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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,

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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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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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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Adding music to silence — “Japanese Girls at the Harbor” gets a soundtrack

Adding music to silence — “Japanese Girls at the Harbor” gets a soundtrack

03 October 2014

By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly Seattle’s musical/performance art troupe Aono Jikken Ensemble brings its musical and performing expertise to

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Awareness about stomach cancer

03 October 2014

By Suzanne Pak For Northwest Asian Weekly On Aug. 22nd, Cornerstone Medical Services hosted the first stomach cancer summit in Washington state’s history. A hundred health, human service, and community leaders gathered at the Clarion Hotel in Federal Way to hear Dr. Joo Ha Hwang (chief of gastroenterology at Harborview Medical Center) explain how to […]

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BLOG: Gary Locke’s new hairstyle?

BLOG: Gary Locke’s new hairstyle?

02 October 2014

By Assunta Ng The former ambassador has only returned to Washington state for a few months after serving for three years as the first Chinese American U.S. ambassador to China. He’s in demand—everyone wants to use his name, have him speak, fundraise, and be a public figure. His name instantly draws traffic.

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BLOG: Satya Nadella speaks, but doesn’t reveal

BLOG: Satya Nadella speaks, but doesn’t reveal

02 October 2014

By Assunta Ng Satya Nadella gave an interview to the Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce on Sept. 15 at the Westin Hotel. I was thrilled to see the first Asian American being the keynote speaker for the Chamber.

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BLOG: George Clooney and Venice

02 October 2014

By Assunta Ng When I heard movie star George Clooney got married in Venice last week, I sighed. Not because I was crazy about him, but because I was in Venice the same time last year. I was there a year too early. Does it matter?

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BLOG: Lights, camera, action in Chinatown

BLOG: Lights, camera, action in Chinatown

02 October 2014

By Assunta Ng Chinatown was transformed into World War II scenes in Chinatown recently. On the 600 block of S. King St., you would find Chinese dressing in Japanese kimonos, street closed down, Massive Monkees studio turned into the filming sight, Canton Alley filled with drama. What’s going on? You wondered.

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Meet the new neighbors — Nickelsville homeless camp moves to the ID

Meet the new neighbors — Nickelsville homeless camp moves to the ID

02 October 2014

By Laura Ohata Northwest Asian Weekly I walk down a deserted street toward the Nickelsville homeless camp. I am a small woman, I am wearing a large camera, and I am alone.

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HK activists start bigger protest amid standoff

HK activists start bigger protest amid standoff

02 October 2014

By Joanna Chiu and Kelvin Chan Associated Press HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong activists kicked off a long-threatened mass civil disobedience protest Sunday

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Diversity at the top: Mary Knell

Diversity at the top: Mary Knell

02 October 2014

By Nina Huang Northwest Asian Weekly Hardworking. Persistent. Collaborative. These are just some of the adjectives that describe Mary Knell.

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EDITORIAL: Testing, testing, testing — Let’s present this hypothetical

02 October 2014

Directive: You have approximately 30 minutes to answer a question and develop it into an essay.  Your response will see if you qualify to attend the academic institution of your choice or have the prerequisites for the job you are applying for.

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Mayor meets with ethnic media

Mayor meets with ethnic media

29 September 2014

Members of local ethnic media had a chance to meet and mingle with each other, Mayor Ed Murray, and other city officials on Sept. 18. The event took place in the the Betty Jane Narver

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Posted in Names in the News, Vol 33 No 40 |9/27-10/30 Comments

Kin On expansion project groundbreaking

Kin On expansion project groundbreaking

29 September 2014

Over 70 people celebrated Kin On’s Groundbreaking Ceremony on Sept. 19 to officially kick off the “Creating an Aging-Friendly Community” Kin On Expansion Project. Former Governor and

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Nihonmachi Nite

Nihonmachi Nite

29 September 2014

Japantown celebrated its annual Nihonmachi Nite last Saturday. The Main Stage was located in the heart of Japantown, at 6th Ave S and S Main St and featured Cascade Kendo Kai and a Shi Shi Mai Lion Dog Dance.

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