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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,

Local people bring clean water to Vietnam

Local people bring clean water to Vietnam

16 July 2009

In 1994, it was a just a chance flyer from Group Health that encouraged LaRelle Catherman to go on a research and medical trip to Hue, Vietnam. Influenced by her work as a nurse and her graduate studies on health care systems, she decided that the trip would broaden her knowledge in international health care.

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Locke and Chu talk about economy and environment in China

Locke and Chu talk about economy and environment in China

16 July 2009

BEIJING (AP) — U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gary Locke urged China to help revive world growth by opening its markets further and easing currency controls.

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July 15: A new Uwajimaya in Renton

July 15: A new Uwajimaya in Renton

16 July 2009

The new Uwajimaya (formerly a Thriftway) in the Renton Village Shopping Center at 501 S. Grady Way hosted its grand opening at 9 a.m. The new store cost over $4 million in remodeling.

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July 4: New citizens in Seattle

July 4: New citizens in Seattle

16 July 2009

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, in partnership with Seattle’s Ethnic Heritage Council, hosted more than 500 people from the western part of Washington state at a naturalization ceremony on the Fourth of July. The new citizens came from nearly 80 different countries. Judge Richard C. Tallman administered the oath of citizenship.♦

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June 26: SAM bids farewell to Mimi Gates

June 26: SAM bids farewell to Mimi Gates

16 July 2009

The Seattle Art Museum (SAM) paid respects to former director Mimi Gates by obtaining 20 works of art in her honor. Gates, whose last day at the museum was June 30, had been the museum’s director since 1994.

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In memory of Sunao (Phil) Ishio, father and soldier

In memory of Sunao (Phil) Ishio, father and soldier

16 July 2009

On May 23, Colonel Sunao (Phil) Ishio passed away in his sleep.

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Posted in Community News, News, Obituaries, Vol 28 No 30 | 7/18 - 7/240 Comments

Outstanding Graduates

Outstanding Graduates

16 July 2009

Are you an Asian American student graduating from high school or college? You may be eligible for the Northwest Asian Weekly’s Outstanding Graduates column. To qualify, you must have a minimum GPA of 3.6, have overcome personal adversity, or are an outstanding athlete, community volunteer, or artist.

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Posted in Community News, Education, News, Vol 28 No 30 | 7/18 - 7/240 Comments

July book recommendations

July book recommendations

16 July 2009

“Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes” By Eleanor Coerr Dell Publishing, 1977 I remember this book from my childhood, but I have never read it.

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Posted in Arts & Entertainment, On the Shelf, Reviews, Vol 28 No 30 | 7/18 - 7/240 Comments

July: Keeping up with the stars in H-town

July: Keeping up with the stars in H-town

16 July 2009

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Posted in Arts & Entertainment, Column: Pop Culture, Vol 28 No 30 | 7/18 - 7/240 Comments

Sheriff’s association urges reform of ‘broken’ immigration system

16 July 2009

On July 1, the Washington State Sheriff’s Association wrote a letter to Sen. Patty Murray and Sen. Maria Cantwell urging reform for the immigration system. The sheriff’s association wants the president and congress to fix the immigration process because, according to the letter, it is eroding the immigrant community’s trust for the state and local police.

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Posted in Briefs, Community News, News, Vol 28 No 30 | 7/18 - 7/242 Comments

Immigrants’ rights quashed in Supreme Court deportation case?

16 July 2009

A recent Supreme Court ruling has made it easier for officials to deport immigrants who have been convicted of a crime.

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Asian American organizations disappointed with Ricci v. DeStefano

16 July 2009

The Asian American Justice Center (AAJC) and its affiliates — the Asian American Institute of Chicago, Ill., Asian Law Caucus of San Francisco, Calif., and Asian Pacific American Legal Center of Los Angeles, Calif. — express eddisappointment with the United States Supreme Court’s decision in the matter of Ricci v. DeStefano, which imposes a new standard on employers.

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Wells Fargo donates $208,000 to research Asian American entrepreneurs

16 July 2009

On July 3, Wells Fargo donated $208,000 to the United States Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce (USPAACC) to analyze Asian American entrepreneurs’ interests and characteristics.

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Police investigate death of Chinese immigrant in New York

16 July 2009

NEW YORK (AP) — Police on July 9 were investigating whether a woman found beaten to death in her car was killed in a botched extortion plot from her native China.

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ID’ing the masses may solve Indian identity crisis

16 July 2009

MUMBAI, India (AP) — A small square of plastic, no bigger than a credit card, is all that stands between Pralhad Dandekar and his ability to bring home food for his wife and two daughters.

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China officials acknowledges two Uighur deaths, some claim attacks were malicious

16 July 2009

URUMQI, China (AP) — Police fatally shot two Uighur men and wounded a third in western China, where violence has continued to flare despite the massive numbers of troops sent to restore calm more than a week after deadly ethnic rioting.

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Japan lifts ban on children donating organs

16 July 2009

TOKYO (AP) — Japan lifted a ban on organ donations from children, reversing a restriction that created such a dearth of small organs in the country that young patients were forced to seek transplants abroad.

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Kyrgyz journalist dies after alleged beating

16 July 2009

BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan (AP) — A journalist in Kyrgyzstan died after police beat him, said relatives and colleagues.

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Hasegawa retains WBC bantamweight title by TKO win

Hasegawa retains WBC bantamweight title by TKO win

16 July 2009

KOBE, Japan (AP) — World Boxing Council bantamweight champion Hozumi Hasegawa of Japan defended his title for the ninth time Tuesday, July 14, by beating Nestor Rocha of the United States with a technical knockout in the first round.

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Posted in News, Sports, Vol 28 No 30 | 7/18 - 7/240 Comments

Editorial: Tim Otani bids farewell to Chase. We bid farewell to Tim.

Editorial: Tim Otani bids farewell to Chase. We bid farewell to Tim.

16 July 2009

Tim Otani spent 17 years with Washington Mutual (now Chase). He recently announced his departure from the company. Now you may ask, why are we writing an editorial about a man who worked for a financial institution?

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Posted in Editorials, Opinion, Vol 28 No 30 | 7/18 - 7/240 Comments

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