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Police: 3 family members dead in Seattle shooting

Police: 3 family members dead in Seattle shooting

AP Wire Service SEATTLE (AP) — A man fatally shot his adult daughter and a teenage granddaughter on Monday night at a south Seattle home, then killed himself, Seattle police said. An unharmed 10-year-old boy was able to call 911 and report the shooting.

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

Preserving the historic Louisa Hotel

Preserving the historic Louisa Hotel

By John Liu Northwest Asian Weekly Approximately 40 people from the public and the International District business community met in the Bush Hotel on

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Top Contributors: NAAAP breaks the bamboo ceiling

Top Contributors: NAAAP breaks the bamboo ceiling

By Alice Day NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY “Professional development,” “networking,” and “community service” are the three pillars of the National Association of Asian American Professionals (NAAAP),  a nonprofit, professional organization with more than 25 chapters in the United States and Canada.

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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

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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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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Louisa Hotel community meeting

The community is invited to learn and comment about the redevelopment of the historic Louisa Hotel, located on South King Street between 7th Ave South and Maynard Ave South.

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Update on “Find it, fix it” in the ID

Update on “Find it, fix it” in the ID

Seattle’s seventh Find It, Fix It Community Walk on September 11th, part of Mayor Ed Murray’s Summer of Safety Initiative – mobilized and coordinated City of Seattle resources in order to improve neighborhoods.

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Help with utility discounts available

Help with utility discounts available

Seattle City Light will have a booth at HealthFest next weekend helping people get signed up for the

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Awarding diversity at the top

Awarding diversity at the top

By Nina Huang Northwest Asian Weekly Nine honorees were recognized Oct. 18 for their great accomplishments in the community as well as

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Keeping the faith — Asian Americans and Christianity

Keeping the faith — Asian Americans and Christianity

By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly When Christian Chin began his ministry at the University of Washington, he recalls that he had 10

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