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Help, advice, and new friends for women refugees

Help, advice, and new friends for women refugees

By Laura Ohata Northwest Asian Weekly All over the world, refugees flee their countries in fear of torture and death, often at the hands

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

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

Diversity at the top — Building spaces and programs

Diversity at the top — Building spaces and programs

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

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

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

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

EDITORIAL: Community newspaper has a crush on Bruce Lee — (…and a city has more than a crush)

EDITORIAL: Community newspaper has a crush on Bruce Lee — (…and a city has more than a crush)

09 October 2014

This issue of NWAW should probably be titled the “Bruce Lee” issue. There was

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It’s all about Bruce — Bruce Lee Day proclaimed as exhibit opens

It’s all about Bruce — Bruce Lee Day proclaimed as exhibit opens

09 October 2014

By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Martial artist, movie star, father, husband, cha-cha champion.

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Diversity at the top — Brad Miyake steers City of Bellevue

Diversity at the top — Brad Miyake steers City of Bellevue

09 October 2014

By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly “Organized chaos.”  

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Diversity at the top — Andy Hwang gets to be the man in blue

Diversity at the top — Andy Hwang gets to be the man in blue

09 October 2014

By Zachariah Bryan Northwest Asian Weekly When Andy Hwang was a kid growing up in Olympia, listening to the blare of sirens

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UW Wall of Recognition

UW Wall of Recognition

06 October 2014

On September 9, the Department of Communication invited Alumni Hall of Fame members and Early Career Award recipients to the unveiling of a Wall of Recognition housed in the Communications Building at UW. In

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Posted in Names in the News, Vol 33 No 41 | 10/4-10/100 Comments

Tommy Chong, fancy footwork

Tommy Chong, fancy footwork

06 October 2014

Tommy Chong, infamous for being part of the duo of Cheech & Chong, is now on ABC Television’s Dancing with the Stars. So far, he has fared well, and will be continuing on to the next round. The award-winning comedian is partnered with Peta Murgatroyd. This previous week, on Sept. 29th,  he was ranked third […]

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Sakurako Fisher, appointed  General Trustee of JFK Center for the Performing Arts

Sakurako Fisher, appointed General Trustee of JFK Center for the Performing Arts

06 October 2014

Fisher, President of the San Francisco Symphony, has been a member of the San Francisco Symphony’s Board of Governors since 1992, and was formerly the Vice President of the Symphony’s Board of Governors and Chair of the Development Steering Committee. Fisher serves as the Chairman of the National Board of the Smithsonian Institution and is a […]

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Shari Song fundraiser successful

Shari Song fundraiser successful

06 October 2014

Song is running for State Senate, District 30. Over 120 people attended the fundraiser, including Ambassador Gary Locke, and raised approximately $15,000. The event was held at New Hong Kong Restaurant in the ID, Sept. 22. (end)

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Kollaboration alumni reunite

Kollaboration alumni reunite

06 October 2014

Multi award-winning spoken word poet, Troy Osaki, and singer-songwriter and guitarist, Christian Kang joined forces to host their debut solo showcase featuring an all Asian-American lineup, with special guest, singer-songwriter Brenda Xu, on September 26, 2014 at Q Café in Seattle.

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China tells Taiwan: Reunifying will end antagonism

04 October 2014

AP Wire Service BEIJING (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping said reunifying the mainland and Taiwan is about ending political antagonism, rather than about rebuilding territories and sovereignty, state media reported Friday.

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Retiring Li Na has “no regrets” about retiring

Retiring Li Na has “no regrets” about retiring

04 October 2014

AP Wire Service BEIJING (AP) — Two days after announcing the end of her momentous tennis career in an open letter to friends and fans, Li Na entered her farewell news conference with the appearance of somebody who had been crying. It didn’t take long for the two-time Grand Slam champion to shed tears, again, […]

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The Village Report — Returning to Cambodia

The Village Report — Returning to Cambodia

04 October 2014

By Dipika Kohli Northwest Asian Weekly Today is the second day back in Cambodia, after six weeks in California. I go to a small side street just off Khan

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Washington Place groundbreaking

Washington Place groundbreaking

03 October 2014

Washington Place, a 19-story construction in Tukwila, broke ground Sept. 25. The $120 million tower will be one of the largest in South King County. The project has been in development since October 2010. It will be in the

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Seattle to fine residents for not composting

03 October 2014

SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle residents who fail to separate food waste from trash will be fined.

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Adding music to silence — “Japanese Girls at the Harbor” gets a soundtrack

Adding music to silence — “Japanese Girls at the Harbor” gets a soundtrack

03 October 2014

By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly Seattle’s musical/performance art troupe Aono Jikken Ensemble brings its musical and performing expertise to

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Awareness about stomach cancer

03 October 2014

By Suzanne Pak For Northwest Asian Weekly On Aug. 22nd, Cornerstone Medical Services hosted the first stomach cancer summit in Washington state’s history. A hundred health, human service, and community leaders gathered at the Clarion Hotel in Federal Way to hear Dr. Joo Ha Hwang (chief of gastroenterology at Harborview Medical Center) explain how to […]

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BLOG: Gary Locke’s new hairstyle?

BLOG: Gary Locke’s new hairstyle?

02 October 2014

By Assunta Ng The former ambassador has only returned to Washington state for a few months after serving for three years as the first Chinese American U.S. ambassador to China. He’s in demand—everyone wants to use his name, have him speak, fundraise, and be a public figure. His name instantly draws traffic.

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BLOG: Satya Nadella speaks, but doesn’t reveal

BLOG: Satya Nadella speaks, but doesn’t reveal

02 October 2014

By Assunta Ng Satya Nadella gave an interview to the Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce on Sept. 15 at the Westin Hotel. I was thrilled to see the first Asian American being the keynote speaker for the Chamber.

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BLOG: George Clooney and Venice

02 October 2014

By Assunta Ng When I heard movie star George Clooney got married in Venice last week, I sighed. Not because I was crazy about him, but because I was in Venice the same time last year. I was there a year too early. Does it matter?

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BLOG: Lights, camera, action in Chinatown

BLOG: Lights, camera, action in Chinatown

02 October 2014

By Assunta Ng Chinatown was transformed into World War II scenes in Chinatown recently. On the 600 block of S. King St., you would find Chinese dressing in Japanese kimonos, street closed down, Massive Monkees studio turned into the filming sight, Canton Alley filled with drama. What’s going on? You wondered.

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