Archive | 2014

Mongolian Hot Pot opens its $2 million restaurant in Chinatown

Mongolian Hot Pot opens its $2 million restaurant in Chinatown

By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly Lately, the trend for successful Chinese businesses has been to head to the Eastside and forget Chinatown.

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Posted in Business, Community News, Features, Features 45, Profiles, Vol 33 No 45 | 11/1-11/70 Comments

Kenny G distances self from Hong Kong protesters

Kenny G distances self from Hong Kong protesters

By Kelvin Chan Associated Press HONG KONG (AP) — Smooth jazz star Kenny G insisted Thursday that he’s not a foreign provocateur supporting Hong

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Posted in Arts & Entertainment, Features, Features 45, Vol 33 No 45 | 11/1-11/7, World News0 Comments

Seattle pays it forward — Lining up at midnight for free healthcare

Seattle pays it forward — Lining up at midnight for free healthcare

By Laura Ohata Northwest Asian Weekly Seventy dental drills whined on the Key Arena floor, as volunteer dentists and hygienists provided free procedures to the

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Posted in Community News, Features, Features 45, Health, Vol 33 No 45 | 11/1-11/70 Comments

Innovative Asian American youth

Innovative Asian American youth

By Steven Metcalf Northwest Asian Weekly Billy Wu had an idea. He wanted to make life a little easier for young people around him. That idea took the form of

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Posted in Community News, Education, Features, Features 45, Profiles, Vol 33 No 45 | 11/1-11/70 Comments

BLOG: Kenny G’s smooth approach to China ends up being silent

BLOG: Kenny G’s smooth approach to China ends up being silent

By Assunta Ng Former Seattleite Kenny G, the popular saxophonist (especially in China), paid a surprise visit to the students’ protest in

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Posted in Publisher Ng's blog, Vol 33 No 45 | 11/1-11/70 Comments

BLOG: Is eating the only thing?

BLOG: Is eating the only thing?

By Assunta Ng I have never encountered any YELP reviews at an Asian Weekly’s event. Last week, the review landed on my plate, and it was amazingly bad.

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Posted in Publisher Ng's blog, Vol 33 No 45 | 11/1-11/70 Comments

EDITORIAL: Shoot…

EDITORIAL: Shoot…

In case you haven’t read any major newspapers, don’t have access to the internet, or own a television,

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Posted in Editorials, Vol 33 No 45 | 11/1-11/70 Comments

Classified Ads: November 1 – November 7, 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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Posted in Classifieds, Vol 33 No 45 | 11/1-11/75 Comments

Top restaurants share advice

Top restaurants share advice

The Greater Seattle Chinese Chamber of Commerce hosted a luncheon panel “Top Restaurants’

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Posted in Names in the News, Vol 33 No 44 | 10/25-10/310 Comments

A night of traditional Chinese music

A night of traditional Chinese music

The Nanjing University Traditional Orchestra performed at the Shoreline Community College

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NWAW represents

NWAW represents

The Northwest Asian Weekly yielded 13 awards in the Washington Newspaper Publishers Association’s annual “Better Newspaper” Awards. Jason Cruz earned first prize in all divisions for Best Topical Column for “The Layup Drill,” and Vivian Nguyen, third place for “A-pop!”. Andrew Hamlin won first place in division three and four for “At the Movies.” Other

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Race, place, and culture

Race, place, and culture

On October 14 (at Naked City Brewing in Greenwood) and October 22 (Royal Room in Columbia City) Humanities Washington presented a program entitled Loud and Proud, Washington State’s Asian American Civil Rights Movement. 

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From family newspaper to marketing

From family newspaper to marketing

Julie Pham has been appointed the Director of Marketing for Washington Technology Industry Associates.  Julie serves on the

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Philippine militants free 2 kidnapped Germans

By Oliver Teves Associated Press MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Two Germans freed after being held for six months in the southern Philippines by a militant group that threatened to behead one of them if ransom was not paid were flown to Manila on Saturday under the care of their embassy, a Philippine military spokesman said.

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Posted in Vol 33 No 44 | 10/25-10/31, World News0 Comments

1st Cambodia genocide trial aims to expose crimes

1st Cambodia genocide trial aims to expose crimes

By Sopheng Cheang Associated Press PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP)—The first trial on charges of genocide against Cambodia’s brutal 1970s Khmer Rouge regime opened Friday with a prosecutor saying it will show that Cambodians were enslaved in inhumane conditions that led to the deaths of 1.7 million people from starvation, disease, and execution.

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Outcry over Thai soap rapes

Outcry over Thai soap rapes

By Jocelyn Gecker and Thanyarat Associated Press BANGKOK (AP) — In a famous scene from Thailand’s award-winning soap opera “The Power of Shadows,” the handsome protagonist gets drunk and rapes the leading lady. He later begs her forgiveness, and they live happily ever after.

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Luly Yang, style in Seattle

Luly Yang, style in Seattle

By Solinette Pich Northwest Asian Weekly Ever since I was a little girl, I would admire the beautifully made dresses displayed in the window of a

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Posted in Fashion, Vol 33 No 44 | 10/25-10/310 Comments

Vibrant Korean contemporary art set to arrive in Seattle

Vibrant Korean contemporary art set to arrive in Seattle

By James Tabafunda Northwest Asian Weekly Contemporary art in Korea has evolved over the decades. With last year’s opening of the $230 million

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Posted in Arts & Entertainment, Features, Vol 33 No 44 | 10/25-10/310 Comments

Japanese, Italian, (and popular with Koreans!) — Rachael Yamagata visits Seattle and plans for 2015

Japanese, Italian, (and popular with Koreans!) — Rachael Yamagata visits Seattle and plans for 2015

By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly Hailing originally from Arlington, Va., singer-songwriter Rachael Yamagata started her professional

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Posted in Arts & Entertainment, Features, Profiles, Vol 33 No 44 | 10/25-10/310 Comments

Communication barriers and compassion — “Lilting” slowly reveals vulnerability

Communication barriers and compassion — “Lilting” slowly reveals vulnerability

By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly The camera work in “Lilting” moves slowly and unobtrusively.  Usually, it keeps two characters in

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