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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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Posted in Business, Community News, Features, Profiles, Vol 33 No 43 | 10/18-10/240 Comments

Transforming Renton and the Asian community

Transforming Renton and the Asian community

By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly Renton might not be the biggest city in King County, but its recent groundbreaking ceremony for its $180 million, 4-star Southport Hotel would beat many of Seattle’s high-profile development projects in style and fanfare.

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Posted in Business, Community News, Features, Profiles, Vol 33 No 42 | 10/11-10/170 Comments

Alibaba to open office in area soon? — Chinese e-commerce giant could make Seattle its second US office

Alibaba to open office in area soon? — Chinese e-commerce giant could make Seattle its second US office

By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly All indications point to Chinese tech giant, Alibaba, setting up an office in the area. Alibaba, a Chinese e-commerce and technology company, is recruiting for jobs in the Seattle area. This has led many to conclude that an office for the company will not be far behind. Alibaba is […]

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Posted in Business, Community News, Vol 33 No 32 | 8/2-8/81 Comment

Now employers can take their workers’ ‘pulse’

Now employers can take their workers’ ‘pulse’

By Daria Kroupoderova Northwest Asian Weekly Getting burnt out from work can lead to great ideas.

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Posted in Business, Features, Features 28, Profiles, Vol 33 No 28 | 7/5-7/110 Comments

Franchisees sue Seattle over $15 wage

Franchisees sue Seattle over $15 wage

By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly A lawsuit filed in the U.S. District Court of Western Washington earlier this month challenges the recent

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Posted in Business, Community News, Features, Features 26, Vol 33 No 26 | 6/21-6/271 Comment

Seattle symposium focuses on increasing the minimum wage

Seattle symposium focuses on increasing the minimum wage

By James Tabafunda Northwest Asian Weekly While the cost of living and CEO compensation packages continue to rise, many

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Posted in Business, Community News, Features, Profiles, Vol 33 No 15 | 4/5-4/110 Comments

J-Pop inspired clothing designer moves studio to Sassafras in Belltown

J-Pop inspired clothing designer moves studio to Sassafras in Belltown

By Shin Yu Pai Northwest Asian Weekly Malia Peoples, the designer best known as Lady Konnyaku, recently moved her

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Posted in Arts & Entertainment, Business, Features, Profiles, Vol 33 No 14 | 3/29-4/40 Comments

Creator of landmark buildings elevated to  top-level architect group

Creator of landmark buildings elevated to top-level architect group

By James Tabafunda Northwest Asian Weekly Ming Zhang’s heart is both cultivated and enriched, qualities that the legendary Frank Lloyd Wright once said makes for a great architect.

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Posted in Business, Community News, Features, Profiles, Vol 33 No 11 | 3/8-3/140 Comments

Hing Hay will expand; you’ll still have mail

Hing Hay will expand; you’ll still have mail

By Sue Misao Northwest Asian Weekly The new post office in the International District will be about 140 steps from the old

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Posted in Business, Community News, Features, Vol 33 No 11 | 3/8-3/140 Comments

ID printing business closes after 26 years — Owner said he has achieved American Dream

ID printing business closes after 26 years — Owner said he has achieved American Dream

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

Satya Nadella named CEO of Microsoft

Satya Nadella named CEO of Microsoft

Microsoft announced on Feb. 4 that Satya Nadella is the company’s new CEO. Nadella, who was born in Hyderabad, India, has been with Microsoft for 22 years. He previously held the position of executive vice president of Microsoft’s Cloud and Enterprise group.

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Posted in Business, Community News, Features, Profiles, Technology, Vol 33 No 7 | 2/8-2/141 Comment

New startup lets users create own cloud-based schools

By Nina Huang Northwest Asian Weekly What do you get when one combines their passions of engineering and education?

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Posted in Briefs, Business, Vol 32 No 51 | 12/14-12/200 Comments

Opportunities, changes common in South Seattle

Opportunities, changes common in South Seattle

By Charles Lam Northwest Asian Weekly As South Lake Union, Capitol Hill, and other neighborhoods in Central and North Seattle have prospered in recent years,

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Posted in Business, Community News, Features, Profiles, Vol 32 No 34 | 8/17-8/230 Comments

Tejal Pastakia — 2013 Asian American Visionary

Tejal Pastakia — 2013 Asian American Visionary

This October, the Northwest Asian Weekly presents the Visionary Awards Gala, an event honoring visionaries in the APA community. By Signe Predmore Northwest Asian Weekly In an industry sometimes perceived as riddled with wastefulness and unnecessary spending, Tejal Pastakia is fiercely committed

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Posted in Business, Community News, Profiles, Vol 32 No 33 | 8/10-8/161 Comment

Uwajimaya to remodel Publix Hotel

Uwajimaya to remodel Publix Hotel

By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly One of the gateways into the International District will be getting a face-lift soon, as Uwajimaya Inc. prepares to remodel the Publix Hotel and the surrounding buildings, which are adjacent to the Chinatown Gate on 5th Avenue S and S King Street.

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Posted in Business, Community News, Features, Profiles, Vol 32 No 32 | 8/3-8/91 Comment

Kung Fu anniversary attracts masters from across the world

Kung Fu anniversary attracts masters from across the world

By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly Master John S.S. Leong celebrated the 50th anniversary of his Kung Fu school, the Seattle Kung Fu Club, on June 29 at the Seattle Westin Hotel with over 500 guests.

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Posted in Business, Community News, Features, Profiles, Vol 32 No 28 | 7/6-7/120 Comments

Goodwill unveils new ID facility  6 years after protest, building finally opens

Goodwill unveils new ID facility 6 years after protest, building finally opens

By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly Goodwill Seattle now has a new building to match its sophisticated clientele, which includes the mayor and many successful professionals.

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Posted in Business, Community News, Features, Vol 32 No 26 | 6/22-6/281 Comment

Flights to Asia from Seattle to expand in June — Three new trans-Pacific routes to begin f lying in June

Flights to Asia from Seattle to expand in June — Three new trans-Pacific routes to begin f lying in June

By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly New routes from Seattle to multiple airports in Asia will begin to see travel in June, as Delta Airlines and All

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Posted in Business, Community News, Features, Profiles, Vol 32 No 23 | 6/1-6/71 Comment

Love stories surrounded by diamonds and gold — Le-Hama owners say goodbye

Love stories surrounded by diamonds and gold — Le-Hama owners say goodbye

By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly In an approximately 900-square-foot room, lit by sparkling diamonds and shining gold, Francis and Sirdana Ma can recall hundreds of moving love stories. They can remember the parents, daughters, and sons; aunts and uncles and nieces and nephews; grandparents and grandchildren that they’ve helped to celebrate a special occasion. […]

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Posted in Business, Community News, Features, Profiles, Vol 32 No 12 | 3/16-3/220 Comments

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