Archive | Vol 31 No 32 | 8/4-8/10

Nathan Adrian leads 100-meter freestyle at Olympics

Nathan Adrian leads 100-meter freestyle at Olympics

Nathan Adrian of Bremerton, Wash. won a gold medal for the 100-meter freestyle, beating out Australia’s James

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Seattle Chinese Drill Team celebrates 60th anniversary

Seattle Chinese Drill Team celebrates 60th anniversary

About 360 people attended the Seattle Chinese Drill Team’s 60th anniversary celebration at the Renton Pavilion

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Washington residents pay tribute to Korean War veterans in Olympia

Washington residents pay tribute to Korean War veterans in Olympia

Washington residents gathered at the Korean War Veterans Memorial in Olympia to commemorate the 59th anniversary of the armistice signing that ended the Korean War. A wreathlaying ceremony was held and included the unveiling of the name of Army Sgt. 1st Class Richard L. Harris of Spokane. Harris was captured during the Battle of the […]

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Steve Hobbs host fundraising event before primaries

Steve Hobbs host fundraising event before primaries

Steve Hobbs and his supporters gathered at the home of Vera and Joey Ing for a last effort to fundraise and garner

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India’s Olympic team abuzz about mystery woman

India’s Olympic team abuzz about mystery woman

By Jill Lawless The Associated Press LONDON (AP) — A mysterious woman in red has caused an international incident at the London Olympics. Indian officials are mystified — and miffed — after an unknown young woman managed to march with the country’s athletes and officials during the opening ceremony Friday night.

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Tokyo again wants Olympics to heal national crisis

By Graham Dunbar The Associated Press LONDON (AP) — Tokyo wants to host a Summer Olympics for the second time, so that the games can again help speed up Japan’s recovery from a national crisis.

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Council to help with Asian American employment

Council to help with Asian American employment

By Staff The Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — Gov. Pat Quinn has signed a new law that will create an employment council to help Asian Americans find state government jobs.

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APA Heritage Day with Mariners raises money for Nikkei Concerns and Kin On

APA Heritage Day with Mariners raises money for Nikkei Concerns and Kin On

The Chinese American Citizens Alliance (CACA) is cosponsoring APA Heritage Day with the Mariners. As part of

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Rooting for the underdogs in this month’s book selections

Rooting for the underdogs in this month’s book selections

By Samantha Pak Northwest Asian Weekly The Choke Artist: Confessions of a Chronic Underachiever By David Yoo Grand Central Publishing, 2012 Growing up, David Yoo hated everything that identified him as Asian: his slanted eyes, his slight frame, and others’ assumptions that he was academically gifted. So in an effort to buck the model minority […]

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BLOG: Is winning the only thing?

BLOG: Is winning the only thing?

By Assunta Ng It is to some participants who were in the Northwest Asian Weekly’s Newspaper Fashion Contest. A few were disappointed when we announced the results of the contest, with three winners picked by our parade’s sponsors, last Sunday at our award reception at the Bush Asia Center.

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INFUSION calls for API artists to showcase work

INFUSION, the largest Asia Pacific festival in the Northwest, is calling for API artists to apply to showcase their work. The Asia Pacific Infusion festival will take place on Nov. 16 through Nov. 18 at the Tacoma Convention Center.

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Chinese city kills project after pollution protest

By Eugene Hoshiko The Associated Press QIDONG, China (AP) — Authorities in eastern China dropped plans for a waste water discharge project Saturday after thousands of protesters angry about pollution took to the streets. It was the latest of many such confrontations in a country where three decades of rapid economic expansion have come at […]

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BLOG: Is a laptop more valuable than a wallet?

By Assunta Ng Recently, someone broke into a car that belonged to a delivery man who was dropping something off in the International District. The thief broke the car window, took the laptop sitting on the driver’s seat, and drove away.

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COMMENTARY: U.S. Olympics uniforms in a time of globalization

COMMENTARY: U.S. Olympics uniforms in a time of globalization

By Karl Ege For Northwest Asian Weekly Recently, the political issue du jour was the revelation that the uniforms of the U.S. Olympic team were made in China. I have three words for our political leaders, the media, and the pundits: GET OVER IT!

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Creativity abound at NWAW’s newspaper fashion contest

Creativity abound at NWAW’s newspaper fashion contest

For the last few weeks, our newsroom turned catwalk housed the many creative entries that came pouring in for

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Local businesses look to next phase of plastic bag ban

Local businesses look to next phase of plastic bag ban

By Tiffany Ran Northwest Asian Weekly When July 1 rolled around, the Viet-Wah Supermarket in the International District still had

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Army sergeant sentenced in Danny Chen abuse case

Army sergeant sentenced in Danny Chen abuse case

By Staff The Associated Press FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — An Army sergeant was sentenced

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Jiji Jally speaks out for local Marshallese

Jiji Jally speaks out for local Marshallese

By Jeffrey Osborn Northwest Asian Weekly In 2007, Jiji Jally spoke in front of thousands at a climate change rally in Seattle about her

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Locals embrace fashion recycling

Locals embrace fashion recycling

By Jocelyn Chui Northwest Asian Weekly When local fashion blogger Jess Estrada cleans her closet, she goes

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A controversial artist revealed in “Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry”

A controversial artist revealed in “Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry”

By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly When Alison Klayman headed to China for an “adventure,” as she puts it, she got what she was expecting, and more. While studying history at Brown University, Klayman did a lot of radio work for NPR. She then went on to work for Global Radio News while in Beijing, […]

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