Archive | Vol 30 No 21 | 5/21-5/27

May 10: Edward Chen OK’ed by Senate to be federal judge in San Francisco

May 10: Edward Chen OK’ed by Senate to be federal judge in San Francisco

Edward Chen, 58, nominated by President Obama to become a federal judge in San Francisco nearly two years ago, was confirmed by the Senate. The vote was 56–42.

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May 15: Seattle Chinese Garden hosts open house, celebrates first courtyard completion

May 15: Seattle Chinese Garden hosts open house, celebrates first courtyard completion

The Seattle Chinese Garden, which is at South Seattle Community College (SSCC), held a public open house to celebrate the completion of the garden’s first courtyard

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May 9: Pat Oishi to be appointed to King County Superior Court

May 9: Pat Oishi to be appointed to King County Superior Court

Oishi previously served as Pierce County Superior Court commissioner. He presided over a variety of proceedings in adult felony criminal cases.

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May 7–8: Ashley Cheuk competes in rhythmic gymnastics championship

May 7–8: Ashley Cheuk competes in rhythmic gymnastics championship

Ashley Cheuk, 11, is a sixth-grader at McKnight Middle School and a rhythmic gymnast who competed in Region Two’s Junior Olympic Rhythmic Gymnastic Championships.

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Chinese gymnast risks tainting her image with U.S. lawsuit

Chinese gymnast risks tainting her image with U.S. lawsuit

BEIJING (AP) — Thirteen years after a training accident left her paralyzed and ended her career as a world-class gymnast, China’s Sang Lan has filed a lawsuit in the United States

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China gives press more freedom — for the sake of food safety

China gives press more freedom — for the sake of food safety

BEIJING (AP) — Toxic bean sprouts, filthy cooking oil, and drug-tainted pork. The relentless headlines in Chinese media have churned up queasy feelings

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India mothers accused in honor killing 2 brides

NEW DELHI (AP) — Two Muslim mothers in a northern Indian town have been arrested on accusations that they killed their daughters for dishonoring the family

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How Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders can achieve health equity

How Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders can achieve health equity

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recently issued its plan for Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander (AANHPI) health.

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Nordstrom partners with OCA and Hep B Free to raise money in fight against hep B

For Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, Nordstrom partnered with Hep B Free and OCA to help raise awareness of the importance of getting tested for hepatitis B

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Support Kin On and get healthy through sports

Kin On will be holding its 4th Annual Kin On Sports Tournament in June and July, which gives an opportunity for the community to get involved and stay active

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Korean marriage scandal shocks fans

Korean marriage scandal shocks fans

In April, TIME magazine released its annual 100 most influential people in the world list, highlighting individuals for their powerful contributions or status in society.

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Blog: 12 ways to celebrate APA month

Blog: 12 ways to celebrate APA month

Just because there is no designated holiday doesn’t mean we should not educate our youth and ourselves to bring joy and meaning into our lives.

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Cyber-bullying: Abuse takes its toll on a new generation of American youth

Cyber-bullying: Abuse takes its toll on a new generation of American youth

Think again. On April 23, two sixth grade girls in the Issaquah School District were charged by King County Juvenile Court for cyber-stalking.

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Saturday Morning Cartoon, a hip hop duo, strive to prove that Seattle is  more than rock chords

Saturday Morning Cartoon, a hip hop duo, strive to prove that Seattle is more than rock chords

In a city hailed for its alternative and indie rock music scene, Seattle doesn’t have much street cred when it comes to mainstream hip hop.

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Bill Gates: Innovation, China, and the environment

Bill Gates: Innovation, China, and the environment

“When you think about the future, many things come together,” said Bill Gates, the founder of Microsoft and billionaire philanthropist, at the 2011 Climate Solutions Breakfast

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In “13 Assassins,” personalities as interesting as the action scenes

In “13 Assassins,” personalities as interesting as the action scenes

“13 Assassins,” the new historical samurai epic from notable Japanese director Takashi Miike, opens with a samurai warrior committing hara-kiri, or ritual suicide.

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Editorial: Do not turn a blind eye to food stamp fraud

This week, one of our staff members entered a local grocery store in the International District. At the threshold of the doorway was a young Latino man in his early 20s.

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