Archive | Vol 31 No 41 | 10/6-10/12

Samuel Cha joins Regal Financial Bank as Senior VP

Samuel Cha joins Regal Financial Bank as Senior VP

Samuel Cha joined the Regal Financial Bank as a Senior Vice President and Small Business Administration (SBA) Business Development Officer on Tuesday, Sept. 25. Regal Financial Bank is a locally-owned community bank headquartered in downtown Seattle, specializing in working with businesses.

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NW Asian Weekly wins four awards at WNPA convention

NW Asian Weekly wins four awards at WNPA convention

The Northwest Asian Weekly won four awards at the Washington Newspaper Publishers Association’s 125th annual convention held at the Red Lion Hotel in Yakima on Sept. 28, 2012.

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First Washington State Summit on U.S.–India Trade and Commerce held in Seattle

First Washington State Summit on U.S.–India Trade and Commerce held in Seattle

The 1st Washington State Summit on U.S.–India Trade and Commerce, hosted by the Washington State and India Trade Relations Action Committee (WASITRAC), concluded Friday, Sept. 28, after two days of events at Seattle Center. The summit was held in conjunction with the Next Fifty celebration, marking the 50th anniversary of Seattle Center and the 1962 […]

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Washington group kicks off tour in Seattle

Washington group kicks off tour in Seattle

NANDA, the four-man multicultural performance group based in Port Townsend, is coming back to Seattle this week to kick off their West Coast tour of “The Jacket” at the Broadway Performance Hall from Friday, Oct. 5 through Sunday, Oct. 7.

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ISRD election date announced, November 20

The annual election for the International Special Review District (ISRD) Board will take place at the Bush Asia Hotel, in the IDEA Space meeting room, on Tuesday, Nov. 20 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. There are two positions open this year: one for a business person, property owner, or employee and one at-large position.

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ClaraC provides a little Esc

ClaraC provides a little Esc

By Charles Lam NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY When Korean American singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Clara Chung (also known as ClaraC) released her first album, “The Art in my Heart,” she was riding a wave of success after taking victories at Kollaboration 10, KAC Media Juice Night, and Wong Fu Productions and Far East Movement’s ISA and graduating […]

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COMMENTARY: Increasing the relevance of minority voters, from an ethnic media perspective

COMMENTARY: Increasing the relevance of minority voters, from an ethnic media perspective

By Julie Pham New America Media In May 2012, minority newborns began to outnumber their white counterparts in the United States. But even with an African American president and the huge growth of minority populations, why is it that we as minorities are still far from exercising the full potential of our political power as […]

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The “Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet”

The “Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet”

By Samantha Pak NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Growing up in Seattle’s Chinatown–International District during World War II, Henry Lee has experienced his fair share of problems.

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Fry’s Electronics pays $2 million to settle sexual discrimination lawsuit: Retailer sanctioned for withholding information related to case

Fry’s Electronics pays $2 million to settle sexual discrimination lawsuit: Retailer sanctioned for withholding information related to case

By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Two former employees of Fry’s Electronics received a $2.3 million settlement as a result of a

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Jason Puracal freed from Nicaraguan prison: University of Washington alum wrongly jailed for two years returns to family in Tacoma

Jason Puracal freed from Nicaraguan prison: University of Washington alum wrongly jailed for two years returns to family in Tacoma

By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly “I stand before you a free man,” Jason Puracal said at a press conference held on Friday, Sept. 21 at the University of Washington School of Law.

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HISTORIC NEWS: Reagan redresses Japanese Americans

HISTORIC NEWS: Reagan redresses Japanese Americans

By Theresa Weber SEATTLE CHINESE POST ENGLISH EDITION Originally Printed Aug. 20, 1988 The timing was perfect. It was the last day of the Japanese American Citizen’s League’s 30th national convention in Seattle and President Reagan signed the redress bill. Some 50 League members made a mad dash to the airport bound for Washington, D.C. […]

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HISTORIC NEWS: Al Gore stumps for Locke, others

HISTORIC NEWS: Al Gore stumps for Locke, others

By Deni Luna NORTHWEST Asian Weekly Originally Printed Nov. 2, 1996 Vice President Al Gore came to Seattle to campaign for Democratic candidates in an enthusiastic rally at Pier 48 Monday afternoon. “Washington state, more than any other state, has the chance to call Newt Gingrich’s bluff,” Gore said. He was referring to reports that […]

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What does the Northwest Asian Weekly mean to you?

What does the Northwest Asian Weekly mean to you?

“It’s remarkable that the Asian Weekly is celebrating their 30th anniversary. The paper not only keeps the community informed of what’s going in the Asian community, but it also helps to educate the legislature to be aware of the issues important to the community.” — Sen. Paull Shin   “As an active member of the […]

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Love “In the Family”

Love “In the Family”

By Andrew Hamlin NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY “In the Family,” Patrick Wang’s first feature film as writer and director, opens with a quiet scene of a family preparing for breakfast. The child in the family, Chip (played by child actor Sebastian Barnes), rushes from one place to another while chattering. He’s a charming little boy with […]

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EDITORIAL: Thank you for 30 years, from the Northwest Asian Weekly!

The Northwest Asian Weekly would like to thank the community for your support and for allowing us to provide a voice for the past 30 years.

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BLOG: The Weekly’s worst challenges

BLOG: The Weekly’s worst challenges

By Assunta Ng Being detectives and negotiators, as well as resilient and forgiving people, has allowed us to deal with many conflicts over the past 30 years. But sometimes, even these skills are inadequate to survive the types of challenges I am going to share with you.

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