Archive | May 2013

Kin On takes part in two fundraisers, raises over $40,000

Kin On takes part in two fundraisers, raises over $40,000

Kin On hosted their second annual Karaoke Fundraiser on May 19 at China Harbor Restaurant, raising proceeds towards the expansion and renovation of the organization’s properties.

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Posted in Names in the News, Vol 32 No 22 | 5/25-5/310 Comments

Christine Ito crowned Japanese Queen of Washington

Christine Ito crowned Japanese Queen of Washington

Christine Kimiko Ito was crowned the Japanese Queen of Washington on May 4.  Ito also received the title of Miss Tomodachi, which means “friend” in Japanese, through a vote by her fellow participants. The titles comes with a scholarship presented by the Seattle-Kobe Sister City Association.

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Posted in Names in the News, Vol 32 No 22 | 5/25-5/310 Comments

OCA releases book on Washington state Chinese

OCA releases book on Washington state Chinese

OCA Greater Seattle released a book, “Chinese in Washington State,” on May 13, written by Art Chin and Doug Chin on the history of Chinese people in the state of Washington.

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Posted in Names in the News, Vol 32 No 22 | 5/25-5/310 Comments

Vietnamese American My Tam Nguyen joins Inslee’s staff

Vietnamese American My Tam Nguyen joins Inslee’s staff

Vietnamese American My Tam Nguyen joined Gov. Jay Inslee’s staff as a new media manager the week of May 13.

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Posted in Names in the News, Vol 32 No 22 | 5/25-5/311 Comment

Russians attempt to topple Google in Vietnam

By Chris Brummitt The Associated Press HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Vietnam’s booming Internet scene is littered with failed startups that tried to take on Google and other entrenched U.S. web companies. That’s not deterring a newly launched Russian-Vietnamese outfit that believes it can unseat the American search engine in this fast-growing Asian market and also […]

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Posted in Vol 32 No 22 | 5/25-5/31, World News1 Comment

Myanmar president frees prisoners ahead of visit to US

Myanmar president frees prisoners ahead of visit to US

By Aye Aye Win The Associated Press YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Myanmar’s president pardoned at least 20 political prisoners on May 17, just ahead of a historic state visit to the United States that will highlight the two sides’ improved relations brought about by the former pariah nation’s democratic reforms.

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Posted in Vol 32 No 22 | 5/25-5/31, World News0 Comments

North Koreans holding Chinese boat hostage

By William Wan The Associated Press BEIJING, China — Armed North Koreans are holding a Chinese fishing boat and its crew for ransom despite the protests of Chinese officials, the boat’s owner said May 20.

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Posted in Vol 32 No 22 | 5/25-5/31, World News0 Comments

NYU researchers took bribes from China say feds

By Tom Hays The Associated Press NEW YORK — Three New York University researchers from China divulged results from a federally funded study to Chinese competitors in exchange for tuition, rent, and other expenses, federal prosecutors said May 20.

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Posted in National News, Vol 32 No 22 | 5/25-5/310 Comments

Seattle Women’s Commission seeks candidates

The Seattle Women’s Commission (SWC) is seeking candidates for five vacant seats on the commission. The commission advises the mayor, city council, and city departments on issues that impact women in Seattle.

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Posted in Briefs, Vol 32 No 22 | 5/25-5/310 Comments

Marvel Studios’ Andy Park brings super heroes to life

Marvel Studios’ Andy Park brings super heroes to life

By Jimmy Lee New America Media When Andy Park attended the Hollywood premiere of Iron Man 3 on May 3, with Robert Downey Jr. and Gwyneth Paltrow, he saw the products of his work up on the silver screen. Having the opportunity to bring his wife to the star-studded event was just one perk of […]

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Posted in Arts & Entertainment, Features, Profiles, Vol 32 No 22 | 5/25-5/311 Comment

The Layup Drill — The Kings, the Hawks, cricket, and boxing

The Layup Drill — The Kings, the Hawks, cricket, and boxing

By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Welcome to another edition of The Layup Drill.  It would have been great to write about the return of the Supersonics, but that was not to be.

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Posted in The Layup Drill, Vol 32 No 22 | 5/25-5/311 Comment

The Asian Weekly at the movies — Staff picks for SIFF 2013, part two

The Asian Weekly at the movies — Staff picks for SIFF 2013, part two

By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly Each year, the Northwest Asian Weekly sends a team of intrepid film reviewers to the Seattle International Film Festival to pick out the best Asian and Asian American films. Starting this week and running through the end of May, we will be reviewing our picks for the most interesting APA […]

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Posted in Arts & Entertainment, At the Movies, Vol 32 No 22 | 5/25-5/310 Comments

Traditionally white, fire departments offer chance at service, brotherhood — Part one of a two-part series on Asians in public service

Traditionally white, fire departments offer chance at service, brotherhood — Part one of a two-part series on Asians in public service

By Zachariah Bryan Northwest Asian Weekly On a recent medic call on a sunny afternoon, Snohomish Fire Department firefighter and paramedic Ray

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Posted in Community News, Features, Profiles, Vol 32 No 22 | 5/25-5/310 Comments

Bjong Wolf Yeigh selected as chancellor of University of Washington Bothell

Bjong Wolf Yeigh selected as chancellor of University of Washington Bothell

University of Washington President Michael K. Young and Provost Ana Mari Cauce announced on

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Posted in Community News, Features, Profiles, Vol 32 No 22 | 5/25-5/310 Comments

EDITORIAL: The ID is a destination, but there’s still more work to do

Earlier in May, The Seattle Times released a list of Seattle’s top 10 attractions in preparation for the summer months. Nestled between Pike Place Market, the Space Needle, and the Seattle Art Museum’s Olympic Sculpture Park, the International District made an appearance buoyed by its long history, restaurants, shops, and the Wing Luke Museum.

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Posted in Editorials, Vol 32 No 22 | 5/25-5/310 Comments

What should we celebrate? — Community members reflect on what they’re proud of during APA Heritage Month

What should we celebrate? — Community members reflect on what they’re proud of during APA Heritage Month

Compiled by Staff Northwest Asian Weekly In celebration of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, the Northwest Asian Weekly asked several

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Posted in Community News, Features, Vol 32 No 22 | 5/25-5/310 Comments

Washington state receives clean-up funds from Japan

Washington state receives clean-up funds from Japan

By Staff The Associated Press JUNEAU, Alaska — The five West Coast states affected by debris from the 2011 tsunami in Japan are about to receive an initial $250,000 each from a $5 million gift from Japan for cleanup.

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Posted in National News, Vol 32 No 22 | 5/25-5/310 Comments

BLOG: Why I reject Asian cultural values

BLOG: Why I reject Asian cultural values

By Assunta Ng When you read that headline, you probably thought, “Is she crazy? What is she thinking?”

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Posted in Publisher Ng's blog, Vol 32 No 22 | 5/25-5/314 Comments

SCIDpda and CIDBIA hosts 15th annual Chinatown–ID Spring Clean

SCIDpda and CIDBIA hosts 15th annual Chinatown–ID Spring Clean

The Seattle Chinatown–International District Preservation and Development Authority (SCIDpda) and the Chinatown–International District Business Improvement Area (CIDBIA) hosted the 15th annual Chinatown–International District Spring Clean on May 11.

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Posted in Names in the News, Vol 32 No 21 | 5/18-5/240 Comments

Tasveer holds 8th annual Aaina South Asian women’s festival

Tasveer holds 8th annual Aaina South Asian women’s festival

Tasveer, a Seattle-based nonprofit organization dedicated to showcasing South Asian film, art, and media, hosted their 8th annual Aaina South Asian Women’s Festival from May 10 to May 12 at the Seattle Asian Art Museum (SAAM).

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Posted in Names in the News, Vol 32 No 21 | 5/18-5/240 Comments

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