to China. Hong Kong now markets itself as the expert on China.

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Blog: Amazon’s people miss the ID’s tasty treats

Blog: Amazon’s people miss the ID’s tasty treats

The other day, I ran into an Amazon staff member who moved from the ID office to Lake Union.

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Blog: Watching the UW’s women’s basketball team, thinking about Catch-22

After receiving three degrees from the University of Washington, I am embarrassed to say that I had never seen its women’s basketball team play until last Saturday.

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Blog: Kathi Goertzen’s smile will always be in our hearts and minds

Blog: Kathi Goertzen’s smile will always be in our hearts and minds

Imagine when smiling becomes a challenge. That’s one of the prices KOMO-TV anchor Kathi Goertzen has had to pay after her recent brain surgery.

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Blog: Many manly faces at Women of Color Empowered

At our last Women of Color Empowered luncheon, held on Jan. 28 at the New Hong Kong Restaurant, there were lots of men in attendance. Usually, there are just a handful of men.

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Reader’s Corner: Never too young to be bilingual

Reader’s Corner: Never too young to be bilingual

As residents of Seattle and nearby areas, we enjoy many pleasant parks with a variety of features such as hiking trails, rose gardens

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Posted in Commentaries, Vol 30 No 7 | 2/12-2/180 Comments

Jan. 14: May Wan receives Cultural Awareness Award from the Seattle King County Realtors

Jan. 14: May Wan receives Cultural Awareness Award from the Seattle King County Realtors

May Wan, from Prudential Northwest Realty Associates, received the Cultural Awareness Award from Seattle King County Realtors (SKCR) in recognition

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