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No more whispers — Doris Jeong raises awareness of little people in our community

No more whispers — Doris Jeong raises awareness of little people in our community

By Nina Huang Northwest Asian Weekly When Doris Jeong was four years old, the doctors diagnosed her with “unknown skeletal dysplasia,” which is the medical term for dwarfism. Today, she is 26 years old and 3’8”. Jeong was born in South Korea, but her parents immigrated to the Pacific Northwest when she was six months […]

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Murray’s move surprises the Asian community — Donnie Chin’s death triggers change

Murray’s move surprises the Asian community — Donnie Chin’s death triggers change

By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly If there was any lasting impact residing from Donnie Chin’s murder (aside from permanent sorrow), it would be the city’s decision to shut down Seattle’s hookah bars with a new ordinance. It will be an ordinance that affects all 11 hookah bars in Seattle. That’s not what the Asian […]

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Poof! Alibaba likely not settling in Seattle

Poof! Alibaba likely not settling in Seattle

By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba will not make its U.S. headquarters in Seattle according to a recent report. Despite the company shopping for space in Bellevue, a company spokesperson indicated that it would not be moving its U.S. headquarters which is currently located in San Mateo, California. The company’s founder, […]

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