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Pham appointed to serve the Office for Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault

Pham appointed to serve the Office for Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault

John Okamoto, Interim Director of Seattle’s Human Services Department (HSD) announced Lan Pham as the manager of the Office for Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Prevention. Pham previously worked as the senior planning and development specialist within HSD’s Domestic Violence Unit. Prior to this, she served as the executive director of the Asian and Pacific […]

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Posted in Names in the News, Vol 33 No 51 | 12/13-12/190 Comments

Patel appointed CEO of CHI Franciscan Health

Patel appointed CEO of CHI Franciscan Health

Ketul Patel was appointed as CEO of Tacoma-based CHI Franciscan Health. He is currently Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy and Operations Officer for the Hackensack University Health Network and its University Medical Center, which employs about 11,300 people. Franciscan has about 12,440 employees, about 5,400 of whom are in Pierce County. He will be […]

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New Chinese Consul General arrives in San Francisco

New Chinese Consul General arrives in San Francisco

Luo Linquan arrived at SFO on December 5 to start his tour of duty as the 12th Chinese Consul General in San

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Chinese Chamber of Commerce announces Board of Directors

Chinese Chamber of Commerce announces Board of Directors

The Greater Seattle Chinese Chamber of Commerce (TGSCCC) announced the results of its 2015 election for the Board of Directors, and its 2015 Officers.

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Top Contributors honored

Top Contributors honored

By Minal Singh Northwest  Asian Weekly Every year, the Northwest Asian Weekly and Northwest Asian Weekly Foundation hold a banquet in honor of the Top Contributors to the Asian Community in the past year. These honorees are passionate about improving their communities in such areas as education, health, activism, and politics.

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ICHS offers preventative cancer screenings for the API community

ICHS offers preventative cancer screenings for the API community

By Minal Singh Northwest Asian Weekly International Community Health Services (ICHS) provides health care services throughout the Seattle region.

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Rebuilding trust between law enforcement and the community

Rebuilding trust between law enforcement and the community

By Minal Singh Northwest Asian Weekly In light of current debates surrounding the Ferguson trial and Obama’s recent address on immigration, local Seattle officials and government leaders understand the need for better communication between the police and the community they protect. Senator Pramila Jayapal of Seattle’s 37th district told Seattle Weekly she is looking into […]

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Seattle honors victims — Protestors in Chinatown: “Black lives matter”

Seattle honors victims — Protestors in Chinatown: “Black lives matter”

By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly Approximately 1000 people gathered in Chinatown Saturday afternoon to honor the lives of Michael Brown and Eric Garner. The crowd met at Garfield High School in the Central District and then proceeded to the International District. The protestors  chanted and carried signs that read “I can’t breathe” in memory of […]

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Ben Grace leaves CIDBIA

Ben Grace leaves CIDBIA

On November 21, the community held a farewell party for Ben Grace, former Program Director of the Chinatown-International District Business Improvement Area. The CIDBIA will be accepting applications for his position shortly. (end)

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Posted in Names in the News, Vol 33 No 50 | 12/6-12/120 Comments

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee a good sport

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee a good sport

Mayor Ed Lee was in Santa Clara for the Seahawks/49ers game this November. The Mayor, Manny Lee, Perry and Vickie Lee, Charlene, Matthew Chan and Jerry Lee were together at the game. San Francisco lost 3-19. Manny, Mayor Lee and Perry grew up on Beacon Hill and are longtime friends. (end)

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(SEAeD) Coalition’s UNITE Summit

(SEAeD) Coalition’s UNITE Summit

The Southeast Asian American  Access in Education (SEA3eD) Coalition’s UNITE Summit in Seattle in November hosted over 300 students, parents, educators, researchers, and policymakers to learn how to advance educational opportunities for Southeast Asian American students.  In attendance was the Southeast Asian Resource Action Center (SEARAC) and numerous other organizations. The next summit will be […]

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Honoring members of the Ayame Kai Guild

Honoring members of the Ayame Kai Guild

The second annual Omusubi Connection luncheon was held at the Bell Harbor International Conference Center November 6. The luncheon celebrated the founders and initial members of the Ayame Kai Guild. Honorees were Jody Clovis (Matsubu-Yamanaka), Kachi Ikeda, Hiroko Ima*, Shiz Kaku, Judy (Yoshino) Kanzaki, Ossie Katayama*, Amy Kuramoto*, Ruth (Otani) Luders*, Edna Matsubu*, Lovett Moriguchi*, […]

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Finish line in record time

Finish line in record time

Sophia Liu, 31, of Redmond recorded the top women’s time of 2:57:30 at the 44th Seattle Marathon last month. The marathon is 26.2 miles and there were 8,484 participants. Liu studies exercise physiology and just completed her doctorate at Ball State and called her win a “present to myself.” (end)

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A fusion of tradition and culture for the holidays

A fusion of tradition and culture for the holidays

On Nov. 27th, Asian Counseling and Referral Service (ACRS) hosted a Thanksgiving Luncheon for youth, families and seniors at ACRS’ main office. Over 250 individuals attended, including many who had no other place to celebrate the holiday. A full Thanksgiving meal, as well as a range of Asian foods, was served by fifteen volunteers and staff.

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Top Contributor: Lori Wada — It’s all about healthcare

Top Contributor: Lori Wada — It’s all about healthcare

By Ninette Cheng Northwest Asian Weekly Northwest Asian Weekly Top Contributor honoree Lori Wada has been on the Board of Directors of the Washington State Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs (CAPAA) since April 2014.

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Top Contributor: Dr. Jai Jun Byeon — Helping the underserved community

Top Contributor: Dr. Jai Jun Byeon — Helping the underserved community

By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly Dr. Jai Jun Byeon is the CEO and Chief Medical Officer for Cornerstone Medical Services. He is a strong advocate of health equity for immigrants and minorities, and received the 2013 Molina Healthcare Champion award. As a family physician, Byeon is a certified civil surgeon who can perform immigration physical […]

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A last supper and a new beginning in Chinatown — Neighborhood icon Ocean City closes

A last supper and a new beginning in Chinatown — Neighborhood icon Ocean City closes

By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly After hosting countless weddings and social events, Ocean City (OC) restaurant, the biggest restaurant in Seattle’s Chinatown, finally ended its own party and history of 31 years on Nov. 30.

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Lee appointed at Amazon

Lee appointed at Amazon

Douglas Lee, an Executive Development Institute alum (2012) has been appointed as Amazon’s Regional Head of Solutions Architecture, Asia Pacific, in the World-wide Public Sector (WWPS) team within Amazon Web Services. He will be spending a portion of his time building and growing the business in APAC, while developing technical and business relationships at the […]

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Posted in Names in the News, Vol 33 No 49 | 11/29-12/50 Comments

Chinese actress/director awarded

Chinese actress/director awarded

There was a showing of NanNiWan at the UW on Nov 10. Director and main actress Peng Dan was in attendance and received a”Renowned Actress and Director” award. The event was hosted by two students organizations, American Peony Art & Culture Association – UW Chapter, and HUA Voice Radio.

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Local students create video game

Local students create video game

Intelligence Factor Game Studios, is a new video game company made entirely of Issaquah High School freshmen.

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