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Village Report — Breakfast in Cambodia

Village Report — Breakfast in Cambodia

By Dipika Kohler Northwest Asian Weekly Little fish, a pooling of about 30, butt about in their prism while my son looks on, mesmerized, chewing a bit of salty fish head. On the far side of the tank, someone has painted spindly leaves, stones, a castle, and a starfish. Akira, the other member of our […]

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Posted in Travel, Vol 33 No 17 | 4/19-4/250 Comments

The Village Report — Lost in the cacophany of Asia

The Village Report — Lost in the cacophany of Asia

By Dipika Kohli Northwest Asian Weekly Phnom Penh is hot, but not terribly so, and the air has a softness to it. People from around the world are here to invest, do business, and see the potential.

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Posted in Travel, Vol 33 No 14 | 3/29-4/40 Comments

Tooth tip: Unleash the power of the tiny string

By Washington Dental Service Foundation Good oral health is a critical part of your overall health. Oral disease is preventable if you follow these simple steps: Brush twice a day, eat tooth-friendly snacks (including fruits, vegetable, and cheese), get regular oral health checkups, and floss daily.

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Posted in Health, Vol 33 No 13 | 3/22-3/280 Comments

APIs encouraged to sign up for health care before March 31 deadline

According to a new report released by the U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services, eight out of 10 (1.6 million) uninsured Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders (AANHPIs) may be eligible for coverage through the Health Insurance Marketplace and could qualify for Medicaid, the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), or tax credits to […]

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Posted in Health, Vol 33 No 13 | 3/22-3/280 Comments

Chinese Americans to Benefit from the Affordable Care Act

By Daphne Kwok Almost one in seven Chinese Americans does not have health insurance.

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Posted in Health, March 2014, National News1 Comment

The Health Issue

The Health Issue

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Posted in Features 12, Health, Vol 33 No 12 | 3/15-3/210 Comments

Senior community plans to study Asian culture

Senior community plans to study Asian culture

By Marino Saito Northwest Asian Weekly Staying engaged physically, intellectually, emotionally, and spiritually is good for one’s health at any age. This is especially important after retirement.

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Posted in Community News, Features, Health, Vol 33 No 12 | 3/15-3/211 Comment

APIs are generally a healthy bunch

By Sue Misao Northwest Asian Weekly Basically, you’re as healthy as you can afford to be.

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Posted in Health, Vol 33 No 12 | 3/15-3/210 Comments

New ICHS clinic opening in Bellevue in this spring

New ICHS clinic opening in Bellevue in this spring

By Ron Chew Contributor to Northwest Asian Weekly A new clinic will be coming to Bellevue in April, giving people another option for high quality and affordable health care.

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Posted in Features 12, Health, Vol 33 No 12 | 3/15-3/211 Comment

Save your smile with healthier snacking

Save your smile with healthier snacking

By the Washington Dental Service Foundation Here is one good reason to keep your hand out of the bag of chips — this one may surprise

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Posted in Features 12, Health, Vol 33 No 12 | 3/15-3/211 Comment

‘Heart week’ wants to help save your life

‘Heart week’ wants to help save your life

The Bellevue Fire Department, in conjunction with Overlake Hospital Medical Center, will present a series of free, town hall-style meetings focusing on the steps community members can take in the face of a heart attack.

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Posted in Features 12, Health, Vol 33 No 12 | 3/15-3/210 Comments

Ditch the gym and explore activities with Asian history

Ditch the gym and explore activities with Asian history

By Alia Marsha Northwest Asian Weekly The gym is attractive due to its convenience. It can also, however, feel a little bit too

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Posted in Features 12, Health, Vol 33 No 12 | 3/15-3/210 Comments

I close my eyes and think, ‘Aloha’

I close my eyes and think, ‘Aloha’

By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly I was in Hawaii’s Ko Olina Resort for a wedding when snow hit Seattle on Feb. 8. I long for snow every once in a while, but when I get my wish, I really hate it.

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Posted in Travel, Vol 33 No 11 | 3/8-3/1439 Comments

The Village Report — Don’t judge a book

The Village Report — Don’t judge a book

By Dipika Kohli Special to the Northwest Asian Weekly Old and scruffy. Wearing thongs and the loose, elephant-printed cotton trousers of the sort you only get on holidays in Southeast Asia. Mae Sai, in this case. Thailand. But his outfit wasn’t the first thing you noticed about the heavyset man in front of TESCO. It […]

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Posted in Travel, Vol 33 No 9 | 2/22-2/280 Comments

Korean businesses booted from the Exchange Building

Korean businesses booted from the Exchange Building

By Alia Marsha Northwest Asian Weekly The line at The Original Deli in downtown Seattle is usually full of businessmen and women grabbing

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Posted in Business, Features, Features 08, Food, Profiles, Vol 33 No 8 | 2/15-2/210 Comments

PICTORIAL: Welcoming the Year of the Horse!

PICTORIAL: Welcoming the Year of the Horse!

Northwest Asian Weekly hosted the annual Children’s Parade Contest, featuring dozens of children in festive costumes — from the traditional Korean dress Hanbok to handmade horse costumes. Calligraphy, face painting booths, and other delights surrounded the park and the neighborhood. The whole Chinatown-International District was transformed into a giant, remarkable Lunar New Year festival. Photos […]

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Posted in Community News, Cultures, Features, Features 07, Vol 33 No 7 | 2/8-2/140 Comments

Celebrate Lunar New Year in the ID neighborhood

Celebrate Lunar New Year in the ID neighborhood

By Marino Saito Northwest Asian Weekly The Lunar New Year is a major holiday for the Chinese and other Asian cultures. This is the Year of the Horse.

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Posted in Community News, Cultures, Features, Vol 33 No 6 | 2/1-2/70 Comments

A look at Year of the Horse celebrities

A look at Year of the Horse celebrities

By Nina Huang Northwest Asian Weekly The Year of the Horse lands on Jan. 31. It is said to be a good year for those who are hardworking, who persevere, and who want to achieve success. Some horse traits include being popular, intelligent, talented, and kind. On the other hand, they can also be stubborn, […]

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Posted in Arts & Entertainment, Cultures, Vol 33 No 6 | 2/1-2/70 Comments

The Village Report — Departing Delhi

The Village Report — Departing Delhi

By Dipika Kohli Special to Northwest Asian Weekly My aunt told me that it might be a good idea to sit for a while outside, in the park. Enjoy the ambient sounds of kids playing cricket. So I sat for a bit on a bench on our block East of Kailash. Two older gentlemen sat […]

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Posted in Travel, Vol 33 No 4 | 1/18-1/241 Comment

China bans NW shellfish imports

China bans NW shellfish imports

SEATTLE (AP) – China has suspended imports of shellfish from the U.S. West Coast, cutting off one of the biggest export markets for Northwest companies and prompting fears of a months-long shutdown.

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Posted in Features 52, Food, National News, Vol 32 No 52 | 12/21-12/270 Comments

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