Archive | Vol 31 No 30 | 7/21-7/27

API athletes represent U.S. at 2012 Olympics

API athletes represent U.S. at 2012 Olympics

By Evangeline Cafe Northwest Asian Weekly More than a dozen Asian and Pacific Islander American athletes will represent Team USA at the

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Nikkei Concerns unveils Seattle Keiro Garden and Care Center

Nikkei Concerns unveils Seattle Keiro Garden and Care Center

Nikkei Concerns celebrated the completion of the Seattle Keiro Garden Project on July 14 with major donors and community leaders. The celebration also marked the opening of the Seattle Keiro Rehabilitation and Care Center, where the new garden is located. Landscape artist Scott Murase designed the garden to promote a tranquil, safe, and accessible interaction […]

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Greater Seattle OCA awarded grant to publish history of Chinese in Washington

Greater Seattle OCA awarded grant to publish history of Chinese in Washington

4Culture, King County’s cultural services agency, awarded $6000 to the Greater Seattle Organization of Chinese Americans (OCA) and its affiliate, the Greater Seattle Chinese American Historical Society, to write and publish the history of Chinese in Washington State. The publication will be prepared by Doug and Art Chin, and will be the first book published […]

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Society for Vascular Surgery provide grant and fellowship to UW professor and student

Society for Vascular Surgery provide grant and fellowship to UW professor and student

The Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) Foundation presented its first Multicenter Clinical Studies Planning Grant to Thomas S. Hatsukami, MD. Dr. Hatsukami is a professor of surgery in the division of vascular surgery at the University of Washington and co-director of the Vascular Imaging Laboratory. The grant will help fund his project, “MRI of High-Risk […]

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Two Seattle activists attend the White House Senior Community Leaders Summit

Two Seattle activists attend the White House Senior Community Leaders Summit

Joy Chang and Dennis Wulkan of Seattle attended a three-day summit last month in Wash., D.C., with about 100 community activists from around the country. The White House Senior Community Leaders Summit, sponsored by the National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare, provides the opportunities for citizens to voice opinions about the future of […]

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Potent form of common child illness deadly in Asia

By Margie Mason The Associated Press HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Tran Minh Giang has spent more than a third of his young life in a Vietnamese hospital, and it could be many months more before he can go home. All for a disease that in Asia is as common as chicken pox, and usually about […]

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Lawmakers furious over China-made uniform

Lawmakers furious over China-made uniform

By Donna Cassata The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. uniforms for the Olympics are made in China, causing members of Congress to fume.

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The Layup Drill — Lin switching teams, golf, poker tweeting, the Olympics, and more

The Layup Drill — Lin switching teams, golf, poker tweeting, the Olympics, and more

By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Welcome to another edition of The Layup Drill.

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A Tom Hardy classic reborn in Winterbottom’s “Trishna”

A Tom Hardy classic reborn in Winterbottom’s “Trishna”

By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly U.K.-born director Michael Winterbottom made his reputation

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Ed Wong notes disparity in Asian blood donation

Ed Wong notes disparity in Asian blood donation

By Katelin Chow Northwest Asian Weekly For Ed Wong, 81, fighting the odds seems bleak, but he’s not fighting for himself. Ever since his son Kirby died in 2000 from complications following heart surgery, Ed has been on a mission to get more Asians to donate blood.

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BLOG: Dragon Fest’s successful grand experiment

BLOG: Dragon Fest’s successful grand experiment

By Assunta Ng What saved the Chinatown/International District summer festival?

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Tweet from McKenna policy aide draws protest in International District

Tweet from McKenna policy aide draws protest in International District

By Tiffany Ran Northwest Asian Weekly The area around Rob McKenna’s campaign office in the International District was quiet around

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Nhon’s House gives homes to needy families

Nhon’s House gives homes to needy families

By Nan Nan Liu Northwest Asian Weekly For many people, purchasing a home is the ultimate American dream. For the homeless, the dream

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