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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

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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Posted in Editorials, Vol 33 No 44 | 10/25-10/310 Comments

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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Posted in Community News, Features 44, Vol 33 No 44 | 10/25-10/310 Comments

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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Posted in Community News, Features 44, Politics, Vol 33 No 44 | 10/25-10/310 Comments

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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Posted in Publisher Ng's blog, Vol 33 No 44 | 10/25-10/310 Comments

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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Gala for El Centro de la Raza

Gala for El Centro de la Raza

20 October 2014

“Building the Beloved” had a community gala on Saturday, September 27, at the Washington State Convention Center. The event raised over $345,000 for El Centro de la Raza’s programs and services. Approximately 1,000 people attended. Asian Counseling and Referral Center’s executive director Diane Narasaki, Lisa Daugaard, and Daniel Kogita were presented with the Roberto Felipe […]

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Nobel: two rival nations, one message of peace

Nobel: two rival nations, one message of peace

19 October 2014

By Katy Daigle Associated Press NEW DELHI (AP) — One is Muslim, the other Hindu. One a Pakistani, the other Indian. One a school girl just starting out in life, the other a man with decades of experience.

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Scholar detained on charge of troublemaking

19 October 2014

AP Wire Service BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese scholar and rights advocate who founded an influential non-governmental think tank has been detained on the criminal charge of provoking troubles, his lawyer said Sunday.

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China sentences 2 to death for cult-related murder

19 October 2014

AP Wire Service BEIJING (AP) — Two members of a Chinese cult group were sentenced to death and another to life imprisonment for beating a woman to death in a McDonald’s outlet after they unsuccessfully tried to recruit her into their “all-powerful spirit’’ cult.

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US nurse with Ebola says she’s ‘doing well’

US nurse with Ebola says she’s ‘doing well’

18 October 2014

By Emily Schmall and Nomaan Merchant Associated Press DALLAS (AP) — A nurse who became infected with Ebola while treating the first patient diagnosed in the U.S. said Tuesday that she was “‘doing well,” while the World Health Organization projected that West Africa could see up to 10,000 new infections a week within two months. […]

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

Let’s dance! — Chinese Square Dancing

Let’s dance! — Chinese Square Dancing

18 October 2014

By Jingyu Zahng Northwest Asian Weekly It shouldn’t be confused with the traditional American square-dancing.

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The Layup Drill — A golfer’s $10 million gamble, a former Olympian is Iron, and new MMA league debuts

The Layup Drill — A golfer’s $10 million gamble, a former Olympian is Iron, and new MMA league debuts

18 October 2014

By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Who needs to golf when you can get $10 million? Would you take $10 million to never work again?  Sounds like an easy question.  But if you are 29-year-old golfer Anthony Kim, there might not be a straightforward answer.  

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Posted in Sports, The Layup Drill, Vol 33 No 43 | 10/18-10/240 Comments

Riding at warp speed — Bike shop steers cycling community

Riding at warp speed — Bike shop steers cycling community

17 October 2014

By Zachariah Bryan Northwest Asian Weekly The first memory Benjamin Rainbow has of bicycling is when he was five or six. The

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Help, advice, and new friends for women refugees

Help, advice, and new friends for women refugees

17 October 2014

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

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COMMENTARY: Fighting food stamp fraud

COMMENTARY: Fighting food stamp fraud

17 October 2014

By Friends of Little Saigon For Northwest Asian Weekly The Chinatown/International District is taking back their neighborhood and educating the community about the impacts of food stamp fraud.

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Posted in Commentaries, Vol 33 No 43 | 10/18-10/240 Comments

Diwali Lights: A festive celebration at SAAM

Diwali Lights: A festive celebration at SAAM

17 October 2014

By Udita Arkalgud The Seattle Asian Art Museum (SAAM), on, Nov. 1, will see the museum transform into a festive carnival, as it hosts Diwali, the Indian festival of lights.

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Posted in Briefs, Vol 33 No 43 | 10/18-10/240 Comments

Wayne’s Worlds — On this tennis court, a different kind of love game

Wayne’s Worlds — On this tennis court, a different kind of love game

17 October 2014

By Wayne Chan Northwest Asian Weekly My weekly tennis matches with the guys was yesterday, and believe me, I was prepared.

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Posted in Column: Wayne's Worlds, Vol 33 No 43 | 10/18-10/240 Comments

It’s never too late (or early)

It’s never too late (or early)

17 October 2014

By Truc Allen Northwest Asian Weekly In my last article, I referenced Yuichiro Miura of Japan becoming the oldest person to reach the summit of Mount Everest at 80 years old.

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Posted in Sports, Vol 33 No 43 | 10/18-10/240 Comments

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