Archive | 2014

US Marine charged in Filipino transgender slaying

US Marine charged in Filipino transgender slaying

By Jim Gomez Associated Press MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine government prosecutors charged a U.S. Marine with murder Monday in the killing of a Filipino, saying the suspect acknowledged attacking the victim after he found out she was a transgender woman.

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Rise and fall of China’s Zhou Yongkang

Rise and fall of China’s Zhou Yongkang

By Didi Tang Associated Press BEIJING (AP) — Chinese authorities announced early Saturday that they have arrested Zhou

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Japan’s ruling party heads for election landslide

Japan’s ruling party heads for election landslide

By Ken Moritsugu Associated Press TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s ruling coalition was headed for a resounding victory in lower house elections Sunday, firming up Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s hold on power as he prepares to push forward on several politically difficult fronts.

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Professional development opportunities

Education Development Institute (EDI) has filled 50 percent of the spots in their 2015 Discovery and Navigation classes in the Greater Seattle area and Portland. The goal is to have 83 total participants across the Puget Sound API Discovery, Hispanic Discovery, and Navigation program, along with Portland Discovery. EDI will continue to accept applications until all classes are […]

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Smithsonian completes digitization of Asian art

By Brett Zongker Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Smithsonian Institution’s Asian art museums have completed an effort to digitize their entire collections and plan to release the images online in 2015.

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Fellowships for artists

Washington State artists working  in emerging fields/cross-disciplinary, performing, traditional/folk, and visual arts are invited to apply for Artist Trust’s  annual 2015 Fellowship.  

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Not cute, but impressive — “Live on” exhibition at Seattle Asian Art Museum

Not cute, but impressive — “Live on” exhibition at Seattle Asian Art Museum

By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly The Japanese artist known only as “Mr.” grew up in the 1970s and 1980s, absorbing the pop culture

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Posted in Arts & Entertainment, Features, Profiles, Vol 33 No 52 | 12/20-12/260 Comments

The Layup Drill — Pacquiao, Mariota big winners

The Layup Drill — Pacquiao, Mariota big winners

By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Welcome to another edition of The Layup Drill.  In this issue, we look at Manny Pacquiao’s latest victory, a Heisman winner, and a Seattle Marathon winner, among other things for the last column of the year. Pacquiao wins, Mayweather next? Six knockdowns.  This is how many times Manny Pacquiao […]

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Posted in Sports, The Layup Drill, Vol 33 No 52 | 12/20-12/260 Comments

Guts and voice — Reflecting on the Hong Kong protests

Guts and voice — Reflecting on the Hong Kong protests

By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly I watched on live television about how the Hong Kong (HK) government shut down students’

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A Man of Character — First Asian American chancellor fell victim to US’ fear of China

A Man of Character — First Asian American chancellor fell victim to US’ fear of China

By Soumya Karlamangla For a moment in 1996, a political milestone for Asian Americans was within Chang-Lin Tien’s

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Jury finds Bowman guilty of first-degree murder — Former child prodigy attempts suicide after jury verdict

Jury finds Bowman guilty of first-degree murder — Former child prodigy attempts suicide after jury verdict

By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Thomasdinh “Dinh” Bowman was found guilty of first-degree murder by a King County jury on Thursday, December 11th.  The jury determined that Bowman had set out to kill when he shot Yancy Noll in August 2012.

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New senior housing community accepting applications

New senior housing community accepting applications

The Low Income Housing Institute (LIHI) announces the availability of 50 brand new Senior HUD-subsidized affordable apartments located in the Ballard neighborhood of Seattle, close to the Seattle Public Library, Ballard Commons Park, NW Market Street and the Majestic Bay movie theater. Occupancy begins January 2015.

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Control (and compost) your garbage — New regulations take effect in 2015

Starting January 1, 2015, the City of Seattle will no longer allow food or compostable paper, including pizza boxes, paper napkins and paper towels, in the garbage.

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ASTROLOGY: For the week of December 20 – December 26, 2014

ASTROLOGY: For the week of December 20 – December 26, 2014

Do you have good luck coming to you this week? Check and see!

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EDITORIAL: Remembering, wishing, resolutions

EDITORIAL: Remembering, wishing, resolutions

We asked our amazing NWAW writers and contributors to help out with the holiday issue. We

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BLOG: 8 gifts at no cost that can boost your happiness

BLOG: 8 gifts at no cost that can boost your happiness

Ho, ho, ho, Christmas is cancelled! Two parents posted on Facebook recently a photo of their three sons and announced they were cancelling their holiday with no gifts.

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Loss and birth — Tukwila community aids Burmese family of Ciin Nuam

Loss and birth — Tukwila community aids Burmese family of Ciin Nuam

By Minal Singh Northwest Asian Weekly Almost $60,000 has been donated to the Zam Khap family so far in the fundraising drive organized by the Tukwila School District Community.

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Providing sleep in Seattle — ‘Big Give’ day provides King County with sleeping bags

Providing sleep in Seattle — ‘Big Give’ day provides King County with sleeping bags

By James Tabafunda Northwest Asian Weekly One caring group of individuals stand united in delivering compassion and restoring dignity to people without stable and permanent housing.

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Classified Ads: December 20 – December 26, 2014

For placing an ad in Classified section, please contact John Liu at john@nwasianweekly.com.
The deadline to place a classified ad is Tuesday.

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Pham appointed to serve the Office for Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault

Pham appointed to serve the Office for Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault

John Okamoto, Interim Director of Seattle’s Human Services Department (HSD) announced Lan Pham as the manager of the Office for Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Prevention. Pham previously worked as the senior planning and development specialist within HSD’s Domestic Violence Unit. Prior to this, she served as the executive director of the Asian and Pacific […]

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Posted in Names in the News, Vol 33 No 51 | 12/13-12/190 Comments

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