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Gary T. Choo joins Edmonds Chamber of Commerce

Gary T. Choo joined the Edmonds Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors on Monday, Oct. 29. He brings his experience from founding GTC Financial Services and his perspective as a Korean American small business owner.

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Go Get It Gal founder Taryn Kama honored by UW Women’s Center

Go Get It Gal founder Taryn Kama honored by UW Women’s Center

Go Get It Gal founder Taryn Kama will be one of the women honored at the University of Washington Women’s Center’s annual “Women of Courage: Braving New Horizons” gala to be held on Nov. 3. The event will honor women in Washington who have made lasting contributions to their communities. Go Get It Gal is […]

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Vietnamese Poet Du Tu Le exhibited at Renton restaurant

Vietnamese Poet Du Tu Le exhibited at Renton restaurant

Oil paintings of Vietnamese poet Lê Cự Phách, better known by his pen name Du Tử Lê, were exhibited at Spring Taste restaurant in Renton on Saturday, Oct. 20. The event was sponsored by Seabeez and Comcast.

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CACA team to present at National Social Studies Conference

CACA team to present at National Social Studies Conference

The Chinese American Citizens Alliance (CACA) will be making a presentation entitled “60 years of

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Vietnamese Americans try to save stories

By Amy Taxin The Associated Press IRVINE, Calif. (AP) — The knock came at night more than 30 years ago. Hugo Van, then a young man, had a chance to flee newly communist Vietnam and walk to freedom.

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No high court action on voting rights law

By Mark Sherman and Jay Reeves The Associated Press WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) — Three years ago, the Supreme Court warned there could be constitutional problems with a landmark civil rights law that has opened voting booths to millions of African Americans. Now, opponents of a key part of the Voting Rights Act are asking the […]

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In Vietnam, US relies on pirate site to network

By Chris Brummitt The Associated Press SAIGON, Vietnam (AP) — It’s a wildly popular website laden with unlicensed songs and Hollywood movies, a prime exhibit of the digital piracy that affects the music industry in Asia and eroding legitimate online sales around the world.

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4 Philippine marines killed in clash

By Jim Gomez The Associated Press MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine marines who were searching for long-held hostages battled al-Qaida-linked militants in a fierce clash that killed four marines and at least two insurgents in the country’s south, officials said. The fighting erupted in the mountainous hinterlands of Patikul town in Sulu province, where the Abu Sayyaf […]

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BLOG:10 healthy eating tips with East–West cooking

BLOG:10 healthy eating tips with East–West cooking

By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly How you eat effects how you feel. Eat well, and your body will feel good. Eat badly, and it won’t. One of my friends suggested eating organic, but the trouble is, sometimes, organic food doesn’t taste good. It also restricts your diet.

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Strength in Youth — NWAW’s monthly must-reads

Strength in Youth — NWAW’s monthly must-reads

By Samantha Pak Northwest Asian Weekly Saraswati’s Way By Monika Schroder Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2010 Akash, a 12-year-old boy living in a small village in the Indian desert, is not like the other kids. First of all, he loves school and would rather spend his days in a classroom absorbing knowledge than playing cricket […]

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Kin On offering end-of-life comfort care with Kline Galland Hospice Services

Kin On has established a new partnership with Kline Galland Hospice Services to provide end-of-life comfort

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Seattle-area ethnic chambers of commerce and community groups to host Seattle Police Appreciation night honoring officers

Seattle-area ethnic chambers of commerce and community groups in cooperation with Mayor McGinn will be hosting a police appreciation night the evening of Tuesday, Nov. 13 at the NewHolly Neighborhood Campus.

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EDITORIAL: Iron Man shaves Fu Manchu

When Marvel began developing movies for their characters, I was cautiously optimistic. Their characters have become American icons and seeing them on the big screen with ridiculous special effects budgets was going to be amazing. But because the characters are so old, many of them dating back to the 1960s, I knew that eventually the […]

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JACL Co-President Elaine Reiko Akagi  passes away during cancer treatment

JACL Co-President Elaine Reiko Akagi passes away during cancer treatment

The Seattle Chapter of the Japanese American Citizens League (JACL) sadly announces the passing of its co-president, Elaine Reiko Akagi.  Ms. Akagi passed away on Oct. 18, 2012 in Silver Spring, Md., where she was being treated for cancer.

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School-provided breakfast wins Dearborn Park Elementary an award

School-provided breakfast wins Dearborn Park Elementary an award

By Charles Lam Northwest Asian Weekly Dearborn Park Elementary was awarded a Super School award last Friday, Oct. 26, for its performance in

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Wen Jiabao’s family denies $2.7 billion in ‘hidden riches’

Wen Jiabao’s family denies $2.7 billion in ‘hidden riches’

By Staff The Associated Press BEIJING, China (AP) — Lawyers have denied a report that Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao’s family

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Asian American vote can swing tight races

Asian American vote can swing tight races

By Mico Letargo NEW AMERICA MEDIA LOS ANGELES – In a paper entitled “Asian Americans at the Ballot Box: The 2008 General Elections in

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Vietnam jails two songwriters

Vietnam jails two songwriters

By Staff The Associated Press HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Two musicians in Vietnam whose topical songs are popular among overseas

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