Archive | Vol 30 No 24 | 6/11-6/17

June 2: Julie Pham, Hasegawa Dentistry, high school students, and others honored at Rainier lunch

June 2: Julie Pham, Hasegawa Dentistry, high school students, and others honored at Rainier lunch

Scholarship winners from Cleveland, Franklin, Garfield, Rainier Beach, and Southlake High Schools and others were honored at the Rainier Chamber President’s Lunch at New Holly Gathering Hall.

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May 19: LIHI board elects Pearl Leung and Joe Ingram

May 19: LIHI board elects Pearl Leung and Joe Ingram

The Low Income Housing Institute (LIHI)’s board of directors welcomed Pearl Leung and Joe Ingram as new members. Leung is the community relations manager at Vulcan Inc. Ingram

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May 20: OneAmerica turns 10, celebrates with flash mob

May 20: OneAmerica turns 10, celebrates with flash mob

OneAmerica celebrated its 10-year anniversary with a dinner and celebration at the Westin Hotel in Seattle. The event featured speakers and dances

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May 21: ICHS holds 2011 Bloom Gala, raises $200,000

May 21: ICHS holds 2011 Bloom Gala, raises $200,000

International Community Health Services (ICHS) held its annual Bloom Gala, which brought together more than 400 ICHS supporters to raise more than $200,000 for patient care.

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Edmonds man famed for being instant ramen connoisseur

Edmonds man famed for being instant ramen connoisseur

The unemployed Edmonds transplant has carved out an online niche as a prolific sampler of packaged Asian noodles, the kind you cook by adding boiling water and little else.

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UN SG Ban Ki-moon announces he is seeking a second term

UN SG Ban Ki-moon announces he is seeking a second term

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced Monday that he will seek a second term as head of the United Nations

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Malaysia ‘obedient wives’ club says good sex is a duty

Malaysia ‘obedient wives’ club says good sex is a duty

RAWANG, Malaysia (AP) — As a new bride, 22-year-old Ummu Atirah believes she knows the secret to a blissful marriage: obey her husband and ensure he is sexually satisfied.

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Blog: Bill Gates, the man behind the brand

Blog: Bill Gates, the man behind the brand

Bill Gates created a spectacular foundation headquarters with a price tag of $500 million (just for the first phase, too!).

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How do Asian-born immigrants compare to other U.S. residents?

In the Spotlight, MPI’s Jeanne Batalova examines the size, distribution, demographic, and socioeconomic characteristics of immigrants from Eastern Asia

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Wash. state Food Worker Card now available online

The Washington state required certification for food workers can now be obtained online. Individuals can take the course and test at their convenience.

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Latino homes in Tacoma area needed for foster care

Latino and bilingual foster parents are urgently needed for temporary and long-term care. International Foster Care of Catholic Community Services (IFCCCS)

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Host families needed for Japanese students

Japanese high school girls (ages 15–16) will be in the Seattle area for three weeks this summer, from July 21 through Aug. 10. Host families are needed to share American culture with them.

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Tragic end for Korean anchor — A monthly column about all things Asian in popular culture

Tragic end for Korean anchor — A monthly column about all things Asian in popular culture

Jeong, who currently plays the egotistical Ben Chang on the ABC sitcom “Community,” recently hosted the 2011 Billboard Music Awards (BMAs) in Las Vegas

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Blog: China’s Oprah talks about philanthropy

Blog: China’s Oprah talks about philanthropy

Last week, broadcast journalist Yang Lan, who was dubbed by CNN as China’s Oprah, visited the University of Washington to talk about

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A tiger enters the kitchen — Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan shows why she isn’t the typical cookbook author

A tiger enters the kitchen — Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan shows why she isn’t the typical cookbook author

Journalist Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan stood in front of the wok clutching her Blackberry, admittedly scared that if she diverted from the recipe, she’d make a mistake.

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Asia’s sport gains new fans in the U.S.

Asia’s sport gains new fans in the U.S.

Spring is the start of another season of bats, balls, and scoring runs. For some, it’s not baseball that’s on their minds. It’s the game of cricket. Cricket is an international sport with a rabid fan base.

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McDermott a good pick for India ambassador?

McDermott a good pick for India ambassador?

The post for U.S. Ambassador to India has just opened up after the sudden resignation of former Ambassador Timothy Roemer, who was appointed by President Obama in 2009.

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Asia and China savor  Li Na’s French Open win

Asia and China savor Li Na’s French Open win

BEIJING (AP) — Li Na’s landmark French Open victory sparked celebrations and recognition throughout Asia on Sunday, while China’s state media told its athletes to learn from her

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Editorial: Goodwin’s withdrawal is a loss for Americans

Editorial: Goodwin’s withdrawal is a loss for Americans

Taiwanese American Goodwin Liu, 40, withdrew from consideration for a judicial seat on the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco on May 25.

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