Archive | Vol 30 No 10 | 3/5-3/11

Man meets woman and fulfills dream of owning a grocery store

Man meets woman and fulfills dream of owning a grocery store

Scott Heimberger is often spotted sitting near the entrance of the new Jing Jing Asian Market, greeting customers as they come in. Heimberger isn’t a bag boy though

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Community wary of the changes coming to Jackson Place, says could be less safe

Community wary of the changes coming to Jackson Place, says could be less safe

Hoping to find justice and answers to their questions surrounding the building of a controversial establishment, Kwame Amoateng, Kristin Wall

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Is journalism’s future in hyperlocal news sites?

Is journalism’s future in hyperlocal news sites?

In March 2009, the 146-year-old Seattle Post-Intelligencer published its final print edition. The Rocky Mountain News in Denver closed down just two months

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In memory of… Doug Luna, chief justice, community member, and minister

Former Chief Justice Doug Luna of the Tlingit-Haida Tribes has passed away at the age of 67. He died peacefully in the University of Washington Hospital in Seattle

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Posted in Obituaries, Vol 30 No 10 | 3/5-3/116 Comments

Filipino American WWII vets seek equal benefits

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (AP) — Filipino Americans who fought for the United States during World War II are hoping their long battle for equal veterans

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Mike Honda wants apology for Chinese Exclusion Act

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — A federal lawmaker is calling on the United States to issue an official apology for the Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882.

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Witness: Galliano made racist remarks in Paris bar

Witness: Galliano made racist remarks in Paris bar

PARIS (AP) — Famed fashion designer John Galliano raged against a couple at a Paris cafe with threats, expletives, and a remark referring to the man’s

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Japan court rejects couple’s request for different surnames

TOKYO (AP) —A Japanese court has dismissed a couple’s appeal of the government’s refusal to register their marriage unless they observe a law that effectively

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China drops death penalty for some economic crimes

BEIJING (AP) — China dropped the death penalty for more than a dozen nonviolent crimes Friday and banned capital punishment for offenders over the age of 75

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Diversity makes a difference — Part 2

Diversity makes a difference — Part 2

Northwest Asian Weekly’s Diversity Makes a Difference scholarship program celebrates young people who are committed to reaching out across cultural lines.

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Vietnam matriarch reflects on lifetime of devotion to piano

Vietnam matriarch reflects on lifetime of devotion to piano

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Time was running out, and it wasn’t safe to stay. Sixty upright pianos had to be moved from Hanoi’s music conservatory to a village in the countryside

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Man creates free online repository of Classical music, but some publishers are crying foul

Man creates free online repository of Classical music, but some publishers are crying foul

On Feb. 16, 2006, Edward W. Guo, an 18-year-old student at the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston, started a website called Internet

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Editorial: Designer caught saying anti-Semitic and anti-Asian remarks — Where’s the outrage?

On a mobile camera in a Paris cafe, an enraged Galliano was seen having a heated conversation with a couple who were Asian and Jewish, according to witnesses.

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Blog: Nobel Prize winner says work in Japan too constraining

Blog: Nobel Prize winner says work in Japan too constraining

“Across from you is the Nobel Prize winner,” said Jiin Chen, chair of the National Engineers Week Asian American Engineer of the Year (AAEOY) Award event at the Columbia Tower

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Blog: Are Asians lousy tippers?

That’s what I read recently. I hope Asian Americans aren’t lousy tippers, too. I am the opposite, actually. When I dine in any restaurants in Asia, I tend to tip

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Blog: Tea (or beer), anyone?

Blog: Tea (or beer), anyone?

You never know what’s inside a teapot! My friend told me about his adventure with a group of friends at a restaurant a while ago.

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Feb. 22: First Indian American elected to Chicago City Council

Feb. 22: First Indian American elected to Chicago City Council

Ameya Pawar, 30, was elected as alderman on Chicago’s North Side. Pawar was virtually unknown when he entered the race. He won 50 percent of the vote.

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Feb. 16: ID receives $185,000 from Office of Economic Development

Feb. 16: ID receives $185,000 from Office of Economic Development

Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn joined neighborhood business district leaders and local business owners at Thompson’s Point of View in Seattle’s Central District

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Feb. 25: Martha Choe, Estela Ortega, and others receive Women of Valor award

Feb. 25: Martha Choe, Estela Ortega, and others receive Women of Valor award

At the Women of Valor Awards, U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell, with special guests U.S. Sen. Barbara Mikulski and U.S. Sen. Patty Murray, honored individuals who have

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Feb. 23: Tom Rasmussen fund-raises in the ID

Feb. 23: Tom Rasmussen fund-raises in the ID

Seattle City Councilmember Tom Rasmussen held a fundraiser at Four Seas Restaurant. About 40 people attended the event and $4,000

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