Archive | Vol 32 No 2 | 1/5-1/11

MOMO Seattle celebrates its 5th anniversary

MOMO Seattle celebrates its 5th anniversary

MoMo Seattle celebrated its 5th anniversary on Thursday, Nov. 15, hosting a small party at their International District storefront. The store extended their nighttime hours and provided spam musubi, sushi, and beer and wine to its customers.

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Cindy Ryu among 5 finalists for King County Council

Cindy Ryu among 5 finalists for King County Council

Cindy Ryu, State Representative of the 32nd District, is among the 5 finalists to fill Attorney General-elect Bob Ferguson’s King County Council seat when he vacates it in January, announced the office of King County Executive Dow Constantine on Friday, Dec. 21. The other four finalists are Rod Dembowski, Will Hall, Keith Scully, and Chuck […]

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Chris Soon chosen as Select Real Estate Agent by Seattle Magazine

Chris Soon chosen as Select Real Estate Agent by Seattle Magazine

Chris K. Soon, a real estate broker and principal of Chrissoon Real Estate Internation, has been chosen by Seattle Magazine and Five Star Professional as a Five Star Select Seattle Real Estate Agent for the year of 2012.

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UW hosts Minority Business Awards

UW hosts Minority Business Awards

The University of Washington Michael G. Foster School of Business hosted its Minority Business Awards on Thursday, Dec. 6, honoring eight minority-owned businesses and awarding seven

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West Coast prepares for more tsunami debris in winter

By Alicia Chang AP Science Writer LOS ANGELES, Calif. (AP) — Volunteers who patrol California beaches for plastic, cigarette butts, and other litter will be on the lookout this winter for flotsam from last year’s monstrous tsunami off Japan’s coast.

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Indian gang rapists charged with murder

By Staff The Associated Press NEW DELHI, India — Indian police charged six men with murder on Saturday, adding to accusations that they beat and gang-raped a woman on a New Delhi bus nearly two weeks ago in a case that shocked the country.

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N Korea says it has detained a US Citizen

By Staff The Associated Press PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea said Friday that it has detained an American citizen who has confessed to unspecified crimes.

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BLOG: 2012’s Top 10 Moments of Thrills, Triumph, and Sadness

BLOG: 2012’s Top 10 Moments of Thrills, Triumph, and Sadness

By Assunta Ng The numbers tell us that we have conquered many mountains in 2012, even though some of them seemed impossible to beat at the beginning of the year. Like a child keeping a Christmas list, I had a wish list for the Asian Weekly’s 30th anniversary.

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COMMENTARY: The Seattle Port Commission is committed to helping foster small local businesses

COMMENTARY: The Seattle Port Commission is committed to helping foster small local businesses

By John Creighton For the Northwest Asian Weekly Small businesses have been the engines of economic growth in America, generating 64 percent of net new jobs over the past 15 years. Small businesses have been the major factor in stimulating economic growth in our country. In today’s economy, small businesses matter even more.  

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The Top 10 Outstanding Asian American Achievements of 2012

The Top 10 Outstanding Asian American Achievements of 2012

By Nina Huang Northwest Asian Weekly Each year, certain people are recognized for the extraordinary things that they have accomplished in the Asian American communities. Here are 10 of those people from 2012.

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The Top 10 APA Movies of 2012

The Top 10 APA Movies of 2012

By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly From close-set family dramas to burgeoning blockbusters, Asian films were as strong as ever this year. Here are my picks for the top ten Asian Pacific American films that played in Seattle this year. 10.  “The Secret World Of Arietty,” directed by Hiromasa Yonebayashi, starring Mirai Shida, Ryunosuke Kamiki, […]

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A-pop! Top 10 Pop Culture Stories from 2012

A-pop! Top 10 Pop Culture Stories from 2012

By Vivian Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly With 2013 officially underway, everyone is clamoring for a fresh start by tackling their New Year’s resolutions.

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The 10 Best Asian Pop Songs You Might’ve Missed in 2012

The 10 Best Asian Pop Songs You Might’ve Missed in 2012

By Reese Umbaugh For the Northwest Asian Weekly When South Korean artist Psy’s song “Gangnam Style” became a worldwide phenomenon this year, the formerly niche genre known as

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The Layup Drill — Year in Review: The Top 10 Asian American Sports Figures of 2012

The Layup Drill — Year in Review: The Top 10 Asian American Sports Figures of 2012

By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly 2012 Year in Review

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EDITORIAL: The Northwest Asian Weekly’s Wish List for 2013

2012 was a great year for the Asian Pacific community, but there’s always more to accomplish. For 2013, we wish for… 1. A return to 2011’s Chinatown–International District parking rates. While the rest of Seattle can afford increased parking rates, the businesses in the International District have been having a hard time. A return to […]

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