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Help, advice, and new friends for women refugees

Help, advice, and new friends for women refugees

By Laura Ohata Northwest Asian Weekly All over the world, refugees flee their countries in fear of torture and death, often at the hands

Diversity at the top: Don’t wind up in court! — Advice from Judge Ketu Shah

Diversity at the top: Don’t wind up in court! — Advice from Judge Ketu Shah

By Peggy Chapman Northwest Asian Weekly Ketu Shah never imagined he would be a judge. He visualized himself as an engineer, and took the practical classes in school—physics and

Diversity at the top — Building spaces and programs

Diversity at the top — Building spaces and programs

By Daria Kroupoderava Northwest Asian Weekly Dr. Vikram Jandhyala had everything fall into place at the right time. He is Vice Provost of

Diversity at the top — Cathy Niu: Helping people obtain more wealth

Diversity at the top — Cathy Niu: Helping people obtain more wealth

By Jingyu Zahng Northwest Asian Weekly With the economic development in China, the accumulation of people’s wealth is growing.

BLOG: Satya needs a public relations consultant

BLOG: Satya needs a public relations consultant

16 October 2014

By Assunta Ng Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella created controversy last week due to his comment that women should trust in karma for a raise and shouldn’t ask for better wages. This was said  at the Women in Technology conference. Why did Satya say what he said? Three factors influenced his response. He was born and […]

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Posted in Publisher Ng's blog, Vol 33 No 43 | 10/18-10/240 Comments

Classified Ads: October 11 – October 17, 2014

16 October 2014

For placing an ad in Classified section, please contact John Liu at john@nwasianweekly.com. The deadline to place a classified ad is Tuesday.

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Posted in Classifieds, Vol 33 No 43 | 10/18-10/245 Comments

CIDBIA Executive Director Blakeney named one of Seattle’s “40 Under 40”

CIDBIA Executive Director Blakeney named one of Seattle’s “40 Under 40”

13 October 2014

The Puget Sound Business Journal  profiled 40 business professionals under the age of 40. The list included Chinatown’s-International District Business Improvement Area Executive Director Don Blakeney. Blakeney has served as executive director for four years. (end)

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Posted in Names in the News, Vol 33 No 42 | 10/11-10/170 Comments

Asian American Stanford physician appointed White House Fellow

Asian American Stanford physician appointed White House Fellow

13 October 2014

Edward Sheen  is a board certified internist and was a Clinical Fellow in Liver and Digestive Diseases at Stanford University, He is Executive Chair/Senior Partner of the Stanford Healthcare Consulting Group, and Course Director of Leadership/Strategies for Healthcare Delivery Innovation. In the California State Assembly.

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All about eyes

All about eyes

13 October 2014

Hoy Ping Yee Chan, O.M.D. and Carole Conlon, L.Ac., collaborated on a book for practitioners of traditional Chinese medicine, senior eye patients, and for western medical doctors and optometrists. “Chinese Medicine for Aging Eyes” includes topics on learning the differential diagnosis, examination, and treatment of eye diseases, integrating Chinese medicine, and self-care exercises for general […]

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Mark Chow fundraiser

Mark Chow fundraiser

13 October 2014

Judge Mark Chow held a fundraiser at House of Hong on Sept. 29. Over 300 people were in attendance. He is currently running for re-election in King County District Court. He has served as District Court Judge since 1990.

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Women warriors

Women warriors

13 October 2014

The Women Warriors Guild of the Seattle Children’s Hospital recently accepted a Muckleshoot Indian Tribe grant award of $5,000.  The grant supports the research efforts to eradicate heart damage caused by Kawasaki Disease (KD).

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Losing dad: A teen finds purpose in grief

Losing dad: A teen finds purpose in grief

11 October 2014

By Martha Irvine AP National Writer CHICAGO (AP) — Genevieve Liu sits back in bed each night, still thinking of her father before she sleeps. He used to sing the same song to his children at bedtime, often before he’d head to surgery to save the life of someone else’s child.

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2 Koreas meet for highest level talks in 5 years

2 Koreas meet for highest level talks in 5 years

11 October 2014

By Hyung-Jin Kim and Foster Klug Associated Press SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea’s presumptive No. 2 and other members of Pyongyang’s inner circle met with South Korean officials Saturday in the rivals’ highest level face-to-face talks in five years, a possible indication that both sides are interested in pursuing better ties after months […]

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Seattle hospital to take Ebola patients if needed

Seattle hospital to take Ebola patients if needed

10 October 2014

SHORELINE, Wash. (AP) — Harborview Medical Center in Seattle said Monday it is willing to receive U.S. residents who are evacuated from West Africa for treatment of Ebola. There are no patients with Ebola in Washington state and no plans to evacuate patients to the region soon, but local and state health officials said at […]

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Posted in Briefs, Vol 33 No 42 | 10/11-10/170 Comments

MAP celebrates 20 years of volunteer service on Oct 25

10 October 2014

University of Washington Alumni Association Multicultural Alumni Partnership (MAP) will be celebrating its 20th anniversary of the formation of the MAP club and also hosting its annual “Bridging the Gap” breakfast.

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Japanese psychedelia visits Seattle

Japanese psychedelia visits Seattle

10 October 2014

By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly Bo Ningen, a punky-psychedelic quartet of Japanese musicians based in London, England, brought their

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Posted in Arts & Entertainment, Features, Profiles, Vol 33 No 42 | 10/11-10/170 Comments

Transforming Renton and the Asian community

Transforming Renton and the Asian community

10 October 2014

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

A-pop! Ling, logos, and Levine

A-pop! Ling, logos, and Levine

10 October 2014

By Vivian Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly The leaves are changing colors and so are happenings in the media. All your favorite fall shows are back and some newbies are hitting the scene as well! Read on to see what’s new for Asian Americans in the television and pop culture scene.

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Posted in Column: Pop Culture, Vol 33 No 42 | 10/11-10/170 Comments

PICTORIAL: Chinatown transformed

PICTORIAL: Chinatown transformed

10 October 2014

There were street closures in Chinatown for the filming of the Amazon Television pilot “The Man in the High Castle” on Sept 30 and Oct 1. The series is based on Philip K. Dick’s Hugo Award-winning novel. The premise is an alternate reality in which the Nazis and Japan won World War II and then […]

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Posted in Pictorials, Vol 33 No 42 | 10/11-10/170 Comments

Women in control — Reading recommendations

Women in control — Reading recommendations

10 October 2014

By Samantha Pak Northwest Asian Weekly Real Dangerous Girl By Kim Oh Editions Herodiade, 2013 As a teen and young adult, Kim Oh has worked hard, keeping her nose to the grindstone. Never mind that her boss McIntyre is one of the most corrupt men – if not the most  – in Los Angeles, who […]

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Posted in On the Shelf, Vol 33 No 42 | 10/11-10/170 Comments

COMMENTARY: This November, vote yes for Seattle Transit

COMMENTARY: This November, vote yes for Seattle Transit

10 October 2014

By Rich Stolz For Northwest Asian Weekly As any bus rider who has been passed up by an overcrowded bus or forced to stand for an entire commute can tell you, we need to start taking steps to improve bus service in Seattle. Our city is growing rapidly. If it were just trying to keep […]

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Posted in Commentaries, Vol 33 No 42 | 10/11-10/170 Comments

BLOG: Okimoto vs. Harrell is history

BLOG: Okimoto vs. Harrell is history

09 October 2014

By Assunta Ng A friend told me recently that Dave Okimoto is going to run against Seattle City Councilman Bruce Harrell in 2015. When I saw Okimoto, the former United Way executive, last Friday, I asked him, “Are you running?”

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BLOG: Tasting Ivar’s before it closed

BLOG: Tasting Ivar’s before it closed

09 October 2014

Of all the Ivar’s restaurants, my favorite is the one that is closed for waterfront development. It is not the restaurant I will miss, but its fish bar.

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Posted in Publisher Ng's blog, Vol 33 No 42 | 10/11-10/170 Comments

BLOG: Hong Kong students’ protest stirs up conflicts within families and friends

BLOG: Hong Kong students’ protest stirs up conflicts within families and friends

09 October 2014

By Assunta Ng I left Hong Kong (HK) in the 1970s, but my family ties are still there. The recent HK students’ protest that started on Sept. 27 has stirred up much conversations and arguments in the former British colony—between husband and wife, among friends, between employers and employees, and among parents and children.

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Posted in Publisher Ng's blog, Vol 33 No 42 | 10/11-10/170 Comments

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