Archive | Vol 30 No 18 | 4/30-5/6

Artist and father James Leong dies of heart complications at the age of 81

Artist and father James Leong dies of heart complications at the age of 81

Award-winning artist James “Jim” Leong died on Thursday, April 21. He is perhaps most remembered for painting the first Chinese American historical mural in San Francisco.

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April 27–29: Commerce Secretary Locke leads five-member congressional delegation to Korea

April 27–29: Commerce Secretary Locke leads five-member congressional delegation to Korea

U.S. Commerce Secretary Gary Locke led a congressional delegation to Korea to build support for the passage of the U.S.–Korea Trade Agreement (KORUS).

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April 1: Andy South of ‘Project Runway’ featured at Lao Heritage Foundation benefit event

April 1: Andy South of ‘Project Runway’ featured at Lao Heritage Foundation benefit event

Fashion for the Arts featuring SOUTH by Andy South was an event benefiting the Lao Heritage Foundation (LHF) and held at PRAVDA Studios in Capitol Hill. South

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March 19: SeattleJapanRelief organizations hold gathering to raise money for Japan

March 19: SeattleJapanRelief organizations hold gathering to raise money for Japan

SeattleJapanRelief, a collaboration of Japanese American and Japanese organizations, held a special ceremony at Seattle Center’s Kobe Bell and north lawn. Short remarks were

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Controversial Ore. congressman Wu gets a primary challenger

Controversial Ore. congressman Wu gets a primary challenger

BEAVERTON, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon congressman who has acknowledged inappropriate behavior during the 2010 election campaign will face a primary challenge in the next election.

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Beijing police detain 30 illegal ‘house’ church members on Easter

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese police detained at least 30 Christians belonging to an unregistered Beijing church, as the congregation gathered Sunday for an Easter service, a church member said.

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Jimmy Carter and other former leaders to visit North Korea

Jimmy Carter and other former leaders to visit North Korea

BEIJING (AP) — Former President Jimmy Carter said Monday that he hopes to meet with North Korea’s reclusive leader during a visit aimed at assessing severe food shortages

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Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou to try for a second term

Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou to try for a second term

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan’s president officially tossed his hat in the ring for a second four-year term Saturday, hoping a record of strong

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Thousands line up for one last glimpse of Indian guru

Thousands line up for one last glimpse of Indian guru

PUTTAPARTI, India (AP) — Thousands of mourners paid last respects on Monday, April 25, to Sathya Sai Baba, an Indian religious leader revered by millions for spiritual

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Beware of scammers targeting City Light customers with Asian surnames

“It has come to my attention that con artists are targeting City Light customers with Asian surnames and Asian businesses,” Seattle City Councilmember Bruce Harrell stated in a press release.

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Kollaboration Seattle 2 now scouting for new local API talent

Kollaboration Seattle is hosting auditions for local Asians and Pacific Islanders on May 7 and May 14 at the University of Washington Ethnic Cultural Theatre for its second annual show.

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White House calls on more youth to become teachers

The White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders issued a call to action encouraging Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI)

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Commentary: In the whaling debate, consider empirical justification over illogical fallacies

Commentary: In the whaling debate, consider empirical justification over illogical fallacies

The current whaling debate is one that is perpetually heated, and one that will be around for quite some time. Among the many political and emotional maelstroms

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Commentary: An open letter to the citizens of Washington state to help protect public services

Commentary: An open letter to the citizens of Washington state to help protect public services

My fellow citizens, I write to you today about a revenue proposal that could help protect public services that we all rely on.

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Blog: Why a 4.0 might not get you admitted to the UW

We know that in some classes, you can easily get As, argued Philip Ballinger, University of Washington’s director of admissions. “We have to look at other things” to

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Blog: Myths about being accepted into the UW busted

1. If your father is an alum or your siblings are now at the UW, you have a better chance to get in. Wrong. The UW has more than 70,000 alums, and it would take

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Blog: So, who’s the ideal UW student?

Blog: So, who’s the ideal UW student?

Meet Clara Lam, a senior at Shorewood High School, who excels in academics and sports. Aside from playing tennis and badminton, she is the captain of her drill team.

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Blog: What does a rejection letter from the UW mean?

But I almost didn’t make it when I applied for a transfer after my freshman year at a college in Oregon. The rejection letter said that UW policy was to consider transferring

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Young widow comforts her children in the wake of her husband’s tragic death

Young widow comforts her children in the wake of her husband’s tragic death

On Saturday, April 23 just after 5 p.m., three were involved in an accident on Highway 18 near Tiger Mountain, 15 minutes away from North Bend.

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Post office relocation and Hing Hay expansion good for ID?

Post office relocation and Hing Hay expansion good for ID?

In 2013, the lease for the building currently occupied by the International District (ID) post office on 6th Avenue and South Jackson Street will expire.

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