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More than just a pretty cover… —Chin Music Press recreates the art of storytelling

More than just a pretty cover… —Chin Music Press recreates the art of storytelling

By Tiffany Ran Northwest Asian Weekly Day writer and translator Jay Rubin walked into the office of Chin Music Press when it was establishing itself in

China’s Black Friday was 11.11

China’s Black Friday was 11.11

By Jingyu Zhang Northwest Asian Weekly Nov. 11 (11.11) is notable because it is considered the “Singles’ Day Shopping Festival” in China. On Nov. 11, 2014,

Japan in recession as economy contracts 1.6 pct

Japan in recession as economy contracts 1.6 pct

By Elaine Kurtenbach AP Business Writer TOKYO (AP) — Japan reported Monday that its economy contracted at a real annual rate of 1.6 percent in July-September, in a second straight quarterly decline that returned the country to recession.

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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Top contributor: Modesty, even after 88 years — Louise Kashino still quietly contributes to our community

Top contributor: Modesty, even after 88 years — Louise Kashino still quietly contributes to our community

07 November 2014

By Zachariah Bryan Northwest Asian Weekly Behind every good man, there is a good woman. And perhaps there is no truer case of that than Louise Kashino. While her husband Shiro Kashino was used to the spotlight, having been a high school football star and a war hero, she was used to making things work […]

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Eighth Avenue South to become one-way for one block

Eighth Avenue South to become one-way for one block

07 November 2014

The Seattle Department of Transportation will be converting the one block segment of Eighth Avenue South between South Lane and South Dearborn streets from its current two-way configuration to one-way southbound over the weekend of Nov. 8-9 (weather permitting). The traffic revision is necessary to accommodate the streetcar track on Eighth Avenue South that runs […]

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Accusations of sexual abuse may have been the motive for Rainier Beach shootings

Accusations of sexual abuse may have been the motive for Rainier Beach shootings

07 November 2014

A Rainier Beach resident, a grandfather, identified by sources as Honorario Yango, 78, killed himself after allegedly shooting his daughter, Christine Dela Isla, 39, and granddaughter Anahlia Cowherd, 11. According to the Seattle Times, a source close to the investigation said that the girl, Anahlia Cowherd, had blogged about the abuse on Wattpad, a digital storytelling site. […]

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Artist alley at Kinokuniya creates a new community

Artist alley at Kinokuniya creates a new community

07 November 2014

By Izumi Hansen Northwest Asian Weekly Stationed between the aisles of ceramics and produce at Uwajimaya and the shelves of comic books

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COMMENTARY: Sleepless in Seattle – the city gives back (and bags)

COMMENTARY: Sleepless in Seattle – the city gives back (and bags)

07 November 2014

By Eddie Wang Northwest Asian Weekly Five years ago, I stepped onto the University of Washington (UW) campus as a wide-eyed freshman

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Gaming, gender shifts, and a Samurai among Panthers

Gaming, gender shifts, and a Samurai among Panthers

07 November 2014

By Samantha Pak Northwest Asian Weekly In Real Life Written by Cory Doctorow, Illustrated by Jen Wang First Second, 2014 After a guest speaker visits her class at school, Anda joins the world of Coarsegold Online, a massively multiplayer role-playing game. She ends up spending most of her free time playing and for the naturally […]

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COMMENTARY: Hate crimes in the University District

07 November 2014

By Frank Irigon OCA-GREATER SEATTLE CHAPTER On behalf of OCA-Greater Seattle Chapter, I want to expressed our extreme disappointment and outrage that it’s almost been a month since this hate crime was perpetrated upon defenseless Asian female students in the University District. We were hoping that your office and the SPD would have shared this […]

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