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Go West! —  Report shows Asian Pacific Islanders heading toward the left coast

Go West! — Report shows Asian Pacific Islanders heading toward the left coast

By Tina Lu Northwest Asian Weekly Asian Americans as well as Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders (NHPI) are the fastest growing racial groups in the West, according to a report released last week by the advocacy organization Asian Americans Advancing Justice (AAAJ). The report provides the latest data on the growing Asian American and NHPI […]

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Posted in Community News, Features, Features 46, Vol 34 No 46 | 11/7-11/130 Comments

Votes are in — Hara, Singh, Gregerson defeated

Votes are in — Hara, Singh, Gregerson defeated

The votes were tallied Nov. 3-4, and the results regarding the API community were: John Lee lost to Davina Duerr for the City of Bothell Council Position No. 2. Lee received 39% of the vote. Hira Singh lost to Tina Budell for the City of Kent Council Position No. 1. Singh received 34% of the […]

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Scott Oki sold golf course to Chinese investors

Scott Oki sold golf course to Chinese investors

By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly Chinese investment has transformed the skyline of Seattle, Bellevue, Renton, and Tukwila from old warehouses, churches, and abandoned lands to five-star hotels, mega office towers, upscale apartments and condominiums. Recently, Kung Fu Panda (KFP), owned by a Chinese American, has struck a different path—acquiring a golf course owned by […]

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Taiwan, Chinese presidents to meet for first time since 1949

Taiwan, Chinese presidents to meet for first time since 1949

By Christopher Bodeen and Ralph Jennings BEIJING (AP) — The presidents of China and Taiwan will meet this weekend for the first time since civil war divided their lands 66 years ago, their governments said Wednesday, a highly symbolic move that reflects quickly improving relations between the formerly bitter Cold War foes. The meeting Saturday […]

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Posted in Features 46, Vol 34 No 46 | 11/7-11/13, World News0 Comments

 

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