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Seattle Welcomes Chinese President Xi

Seattle Welcomes Chinese President Xi

By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly While Washington state aims to beat the “other” Washington in hosting Chinese President Xi Jinping, Xi works extensively to distinguish himself from his predecessors in America. Gary Locke, former governor and U.S. ambassador to China, described Washington state at the reception dinner for Xi, as “the real Washington, the […]

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Posted in Community News, Features, Features 40, Politics, Profiles, Vol 34 No 40 | 9/26-10/20 Comments

Latest Wing Luke honor — AG establishes new civil rights unit

Latest Wing Luke honor — AG establishes new civil rights unit

By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly Attorney General Bob Ferguson announced August the launch of the newly established Wing Luke Civil Rights Unit within the Washington State Attorney General’s Office. The announcement was made at an event at the Wing Luke Museum in Seattle’s International District. The well attended event included five current and two former […]

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Citizenship Day in Seattle has a turnout

Citizenship Day in Seattle has a turnout

By Joaquin Uy Ethnic Media & Communications Specialist City of Seattle Office of Immigrant & Refugee Affairs Photo by Nate Gowdy The City of Seattle joined U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) to commemorate Citizenship Day on Sept. 17 by announcing a new joint citizenship campaign, followed by a naturalization ceremony. Mayor Ed Murray, City […]

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PICTORIAL: Seattle greets President Xi — Big welcoming committee greets Chinese

PICTORIAL: Seattle greets President Xi — Big welcoming committee greets Chinese

It was a warm reception for Chinese President Xi Jinping Sept. 22. The welcoming committee included Jay Inslee, Gary Locke, Mayor Ed Murray, along with other mayors from the Northwest. Media was certainly present, but it was specified that photo-taking be restricted. (end) An interesting fact: the jet the President and First Lady arrived on […]

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Posted in Features 40, Pictorials, Vol 34 No 40 | 9/26-10/20 Comments

 

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