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Mongolian Hot Pot opens its $2 million restaurant in Chinatown

Mongolian Hot Pot opens its $2 million restaurant in Chinatown

By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly Lately, the trend for successful Chinese businesses has been to head to the Eastside and forget Chinatown.

Kenny G distances self from Hong Kong protesters

Kenny G distances self from Hong Kong protesters

By Kelvin Chan Associated Press HONG KONG (AP) — Smooth jazz star Kenny G insisted Thursday that he’s not a foreign provocateur supporting Hong

Seattle pays it forward — Lining up at midnight for free healthcare

Seattle pays it forward — Lining up at midnight for free healthcare

By Laura Ohata Northwest Asian Weekly Seventy dental drills whined on the Key Arena floor, as volunteer dentists and hygienists provided free procedures to the

Innovative Asian American youth

Innovative Asian American youth

By Steven Metcalf Northwest Asian Weekly Billy Wu had an idea. He wanted to make life a little easier for young people around him. That idea took the form of

Losing dad: A teen finds purpose in grief

Losing dad: A teen finds purpose in grief

11 October 2014

By Martha Irvine AP National Writer CHICAGO (AP) — Genevieve Liu sits back in bed each night, still thinking of her father before she sleeps. He used to sing the same song to his children at bedtime, often before he’d head to surgery to save the life of someone else’s child.

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2 Koreas meet for highest level talks in 5 years

2 Koreas meet for highest level talks in 5 years

11 October 2014

By Hyung-Jin Kim and Foster Klug Associated Press SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea’s presumptive No. 2 and other members of Pyongyang’s inner circle met with South Korean officials Saturday in the rivals’ highest level face-to-face talks in five years, a possible indication that both sides are interested in pursuing better ties after months […]

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Seattle hospital to take Ebola patients if needed

Seattle hospital to take Ebola patients if needed

10 October 2014

SHORELINE, Wash. (AP) — Harborview Medical Center in Seattle said Monday it is willing to receive U.S. residents who are evacuated from West Africa for treatment of Ebola. There are no patients with Ebola in Washington state and no plans to evacuate patients to the region soon, but local and state health officials said at […]

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MAP celebrates 20 years of volunteer service on Oct 25

10 October 2014

University of Washington Alumni Association Multicultural Alumni Partnership (MAP) will be celebrating its 20th anniversary of the formation of the MAP club and also hosting its annual “Bridging the Gap” breakfast.

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Japanese psychedelia visits Seattle

Japanese psychedelia visits Seattle

10 October 2014

By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly Bo Ningen, a punky-psychedelic quartet of Japanese musicians based in London, England, brought their

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Transforming Renton and the Asian community

Transforming Renton and the Asian community

10 October 2014

By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly Renton might not be the biggest city in King County, but its recent groundbreaking ceremony for its $180 million, 4-star Southport Hotel would beat many of Seattle’s high-profile development projects in style and fanfare.

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A-pop! Ling, logos, and Levine

A-pop! Ling, logos, and Levine

10 October 2014

By Vivian Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly The leaves are changing colors and so are happenings in the media. All your favorite fall shows are back and some newbies are hitting the scene as well! Read on to see what’s new for Asian Americans in the television and pop culture scene.

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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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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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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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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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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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