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Building Bridges

Building Bridges

Washington State and India Trade Relations Action Committee (WASITRAC), hosted “Gandhi Jayanti”, the 145th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi on Thursday October 2nd, 2014.

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When Seattle meets China

When Seattle meets China

In partnership with MG2, the China Chamber sponsored a reception which offered

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Gala for El Centro de la Raza

Gala for El Centro de la Raza

“Building the Beloved” had a community gala on Saturday, September 27, at the Washington State Convention Center. The event raised over $345,000 for El Centro de la Raza’s programs and services. Approximately 1,000 people attended. Asian Counseling and Referral Center’s executive director Diane Narasaki, Lisa Daugaard, and Daniel Kogita were presented with the Roberto Felipe […]

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Nobel: two rival nations, one message of peace

Nobel: two rival nations, one message of peace

By Katy Daigle Associated Press NEW DELHI (AP) — One is Muslim, the other Hindu. One a Pakistani, the other Indian. One a school girl just starting out in life, the other a man with decades of experience.

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Scholar detained on charge of troublemaking

AP Wire Service BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese scholar and rights advocate who founded an influential non-governmental think tank has been detained on the criminal charge of provoking troubles, his lawyer said Sunday.

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China sentences 2 to death for cult-related murder

AP Wire Service BEIJING (AP) — Two members of a Chinese cult group were sentenced to death and another to life imprisonment for beating a woman to death in a McDonald’s outlet after they unsuccessfully tried to recruit her into their “all-powerful spirit’’ cult.

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US nurse with Ebola says she’s ‘doing well’

US nurse with Ebola says she’s ‘doing well’

By Emily Schmall and Nomaan Merchant Associated Press DALLAS (AP) — A nurse who became infected with Ebola while treating the first patient diagnosed in the U.S. said Tuesday that she was “‘doing well,” while the World Health Organization projected that West Africa could see up to 10,000 new infections a week within two months. […]

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Let’s dance! — Chinese Square Dancing

Let’s dance! — Chinese Square Dancing

By Jingyu Zahng Northwest Asian Weekly It shouldn’t be confused with the traditional American square-dancing.

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The Layup Drill — A golfer’s $10 million gamble, a former Olympian is Iron, and new MMA league debuts

The Layup Drill — A golfer’s $10 million gamble, a former Olympian is Iron, and new MMA league debuts

By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Who needs to golf when you can get $10 million? Would you take $10 million to never work again?  Sounds like an easy question.  But if you are 29-year-old golfer Anthony Kim, there might not be a straightforward answer.  

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Riding at warp speed — Bike shop steers cycling community

Riding at warp speed — Bike shop steers cycling community

By Zachariah Bryan Northwest Asian Weekly The first memory Benjamin Rainbow has of bicycling is when he was five or six. The

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Help, advice, and new friends for women refugees

Help, advice, and new friends for women refugees

By Laura Ohata Northwest Asian Weekly All over the world, refugees flee their countries in fear of torture and death, often at the hands

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Diwali Lights: A festive celebration at SAAM

Diwali Lights: A festive celebration at SAAM

By Udita Arkalgud The Seattle Asian Art Museum (SAAM), on, Nov. 1, will see the museum transform into a festive carnival, as it hosts Diwali, the Indian festival of lights.

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It’s never too late (or early)

It’s never too late (or early)

By Truc Allen Northwest Asian Weekly In my last article, I referenced Yuichiro Miura of Japan becoming the oldest person to reach the summit of Mount Everest at 80 years old.

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Mini City Hall anniversary

Mini City Hall anniversary

Wednesday, October 22, Mini City Hall will mark its 20th anniversary at Crossroads Shopping Center in Bellevue with a celebration beginning at 3 p.m. Mini City Hall assists the community in a variety of ways, including language services, housing referrals and human service needs.

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Diversity at the top: Don’t wind up in court! — Advice from Judge Ketu Shah

Diversity at the top: Don’t wind up in court! — Advice from Judge Ketu Shah

By Peggy Chapman Northwest Asian Weekly Ketu Shah never imagined he would be a judge. He visualized himself as an engineer, and took the practical classes in school—physics and

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Diversity at the top — Building spaces and programs

Diversity at the top — Building spaces and programs

By Daria Kroupoderava Northwest Asian Weekly Dr. Vikram Jandhyala had everything fall into place at the right time. He is Vice Provost of

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Diversity at the top — Cathy Niu: Helping people obtain more wealth

Diversity at the top — Cathy Niu: Helping people obtain more wealth

By Jingyu Zahng Northwest Asian Weekly With the economic development in China, the accumulation of people’s wealth is growing.

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CIDBIA Executive Director Blakeney named one of Seattle’s “40 Under 40”

CIDBIA Executive Director Blakeney named one of Seattle’s “40 Under 40”

The Puget Sound Business Journal  profiled 40 business professionals under the age of 40. The list included Chinatown’s-International District Business Improvement Area Executive Director Don Blakeney. Blakeney has served as executive director for four years. (end)

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Asian American Stanford physician appointed White House Fellow

Asian American Stanford physician appointed White House Fellow

Edward Sheen  is a board certified internist and was a Clinical Fellow in Liver and Digestive Diseases at Stanford University, He is Executive Chair/Senior Partner of the Stanford Healthcare Consulting Group, and Course Director of Leadership/Strategies for Healthcare Delivery Innovation. In the California State Assembly.

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All about eyes

All about eyes

Hoy Ping Yee Chan, O.M.D. and Carole Conlon, L.Ac., collaborated on a book for practitioners of traditional Chinese medicine, senior eye patients, and for western medical doctors and optometrists. “Chinese Medicine for Aging Eyes” includes topics on learning the differential diagnosis, examination, and treatment of eye diseases, integrating Chinese medicine, and self-care exercises for general […]

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