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“Yellowface” controversy over the “The Mikado” — Gilbert Chen trial set for August 11th PICTORIAL: Chinatown Seafair Parade engages neighborhood and visitors
 
“Yellowface” controversy over the “The Mikado” — Gilbert & Sullivan opera incites protest

“Yellowface” controversy over the “The Mikado” — Gilbert & Sullivan opera incites protest

By Zachariah Bryan Northwest Asian Weekly On Sunday, July 20, while standing outside the Seattle Repertory Theatre to protest the Seattle Gilbert and

Chen trial set for August 11th

Chen trial set for August 11th

By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Jeffrey Chen’s long wait for his retrial to determine whether he was the victim of racial discrimination will soon come to an end when his lawsuit

PICTORIAL: Chinatown Seafair Parade engages neighborhood and visitors

PICTORIAL: Chinatown Seafair Parade engages neighborhood and visitors

By Jamie Sun Northwest Asian Weekly People from all over Seattle gathered in the International District July 20 to watch the annual Chinatown Seafair Parade. During the parade, police officers helped block the transportation routes to King Street, so audiences could enjoy and concentrate on the parade without traffic. Crowds started from the King Street […]

July 16: Milk scandal in China makes world headlines

31 December 2008

The scandal broke after 16 infants in Gansu Province, who had been fed on milk powder produced by Sanlu Group, were diagnosed

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April 10: Nepal holds a historic election

31 December 2008

Millions of voters turned out to elect a 601-seat constituent assembly that would write a new constitution. Maoist rebels, who

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May 12: Earthquake kills thousands in China

31 December 2008

As many as 68,000 people were killed and thousands injured when an estimated 7.9 magnitude earthquake hit the Sichuan, Gansu,

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March 10: China cracks down on protests in Tibet using force — or not?

31 December 2008

Some 400 Buddhist monks participated in a protest march in Tibet’s capital, Lhasa, to commemorate the failed uprising of

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Top 12 API athletes to look out for in 2009

31 December 2008

The city lost its basketball team as the Seattle SuperSonics left for Oklahoma City. The University of Washington football team didn’t win

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NWAW Editorial: Obama and staff keep on pushing

26 December 2008

President-elect Obama is already ushering in a new kind of presidency. He will be the first president who hails from the post-Vietnam generation, carrying along post-Vietnam politics that have a different worldview than his election opponent, John McCain ...

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NWAW editorial: Taiwan and China move forward, together

24 December 2008

Taiwan and China launched direct daily passenger flights, new shipping routes and postal links last week for the first time since their civil war in 1949 ...

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Commentary: End the year with positivity

24 December 2008

Is there anyone who hasn’t done something or said something he or she wanted forgiveness for? ...

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Oct. 11 Editorial: We endorse Barack Obama

24 December 2008

Special thanks should go out to the Rothman-Kurose family. Ruthann, Mika, and Mori were some of Obama’s earliest supporters

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Aug. 10: Hooters gives Chinese sports fans a thrill

24 December 2008

During the Olympics, I met up with friends at a symbol of American indulgence — yes, we went to the Hooters in Beijing.

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June 14: Seattle’s Chinatown raises $166,596 for quake victims

24 December 2008

What inspired a wife to be pitted against her husband, a restaurateur to give up jewelry worth $24,000, 30 youths to go door

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April 19: China loves Tibet?

24 December 2008

“China loves Tibet,” Zhang, a Chinese graduate student read aloud from the multitude of signs. He continued, “But the question is, does Tibet love China?”

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April 12: South Asian domestic abuse victims finally open up

24 December 2008

On any given day, it would be impossible to pick someone who has dealt with domestic violence out of a crowd. People who face abuse

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Feb. 23: BCC faculty says, ‘Racism happens for a profit’

24 December 2008

With a combined 45 years of instruction at Bellevue Community College, three members of its faculty are “willing to take some risks,”

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Jan. 16: Madame Ninh to open new university in Vietnam

24 December 2008

Madame Ton Nu Thi Ninh was once the highest ranking female official in the Vietnamese government. Now retired from her official diplomatic roles

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Top 10 Names in the News of 2008

24 December 2008

On May 18, 449 former University of Washington students were recognized for their courage and contributions to society.

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VABAW’s annual banquet

24 December 2008

The Vietnamese American Bar Association of Washington’s annual banquet was held on Oct. 28 at the Triple Door. The theme for

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A community election

24 December 2008

An election for the International Special Review District Board was held on Tuesday, Nov. 18. Two positions were up for

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Scientist posthumously honored

24 December 2008

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) honored the late Dr. Bell M. Shimada, a Nisei Japanese American

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The Celebrity Hall of Shame – Top 8 of 2008

24 December 2008

Vietnam's Ministry of Culture officials stripped 18-year-old Miss Vietnam Thi Thuy Dung Tran of the right to represent Vietnam at the Miss World

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