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Mongolian Hot Pot opens its $2 million restaurant in Chinatown

Mongolian Hot Pot opens its $2 million restaurant in Chinatown

By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly Lately, the trend for successful Chinese businesses has been to head to the Eastside and forget Chinatown.

Kenny G distances self from Hong Kong protesters

Kenny G distances self from Hong Kong protesters

By Kelvin Chan Associated Press HONG KONG (AP) — Smooth jazz star Kenny G insisted Thursday that he’s not a foreign provocateur supporting Hong

Seattle pays it forward — Lining up at midnight for free healthcare

Seattle pays it forward — Lining up at midnight for free healthcare

By Laura Ohata Northwest Asian Weekly Seventy dental drills whined on the Key Arena floor, as volunteer dentists and hygienists provided free procedures to the

Innovative Asian American youth

Innovative Asian American youth

By Steven Metcalf Northwest Asian Weekly Billy Wu had an idea. He wanted to make life a little easier for young people around him. That idea took the form of

COMMENTARY: Some thoughts on gun rights

COMMENTARY: Some thoughts on gun rights

17 October 2014

By Frederick Su For Northwest Asian Weekly It’s 1:30 in the morning. My wife, asleep on the couch, saw headlights stream through the drapes. She looked out and saw someone near her car. “Fred,” she called out, “there’s somebody in our yard!” I rolled out of bed and grabbed the bag where my 9mm pistol […]

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Mini City Hall anniversary

Mini City Hall anniversary

17 October 2014

Wednesday, October 22, Mini City Hall will mark its 20th anniversary at Crossroads Shopping Center in Bellevue with a celebration beginning at 3 p.m. Mini City Hall assists the community in a variety of ways, including language services, housing referrals and human service needs.

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Diversity at the top: Don’t wind up in court! — Advice from Judge Ketu Shah

Diversity at the top: Don’t wind up in court! — Advice from Judge Ketu Shah

16 October 2014

By Peggy Chapman Northwest Asian Weekly Ketu Shah never imagined he would be a judge. He visualized himself as an engineer, and took the practical classes in school—physics and

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Diversity at the top — Building spaces and programs

Diversity at the top — Building spaces and programs

16 October 2014

By Daria Kroupoderava Northwest Asian Weekly Dr. Vikram Jandhyala had everything fall into place at the right time. He is Vice Provost of

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Diversity at the top — Cathy Niu: Helping people obtain more wealth

Diversity at the top — Cathy Niu: Helping people obtain more wealth

16 October 2014

By Jingyu Zahng Northwest Asian Weekly With the economic development in China, the accumulation of people’s wealth is growing.

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BLOG: Six lion dance groups performed for Bruce

BLOG: Six lion dance groups performed for Bruce

16 October 2014

By Assunta Ng Bruce Lee retrospective unifies Chinatown dancers It is rare to see so many Seattle lion dance groups perform simultaneously.

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BLOG: Seattle vs. Hong Kong

BLOG: Seattle vs. Hong Kong

16 October 2014

By Assunta Ng Within months, I visited two Bruce Lee exhibitions, one in Hong Kong in July and the other on Oct. 4, at Seattle’s Wing Luke Museum. For people who saw both, the reactions were similar.

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BLOG: Farewell to the Indo-China Chinese Elderly Association

BLOG: Farewell to the Indo-China Chinese Elderly Association

16 October 2014

By Assunta Ng After 30-plus years, the office for the Washington State Indo-China Chinese Elderly Association, which resided in the Bush Hotel in the ID, has closed its doors. One neighborhood senior heard the news and said, “I couldn’t sleep that night. We seniors will have one place less to go.”

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BLOG: Satya needs a public relations consultant

BLOG: Satya needs a public relations consultant

16 October 2014

By Assunta Ng Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella created controversy last week due to his comment that women should trust in karma for a raise and shouldn’t ask for better wages. This was said  at the Women in Technology conference. Why did Satya say what he said? Three factors influenced his response. He was born and […]

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CIDBIA Executive Director Blakeney named one of Seattle’s “40 Under 40”

CIDBIA Executive Director Blakeney named one of Seattle’s “40 Under 40”

13 October 2014

The Puget Sound Business Journal  profiled 40 business professionals under the age of 40. The list included Chinatown’s-International District Business Improvement Area Executive Director Don Blakeney. Blakeney has served as executive director for four years. (end)

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Asian American Stanford physician appointed White House Fellow

Asian American Stanford physician appointed White House Fellow

13 October 2014

Edward Sheen  is a board certified internist and was a Clinical Fellow in Liver and Digestive Diseases at Stanford University, He is Executive Chair/Senior Partner of the Stanford Healthcare Consulting Group, and Course Director of Leadership/Strategies for Healthcare Delivery Innovation. In the California State Assembly.

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All about eyes

All about eyes

13 October 2014

Hoy Ping Yee Chan, O.M.D. and Carole Conlon, L.Ac., collaborated on a book for practitioners of traditional Chinese medicine, senior eye patients, and for western medical doctors and optometrists. “Chinese Medicine for Aging Eyes” includes topics on learning the differential diagnosis, examination, and treatment of eye diseases, integrating Chinese medicine, and self-care exercises for general […]

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Mark Chow fundraiser

Mark Chow fundraiser

13 October 2014

Judge Mark Chow held a fundraiser at House of Hong on Sept. 29. Over 300 people were in attendance. He is currently running for re-election in King County District Court. He has served as District Court Judge since 1990.

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Women warriors

Women warriors

13 October 2014

The Women Warriors Guild of the Seattle Children’s Hospital recently accepted a Muckleshoot Indian Tribe grant award of $5,000.  The grant supports the research efforts to eradicate heart damage caused by Kawasaki Disease (KD).

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Losing dad: A teen finds purpose in grief

Losing dad: A teen finds purpose in grief

11 October 2014

By Martha Irvine AP National Writer CHICAGO (AP) — Genevieve Liu sits back in bed each night, still thinking of her father before she sleeps. He used to sing the same song to his children at bedtime, often before he’d head to surgery to save the life of someone else’s child.

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2 Koreas meet for highest level talks in 5 years

2 Koreas meet for highest level talks in 5 years

11 October 2014

By Hyung-Jin Kim and Foster Klug Associated Press SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea’s presumptive No. 2 and other members of Pyongyang’s inner circle met with South Korean officials Saturday in the rivals’ highest level face-to-face talks in five years, a possible indication that both sides are interested in pursuing better ties after months […]

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Seattle hospital to take Ebola patients if needed

Seattle hospital to take Ebola patients if needed

10 October 2014

SHORELINE, Wash. (AP) — Harborview Medical Center in Seattle said Monday it is willing to receive U.S. residents who are evacuated from West Africa for treatment of Ebola. There are no patients with Ebola in Washington state and no plans to evacuate patients to the region soon, but local and state health officials said at […]

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MAP celebrates 20 years of volunteer service on Oct 25

10 October 2014

University of Washington Alumni Association Multicultural Alumni Partnership (MAP) will be celebrating its 20th anniversary of the formation of the MAP club and also hosting its annual “Bridging the Gap” breakfast.

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Japanese psychedelia visits Seattle

Japanese psychedelia visits Seattle

10 October 2014

By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly Bo Ningen, a punky-psychedelic quartet of Japanese musicians based in London, England, brought their

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Transforming Renton and the Asian community

Transforming Renton and the Asian community

10 October 2014

By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly Renton might not be the biggest city in King County, but its recent groundbreaking ceremony for its $180 million, 4-star Southport Hotel would beat many of Seattle’s high-profile development projects in style and fanfare.

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