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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,

Japanese American paper to close after 63 years

27 August 2009

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Northern California’s oldest Japanese American community newspaper is set to close next month after a long, steady decline in circulation and advertising revenue.

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Posted in National News, Vol 28 No 36 | 8/29 - 9/40 Comments

Angkok has a surprising touch of India

27 August 2009

BANGKOK, Thailand (AP) — Outdoor markets tout sari sales, five-star hotels feature Indian chefs, and Thais drop by a temple in the financial district to beseech Hindu gods to send profits their way.

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South Korea seeks jail for disgraced cloning scientist

27 August 2009

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Prosecutors demanded a four-year prison term on Aug. 24 for a South Korean scientist disgraced in a cloning scandal that shook the international scientific community and led to his trial on fraud and other charges.

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Aug. 22: Helping Link turns sweet 16

Aug. 22: Helping Link turns sweet 16

27 August 2009

To celebrate 16 years of service to the Puget Sound’s Vietnamese community, Helping Link invited guests to a networking event on Lake Washington. There, guests ate Vietnamese cuisine and learned some of the Vietnamese language.

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Posted in Names in the News, Vol 28 No 36 | 8/29 - 9/41 Comment

Aug. 23: Snoqualmie presents a night of music

Aug. 23: Snoqualmie presents a night of music

27 August 2009

The Snoqualmie Casino invited Hong Kong movie stars and singer Suzan Guterres and Lo Hoi Pang for two shows on Aug. 23. More than 2,000 people attended. The event was produced by Kevin Stewart Productions, which is made up of performers from all over North America.

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Aug. 18: Tea Palace celebrates one year

Aug. 18: Tea Palace celebrates one year

27 August 2009

Tea Palace Restaurant in Renton celebrated its first-year anniversary by opening a bakery and lounge. Lt. Gov. Brad Owen, Renton Mayor Denis Law, Renton city council members, state representatives, and chamber of commerce board members cut the ribbon. Approximately 400 people attended.

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Posted in Names in the News, News, Vol 28 No 36 | 8/29 - 9/40 Comments

Aug. 5: Legacy House holds open house

Aug. 5: Legacy House holds open house

27 August 2009

Legacy House, a senior assistance living home, held their annual open house. The open house provided the surrounding community with an opportunity to learn about Legacy House’s integrated senior services. Legacy House provides 24-hour assisted living care to 67 residents and weekday adult day services to more than 100 clients.

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Posted in Names in the News, News, Vol 28 No 36 | 8/29 - 9/40 Comments

August: Yam starts practice on the Eastside

August: Yam starts practice on the Eastside

27 August 2009

Garrett Yam, M.D., has joined his father, John Yam, M.D., at Interlake Medical Center in the Overlake Park area of Bellevue-Redmond as a physician.

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Posted in Names in the News, News, Vol 28 No 36 | 8/29 - 9/40 Comments

Blog: Greg Nickels – a champion for the Asian community

Blog: Greg Nickels – a champion for the Asian community

25 August 2009

Mayor Greg Nickels got third place in his primary election. He has appointed many Asian Americans as his aides and department heads. He might have the best record in appointing Asian Americans compared to other Seattle mayors. He funded many Asian community projects and has cultivated strong ties in our community.

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Blog: Behind the news – Asian Americans and the King County Executive race

Blog: Behind the news – Asian Americans and the King County Executive race

25 August 2009

Bar hopping is not my kind of social venture. But I did it on election night from Twist to Spitfire to Kells Irish Pub in downtown Seattle. It’s adventurous, isn’t it? It’s part of my career even though I am not a drinker. I began this tradition when Gary Locke ran as King County Executive […]

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Opposites Constantine and Hutchison scheduled to clash in November

Opposites Constantine and Hutchison scheduled to clash in November

20 August 2009

Coming off of last year’s exciting presidential elections, many anticipated that this year’s elections would be boring. However, this is not the case.

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Posted in Community News, News, Vol 28 No 35 | 8/22 - 8/281 Comment

ID alleys beware: compost bins are moving in and taking over

ID alleys beware: compost bins are moving in and taking over

20 August 2009

Owners of 25 restaurants and businesses are kicking the stink of communal dumpsters by enrolling in the City of Seattle Compost Collection service. Food scraps are collected in 60-gallon, 8-yard containers and hauled to Cedar Grove Organics Recycling, LLC for composting.

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Posted in Community News, News, Vol 28 No 35 | 8/22 - 8/281 Comment

Warren Chang and Buyun Zhao: Asian American Pioneers in Music

Warren Chang and Buyun Zhao: Asian American Pioneers in Music

20 August 2009

Husband and wife duo, Warren Chan and Buyun Zhao have introduced the traditional Chinese genre of music to the Seattle community over the last two decades. They founded the first organization dedicated to Chinese music in Washington state.

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Posted in Community News, News, Profiles, Vol 28 No 35 | 8/22 - 8/280 Comments

Editorial: The primary race has the whole town talking, but what about?

20 August 2009

Wow! What interesting election results. And it’s only the primaries, too.

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Posted in Editorials, Opinion, Vol 28 No 35 | 8/22 - 8/280 Comments

Commentary: Asians? Not so ragin’  (and pretty unimpressed with Seattle Weekly)

Commentary: Asians? Not so ragin’ (and pretty unimpressed with Seattle Weekly)

20 August 2009

“Once again, Maynard Avenue South fills with droves of flush-faced Asians, headed home with car keys dangling from one hand and a carton of chow mein in the other.”

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Posted in Commentaries, Opinion, Vol 28 No 35 | 8/22 - 8/2810 Comments

Commentary: Publisher’s confession: Why I blog

Commentary: Publisher’s confession: Why I blog

20 August 2009

Did you know that you can simply blackmail me if you want me to do something?

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Posted in Commentaries, Opinion, Vol 28 No 35 | 8/22 - 8/280 Comments

Aug. 14: Luly helps raise funds

Aug. 14: Luly helps raise funds

20 August 2009

The Teatro ZinZanni Asia show was a success. The event was a tribute to fashion designer Luly Yang, who designed special costumes for Teatro ZinZanni, and a fundraiser for Kin On and Nikkei Concerns. More than $3,000 was raised through ticket sales and donations.

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Posted in Community News, Names in the News, News, Vol 28 No 35 | 8/22 - 8/280 Comments

Aug. 3: Lee Lambert announced as one of top 5 administrators in nation 

Aug. 3: Lee Lambert announced as one of top 5 administrators in nation 

20 August 2009

Lee Lambert was selected as the recipient for the 2009 Pacific Regional Chief Executive Officer Award for his regional, national, and international efforts as president of Shoreline Community College.

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Posted in Community News, Names in the News, News, Vol 28 No 35 | 8/22 - 8/280 Comments

June 30: John Chen wins MPI award

June 30: John Chen wins MPI award

20 August 2009

John Chen was the recipient of the Washington State Chapter of Meeting Planners International (MPI) of the Tomorrow’s Leader Award.

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Posted in Community News, Names in the News, News, Vol 28 No 35 | 8/22 - 8/280 Comments

July 27: Mayor Greg Nickels visits Little Saigon

July 27: Mayor Greg Nickels visits Little Saigon

20 August 2009

Seattle Mayor Greg Nickels visited Little Saigon, the Vietnamese American business district in Seattle’s International District. This tour was organized by Washington Vietnamese American Chamber of Commerce (WAVA). He visited Little Saigon’s business owners and expressed his desire to see more city investment in Little Saigon, enlarging buses’ free bus zones, and improving the physical appearance of the streets.

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Posted in Community News, Names in the News, News, Vol 28 No 35 | 8/22 - 8/280 Comments

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