Archive | 2013

BLOG: Santa’s list of heartwarming stories

BLOG: Santa’s list of heartwarming stories

By Assunta Ng The other night, I dreamed about Santa Claus delivering presents to kids in the International District. I rushed to him, waiting for my turn. Santa took a quick look at me and smiled, “You don’t need one.” “Why?” I protested. Because of my age? Like a child being abandoned, I was almost […]

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Posted in Publisher Ng's blog, Vol 32 No 52 | 12/21-12/270 Comments

EDITORIAL: 2014 looks promising for APIs in leadership roles

December has been a great month for Asian Americans in Seattle. First, Mayor-elect Ed Murray selected three Asian Americans for leadership positions. Then, in a surprising twist of fate, Mia Su-Ling Gregerson was appointed to the state House of Representatives. No one expected that. Murray’s addition of Aaliyah Gupta, Mike Fong, and Hyeok Kim to his […]

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Posted in Editorials, Vol 32 No 52 | 12/21-12/270 Comments

Wendy Gonzalez is honored for her tech tenacity

Wendy Gonzalez is honored for her tech tenacity

Wendy Koh Gonzalez was named on Connected World magazine’s “Women of M2M” list for 2013.

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Posted in Names in the News, Vol 32 No 51 | 12/14-12/200 Comments

NAAAP announces scholarships

NAAAP announces scholarships

On Nov. 1, the National Association of Asian American Professionals–Seattle chapter (NAAAP) held its annual Scholarship Gala at the Westin Bellevue, with all proceeds going towards the scholarship fund. This year’s theme was the Great Gatsby. The event featured speeches by several well-known and influential members of the Asian Pacific Islander community, including a keynote address by […]

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Posted in Names in the News, Vol 32 No 51 | 12/14-12/200 Comments

Seattle volunteers bring typhoon aid to Philippines

Seattle volunteers bring typhoon aid to Philippines

Two Seattle residents are among those joining relief efforts in Tacloban in the Philippines, an area devastated by Typhoon Haiyan.

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Posted in Names in the News, Vol 32 No 51 | 12/14-12/200 Comments

UW Bothell names Rusdi Kirana to its advisory board

UW Bothell names Rusdi Kirana to its advisory board

Rusdi Kirana, president director of Lion Group, the largest private air carrier in Indonesia, has been appointed to the advisory board for the University of Washington Bothell School of Business. The council provides strategic guidance, helps build external partnerships, and deepens the school’s relationship with the business community. Kirana is a native of Indonesia. He […]

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Posted in Names in the News, Vol 32 No 51 | 12/14-12/200 Comments

Chinese garden gets boost

Chinese garden gets boost

The Seattle Chinese Garden Society raised more than $42,000 in its annual fundraising dinner, “Soaring Dragon Celebration,” at its location at South Seattle Community College on Nov. 9. The money will go toward the garden’s core operations expenses. (end)

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Posted in Names in the News, Vol 32 No 51 | 12/14-12/200 Comments

Thai PM dissolves house of Parliament, calls elections

Thai PM dissolves house of Parliament, calls elections

By Todd Pitman Associated Press BANGKOK (AP) – Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra said Dec. 9 she will dissolve the lower house of Parliament and call elections in an attempt to calm the country’s deepening political crisis.

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Posted in Vol 32 No 51 | 12/14-12/20, World News0 Comments

Family of still-detained man hails vet’s release

By Gene Johnson Associated Press SEATTLE (AP) – The Seattle-area family of an American citizen detained in North Korea for more than a year is cheering Pyongyang’s decision to release 85-year-old tourist Merrill Newman and wondering when their loved one will come home.

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Posted in Community News, Features, National News, Vol 32 No 51 | 12/14-12/200 Comments

New startup lets users create own cloud-based schools

By Nina Huang Northwest Asian Weekly What do you get when one combines their passions of engineering and education?

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Posted in Briefs, Business, Vol 32 No 51 | 12/14-12/200 Comments

ID elects three to board positions

ID elects three to board positions

By Sue Misao Northwest Asian Weekly The job of preserving the look and feel of Chinatown falls to the International Special Review District.

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Posted in Briefs, Vol 32 No 51 | 12/14-12/200 Comments

“Space Battleship Yamato”

“Space Battleship Yamato”

By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly “We’re oooooooooff in out-ter space/We’re leeaaving Moth-er Earth/To saaaaaaave the hum-an raaaace/Our Star Bla-zers!” This theme rang out, starting in 1979, in my friend Tom’s bedroom, my friend Sam’s den room, and through American televisions all over the country. “Star Blazers” was the first anime to be shown in […]

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Posted in At the Movies, Vol 32 No 51 | 12/14-12/200 Comments

Joy, luck, amazement, and identity: Amy Tan’s reflections on her latest book and more

Joy, luck, amazement, and identity: Amy Tan’s reflections on her latest book and more

By Vivian Miezianko Northwest Asian Weekly On the evening of Dec. 5, enthusiastic readers of all ages, clad in coats and scarves, attended a reading by bestselling author Amy Tan at the University Temple United Methodist Church in Seattle.

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Posted in Arts & Entertainment, Features, Profiles, Vol 32 No 51 | 12/14-12/200 Comments

The Layup Drill — Athletes aid Philippines, the Black Widow gets honor, Pacquiao is back, and Tui time

The Layup Drill — Athletes aid Philippines, the Black Widow gets honor, Pacquiao is back, and Tui time

By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Welcome to another edition of The Layup Drill, in which we see athletes supporting typhoon victims; a legendary pool player; and a former UW star’s big shot. Baldwin flies Philippines flag During pre-game introductions at a recent home game against the Minnesota Vikings, Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Doug Baldwin […]

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Posted in Sports, The Layup Drill, Vol 32 No 51 | 12/14-12/200 Comments

LETTER: Racism at restaurant?

Dear Editor, If you think that Seattle is a city of diversity and respect, think twice. I’d like to share with you my dining experience that was racially motivated. Seemingly, it would only happen in the 1930s or 1940s.

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Posted in Letters to the Editor, Vol 32 No 51 | 12/14-12/200 Comments

LETTER: Restaurant responds

Dear Editor, As the general manager of this restaurant, I am concerned with all feedback and address each and every one accordingly.

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Posted in Letters to the Editor, Vol 32 No 51 | 12/14-12/200 Comments

PICTORIAL: Top contributors honored

PICTORIAL: Top contributors honored

Photos by George Liu/NWAW

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Posted in Community News, Features, Pictorials, Vol 32 No 51 | 12/14-12/200 Comments

BLOG: Holiday gifts with an Asian f lair

BLOG: Holiday gifts with an Asian f lair

By Assunta Ng Giving the wrong gift to the wrong person produces no joy. For Christmas gifts, I stay away from personal clothes, handbags, or hats. However, you won’t go wrong if you buy general gifts that reflect Asian culture. Here are a list of suggestions I got from my staff and writers. Chopsticks Jun […]

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Posted in Publisher Ng's blog, Vol 32 No 51 | 12/14-12/200 Comments

Marching for $15

Marching for $15

About 150 people passed through the International District on Dec. 5 during a march from SeaTac to Seattle City Hall in support of

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Posted in Vol 32 No 51 | 12/14-12/200 Comments

Diverse group of APA community contributors honored

Diverse group of APA community contributors honored

By James Tabafunda Northwest Asian Weekly The freezing outdoor temperature did not dampen the warm atmosphere of handshaking and extended congratulations inside the House of Hong Restaurant.

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Posted in Community News, Features, Profiles, Vol 32 No 51 | 12/14-12/200 Comments

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