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Asian Hall of Fame inducts 4 new members — UFC Fighter, “Black Widow” among the selections

Asian Hall of Fame inducts 4 new members — UFC Fighter, “Black Widow” among the selections

By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly The Robert Chinn Foundation inducted 4 new members to its Asian Hall of Fame for 2015.  UFC Fighter Benson Henderson, billiards aficionado Jeanette “The Black Widow” Lee, Dancing with the Stars judge Carie Ann Inaba, and NBC News anchor Betty Nguyen were inducted at a ceremony at The Fairmont […]

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Posted in Community News, Features, Features 25, Profiles, Vol 34 No 25 | 6/13-6/190 Comments

Moy appointed  AIT director

Moy appointed AIT director

Kin Moy, U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for East Asia, is set to become the new director of the Taipei Office of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) this summer. Moy will be taking over from AIT Director Christopher Marut. He is a senior U.S. Department of State official with extensive working experience of […]

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Posted in Community News, Features, Features 25, Profiles, Vol 34 No 25 | 6/13-6/190 Comments

Hong Kong investors to purchase Seattle’s Columbia Center — High-rise and high price: $725 million

Hong Kong investors to purchase Seattle’s Columbia Center — High-rise and high price: $725 million

By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly Seattle has the Space Needle and the Smith Tower, the city’s guaranteed architectural treasures. But the building that is hard to overlook? That would be the tallest building in Seattle: Columbia Center, the city’s monolithic building at 76 stories high—and it is also the tallest building in the state of […]

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Posted in Business, Features 25, Vol 34 No 25 | 6/13-6/190 Comments

‘Napalm girl’ photographer returns — with iPhone, Instagram

‘Napalm girl’ photographer returns — with iPhone, Instagram

By Ted Anthony Associated Press TRANG BANG, Vietnam (AP) — He stands in the northbound lane of Vietnam’s Highway 1, traffic swirling around him, horns honking. He is pointing. Right there, he says — that’s where it happened. That’s where the screaming children appeared. That’s where I made the picture that the world couldn’t forget. […]

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Posted in Features 25, Vol 34 No 25 | 6/13-6/19, World News0 Comments

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