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More than just a pretty cover China’s Black Friday was 11.11 Japan in recession as economy contracts 1.6 pct
 
More than just a pretty cover… —Chin Music Press recreates the art of storytelling

More than just a pretty cover… —Chin Music Press recreates the art of storytelling

By Tiffany Ran Northwest Asian Weekly Day writer and translator Jay Rubin walked into the office of Chin Music Press when it was establishing itself in

China’s Black Friday was 11.11

China’s Black Friday was 11.11

By Jingyu Zhang Northwest Asian Weekly Nov. 11 (11.11) is notable because it is considered the “Singles’ Day Shopping Festival” in China. On Nov. 11, 2014,

Japan in recession as economy contracts 1.6 pct

Japan in recession as economy contracts 1.6 pct

By Elaine Kurtenbach AP Business Writer TOKYO (AP) — Japan reported Monday that its economy contracted at a real annual rate of 1.6 percent in July-September, in a second straight quarterly decline that returned the country to recession.

How Sweet It Is — Tangerine’s New Album ‘Behemoth!’

How Sweet It Is — Tangerine’s New Album ‘Behemoth!’

07 November 2014

By Laura Ohata Northwest Asian Weekly The only guarantee in life is that things change. Seattle’s up-and-coming band, Tangerine, released a

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Molding a character in 18 minutes

Molding a character in 18 minutes

07 November 2014

By Alice Day Northwest Asian Weekly The University of Washington senior’s most personal creation to date, Auteur, by Tong-Yup Han, is an 18-minute short film about a director’s “solipsistic, self-destructive spiral” into descent and self-loathing when he is overlooked for an award. The film opens with the main character, Philip, at a film festival giving […]

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Senator Jayapal! — API candidate results from election night

Senator Jayapal! — API candidate results from election night

06 November 2014

By Daria Kroupoderava Northwest Asian Weekly The general election results are in from Election Night Nov. 4, and there were almost an equal percentage of winners and losers in the API community.

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Victory for AAPI candidates across the country

Victory for AAPI candidates across the country

06 November 2014

By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly An unprecedented 159 Asian American and Pacific Islander candidates were running for a local elected office in 26 states this year. 39 AAPI

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Open sesame… – Alibaba moves into Seattle, next to competitor Amazon

Open sesame… – Alibaba moves into Seattle, next to competitor Amazon

06 November 2014

By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Chinese e-commerce company, Alibaba, has settled into offices in downtown Seattle near one of its

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Marijuana’s controversy in China

Marijuana’s controversy in China

06 November 2014

By Jingyu Zhang Northwest Asian Weekly Several Chinese actors were recently arrested for possession of marijuana. The most famous is probably

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BLOG: A dynamic duo

BLOG: A dynamic duo

06 November 2014

By Assunta Ng It’s not easy to foster diversity at the University of Washington (UW) since it’s such a big school with

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BLOG: Make her proud

06 November 2014

By Assunta Ng Former educator Carol Simmons knows how to express gratitude.

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BLOG: Congratulations to candidates…and voters

BLOG: Congratulations to candidates…and voters

06 November 2014

By Assunta Ng Elections are an opportunity for us to speak our mind. Voters certainly spoke on the Nov. 4 election in Washington state.

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EDITORIAL: We can do better

06 November 2014

A recent review by The Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund (AALDEF), a national organization that protects and promotes the civil rights of Asian Americans, reported that Asian

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Inouye’s new appointment

Inouye’s new appointment

03 November 2014

Shin Inouye has now been appointed the Press Secretary and Advisor for Intergovernmental and External Affairs at the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), Department of Homeland Security. He served as White House Director of Specialty Media since 2009. A graduate of the Johns Hopkins University, Inouye earned a bachelor’s degree with departmental honors in […]

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Posted in Names in the News, Vol 33 No 45 | 11/1-11/70 Comments

Celebrity chefs contribute to ACRS gala

Celebrity chefs contribute to ACRS gala

03 November 2014

Over 400 community leaders, elected officials, and supporters attended a night in support of Asian Counseling and

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Sprite & Jeff’s midnight wedding

Sprite & Jeff’s midnight wedding

03 November 2014

Congratulations to Sprite (Plutthiphong Srigrarom) and  Jeffrey R. Perkins who met in Las Vegas in front of the Aria

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JACL awards Congressman Smith

JACL awards Congressman Smith

03 November 2014

On October 9th, 2014, the Japanese American Citizen’s League hosted its annual National Gala at the Capital Hilton in Washington, D.C. This year’s theme was “A Salute to Champions,” and recognized Mr. Bill Imada of IW Group, Mr. Peter Lenkov and Mr. Ken Solarz of the CBS television show Hawaii Five-0, United States Congressman Adam […]

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Gala for Refugee Women’s Alliance

Gala for Refugee Women’s Alliance

03 November 2014

Over 400 friends, donors, and sponsors attended the Refugee Women’s Alliance Annual Gala at Waterfront Marriott

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NWAW represents

NWAW represents

03 November 2014

The Northwest Asian Weekly yielded 13 awards in the Washington Newspaper Publishers Association’s annual “Better Newspaper” Awards. Andrew Hamlin, won 1st place in the Best General Interest Column, “At the Movies” Marino Saito, won 1st place in the Best Story on the Arts, “Kaori Nakamura: Retiring dancer was truly a dream come true” George Liu […]

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Posted in Names in the News, Vol 33 No 44 | 10/25-10/310 Comments

Nurse, now Ebola free, receives thanks from Obama

Nurse, now Ebola free, receives thanks from Obama

01 November 2014

By Jessica Gresko Associated Press BETHESDA, Maryland (AP) — A nurse who caught Ebola while caring for a Dallas patient who died of the disease walked out of a Washington-area hospital virus-free Friday and into open arms.

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Vietnam war photographer dies in US

Vietnam war photographer dies in US

01 November 2014

By Julie Watson Associated Press SAN DIEGO (AP) — Le Minh Thai, a photojournalist who covered the Vietnam War for The Associated Press and Time Life, has died. He was 93.

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Kerry says no apology to North Korea to free Americans

01 November 2014

By Matthew Pennington Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry on Friday urged North Korea to release two detained Americans to build goodwill with the United States, but ruled out providing a U.S. apology to Pyongyang to win their freedom.

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COMMENTARY: Experiencing more than being an extra

COMMENTARY: Experiencing more than being an extra

01 November 2014

By Johnny Pak For Northwest Asian Weekly Actors, producers, directors, and about 200 other extras, including myself, all converged in Seattle’s Chinatown for the filming of “The Man in the High Castle” on Sept. 30.

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Posted in Commentaries, Vol 33 No 45 | 11/1-11/70 Comments

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