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Grant supports ethnic businesses — Concern and discussion about $210,000 funds allocation

Grant supports ethnic businesses — Concern and discussion about $210,000 funds allocation

By Peggy Chapman Northwest Asian Weekly Members of the business community and representatives from the Ethnic Chambers of Commerce, Seattle Metro Chamber of Commerce, and the City of Seattle met with the Ethnic Business Coalition (EBC) at Hing Hay Co-Works Oct. 9 The meeting was arranged in response to an open letter from the Ethnic […]

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UW appoints Cauce as president — The University’s first woman and openly gay president

UW appoints Cauce as president — The University’s first woman and openly gay president

By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly It takes 154 years for the University of Washington to select a woman president. Ana Mari Cauce is the first woman, the first Latina, and the openly gay president of the University. The UW Regents announced Cauce as the 33rd president of the University on Oct. 13th. Cauce is […]

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Con-artist — CityGuru head faces questions for unpaid debts

Con-artist — CityGuru head faces questions for unpaid debts

By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Unpaid vendors, unpaid charities, and unanswered questions. CityGuru founder Drew Morrison is a sought after man but not in a good way after his upscale, socialite party business failed to deliver on its promises. Morrison’s company offered subscriptions granting people access to special events, restaurants, and more.  The company […]

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Recognized! — White House introduces Filipino American History Month

Recognized! — White House introduces Filipino American History Month

By Ador Pereda Yano Northwest Asian Weekly For the first time, the White House marked the presidential recognition of the month of October as Filipino American History Month. On October 2nd, the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders sponsored an event in Washington DC to celebrate the history of Filipino Americans and […]

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