Archive | Vol 32 No 3 | 1/12-1/18

New Delhi gang rape victim Nirbhaya remembered in Seattle event

New Delhi gang rape victim Nirbhaya remembered in Seattle event

Members from different ethnic groups paid tribute to Nirbhaya, the New Delhi gang rape victim, at a

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Heidi Park elected 2013 JACL Seattle president

Heidi Park elected 2013 JACL Seattle president

The Seattle Chapter of the Japanese American Citizens League (JACL) announced their 2013 president, Heidi Park, during their annual year-end Bonnenkai party hosted at Hiroshi’s Restaurant on Dec. 18. She will be following 2012 President Ryan Chin. Park is currently working as a policy analyst for the office of Mayor Mike McGinn and is of […]

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Inagi co-chairing diversity committee for Attorney General-elect Bob Ferguson

Inagi co-chairing diversity committee for Attorney General-elect Bob Ferguson

Candace Inagi, vice president of Asian Pacific Americans for Civic Engagement and Senior Adviser for External Affairs for the Mayor’s office, is co-chairing Attorney General-elect Bob Ferguson’s subcommittee focused on increasing diversity in the AG office and better serving under-served and vulnerable communities. The committee hosted its first meeting on Friday, Dec. 17, with co-chair […]

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Seattle artist Naoko Morisawa chosen for 2013 CVG Show

Seattle artist Naoko Morisawa chosen for 2013 CVG Show

Pacific Northwest artist Naoko Morisawa has been chosen for inclusion in the 2013 CVG Show in Bremerton’s Collective Vision Gallery.

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Philippine army, police kill 13 suspects in clash

By Aaron Favila The Associated Press ATIMONAN, Philippines (AP) — Philippine army special forces and police killed 13 suspected criminals in a fierce gunbattle Sunday, Dec. 6 in a northeastern province in the latest violence to erupt in the country in recent days.

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Bluefin tuna sells for record $1.76M in Tokyo

Bluefin tuna sells for record $1.76M in Tokyo

By Malcolm Foster The Associated Press TOKYO, Japan (AP) — A bluefin tuna sold for a record $1.76 million at a Tokyo auction Saturday, Jan. 5, nearly three times the previous high set last year — even as environmentalists warn that stocks of the majestic, speedy fish are being depleted worldwide amid strong demand for […]

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Court rejects request to halt Calif. shark fin ban

Court rejects request to halt Calif. shark fin ban

By Staff The Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (AP) — A federal court has rejected two Chinese American groups’ request to halt California’s ban on the selling and possession of shark fins.

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Short stories for a fast new year

Short stories for a fast new year

By Samantha Pak Northwest Asian Weekly The Indignation of Haruhi Suzumiya By Nagaru Tanigawa Little, Brown and Company, 2012 The SOS Brigade is back. This time around, they’re up against a student council president bent on shutting down the literature club — and by extension the SOS Brigade as they have commandeered the club’s room […]

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Donating life

Donating life

By Nina Huang Northwest Asian Weekly Janet Liang, who was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia at the age of 22, turned her struggle into a national movement by blogging and raising awareness about the need for minority donors. Thousands of supporters joined the “Helping Janet” movement, expanding the bone marrow donation registry in an attempt […]

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10 ways to stay healthy at work

10 ways to stay healthy at work

By Vivian Miezianko Northwest Asian Weekly Work, work, work… It’s obvious the hours spent at work can be physically and mentally demanding, but spending long periods of time in offices, shops, or kitchens can be unhealthy in less obvious ways — think of the adverse effects of prolonged sitting or standing and the hygiene traps […]

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10 ways to improve the Asian Diet

10 ways to improve the Asian Diet

By Ninette Cheng Northwest Asian Weekly As 2013 kicks off, so do the New Year’s resolutions to eat healthier. Yes, getting in shape means changing your diet, but that doesn’t mean that you need to give up your favorite Asian foods! After all, Asian cuisine can be great for you. “Asian diets tend to be […]

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Some things you should know about breast cancer, and some you can forget

Some things you should know about breast cancer, and some you can forget

By Elisa Del Rosario Director of Grants, Education, and Advocacy

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BLOG: The Face and the Brain. What I’ve learned about youth, age, and anti-aging.

BLOG: The Face and the Brain. What I’ve learned about youth, age, and anti-aging.

By Assunta Ng What would you choose: A beautiful mind or a beautiful face?

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EDITORIAL: Bill O’Reilly reveals where the right is wrong

EDITORIAL: Bill O’Reilly reveals where the right is wrong

Asian and Pacific Americans have traditionally been the most right-leaning minority, but in 2012, Obama won over 70 percent of the Asian and Pacific American vote nationally, and Jay Inslee won roughly the same proportion, beating McKenna three to one among the APA community. Republican strategists have long realized that the increasingly diverse electorate was […]

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