Archive | Vol 31 No 43 | 10/20-10/26

Seattle Times’ Sona Patel accepts  position with the New York Times

Seattle Times’ Sona Patel accepts position with the New York Times

Sona Patel, formerly of the Seattle Times, will be joining the New York Times’ social media team in New York City as a social media manager. While living in Seattle, she served as the president of the Seattle chapter of the Asian American Journalists Association, while working as a social media producer at the Seattle […]

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101-year-old Bainbridge Island resident Fumiko Hayashida donates $101 to Inslee campaign

101-year-old Bainbridge Island resident Fumiko Hayashida donates $101 to Inslee campaign

Fumiko Hayashida, a 101-year-old Japanese Seattle resident and part of the delegation who testified before Congress on behalf of the Bainbridge Island Japanese American Exclusion Memorial, visited the Jay Inslee campaign early last week to make a donation of $101 in honor of her age. Hayashida was a 31-year-old pregnant mother of two when Executive […]

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Two Asian American amateur chefs take a chance in Chef Rautureau’s Kitchen Circus

Home chefs Atina Tan and Myrissa Yamashiro will be throwing their hats into the ring to appear on Top Chef Master Thierry Rautureau’s Seattle-based reality cooking show Kitchen Circus, along with seven others. Rautureau, also known as “the chef in the hat,” is the man behind Seattle eateries Rover’s and Luc.

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Marie Chong returns to Seattle-based ARC Dance Company

Marie Chong returns to Seattle-based ARC Dance Company

After a year working with Cirque du Soleil on their Zooka show, Marie Chong will be returning to the Seattle-based ARC Dance Company as artistic and executive director. Before working with Cirque du Soleil, Chong spent 12 years at ARC.

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Yao Ming and Bill Russell meet at NBA preseason games held in Shanghai, China

Yao Ming and Bill Russell meet at NBA preseason games held in Shanghai, China

Jerry Lee, chairman of Bellevue-based architecture firm MulvannyG2 Architecture; former SuperSonic Fred Brown; Eric Booker, Director of Player Development and Community Relations at Snoqualmie Casino; and basketball hall of famer Bill Russell attended the NBA preseason games held in Shanghai, China last week, on Oct. 11 and 16. China’s economic development was apparent, as both […]

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NBA to open Chinese facility

By Staff THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BEIJING, CHINA (AP) — The National Basketball Association and a Chinese partner say they plan to open a basketball center near Beijing.

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Asia’s major military powers double defense spending

By Matthew Pennington THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) — Asia’s top powers have doubled defense spending in the past decade, spurred by the explosion in military expenditure by China, new research shows.

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China begins aircraft carrier flight training

BEIJING, CHINA (AP) — China has begun flight training on its first aircraft carrier, with photographs posted on websites Monday showing navy pilots practicing touch-and-go landing exercises.

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Japan’s Softbank to buy Sprint

Japan’s Softbank to buy Sprint

By Yuri Kageyama and Peter Svensson The Associated Press TOKYO, JAPAN (AP) — Japan’s Softbank has agreed to buy 70 percent of Sprint for $20.1 billion, giving the struggling U.S. cellphone company an infusion of cash and confidence.

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U.S.–Japan relations reinforced at U.S.–Japan Council conference held in Seattle

U.S.–Japan relations reinforced at U.S.–Japan Council conference held in Seattle

The U.S.–Japan Council hosted their annual conference at the Fairmont Olympic Hotel in Seattle on Oct. 5, bringing together economic leaders

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Born “Somewhere Between”

Born “Somewhere Between”

By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly The documentary “Somewhere Between” begins with the adoption of a tiny Chinese girl by an American family. The family turns out to be that of the director, Linda Goldstein Knowlton, who has previously worked on documentaries about cooking and “Sesame Street” as well as  helped produce prominent dramatic films […]

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BLOG: The most stylish couple won

BLOG: The most stylish couple won

By Assunta Ng Although the Northwest Asian Weekly was celebrating its 30th anniversary at the Seattle Sheraton, we also wanted to create a meaningful

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BLOG: Lobster hot pot

BLOG: Lobster hot pot

By Assunta Ng On Oct. 5, the day we celebrated the Northwest Asian Weekly’s 30th anniversary, one of my staff members bought me a hot pot with lobster and rice and lobster soup with mustard greens and tofu for lunch. She knew I wouldn’t have time to eat at the event, so she ordered the […]

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BLOG: No free bus downtown

By Assunta Ng I rode the Metro from downtown to the International District on Sept. 27, the last day of the free ride zone. Do I miss it? Sure. Now, I have to pay $2.25 just to take a three-stop ride. It should be just a dollar if the county government wants to charge.

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Kollaboration Seattle crowns third champion

Kollaboration Seattle crowns third champion

By Samantha Test Northwest Asian Weekly Calling what happened downtown at the Moore Theatre last Friday night, Oct. 12, a “talent

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Nationwide manhunt ends in SeaTac

Nationwide manhunt ends in SeaTac

By Charles Lam NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY The search for Susie Ko’s possible killers

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Chinese warships cross waters near Japanese territorial islands

By Eric Talmadge THE ASSOCIATED PRESS TOKYO, JAPAN (AP) — Japanese military officials said they were keeping a close eye on seven Chinese warships spotted in waters off a southern island Tuesday, Oct. 16. It was unclear whether the ship movements were related to a territorial dispute that has prompted both countries to show off […]

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EDITORIAL: Obama is best for U.S.

EDITORIAL: Obama is best for U.S.

During this week’s debate, Mitt Romney got a few things right about President Obama. Obama promised to reform the United States’ immigration policies during his first term. He hasn’t. He promised to improve the economy and cut down the deficit. He failed to meet his goals. At best, he scores a C+ on the economy.

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The Layup Drill: A column of fists and feet

The Layup Drill: A column of fists and feet

By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Welcome to another edition of The Layup Drill. This month, we take a look at the push of

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