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EDITORIAL: Remembering, wishing, resolutions

EDITORIAL: Remembering, wishing, resolutions

We asked our amazing NWAW writers and contributors to help out with the holiday issue. We

BLOG: 8 gifts at no cost that can boost your happiness

BLOG: 8 gifts at no cost that can boost your happiness

Ho, ho, ho, Christmas is cancelled! Two parents posted on Facebook recently a photo of their three sons and announced they were cancelling their holiday with no gifts.

Loss and birth — Tukwila community aids Burmese family of Ciin Nuam

Loss and birth — Tukwila community aids Burmese family of Ciin Nuam

By Minal Singh Northwest Asian Weekly Almost $60,000 has been donated to the Zam Khap family so far in the fundraising drive organized by the Tukwila School District Community.

Providing sleep in Seattle — ‘Big Give’ day provides King County with sleeping bags

Providing sleep in Seattle — ‘Big Give’ day provides King County with sleeping bags

By James Tabafunda Northwest Asian Weekly One caring group of individuals stand united in delivering compassion and restoring dignity to people without stable and permanent housing.

Chinese gay dating app grows to 15 million users

07 December 2014

By Louise Watt and Aritz Parra Associated Press BEIJING (AP) — By day, Ma Baoli was a high-ranking officer in a seaside city police force. By night, he ran a website for gay people to share experiences and on which he spoke under a pseudonym about the pressure he faced as a homosexual.

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Honda admits failing to report deaths, injuries

07 December 2014

By Tom Krisher AP Auto Writer DETROIT (AP) — Honda is admitting that it failed to report more than 1,700 injury and death claims about its vehicles to U.S. safety regulators, a violation of federal law.

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Nominee questions fairness of Taiwan film awards

Nominee questions fairness of Taiwan film awards

07 December 2014

AP Wire Service TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — The golden horse statues have been awarded, but the drama hasn’t ended from one of Asia’s biggest film festivals. Chinese actress Gong Li called Taiwan’s Golden Horse Film Festival unprofessional after she lost the best actress category to Taiwanese actress Chen Shiang Chyi. Sometimes called the Chinese Oscars, […]

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N. Korean leader’s sister named as senior official

N. Korean leader’s sister named as senior official

07 December 2014

AP Wire Service SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea has revealed that leader Kim Jong Un’s younger sister is a senior official in the ruling Workers’ Party, adding to analysts’ views that she is an increasingly important part of the family dynasty that runs the country.

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Immigrant students helping others like them

Immigrant students helping others like them

06 December 2014

By Erin Grace AP Wire Service OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Inside the tiny Benson apartment, in a kitchen filled with boxes of donations, stood two teenagers washing dishes.

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COMMENTARY: RE: E-cigarettes and the API community

COMMENTARY: RE: E-cigarettes and the API community

05 December 2014

By Sean Yokomizo For Northwest Asian Weekly On behalf of Asian Pacific Partners for Empowerment, Advocacy, and Leadership (APPEAL), I would like to respond to the commentary, “E-cigarettes and the API Community,” authored by Reid Mukai and posted on Nov. 21, 2014.

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A fusion of tradition and culture for the holidays

A fusion of tradition and culture for the holidays

05 December 2014

On Nov. 27th, Asian Counseling and Referral Service (ACRS) hosted a Thanksgiving Luncheon for youth, families and seniors at ACRS’ main office. Over 250 individuals attended, including many who had no other place to celebrate the holiday. A full Thanksgiving meal, as well as a range of Asian foods, was served by fifteen volunteers and staff.

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Rising star on the flying trapeze: Jordan Tribble

Rising star on the flying trapeze: Jordan Tribble

05 December 2014

By Laura Ohata Northwest Asian Weekly “Fear is a big part of flying trapeze,” says Jordan Tribble. “To stand up on the platform, with no safety lines, and tell yourself to jump off. Just swinging on the bar is a big deal.” For all of his talk of fear, at age 21, Christopher Jordan Yasukuni […]

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All about action — Book recommendations

All about action — Book recommendations

05 December 2014

By Samantha Pak Northwest Asian Weekly Tiger By Wesley Robert Lowe Wesley Lowe Media At 28, Micah Keating is fresh out of law school and traveling back to Hong Kong to start his new law career at one of the country’s top firms. On his first day, Micah meets Brenda, the daughter of his boss, […]

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Cultural drama — Ultra Rich Asian Girls: Stereotype or commentary?

Cultural drama — Ultra Rich Asian Girls: Stereotype or commentary?

05 December 2014

By Vivian Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly I am seldom interested in reality television, but there’s something intriguing about reality shows that feature all-Asian

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Top Contributor: Lori Wada — It’s all about healthcare

Top Contributor: Lori Wada — It’s all about healthcare

04 December 2014

By Ninette Cheng Northwest Asian Weekly Northwest Asian Weekly Top Contributor honoree Lori Wada has been on the Board of Directors of the Washington State Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs (CAPAA) since April 2014.

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Top Contributor: Dr. Jai Jun Byeon — Helping the underserved community

Top Contributor: Dr. Jai Jun Byeon — Helping the underserved community

04 December 2014

By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly Dr. Jai Jun Byeon is the CEO and Chief Medical Officer for Cornerstone Medical Services. He is a strong advocate of health equity for immigrants and minorities, and received the 2013 Molina Healthcare Champion award. As a family physician, Byeon is a certified civil surgeon who can perform immigration physical […]

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What happens when Seattle meets China? — Romance, business, and more business

What happens when Seattle meets China? — Romance, business, and more business

04 December 2014

By Assunta Ng The Greater Seattle Chinese Chamber of Commerce recently hosted a business panel discussion, “Seattle meets China,” at the Sun Ya restaurant in November.

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A last supper and a new beginning in Chinatown — Neighborhood icon Ocean City closes

A last supper and a new beginning in Chinatown — Neighborhood icon Ocean City closes

04 December 2014

By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly After hosting countless weddings and social events, Ocean City (OC) restaurant, the biggest restaurant in Seattle’s Chinatown, finally ended its own party and history of 31 years on Nov. 30.

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Clinically funny — “Canasian” Ed Hill’s low anxiety helps with high-stress job

Clinically funny — “Canasian” Ed Hill’s low anxiety helps with high-stress job

04 December 2014

By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Ed Hill’s start in comedy was a prerequisite.  

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Legal scholars: Obama’s immigration actions lawful

04 December 2014

By Jim Kuhnhenn Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 100 immigration professors and scholars declared Tuesday that President Barack Obama’s decision to make several million immigrants illegally in the United States eligible to be spared from deportation is constitutional and within his administrative powers.

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EDITORIAL: A sincere signature — Northwest Asian Weekly, No. 338 on the list

04 December 2014

We, the undersigned, are Asian American writers and scholars. We are very aware of the ways a story is told. We are also keenly and painfully aware of the ways a story gets untold.

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Lee appointed at Amazon

Lee appointed at Amazon

01 December 2014

Douglas Lee, an Executive Development Institute alum (2012) has been appointed as Amazon’s Regional Head of Solutions Architecture, Asia Pacific, in the World-wide Public Sector (WWPS) team within Amazon Web Services. He will be spending a portion of his time building and growing the business in APAC, while developing technical and business relationships at the […]

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Chinese actress/director awarded

Chinese actress/director awarded

01 December 2014

There was a showing of NanNiWan at the UW on Nov 10. Director and main actress Peng Dan was in attendance and received a”Renowned Actress and Director” award. The event was hosted by two students organizations, American Peony Art & Culture Association – UW Chapter, and HUA Voice Radio.

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Local students create video game

Local students create video game

01 December 2014

Intelligence Factor Game Studios, is a new video game company made entirely of Issaquah High School freshmen.

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