Archive | Vol 32 No 43 | 10/19-10/25

Gala supports refugee women

Gala supports refugee women

The Refugee Women’s Alliance fundraising dinner was on Sept. 20 at the Seattle Sheraton Hotel on Sept. 20. Attending dignitaries included Gov. Jay Inslee, Mayor Mike McGinn, State Rep. Cyrus Habib and State Rep. Sharon Tomiko Santos.

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India Ambassador Announces Consulate Office in Seattle

India Ambassador Announces Consulate Office in Seattle

Indian Ambassador to the United States Nirupama Rao announced that the next consulate office is approved for Seattle. She made her announcement at a banquet hosted by the Indo American Friendship Forum at the Hyatt Regency in Bellevue on Sept. 11.

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Fundraiser helps, honors Vietnamese immigrants

Fundraiser helps, honors Vietnamese immigrants

Local nonprofit Helping Link celebrated its 20th year helping Vietnamese immigrants integrate into American life while honoring their heritage and traditions at a fundraising gala Sept. 22 at the Mercer Island Community Center.

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Asian Weekly garners three Better Newspaper Awards

Asian Weekly garners three Better Newspaper Awards

  Northwest Asian Weekly was the recipient of three 2013 Better Newspaper Awards at the Washington Newspaper Publishers Association’s 126th annual convention held Oct. 4 in Olympia. Reporter Jason Cruz won first place in the Best News Story–Long category for his story, “Family asks for help to free Tacoma resident imprisoned in Nicaragua,” about prison […]

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Relics transform small California Buddhist temple

Relics transform small California Buddhist temple

By John Rogers The Associated Press ROSEMEAD, Calif. (AP) — Although he’d been a practicing Buddhist for 20 years, until 10 months ago Dharma Master YongHua hadn’t even seen so much as one of the sacred relics known as shariras that are so important to his faith.

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Lynnwood mom visits son detained in North Korea

Lynnwood mom visits son detained in North Korea

By Gene Johnson The Associated Press SEATTLE (AP) — An ailing American who has been detained in North Korea for 11 months had an emotional reunion with his mother for the first time since he was sentenced to 15 years of hard labor, the family said Friday.

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Applications due Oct. 23 for Seattle Arts & Culture grants

The City of Seattle Office of Arts & Culture’s 2014 Neighborhood and Community Arts funding applications are now available. The Neighborhood & Community Arts program supports Seattle’s neighborhood arts councils and community groups that produce events to promote arts, including film and music, and build community. By supporting these events, which promote creativity at a […]

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Get help signing up for health care

Neighborhood House will offer in-person assistance to people signing up for health insurance through the Affordable Health Care Act in the following languages at the following locations: Oct. 7 — High Point 8–11 a.m.: Spanish, Tagalog, Vietnamese, Somali, Arabic, Swahili, Italian. Oct. 9 — Yesler Terrace 12:30–5 p.m. Somali, Vietnamese. Oct. 10 — Greenbridge 9 […]

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Seattle City Council holds public budget meeting

The Seattle City Council will hold two public hearings on Thursday, Oct. 24, in the Garfield High School Commons, 400 23rd Ave., Seattle.

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Show contrasts Lu Yansheng with Chinese American art

Show contrasts Lu Yansheng with Chinese American art

By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly “Observations From The New Gold Mountain,” the new exhibit at the Kirkland Arts Center, contrasts the work of celebrated Chinese painter Lu Yansheng with works from local Chinese American artists. The idea was conceived by curator Cheryll Leo-Gwin.

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LETTER: Taishan Association would honor pioneers

I read with interest about the newly founded Taishan Association (“BLOG: Thinking big, that’s their motto” Vol. 32 No. 40) since, like many pioneers, my parents are from that region which was then called Toisan.

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Mayor, Council candidates respond to API concerns

Mayor, Council candidates respond to API concerns

By Travis Quezon Northwest Asian Weekly More than two hundred people gathered at the Asian Counseling and Referral Service (ACRS) building in South Seattle Friday night for the API Candidates Forum, a historic collaboration of 15 organizations to bring API concerns straight to electoral candidates.

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Nationally ranked judo brothers succeed on the mat — Mercer Island pair achieve national rankings in the sport

Nationally ranked judo brothers succeed on the mat — Mercer Island pair achieve national rankings in the sport

By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly “It was really cool.”

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Korean War vets honored for service

Korean War vets honored for service

By Zachariah Bryan Northwest Asian Weekly Just five years after World War II and five years before the Vietnam War, the “Forgotten War” happened.

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Massive Monkees share success with community — 2013 Visionary Award Recipient

Massive Monkees share success with community — 2013 Visionary Award Recipient

The Northwest Asian Weekly presents the Visionary Awards Gala, an event honoring visionaries in the APA community, on Oct. 18. By Gabrielle Nomura Northwest Asian Weekly In that moment, “Massive Monkees” couldn’t have been a more fitting name for the Seattle breakdancers.

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EDITORIAL: Not completely forgotten

It’s been called the coldest war, the forgotten war. Their service sandwiched between — and overshadowed by — World War II and the war in Vietnam, veterans of the three-year-long Korean War have largely gone unrecognized in American society.

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