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Will Yu make history? — She could be first Asian American on state’s highest court

Will Yu make history? — She could be first Asian American on state’s highest court

By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly King County Superior Court Judge Mary Yu will make history if she’s successful in her bid for an open seat on the Washington State Supreme Court.

$15/hour minimum wage may kill small businesses

$15/hour minimum wage may kill small businesses

By Sue Misao Northwest Asian Weekly In theory, a $15/hour minimum wage sounds great, until reality hits the small businesses that have to pay the

My Time in Oso — Part 1

My Time in Oso — Part 1

By Thao Tran Special to the Northwest Asian Weekly The Oso mudslide tragedy caused Thao Tran to reflect upon his connection with the town, and the 20 years he spent with the North Fork Stillaguamish River, which runs through the town. This is the first of two parts.

Korean American ‘living the dream’ as Federal Way chief of police

Korean American ‘living the dream’ as Federal Way chief of police

By James Tabafunda Northwest Asian Weekly Wearing three gold stars on the left collar, three more on the right, and a badge, Andy Hwang, who might be the state’s only Asian

Husband and wife honored for philanthropy

08 January 2009

The Martinez Foundation publicly recognized Jerry and Charlene Lee for their support at its gala in October. In addition to serving on the Martinez

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New Asian American law school dean at UW?

08 January 2009

Finalists for the deanship of the University of Washington School of Law will be visiting the university for interviews in January.

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Miss Chinatown tries to break into Hong Kong

08 January 2009

Ni Jiang made Seattle proud when she captured the national title of Miss Chinatown Queen in 2008.

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Lawyer with local ties wins Trailblazers Award

08 January 2009

Nelson Dong was honored with the 2008 National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA) Trailblazers Award

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Letter: In Soo Chun’s apparent suicide

31 December 2008

In Soo Chun, 61, took his own life on the Red Square on of the University of Washington campus on Oct. 30, 2008 ...

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Somalia’s president to quit after 4 years in power

31 December 2008

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Somalia’s president said on Monday, Dec. 29, that he is resigning as the head of his country’s

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Puget Sound Blood Center needs your help – Blood supply drops 20 percent due to weather

31 December 2008

In the wake of snowy weather, Western Washington’s blood supply has lost 20 percent of its inventory — 1,000 units of blood.

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Novel about ‘intentional loser’ good for laughs but little else

31 December 2008

In Yoo’s second novel, “Stop Me If You’ve Heard This One Before,” he writes, “It’s like a rule that love stories have to end badly, and ours

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WB shrouds ‘Dark Knight’ from Chinese audiences

31 December 2008

Warner Bros. decided not to release the film in China — or even submit it for censors’ approval — because of “prerelease conditions"

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No clear winner in Kashmir election, officials say

31 December 2008

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Kashmir’s first election since a wave of deadly protests against Indian rule swept through the disputed region has resulted

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‘Gran Torino’ falls short on depiction of Hmong

31 December 2008

The Internet Movie Database, with listings for roughly 755,000 films and TV shows, lists only four movies featuring the Hmong language.

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Vietnamese teacher stands alone against corruption

31 December 2008

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — The thugs came after dark, as Viet Khoa Do and his family were getting ready for bed.

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Japanese welcome a new year with Hatsumoude

31 December 2008

Watching the fireworks at the Space Needle is not the only way to celebrate the new year. A temple in Redmond, known as

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Bangladeshis vote for first time in 7 years

31 December 2008

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Security forces lined the streets Monday, Dec. 29, as Bangladesh voted in its first election

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Aug. 8: The Summer Games open, Michael Phelps makes history

31 December 2008

The Games opened in Beijing with 14,000 performers and 91,000 spectators in the Bird’s Nest Stadium. Dancing, music,

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Sept. 1: Thai protests turn violent, government declares state of emergency

31 December 2008

One person was killed and dozens were wounded in a fight between supporters of an opposition group and pro-government

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Nov. 26: Terrorists attack Mumbai

31 December 2008

More than 170 people were killed and about 300 were wounded in a series of attacks on several of Mumbai’s landmarks

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May 18: North Korea hints at transparency — then takes it away

31 December 2008

North Korea gave U.S. officials about 18,000 pages of documents detailing its efforts in 1990, 2003, and 2005

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July 16: Milk scandal in China makes world headlines

31 December 2008

The scandal broke after 16 infants in Gansu Province, who had been fed on milk powder produced by Sanlu Group, were diagnosed

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April 10: Nepal holds a historic election

31 December 2008

Millions of voters turned out to elect a 601-seat constituent assembly that would write a new constitution. Maoist rebels, who

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