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

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

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

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

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

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

Dialogue on API and education

Dialogue on API and education

Two former NW Asian Weekly Summer Youth  Leadership Program (SYLP) Coordinators, Yolanda Eng and Tony Vo

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

Restaurant advocate

Restaurant advocate

Jennifer Tam is the new Restaurant Advocate for the City of Seattle’s Office of Economic Development.  Her job is to help restaurants navigate the different rules and regulations. The “Restaurant Success” initiative is a public-private partnership between the state of Washington, the city of Seattle, King County and the Washington Restaurant Association. The initiative was […]

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

Miller Hayashi Architects awarded

Miller Hayashi Architects awarded

Miller Hayashi Architects was merited a Masonry Institute of Washington 2014 design award for their work for

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Posted in Names in the News, Vol 33 No 48 | 11/22-11/280 Comments

Student advances in piano competition

Student advances in piano competition

Justin Zhu Cai, a Spokane native, will travel to Boise, Idaho, in January to compete as a Division Finalist in the MTNA division competition. Winners of each State Competition advance to the division competition. Division winners then proceed to the National Competition Finals.

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Posted in Names in the News, Vol 33 No 48 | 11/22-11/280 Comments

When Seattle meets China

When Seattle meets China

The Greater Seattle Chinese Chamber of Commerce November hosted a luncheon “When Seattle meets China:

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Posted in Names in the News, Vol 33 No 48 | 11/22-11/280 Comments

KAC-WA awards students, community leaders

KAC-WA awards students, community leaders

The Korean American Coalition of Washington 2014 Awards Gala, “Empower and Expand,” took place on October 17 at the Hyatt Regency Bellevue. The awards celebrate those who have empowered members in the community through their service. About 200 community members, leaders and elected officials attended.

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Posted in Names in the News, Vol 33 No 48 | 11/22-11/280 Comments

Happy Diwali!

Happy Diwali!

  Diwali, the festival of lights, was celebrated for the first time at the State Department on Thursday Oct. 23. The Co-Chair of WASITRAC, Debadutta Dash was among the invited guest among 200 other guests, including a large number of eminent Indian Americans, were present to celebrate Diwali for the first time at the State […]

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Posted in Names in the News, Vol 33 No 47 | 11/15-11/210 Comments

FOCS opens Cornerstone Café

FOCS opens Cornerstone Café

Families of Color Seattle (FOCS) opened a cultural cornerstone and family friendly community cafe in Seattle

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