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MLK matters to Seattle — Huge turnout for rally and march Despite controversy, Filipino Community of Seattle Village project marches on GO HAWKS! — Seahawks headed to the Super Bowl
 
MLK matters to Seattle — Huge turnout for rally and march

MLK matters to Seattle — Huge turnout for rally and march

By Minal Singh Northwest Asian Weekly On January 19, 2015, a large crowd gathered at Garfield High School

Despite controversy, Filipino Community of Seattle Village project marches on

Despite controversy, Filipino Community of Seattle Village project marches on

By James Tabafunda NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY When Seattle’s Filipino Community Center (FCC) re-opened after a $3 million

GO HAWKS! — Seahawks headed to the Super Bowl

GO HAWKS! — Seahawks headed to the Super Bowl

    There was blue and green everywhere Sunday afternoon and evening in Seattle when the Seahawks played the Packers. Fans lined up for entry (top) and piled out of King Street Station (bottom) to attend the game. What started out as a disappointing game turned into what has now been considered one of the […]

Kodoma President of new Accountable Care Organization

Kodoma President of new Accountable Care Organization

19 January 2015

Dr. Christopher Kodama has been appointed  the President of MultiCare Care Connected Care, MultiCare Health System’s new Accountable Care Organization. In this role, Dr. Kodama is responsible for further improving access, quality and affordability of health care for the communities of the Pacific Northwest. Prior to his current role, he served as the Medical Vice […]

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New work from Bob Kim

New work from Bob Kim

19 January 2015

  Photographer Bob Kim has a new series: “It was tough hiking into some of the remote locations like Subway and Virgin River Narrow, but well worth the effort!” Kim is from Seoul, Korea, and moved to the United States with his family in 1975. He studied fine arts and photography at the Maryland Institute […]

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Pope’s trip to Sri Lanka and Philippines: 5 things to know

Pope’s trip to Sri Lanka and Philippines: 5 things to know

19 January 2015

By Nicole Winfield Associated Press VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis embarks on his second Asian pilgrimage this

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South Korea deports American over positive N. Korea comments

South Korea deports American over positive N. Korea comments

18 January 2015

By Hyung-Jin Kim Associated Press SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A Korean-American woman accused of praising rival North Korea in a recent lecture was deported from South Korea on Saturday, in the latest in a series of cases that critics say infringe on the country’s freedom of speech.

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China bans private drivers on ride-hailing apps

China bans private drivers on ride-hailing apps

18 January 2015

By Joe McDonald AP Business Writer BEIJING (AP) — China has banned drivers of private cars from offering services through ride-hailing apps, throwing up a new hurdle to Uber Technologies Ltd.’s global expansion.

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China travelers open emergency exits to protest flight delay

18 January 2015

AP Wire Service BEIJING (AP) — Upset by a delayed flight, two Chinese passengers decided to open emergency exit doors in protest as the plane was taxiing, forcing it to abort takeoff and landing them in jail instead, police said Sunday.

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Shanghai nixes famed lantern festival after deadly stampede

18 January 2015

AP Wire Service BEIJING (AP) — China’s financial hub of Shanghai said Sunday it was canceling its famed Lunar New Year lantern festival in the wake of a stampede that left 36 people dead.

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China says 6 attackers killed in latest Xinjiang violence

18 January 2015

AP Wire Service BEIJING (AP) — Chinese police shot and killed six would-be bombers Monday in the latest violence to strike the restive far northwestern region of Xinjiang, a local government spokesman and official website said.  

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Key US military command’s Twitter, YouTube sites hacked

18 January 2015

By Lolita C. Baldor Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP)  — Hackers claiming to work on behalf of Islamic State militants seized control of the Twitter and YouTube sites of the military’s U.S. Central Command on Monday. The Pentagon swiftly suspended the sites and said it appears that no classified material was breached.

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Top Malaysia court sentences 2 to death for Mongolian murder

18 January 2015

AP Wire Service KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia’s top court on Tuesday sentenced two police officers to death by hanging, after overturning their acquittal by a lower court over the killing of a Mongolian woman who had an affair with a friend of the prime minister.

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Driver in Toyota case says he’s still haunted by crash

17 January 2015

By Steve Karnowski Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A man who spent 21/2 years in prison for a deadly 2006 car accident involving his Toyota before he was released amid reports of a sudden acceleration problem affecting the automaker’s cars told jurors Thursday in his lawsuit against Toyota that he is still haunted by the […]

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Qing Dynasty Robes find new home at Wing Luke

Qing Dynasty Robes find new home at Wing Luke

16 January 2015

By Irene Lu Northwest Asian Weekly Chinese Americans built railroads, they fought for civil rights, and they brought the Chinese heritage over the Pacific Ocean.

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“The Taking of Tiger Mountain”

“The Taking of Tiger Mountain”

16 January 2015

By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly Tsui Hark’s latest mega-action film, “The Taking Of Tiger Mountain,” calls, roughly halfway through, for a man to wrestle a tiger.  Actually, the tiger comes out of nowhere in a snowy landscape, chases the man up a tree, chases him up and down and all around for a few […]

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Understanding immigration reform and its local impact

Understanding immigration reform and its local impact

16 January 2015

By Minal Singh Northwest Asian Weekly Since this is the time of the New Year, people may want to set their affairs in order.

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Fashion forward — Non-profit helps artists bring their talents to the runway

Fashion forward — Non-profit helps artists bring their talents to the runway

16 January 2015

  Chance put on their ongoing monthly fashion event at Macy’s last Saturday night, Jan. 9. It was an awards show celebrating Seattle’s design community. Chance is an organization sponsored by Active Entertainment, a non-profit, that seeks to provide social justice to the community as well as foster an inclusive creative environment where people can […]

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Bae keeps his mind on golf and is 1 shot behind at Kapalua

Bae keeps his mind on golf and is 1 shot behind at Kapalua

16 January 2015

By Doug Ferguson AP Golf Writer KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) — Bae Sang-Moon doesn’t get enough credit for his sense of humor, which he served up when he arrived at Kapalua for the Hyundai Tournament of Championship. Upon spotting a familiar face in the media, Bae broke into a big smile and said, “I made big […]

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Defending champion Japan, Iraq open with Asian Cup wins

Defending champion Japan, Iraq open with Asian Cup wins

16 January 2015

By John Pye AP Sports Writer BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — Keisuke Honda and Shinji Kagawa helped engineer

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King County Civil Rights Commission to honor student essay contest winners — Three students from Open Window School take top marks in 16th annual contest

16 January 2015

Three 8th grade students from Open Window School in Bellevue will be honored Thursday at the Paramount Theatre in Seattle for their winning submissions to the King County Civil Rights Commission’s 16th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Essay Writing Contest. The students were invited to reflect on Dr. King’s pioneering civil rights work, especially […]

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After pioneering $15 wage, SeaTac sees few business, tax effects

16 January 2015

The Associated Press KING-TV reports an estimated 1,500 total workers saw their minimum wage increase under the new law, including 400 who live in the city limits. City manager Todd Cutts says there has been no impact on sales tax or property tax, and no change in the number of business licenses issued.

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COMMENTARY: Jackie Chan’s son sentenced to 6 months prison for pot possession

COMMENTARY: Jackie Chan’s son sentenced to 6 months prison for pot possession

16 January 2015

By Reid Mukai For Northwest Asian Weekly On Friday January 9, Jaycee Chan, son of legendary martial artist Jackie Chan, was sentenced to six months in prison and fined $320 for pot possession. Jaycee was arrested in August at his Beijing apartment along with fellow celebrity Ko Chen-tung and others. Jaycee and Ko admitted smoking […]

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