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CIDBIA hosts annual Night Market and Autumn Moon Festival

CIDBIA hosts annual Night Market and Autumn Moon Festival

The Chinatown–International District Business Improvement District hosted its fifth annual Night Market and Autumn Moon Festival on Sept. 7 from 6 p.m. to midnight. This year’s festival was held in Union Station Plaza and 5th Ave. South.

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First new construction for Yesler Terrace Redevelopment breaks ground

First new construction for Yesler Terrace Redevelopment breaks ground

Following years of planning and resident input, the first construction in the redevelopment of Yesler Terrace broke ground on Sept. 5. The groundbreaking ceremony featured local leaders and partners in the redevelopment, including Congressman Adam Smith, Deputy Mayor Darryl Smith, City Council President Sally Clark, and others, turning the first shovels of earth to kick […]

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Vovinam holds international summit in Florida

Vovinam holds international summit in Florida

The 2nd Conference of the Masters, an international summit of Vovinam masters, took place in Orlando, Fla. from Aug. 21 to 23. Vovinam is a Vietnam martial arts style. It was founded in 1938.

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Susan Lee named president of Seattle chapter of National Reunification Advisory Council

Susan Lee named president of Seattle chapter of National Reunification Advisory Council

Susan Lee, currently the president of the Korean American Chamber of Commerce, has been named the president of the Seattle chapter of the National Reunification Advisory Council. The National Reunification Advisory Council was created to support one of the tenants of the constitution of South Korea, the unification of the Korean peninsula. Previously, Lee founded […]

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S Korea bans Japanese fish due to radiation fears

By Eun-Young Jeong The Associated Press SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea announced Sept. 6 that it was banning all fish imports from along Japan’s northeastern coast because of what officials called growing public worry over radioactive water leaking into the Pacific Ocean near the crippled Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant.

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Miss World opens in Indonesia after protests

BALI, Indonesia (AP) — The 63rd edition of the Miss World pageant opened Sept. 8 after protests by Muslim hard-liners confined the event to Indonesia’s predominantly Hindu resort island of Bali.

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Rodman says he met N Korean leader again

By Aritz Parra The Associated Press BEIJING (AP) — Retired NBA star Dennis Rodman left North Korea Sept. 7, professing his affection for autocratic leader Kim Jong Un and angrily rejecting calls to lobby for the release of imprisoned American citizen Kenneth Bae.

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Police arrest 21 at LA Chinatown protest

By Staff The Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles police arrested 21 people protesting Wal-Mart’s working conditions and firing practices, including seven company workers and 12 members of the clergy, in a LA Chinatown rally Sept. 6.

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New flavor for remote Wyo.: Vietnamese coffee

By Mead Gruver The Associated Press BUFORD PHINDELI TOWN, Wyo. (AP) — A Vietnamese businessman has raised a few eyebrows among Wyomingites by buying the remote outpost of Buford and tacking the name of a new coffee brand onto a place named 147 years ago for a civil war hero.

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COMMENTARY: No Justice For Jeff Chen

COMMENTARY: No Justice For Jeff Chen

By Doug Chin Special to the Northwest Asian Weekly The decision by federal Judge Thomas Zilly to overturn the unanimous verdict of an eight-person jury that the City of Medina and City Manager Donna Hanson fired Police Chief Jeff Chen because of racial discrimination and to order a new trial was atrocious.

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REFLECTIONS: Thoughts on my son’s campaign kick-off rally

Editor’s Note: Tama Tokuda wrote this article for the Northwest Asian Weekly in May 1994, shortly after Kip Tokuda’s campaign kick off. It is presented as it was published. By Tama Tokuda Special to NW Asian Weekly The other night I was sitting in the corner of the auditorium at the Mt. Baker Community Club, […]

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Bogey Bear Jr. hits a hole in one — 2013 Visionary Award Recipient

Bogey Bear Jr. hits a hole in one — 2013 Visionary Award Recipient

This October, the Northwest Asian Weekly presents the Visionary Awards Gala, an event honoring visionaries in the APA community. By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Inbee Park, Michelle Wie, and Tiger Woods.  These golfers got their start in golf at a young age, but for many children, a chance at golf — or any other […]

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Taking on ‘The Grandmaster’

Taking on ‘The Grandmaster’

By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly Longtime cult director Kar-wai Wong, legendary for such Hong Kong productions as “In The Mood For Love,” “Happy Together,” and “Days Of Being Wild,” probably wishes for a box office smash hit to supplement his longstanding critical acclaim. And with his latest film, “The Grandmaster,” a historical martial arts […]

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Three stories on a parent’s love

Three stories on a parent’s love

By Samantha Pak Northwest Asian Weekly The Favorite Daughter By Allen Say Author A. Levine Books, 2013 With a name like Yuriko and a home in San Francisco, it’s safe to say you’re not going to meet many people who share your name. And for Yuriko, that has always been just fine.

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Women of color develop new ideas, form new ventures

Women of color develop new ideas, form new ventures

Compiled by Staff Northwest Asian Weekly The entrepreneurial spirit is key to the American dream, and developing new ventures is one way that women from all walks of life can become empowered.

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Wise words for students — starting school in the Fall

Wise words for students — starting school in the Fall

“Make ethical behavior your foundation. Always do the right thing – you know what it is. Maximize your potential for good. Treat people right. Make the right decision when nobody’s looking – especially when nobody’s looking. Integrity: if you have it, nothing else matters; if you don’t have it, nothing else matters.” — Dave Rule […]

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Three Chinese American cousins break leadership stereotypes

Three Chinese American cousins break leadership stereotypes

By Charles Lam Northwest Asian Weekly Asian and Pacific Americans are stereotyped as being weak leaders, but three Seattle-area teenagers

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The basics of online education

The basics of online education

By Arunabh Satpathy Northwest Asian Weekly Here’s a question: What are the similarities between a mother keen on finishing her studies, a patient hungry to keep learning, and an older professional juggling family and work needing to expand his professional boundaries?

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Tama Tokuda passes away at 93

Tama Tokuda passes away at 93

Tama Tokuda, the mother of the late Kip Tokuda, died Aug. 31 after a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease. Her death comes a month and a half after the sudden death of Kip, who suffered a heart attack on July 13. Her family said she died of a broken heart.  

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2013 Miss Chinese Seattle crowned

2013 Miss Chinese Seattle crowned

The  Greater Seattle Chinese Chamber of Commerce hosted the 2013 Scholarship for Women Pageant — also known as the Miss Chinese Seattle Pageant — on Sept. 7 at the Westminster Center in Bellevue. The competition drew 11 contestants. “I was extremely impressed with all of the contestants,” said Judge Jerry Lee, who is also chairman […]

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