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A very early start — 15-year-old tech entrepreneur wins 1st place in start-up competition, develops products that make contributions

A very early start — 15-year-old tech entrepreneur wins 1st place in start-up competition, develops products that make contributions

By Nina Huang Northwest Asian Weekly Christopher Lee is a Lakeside High sophomore. He has always had a weak stomach and has actually contracted campylobacteriosis, an infection from drinking bad water before. He had been in many situations where he questioned the purity of drinking water, so he decided to do something about it for […]

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Keiko Matsui returns! — Seattle welcomes the award-winning pianist and composer

Keiko Matsui returns! — Seattle welcomes the award-winning pianist and composer

By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly Japanese jazz pianist and composer Keiko Matsui has traveled all over the world with her music, and recorded her latest CD/DVD set at the Ex Theater in Tokyo’s Roppongi district. But she told me that Seattle is actually her favorite place to play. “Seattle is my favorite city,” she […]

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Huskies receive warm welcome in Hangzhou… — …from no other than Jack Ma

Huskies receive warm welcome in Hangzhou… — …from no other than Jack Ma

Alibaba Group Executive Chairman Jack Ma met the team members from the University of Washington Huskies on Nov. 11. The Huskies will be playing against the University of Texas on Nov. 14 in China. Ma escorted the team on a brief tour. The team brought him a souvenir from Seattle, where one of Alibaba’s offices […]

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Educator Lisa Zhao offers business insight

Educator Lisa Zhao offers business insight

By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly Lisa Zhao knows how to talk business. Her students listen. She is Professor, Management, and Lawrence K. Johnson Endowed Chair of Entrepreneurship at Seattle University’s Albers School of Business and Economics. She has an extensive background in teaching business at the academic level. A sample of her teaching areas includes […]

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