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EDITORIAL: Remembering, wishing, resolutions

EDITORIAL: Remembering, wishing, resolutions

We asked our amazing NWAW writers and contributors to help out with the holiday issue. We

BLOG: 8 gifts at no cost that can boost your happiness

BLOG: 8 gifts at no cost that can boost your happiness

Ho, ho, ho, Christmas is cancelled! Two parents posted on Facebook recently a photo of their three sons and announced they were cancelling their holiday with no gifts.

Loss and birth — Tukwila community aids Burmese family of Ciin Nuam

Loss and birth — Tukwila community aids Burmese family of Ciin Nuam

By Minal Singh Northwest Asian Weekly Almost $60,000 has been donated to the Zam Khap family so far in the fundraising drive organized by the Tukwila School District Community.

Providing sleep in Seattle — ‘Big Give’ day provides King County with sleeping bags

Providing sleep in Seattle — ‘Big Give’ day provides King County with sleeping bags

By James Tabafunda Northwest Asian Weekly One caring group of individuals stand united in delivering compassion and restoring dignity to people without stable and permanent housing.

A night of traditional Chinese music

A night of traditional Chinese music

27 October 2014

The Nanjing University Traditional Orchestra performed at the Shoreline Community College

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Race, place, and culture

Race, place, and culture

27 October 2014

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

27 October 2014

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

26 October 2014

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

25 October 2014

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

25 October 2014

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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Luly Yang, style in Seattle

Luly Yang, style in Seattle

24 October 2014

By Solinette Pich Northwest Asian Weekly Ever since I was a little girl, I would admire the beautifully made dresses displayed in the window of a

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Vibrant Korean contemporary art set to arrive in Seattle

Vibrant Korean contemporary art set to arrive in Seattle

24 October 2014

By James Tabafunda Northwest Asian Weekly Contemporary art in Korea has evolved over the decades. With last year’s opening of the $230 million

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Japanese, Italian, (and popular with Koreans!) — Rachael Yamagata visits Seattle and plans for 2015

Japanese, Italian, (and popular with Koreans!) — Rachael Yamagata visits Seattle and plans for 2015

24 October 2014

By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly Hailing originally from Arlington, Va., singer-songwriter Rachael Yamagata started her professional

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Communication barriers and compassion — “Lilting” slowly reveals vulnerability

Communication barriers and compassion — “Lilting” slowly reveals vulnerability

24 October 2014

By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly The camera work in “Lilting” moves slowly and unobtrusively.  Usually, it keeps two characters in

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Louisa Hotel community meeting

24 October 2014

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

24 October 2014

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

24 October 2014

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

23 October 2014

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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EDITORIAL: Yes, we endorse…

23 October 2014

And whether you agree with us or not, you should vote. But just in case you want to know this paper’s opinion when it comes to voting, here are our recommendations and a rundown, based on our ballot: INITIATIVES & ADVISORY Initiative 1351: This would allocate funds to reduce class size and increase staff size […]

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Keeping the faith — Asian Americans and Christianity

Keeping the faith — Asian Americans and Christianity

23 October 2014

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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Time to vote — API candidates that will be on your ballot

Time to vote — API candidates that will be on your ballot

23 October 2014

By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly Linda Lau, nonpartisan, is running unopposed for Court of Appeals Judge, Division 1, District 1,

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BLOG: Some smart campaigning and some not-so-smart timing

BLOG: Some smart campaigning and some not-so-smart timing

23 October 2014

Will history repeat itself? Who is Eddie Yoon? I found his full-color ad in the Seattle Times. So I called him.

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Building Bridges

Building Bridges

20 October 2014

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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Posted in Names in the News, Vol 33 No 43 | 10/18-10/240 Comments

When Seattle meets China

When Seattle meets China

20 October 2014

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

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