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EDITORIAL: Thank you, Seattle!
 
EDITORIAL: Thank you, Seattle!

EDITORIAL: Thank you, Seattle!

Here is a short list of organizations we are grateful for. The list is actually

NAAAP scholarship gala

NAAAP scholarship gala

14 November 2014

By John Liu Northwest Asian Weekly The National Association of Asian American Professionals Seattle Chapter (NAAAP–Seattle) held its 35th annual scholarship

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AAPIs more likely to be caregivers

14 November 2014

A  new report released by AARP, “Caregiving Among Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders,” reveals that Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs) are more likely to provide caregiving for older family members at home. The data shows: -More than any other racial or ethnic group, the vast majority of AAPIs believe that caring for parents is […]

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Free job preparation classes

14 November 2014

Bellevue College is offering free Job Preparation classes for immigrants, refugees, permanent residents and U.S. citizens living in Bellevue. These classes are funded by the City of Bellevue and begin every quarter in January, April, June and September.

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Help with startup ideas

14 November 2014

The Seattle Public Library will host Startup Weekend EDU Seattle from Nov. 21 to Nov. 23. The public is invited to watch education-based startup teams demonstrate their new product and service ideas from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 23 at The Seattle Public Library, Central Library, 1000 Fourth Ave., Level 1, Microsoft Auditorium.

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This is Street 63 — Sounds and images of Phnom Penh now

This is Street 63 — Sounds and images of Phnom Penh now

14 November 2014

By Dipika Kohli Northwest Asian Weekly The dogs are yapping, the breeze is crusted over with exhaust, the bicycles and” tuk tuks” and whistles from the

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COMMENTARY: Sexual assault with a distinctly anti-Asian tinge

COMMENTARY: Sexual assault with a distinctly anti-Asian tinge

14 November 2014

By Jenn Fang For Northwest Asian Weekly The internet is in an uproar this week over Julien Blanc, an American and self-described “dating expert” who travels the globe giving workshops to men who are seeking to become so-called pick-up artists.

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Welcome home! — Kenneth Bae finally gets home, family, pizza, and freedom

Welcome home! — Kenneth Bae finally gets home, family, pizza, and freedom

13 November 2014

By Donna Bankinship and Josh Lederman Associated Press SEATTLE (AP)—Kenneth Bae arrived home after two years of imprisonment in North

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Surviving a stroke; facing challenges — Dr. Greg Ogata moves forward

Surviving a stroke; facing challenges — Dr. Greg Ogata moves forward

13 November 2014

By WSDA News Northwest Asian Weekly If you’ve ever met Washington State Dental Association President Dr. Greg Ogata

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Providing more than just hope for rural Indian adolescent girls

Providing more than just hope for rural Indian adolescent girls

13 November 2014

By James Tabafunda Northwest Asian Weekly Poverty restricts options.

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Thai man convicted of defaming king on Facebook

Thai man convicted of defaming king on Facebook

13 November 2014

AP Wire Service BANGKOK (AP) — A Thai court sentenced a university student to 2 1/2 years in prison on Tuesday for posting a message on Facebook that the court said insulted the country’s king.

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BLOG: Why my Chinese friends picked Indian food

BLOG: Why my Chinese friends picked Indian food

13 November 2014

By Assunta Ng “What’s the best place for Chinese food?” many Seattle Chinese are frequently confronted with this question.

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EDITORIAL: More yay for Kenneth Bae! — And more good news

13 November 2014

Happy very early Thanksgiving! We’re already thankful, and here’s why—a summary of some good news for you: Everyone is celebrating Kenneth Bae’s return.  Bae was finally released from North Korean imprisonment after two years. There’s not much we can say that hasn’t been said in other media, but it doesn’t hurt to repeat the good […]

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Batayola appointed as trustee by Insleee

Batayola appointed as trustee by Insleee

10 November 2014

Teresita Batayola has been appointed to the Seattle Colleges District Board of Trustees by Governor Jay Inslee, effective Oct. 20, 2014. Batayola, CEO of International Community Health Services (ICHS) in Seattle, is one of five members of the Board of Trustees appointed to five-year terms by the governor. Trustees are responsible for overall policy and […]

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LIHI raises over $305,000

LIHI raises over $305,000

10 November 2014

On October 24th, The Low Income Housing Institute hosted its 12th annual Gala & Auction at the

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Shiro shows his skills

Shiro shows his skills

10 November 2014

On November 2, the crowd in the Pike Place Market’s Atrium Kitchen waited patiently for legendary

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MAP celebrates 20 years

MAP celebrates 20 years

10 November 2014

There were over 500 attendees at the Multicultural Alumni Partnership “Bridging the Gap”

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Thai prime minister, an ex-general, is a millionaire

Thai prime minister, an ex-general, is a millionaire

09 November 2014

AP Wire Service BANGKOK (AP) — Asset disclosures by members of Thailand’s military-dominated post-coup Cabinet reveal they are quite well-off, a trait shared with the civilian politicians they accused of corruption. The National Anti-Corruption Commission on Friday released the asset declarations of the 33 Cabinet ministers, 25 of whom are millionaires in dollar terms.

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British man charged in Hong Kong double killing

British man charged in Hong Kong double killing

09 November 2014

By Kelvin Chan Associated Press HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong police said Monday that they had charged a British man with killing two women, including one whose body was found inside a suitcase on the balcony of the man’s upscale apartment.

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Chinese official allegedly hides $33M in bribes

09 November 2014

AP Wire Service BEIJING (AP) – Investigators in China have found more than 200 million yuan ($33 million) in cash at the home of an energy official accused of receiving bribes, in the country’s largest cash seizure ever, a senior prosecutor said Friday.

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NKorean escapes kidnap attempt in Paris

09 November 2014

By Elaine Ganley Associated Press PARIS (AP) — A North Korean student with family ties to the regime in his country escaped a kidnapping bid in Paris, where he was studying, and is now in hiding, a French source with knowledge of the case said Saturday.

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