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Million dollar bail suggested for alleged ID shooter Fire rages on in the Northwest — How you can help Shedding light on China’s Communist Party history — An interview with Sidney Rittenberg (Part one of a three-part series) Storm front — Japanese rookie adapts to WNBA, Seattle
 
Million dollar bail suggested for alleged ID shooter

Million dollar bail suggested for alleged ID shooter

The Superior Court of King County Washington filed documents against Galma Adam Waqo, charging the defendant with the crime of “murder in the first degree.” The bail suggested was $1,000,000. The incident occurred Aug. 23, and initially, Jamal Rashad Woods-Hall, the victim, was pronounced dead, but he survived the shooting. The shooting took place around […]

Fire rages on in the Northwest — How you can help

Fire rages on in the Northwest — How you can help

By Scott Wilson Port Townsend & Jefferson County Leader The fires in the Northwest, Okanogan, Ferry, and Chelan counties in Washington have been devastating. Here is a plea from a fellow publisher, and some suggestions for opportunities to help out. Editors and publishers of Washington’s community newspapers: Your brothers and sisters of the community newspapers […]

Shedding light on China’s Communist Party history — An interview with Sidney Rittenberg (Part one of a three-part series)

Shedding light on China’s Communist Party history — An interview with Sidney Rittenberg (Part one of a three-part series)

By Wen Liu Special to Northwest Asian Weekly In recent months, U.S.-China relations have been described as “at a tipping point” and “stubbornly cool” by prominent China watchers like David Lampton and Orville Schell. Are their observations right? We’ve heard tough words from Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter over China’s island constructions in the South […]

Storm front — Japanese rookie adapts to WNBA, Seattle

Storm front — Japanese rookie adapts to WNBA, Seattle

By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly As the Seattle Storm finish out their season next month, they will do it with just the third Japanese player in WNBA history. Ramu Tokashiki has been a welcome addition to a young, rebuilding team. Tokashiki was signed by the WNBA’s Seattle Storm this spring. She was one of […]

BLOG: 2010 Haiti humanitarian mission press

BLOG: 2010 Haiti humanitarian mission press

12 July 2010

By Xin Huang Northwest Asian Weekly The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) warns the international community to start early building sustainable facilities to solve the challenge of sanitation. By far, after six months following the earthquake, IFRC has made significant progress in stabilizing living conditions for local homeless victims. Led […]

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BLOG: July 2: WHO press conference

BLOG: July 2: WHO press conference

12 July 2010

By Xin Huang Northwest Asian Weekly Dr. Harvey Fineberg, who is the chair of the International Health Regulations (IHR) Review Committee, briefed the press. They answered questions related to the external review of the global response to the influenza pandemic that is underway after the conclusion of the second in-person meeting. In May, 2009, the […]

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BLOG: June 29th, 2010 Geneva: Seeking a new way to think -Broader frame is needed

BLOG: June 29th, 2010 Geneva: Seeking a new way to think -Broader frame is needed

08 July 2010

On the morning of June 29th, UN-ESA (Economics & Social affairs) has released its annual report: “World Economic and Social Survey2010 (WESS).”

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23 reasons why the ID rocks

23 reasons why the ID rocks

08 July 2010

People always ask us, ‘Why should we come down to the International District?’ ” Well, we’ve compiled 23 reasons why.

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Posted in Business, Community News, Vol 29 No 28 | 7/10-7/162 Comments

Will school board member step down due to controversial e-mail?

08 July 2010

He became the northwest director of Sea Shepard, an international marine wildlife conservation organization, where his opposition to aboriginal whaling and arguments against the Makah tribe whale hunt led to criticisms that his comments were racist.

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Obama’s immigration reform will benefit the APA community, says local groups

Obama’s immigration reform will benefit the APA community, says local groups

08 July 2010

The Asian Pacific American (APA) community will benefit from the comprehensive immigration reform address given by President Barack Obama last week, APA advocacy groups have said.

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Goodbye to Al, but not the CCA

Goodbye to Al, but not the CCA

08 July 2010

Alan “Al” Sugiyama has had the same job for 30 years. As executive director of the Center for Career Alternatives (CCA)

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Posted in Community News, Profiles, Vol 29 No 28 | 7/10-7/160 Comments

Cancer screenings are a hard sell for Korean Americans

08 July 2010

Bbali, Bbali. It means quickly. You will hear it shouted in many places by Korean Americans, particularly in restaurants, because they are often busy and have no time to wait.

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Posted in National News, Vol 29 No 28 | 7/10-7/160 Comments

Chinese court sentences American geologist to eight years for spying

08 July 2010

BEIJING (AP) — An American geologist held and tortured by China’s state security agents was sentenced to eight years in prison on July 5 for gathering data on the Chinese oil industry

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Filipino American Diana Toledo enters race for King County Council, seeks reforms

Filipino American Diana Toledo enters race for King County Council, seeks reforms

08 July 2010

She developed a passion for helping people early in her life. Because her mother, Alice Coker-Toledo, operated a neighborhood food bank in Seattle in the late 70s

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Posted in Community News, Profiles, Vol 29 No 28 | 7/10-7/164 Comments

“Vampire Girl vs. Frankenstein Girl,” a monster movie already bad before it became racist

“Vampire Girl vs. Frankenstein Girl,” a monster movie already bad before it became racist

08 July 2010

The first three minutes of “Vampire Girl vs. Frankenstein Girl” contain more blood than you will see in any other movie this year.

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Posted in At the Movies, Reviews, Vol 29 No 28 | 7/10-7/160 Comments

Editorial: Suit against Arizona law is cause for concern

08 July 2010

On July 6, the Justice Department filed suit against Arizona’s SB 1070, a controversial law scheduled to go into effect on July 29.

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Patrick Kazuo Hagiwara

Patrick Kazuo Hagiwara

08 July 2010

Patrick Kazuo Hagiwara, an alumnus of Ketchikan High School (class of 1936), member of the 442 Regimental Combat Team (RCT)

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Posted in Obituaries, Vol 29 No 28 | 7/10-7/160 Comments

July 4: Tea Palace kicks off Miss Washington scholarship competition

July 4: Tea Palace kicks off Miss Washington scholarship competition

08 July 2010

At its location in Renton, Tea Palace hosted a kick-off event for 2010 Miss Washington Scholarship contestants, among them Miss Pierce County, Kristen Tateishi,

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June 10: Local organizations earn 2010 International Human Services Award

June 10: Local organizations earn 2010 International Human Services Award

08 July 2010

Winners include the African American Elders Program, International Community Health Services (ICHS), Open Arms Perinatal Services, Pastor Richard Gamble,

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June 18: Stacy Huynh awarded college scholarship

June 18: Stacy Huynh awarded college scholarship

08 July 2010

The National Association of Asian American Professionals-Seattle Chapter (NAAAP-Seattle) awarded Stacy Huynh it’s first-ever college scholarship.

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June: Local film is accepted at Kentucky film fest

June: Local film is accepted at Kentucky film fest

08 July 2010

Northwest actress Maureen Francisco costars in a film, “Eyes in the Dark,” which was accepted at the Fright Night Film Fest in Louisville. The festival is to be held from July 30 to Aug. 1.

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June 9: Alliance of Eastside Agencies holds its sixth annual awards luncheon

June 9: Alliance of Eastside Agencies holds its sixth annual awards luncheon

08 July 2010

The Alliance of Eastside Agencies (AEA), a professional membership organization of human service providers, held its sixth annual awards luncheon at Bear Creek Country Club on June 9.

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Blog: America, a great civic teacher

Blog: America, a great civic teacher

08 July 2010

More than 500 new citizens attended the July 4 swearing-in ceremony at Seattle Center. But how many of them will actually stay in America?

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Blog: Junki Yoshida is saucy

Blog: Junki Yoshida is saucy

08 July 2010

“I love myself,” said Junki Yoshida, known as the “Sauce King” who brewed the original Yoshida sauce in his basement to give as Christmas gifts 30 years ago.

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Posted in Publisher Ng's blog, Vol 29 No 28 | 7/10-7/160 Comments

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