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Shilla love triangle scandal — Prominent Seattle restaurant owner accused of being “ringleader” in kidnapping and beating case

Shilla love triangle scandal — Prominent Seattle restaurant owner accused of being “ringleader” in kidnapping and beating case

By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Seattle restaurant owner Scott Koh and three of his employees were arrested late last month on charges of kidnapping and beating a man identified as the lover of Koh’s estranged wife.  King County Prosecutors described Koh as the “ringleader” of a calculated plot to harm Chris McMonagle.  However, many […]

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Posted in Community News, Features, Features 30, Vol 34 No 30 |7/18-7/240 Comments

Seattle to host CACA national convention

Seattle to host CACA national convention

By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly The small Seattle chapter of the Chinese American Citizens Alliance (CACA) has surprised many with its boldness and drive to host the national convention on Aug. 6-9 for the first time in the Emerald City. “We were the newest and smallest chapter of CACA two years ago,” said Maxine […]

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Posted in Community News, Features, Features 30, Profiles, Vol 34 No 30 |7/18-7/240 Comments

PICTORIAL: Trash to treasure — Contests and crowds at 2015 Dragon Fest

PICTORIAL: Trash to treasure — Contests and crowds at 2015 Dragon Fest

Visitors to the Dragon Fest in Chinatown last weekend were treated to an unusual runway fashion show and contest. What made it unusual? All materials used to create the designs were required to be recycled. The preparation for the show started at the Northwest Asian Weekly office, where it turned into a circus with makeup […]

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Posted in Community News, Features, Features 30, Pictorials, Vol 34 No 30 |7/18-7/240 Comments

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