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Seattle on the list for President Xi Jinping?

Seattle on the list for President Xi Jinping?

By Staff Seattle will be one of the destinations for Chinese President Xi Jinping’s visit to the United States in September, according to a Taiwanese news website. Rumors have been flying for the past six months that Seattle will be on Xi’s itinerary. However, no one has officially confirmed it, including Gov. Jay Inslee’s office. […]

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More International District violence — Shooting in vicinity of hookah lounge leaves man battling for life

More International District violence — Shooting in vicinity of hookah lounge leaves man battling for life

By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly A man is recovering at Harborview Medical Center after he was shot multiple times in the backseat of a car in the parking lot of a hookah lounge in the International District on August 23rd. Galma Adam Waqo, 21, is being charged with First Degree Attempted Murder for his […]

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Plowing the Killing Fields — The need to discuss after 40 years

Plowing the Killing Fields — The need to discuss after 40 years

By Greg Young Northwest Asian Weekly On August 29th, the Seattle-Sihanoukville Sister City Association held an event at North Seattle Community College, “Remembering the Past & Welcoming the Future: 40 Years Since the Killing Fields.” This year marks the 40th anniversary since the breakout of the Cambodian genocide conducted by the Khmer Rouge, a period […]

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Hookah bars get a reprieve — Community reaction toward Murray’s reversed decision

Hookah bars get a reprieve — Community reaction toward Murray’s reversed decision

By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly Within less than a month, Mayor Ed Murray reversed his decision to close down all of the city’s hookah lounges after lounge owners and supporters’ two protests at City Hall. Murray’s initial reaction to shut down the lounges was in response to Donnie Chin’s slaying on July 23 near […]

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