Archive | Vol 30 No 19 | 5/7-5/13

April 17: Four from Boy Scout Troop 252 recognized as Eagle Scouts

April 17: Four from Boy Scout Troop 252 recognized as Eagle Scouts

Russell Kato, Taylan Yuasa, Dan Sordetto, and Harrison Chinn, of Boy Scout Troop 252, were recognized at a special Eagle Scout Court of Honor

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April 12: Local designer Douangphrachanh participates in Indian International Fashion Week

April 12: Local designer Douangphrachanh participates in Indian International Fashion Week

Seattle-based fashion designer Banchong Douangphrachanh was one of three Americans chosen to participate in the Indian International Fashion Week

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April 9: Filipino American soldiers in Bataan and Corregidor commemorated

April 9: Filipino American soldiers in Bataan and Corregidor commemorated

The annual event commemorating the valor and courage of Filipino American soldiers in Bataan and Corregidor during World War II was held at the Filipino Community Center in Seattle.

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April 8: Relay for Life team raises money for breast cancer awareness through cake walk

April 8: Relay for Life team raises money for breast cancer awareness through cake walk

The North Tower Haggett Relay for Life team, comprising about 19 students, has raised $345 through a cake walk, University of Washington student donations, and other individual donations.

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In a first, women surpass men in advanced degrees

WASHINGTON (AP) — For the first time, American women have passed men in gaining advanced college degrees, as well as bachelor’s degrees

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China media says human rights pressure from U.S. will fail

BEIJING (AP) — China will never allow the United States to dictate political reforms and any American pressure over human rights will torpedo talks on such issues

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Communist Laos’ elections hold little promise for change

BANGKOK (AP) — Laos held legislative elections Saturday that are expected to sweep in a younger generation of lawmakers, but preserve the political status quo

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Powerful, gutsy women in law enforcement and the military to be honored

Powerful, gutsy women in law enforcement and the military to be honored

On Friday, May 13, at New Hong Kong Restaurant, these 12 individuals will be distinguished for their career achievements and contributions to the community.

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Upcoming conference for women focuses on investing in one’s self

Invest in Yourself is the theme of WIN!, a day-long leadership conference to be held on June 4 at the Microsoft Conference Center. WIN! stands for Women in NAAAP

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Macy’s in Bellevue holds community day

Macy’s Community Shopping Day is an all-day shopping event dedicated to raising funds for local nonprofit organizations. This year, Macy’s will host its Community

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Commentary: Seize the time again … again!

Commentary: Seize the time again … again!

On Feb. 9 and March 2, 1971, the Oriental Student Union, led by co-chairs Alan Sugiyama and Mike Tagawa, led demonstrations at Seattle Central Community College

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Blog: What’s a bad life? Is it all perspective?

Blog: What’s a bad life? Is it all perspective?

The other day, my friend was steaming over his supposed rotten life. The first place prize in his blame game went to President Obama.

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For a good life, don’t eat meat

For a good life, don’t eat meat

I like to treat some of my friends to dim sum, stir-fried crab, steak, grilled lamb, prawns with angel hair pasta … But recently, what I didn’t expect was that one of

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Blog: Serving less is good

Blog: Serving less is good

What I’ve learned is that it’s okay to offer friends light foods. You won’t be viewed as being rude.
Don’t serve fancy meats, greasy grilled steaks, roasts, heavy pies, and really sweet desserts.

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Blog: Not owning a car can be a good thing

Blog: Not owning a car can be a good thing

A decade ago, if anyone told me to take the bus, I would have given that person a dirty look. I relished my nice little car.

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Happy Mother’s Day!

Happy Mother’s Day!

To all the Moms —

You are appreciated each and every day! Happy Mother’s Day!

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‘My mom is a … cyber mom?’ — Mothers and children maintain international relationships through technology

‘My mom is a … cyber mom?’ — Mothers and children maintain international relationships through technology

At 11 p.m., Cuong “Armstrong” Bui picks up the telephone. He dials the international code 011, followed by code 84 for Vietnam, and then dials a series of numbers he knows by heart.

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‘My mom hates what I wear’

‘My mom hates what I wear’

Have you ever noticed that your mom’s fashion tastes are a bit off? You sometimes feel the need to adjust her outfit before she ventures out in public wearing her hot pink fanny pack.

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‘Angel of Saigon’ makes life more than a dream for Vietnamese orphans

‘Angel of Saigon’ makes life more than a dream for Vietnamese orphans

Veteran actress Shirley Jones and Betty Tisdale both understand what it’s like to be the matriarch of a musical family.

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Hard to breathe easy in this gripping tale of infidelity and imprisonment

Hard to breathe easy in this gripping tale of infidelity and imprisonment

“Breath,” the latest dramatic film from eccentric South Korean director Ki-duk Kim, begins with a prison inmate scratching on a wall with some kind of pen-shaped object.

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Posted in At the Movies, Vol 30 No 19 | 5/7-5/130 Comments

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