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Awarding diversity at the top

Awarding diversity at the top

By Nina Huang Northwest Asian Weekly Nine honorees were recognized Oct. 18 for their great accomplishments in the community as well as

Keeping the faith — Asian Americans and Christianity

Keeping the faith — Asian Americans and Christianity

By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly When Christian Chin began his ministry at the University of Washington, he recalls that he had 10

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

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

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

NONPERMANENT RESIDENTS (Part 2) — Local Cambodian men are facing deportation for crimes from their youth

13 June 2014

By Stacy Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly (Read part one.) Rithy Yin, 33, was born in Cambodia in 1980. His memories of the country are foggy at best, though over time, the sequence of events have been repeatedly recounted to him by his family members, so much that he has adopted their memories as his own.

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Posted in Community News, Vol 33 No 25 | 6/14-6/201 Comment

SPU shooting claims life of Korean American

13 June 2014

By Julie Ha and James S. Kim KoreAm The lone fatality in the June 5 Seattle Pacific University shooting has been identified as Paul Lee, a 19-year-old Korean American student, according to the Seattle Times. Seattle Mayor Ed Murray confirmed the news at a press conference on June 6.

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Posted in Briefs, Vol 33 No 25 | 6/14-6/200 Comments

The Layup Drill — Football, fights, and fore!

The Layup Drill — Football, fights, and fore!

12 June 2014

By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Welcome to another edition of The Layup Drill. In this month’s column, we take a look at the World Cup, Manny Pacquiao, and more.

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Posted in Sports, The Layup Drill, Vol 33 No 25 | 6/14-6/201 Comment

PICTORIAL: Congratulations to Lori Matsukawa on being inducted into the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Silver Circle!

PICTORIAL: Congratulations to Lori Matsukawa on being inducted into the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Silver Circle!

12 June 2014

Photos by George Liu/NWAW

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Posted in Pictorials, Vol 33 No 25 | 6/14-6/202 Comments

Lori Matsukawa lauded at NW Emmys

Lori Matsukawa lauded at NW Emmys

12 June 2014

By Sue Misao Northwest Asian Weekly Generations of Pacific Northwesterners have grown up with the familiar smile of Lori Matsukawa, who has been informing and enlightening the public for 36 years, 31 of those at KING 5 television.

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Posted in Features, Features 25, Profiles, Vol 33 No 25 | 6/14-6/200 Comments

The bad and beautiful of Venice

The bad and beautiful of Venice

12 June 2014

By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly Marco Polo went to China in the 13th century and introduced pizza and noodles to the Europeans. Marco had inspired me to visit Venice last October, but the inspiration I got from Venice turned out to be something else.

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Posted in Travel, Vol 33 No 25 | 6/14-6/200 Comments

Killer convicted at age 14 can now ask for parole

Killer convicted at age 14 can now ask for parole

12 June 2014

By Adam Lynn/The News Tribune Associated Press TACOMA, Wash. (AP) – Barry Massey was 14 when he became the youngest person in the United States ever sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole. Massey was convicted of killing Steilacoom marina owner Paul Wang in 1987. On June 6, Superior Court Judge Thomas […]

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Posted in Features 25, National News, Vol 33 No 25 | 6/14-6/202 Comments

After risking storms & pirates, sea workers find respite on Elliott Bay

After risking storms & pirates, sea workers find respite on Elliott Bay

12 June 2014

By Evangeline Cafe Northwest Asian Weekly After months at sea, walking on land is not a simple thing, but a local nonprofit is helping sea workers adjust and reconnect with loved ones during their stopovers in Seattle.

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Posted in Features 25, Travel, Vol 33 No 25 | 6/14-6/200 Comments

Delta expands Seattle’s international routes

Delta expands Seattle’s international routes

12 June 2014

By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly Delta Air Lines’ ambitious agenda will put Seattle on the global map.

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Posted in Features 25, Travel, Vol 33 No 25 | 6/14-6/200 Comments

Asian in Africa

Asian in Africa

12 June 2014

By Vivian Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly As an Asian American, I did not expect my presence in Ghana to go without attention. This sounds self-centered. And it is.

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Posted in Features 25, Travel, Vol 33 No 25 | 6/14-6/200 Comments

BLOG: The largest ‘hum bow’ in Washington state? — It’s found in Pike Place Market

BLOG: The largest ‘hum bow’ in Washington state? — It’s found in Pike Place Market

12 June 2014

By Assunta Ng Pike Place Market, rated as the most popular farmers market in the United States, has numerous European bakeries, but only

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Posted in Publisher Ng's blog, Vol 33 No 25 | 6/14-6/200 Comments

COMMENTARY: Dad, you’ll be missed!

COMMENTARY: Dad, you’ll be missed!

12 June 2014

By James Wong For Northwest Asian Weekly I didn’t think I would feel this way even six months ago, but I really miss my dad. We’ve had a rocky relationship for most of our lives. I had never seen my dad in person until I was 8 years old. He escaped China when he was […]

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Posted in Commentaries, Vol 33 No 25 | 6/14-6/203 Comments

Maryknoll sister Fallon to receive peacemaker award

Maryknoll sister Fallon to receive peacemaker award

09 June 2014

Maryknoll Sister Jean Fallon, a Seattle native who has worked many decades for justice and peace throughout the world, will receive the Sister Christine Mulready Peacemaker Award from Pax Christi Metro New York at its Peacemaker Awards Reception on June 1, at St. Joseph’s Greenwich Village Church in New York.

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Posted in Names in the News, Vol 33 No 24 | 6/7-6/130 Comments

Cancer Network helps Chinese

Cancer Network helps Chinese

09 June 2014

The Washington State Chinese Cancer Network Association held its 10th anniversary fundraising dinner at Seattle Seaview Restaurant on May 31. About 300 people attended the event, including cancer patients, their family members, and supporters. The network provides support and assistance for cancer patients and survivors, and their families, in the Chinese community. (end)

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Posted in Names in the News, Vol 33 No 24 | 6/7-6/130 Comments

Hatchery named for Chew

Hatchery named for Chew

09 June 2014

NOAA Northwest Fisheries Science Center and the Puget Sound Restoration Fund hosted a ceremony for the opening of the new shellfish restoration hatchery at the Manchester Laboratory in Port Orchard on May 22. The event included a dedication ceremony honoring Kenneth K. Chew, professor emeritus at the University of Washington and shellfish expert, whom the […]

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CISC hosts Friendship Dinner

CISC hosts Friendship Dinner

09 June 2014

The Chinese Information and Service Center held its 42nd Anniversary Friendship Dinner & Auction on May 31 at Westin Bellevue, where 290 attendees were entertained by lion dancers and participated in live and silent auctions. Nearly $120,000 was raised to fund various programs that help Chinese and other Asian immigrants in the community. (end)

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Spring rolls in at Wing Luke

Spring rolls in at Wing Luke

09 June 2014

“Celebrating Community Partners” was the theme of the sixth annual Spring Roll auction and celebration at the Wing Luke Museum on May 30. Since the event, $63,000 has been raised for Seattle Chinatown International District Preservation and Development Authority’s community development programs. More is expected as attendees submit matching fund requests to their employers. (end)

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Posted in Names in the News, Vol 33 No 24 | 6/7-6/130 Comments

China planning for an extra 2 million babies per year

China planning for an extra 2 million babies per year

07 June 2014

By Associated Press BEIJING (AP) – China is preparing for 2 million extra babies each year as a result of a loosening of its “one child per family” birth limits that will allow more couples to have two children, Chinese health officials said on May 29.

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Posted in Vol 33 No 24 | 6/7-6/13, World News0 Comments

25 years on, protests at Tiananmen barely known to China youth

25 years on, protests at Tiananmen barely known to China youth

07 June 2014

By Didi Tang Associated Press BEIJING (AP) – Born in 1989, Steve Wang sometimes wonders what happened in his hometown of Beijing that year. But his curiosity about pro-democracy protests and the crackdown on them passes quickly.

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Mourning, tight security on anniversary of Tiananmen crackdown

07 June 2014

By Gillian Wong Associated Press BEIJING (AP) – Yin Min held the ashes of her son and wept, she said, as she marked 25 years since he was killed in the crackdown by Chinese tanks and troops on protests at Tiananmen Square. Outside, guards kept a close eye on her home while police blanketed central […]

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