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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,

PICTORIAL: Chinatown transformed

PICTORIAL: Chinatown transformed

10 October 2014

There were street closures in Chinatown for the filming of the Amazon Television pilot “The Man in the High Castle” on Sept 30 and Oct 1. The series is based on Philip K. Dick’s Hugo Award-winning novel. The premise is an alternate reality in which the Nazis and Japan won World War II and then […]

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Women in control — Reading recommendations

Women in control — Reading recommendations

10 October 2014

By Samantha Pak Northwest Asian Weekly Real Dangerous Girl By Kim Oh Editions Herodiade, 2013 As a teen and young adult, Kim Oh has worked hard, keeping her nose to the grindstone. Never mind that her boss McIntyre is one of the most corrupt men – if not the most  – in Los Angeles, who […]

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Posted in On the Shelf, Vol 33 No 42 | 10/11-10/170 Comments

COMMENTARY: This November, vote yes for Seattle Transit

COMMENTARY: This November, vote yes for Seattle Transit

10 October 2014

By Rich Stolz For Northwest Asian Weekly As any bus rider who has been passed up by an overcrowded bus or forced to stand for an entire commute can tell you, we need to start taking steps to improve bus service in Seattle. Our city is growing rapidly. If it were just trying to keep […]

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BLOG: Okimoto vs. Harrell is history

BLOG: Okimoto vs. Harrell is history

09 October 2014

By Assunta Ng A friend told me recently that Dave Okimoto is going to run against Seattle City Councilman Bruce Harrell in 2015. When I saw Okimoto, the former United Way executive, last Friday, I asked him, “Are you running?”

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BLOG: Tasting Ivar’s before it closed

BLOG: Tasting Ivar’s before it closed

09 October 2014

Of all the Ivar’s restaurants, my favorite is the one that is closed for waterfront development. It is not the restaurant I will miss, but its fish bar.

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Posted in Publisher Ng's blog, Vol 33 No 42 | 10/11-10/170 Comments

BLOG: Hong Kong students’ protest stirs up conflicts within families and friends

BLOG: Hong Kong students’ protest stirs up conflicts within families and friends

09 October 2014

By Assunta Ng I left Hong Kong (HK) in the 1970s, but my family ties are still there. The recent HK students’ protest that started on Sept. 27 has stirred up much conversations and arguments in the former British colony—between husband and wife, among friends, between employers and employees, and among parents and children.

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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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Posted in Arts & Entertainment, Features, Features 42, Profiles, Vol 33 No 42 | 10/11-10/170 Comments

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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Posted in Sports, Vol 33 No 41 | 10/4-10/100 Comments

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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Posted in Travel, Vol 33 No 41 | 10/4-10/100 Comments

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

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