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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.

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

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

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

Fashion Fete: An afternoon of Japanese fashion to support Nikkei Concerns

Fashion Fete: An afternoon of Japanese fashion to support Nikkei Concerns

25 August 2014

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Flying kicks everywhere!

Flying kicks everywhere!

23 August 2014

Two martial arts expos enlighten and entertain By Zachariah Bryan Northwest Asian Weekly Last Sunday, there were enough punches, flying kicks, and dancing swords to fulfill every Kung Fu fanboy’s heart. That’s because two all-day events took place, including the First Annual Seattle Martial Arts Expo at the Asian Resource Center in the International District […]

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Publisher’s Blog: Horses are crowd-pleasers in the ID… Equines get more attention than the police officers!

Publisher’s Blog: Horses are crowd-pleasers in the ID… Equines get more attention than the police officers!

23 August 2014

Meet Dozer, a horse. Dozer also works for the City of Seattle Police Department. See the badge he proudly displayed when he and his partner Harvest patrolled Uwajimaya’s storefront with Sgt. James Scott and Officer Mark Wubbena. Young and old adored Dozer and Harvest. Some patted them, while many gathered around with phone cameras, curiosity […]

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A community response to the Nickelsville move to the ID

23 August 2014

By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly Supporters of Little Saigon were shocked by Nickelsville’s (also known as “Tent City”) intent to relocate to the International District. Residents of the ID are concerned that the neighborhood is already rife with crimes. In June, there was a shooting close to the Seattle Deli on 12th Ave. S. […]

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Nickelsville is moving to 10th and Dearborn

23 August 2014

By Sharon Lee For Northwest Asian Weekly Seattle has a housing crisis.  There is simply not enough affordable housing for families and individuals. The most recent One Night Count of homeless people in January 2014 showed over 3,100 men, women, and children sleeping unsheltered on the streets of Seattle and King County. Another 6,171 people […]

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A history of change in Little Saigon

A history of change in Little Saigon

23 August 2014

By James Tabafunda Northwest Asian Weekly Seattle’s Little Saigon neighborhood has reinvented itself several times over the last 100 years. It was not always the go-to spot for authentic Southeast Asian food or the social and economic center of the Vietnamese American community. Located at the easternmost part of the International District, it is bordered […]

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Dealing with death—and harassment: Zelda Williams suffers from the loss of her father and internet abuse

Dealing with death—and harassment: Zelda Williams suffers from the loss of her father and internet abuse

23 August 2014

By Zachariah Bryan Northwest Asian Weekly When renowned comedian and actor Robin Williams committed suicide from asphyxiation, daughter and half Filipina Zelda Williams discovered a hard truth about social media. It has two sides. There’s a nice, caring side and a downright ugly side. Zelda is the daughter from Williams’ second marriage to Filipino American […]

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Orchestra plays in Seattle

Orchestra plays in Seattle

18 August 2014

The Hong Kong Children’s Symphony Orchestra performed at Benaroya Hall on July 29. The orchestra consists of kids

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UW thanks its donors

UW thanks its donors

18 August 2014

University of Washington’s (UW) President’s Club held a reception on July 29 to thank its donors. The President’s Club

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Media panel held in King County

Media panel held in King County

18 August 2014

The King County Ethnic and Disability Media Networking event was held on July 29 at the King Street Center. The event was

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Free movie screenings at Hing Hay Park

Free movie screenings at Hing Hay Park

18 August 2014

Hing Hay Park kicked off its first outdoor movie night on Aug. 9 with Linsanity: The Movie. Two more movies will be shown

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UW professor gets promotion

UW professor gets promotion

18 August 2014

Dr. Vikram Jandhyala was promoted to Vice Provost for Innovation at University of Washington (UW). Jandhyala is the first

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Asbestos pushed in Asia as product for the poor

17 August 2014

By Katy Daigle AP Environment Writer VAISHALI, India (AP) — The executives mingled over tea and sugar cookies, and the chatter was upbeat. Their industry, they said at a conference in the Indian capital, saves lives and brings roofs, walls and pipes to some of the world’s poorest people.

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Son says China espionage inquiry ‘mindboggling’

Son says China espionage inquiry ‘mindboggling’

17 August 2014

By Jeremy Hainsworth Associated Press VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The son of a Canadian couple arrested in China on suspicion of stealing state secrets about military and national defense research said Friday the situation is “mindboggling.’’

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After crash, Oakland mayor lets others drive

After crash, Oakland mayor lets others drive

16 August 2014

AP Wire Service OAKLAND, Calif. (AP)— Oakland Mayor Jean Quan is leaving the driving to staffers or volunteer chauffeurs. Her spokesman Sean Maher tells the Oakland Tribune (http://bit.ly/1oRt7CI) that the change gives Quan more time to tend to city business.

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Korean martyrs’ descendants feel pride and burden

16 August 2014

By Hyung-Jin Kim Associated Press SEOUL, South Korea (AP)— They died well over a century ago, but the 124 Korean Catholic martyrs who will be honored by Pope Francis this week still have a hold over many of their descendants—even even some who learned of their sacrifices only in recent years, or whose families are […]

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Poverty rises among Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders according to study

16 August 2014

By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs) are one of the fastest-growing populations in the United States. 

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The Village Report — From Phnom Penh to Palo Alto

15 August 2014

By Dipika Kohli Northwest Asian Weekly My son Kush turned six, half a world away.

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A-pop! Trailblazers and debt — Adieu to Shigeta and mortgages; casting call for Star Wars

A-pop! Trailblazers and debt — Adieu to Shigeta and mortgages; casting call for Star Wars

15 August 2014

By Vivian Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly The sun’s been shining bright in Seattle this last month! But despite the sizzling heat, things have not been as high in Hollywood. Read on to find out about last month’s unfortunate lows and a few highs.

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Two events highlight a weekend of martial arts

Two events highlight a weekend of martial arts

15 August 2014

Two martial arts events will be held on the same day, one at the University of Washington and one at the Asian Resource

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