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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,

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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NAAAP cleans up

NAAAP cleans up

29 September 2014

Members of the National Association for Asian American Professionals spent approximately two

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Okamoto and Moriguchi awarded

Okamoto and Moriguchi awarded

29 September 2014

Tosh Okamoto and Tomio Moriguchi, co-founders of Nikkei Concerns, received a Founder’s Award honor at the Nisei Veterans Hall on Sept. 15. Both united the Japanese American

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China reveals cases of torture in police detention

27 September 2014

By Louise Watt Associated Press BEIJING (AP) — Three police officers and four other people have been convicted of torturing suspects to obtain confessions, China’s official state news agency reported, in a rare instance of prosecution of the practice.

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Wise words on aging gracefully

Wise words on aging gracefully

26 September 2014

What do you wish you would have known when you were in your 20s? “1. Don’t be afraid to start a business at a young age. 2. Surround yourself with people you aspire to be. 3. Never take your health for granted. 4. Always do what is right over what is easy. 5. Marry well. […]

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Mentoring and Wisdom:  Women of Color Empowered

Mentoring and Wisdom: Women of Color Empowered

26 September 2014

By Laura Ohata Northwest Asian Weekly­ Behind every successful person stands a series of mentors. Whether it is providing advice on office politics or an endorsement for a job promotion, mentors play a pivotal role in the development of

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LETTER: SHAG senior concerns

26 September 2014

Thank you for taking the time to listen to the concerns of the seniors of our area and being open to the idea of articles focused on bringing awareness to members of our community on the following issues.

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ICHS opens new clinic for business in Shoreline

ICHS opens new clinic for business in Shoreline

26 September 2014

By Ron Chew Northwest Asian Weekly International Community Health Services (ICHS) officially opened the doors of its new medical-dental clinic in Shoreline on Monday, Sept. 15, marking the long-awaited arrival of the first nonprofit community health center in the city’s history.

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Helping Link celebrates its 21st anniversary gala

Helping Link celebrates its 21st anniversary gala

26 September 2014

For Helping Link, a nonprofit based out of Chinatown/International District, this is a time for reflection. The nonprofit is on the brink of their anniversary and getting ready to celebrate their achievements for the local Vietnamese community, as well as their clients and volunteers.

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Drink that coconut water! — Food recommendations for healthy aging

Drink that coconut water! — Food recommendations for healthy aging

26 September 2014

By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly Salmon, mackerel, tuna You get the idea—fish! Not only is that piece of salmon a healthy, lower-calorie alternative to red meat, all those omega-3 fatty acids are like a lubricant for the brain.

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Still dancing — At 97, Gene Moy inspires

Still dancing — At 97, Gene Moy inspires

26 September 2014

By Cari Murotani Northwest Asian Weekly The fact that women ask Gene Moy to dance is not surprising, considering he knows all the steps to the various ballroom styles and has good rhythm. Moy dances several times a week and drives to

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A theatre pioneer…  — Kashiwagi, 91, continues to act, write, reflect

A theatre pioneer… — Kashiwagi, 91, continues to act, write, reflect

26 September 2014

By Daria Kroupoderova Northwest Asian Weekly Hiroshi Kashiwagi, 91, has been writing and performing since he was 15 years old. With 76 years of experience under his belt, he’s still going strong. Recently, Kashiwagi held a reading before the screening of “Infinity & Chashu Ramen,” a movie he stars in, at the Wing Luke Museum.

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COMMENTARY: Nickelsville moves to new home

COMMENTARY: Nickelsville moves to new home

26 September 2014

By Low Income Housing Institute Permitting issues with City of Seattle Department of Planning and Development were resolved last week with the help of Seattle Mayor Ed Murray. Nickelsville residents were able to complete their move to their new home at 1010 S. Dearborn.

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COMMENTARY: Are you saving enough? Survey shows Seattleites not saving for a rainy day

COMMENTARY: Are you saving enough? Survey shows Seattleites not saving for a rainy day

26 September 2014

By Kashi Yoshikawa Investment Strategist, Wells Fargo Private Bank It wasn’t surprising to learn that although many Seattle-area adults believe they are in good shape on immediate financial needs (paying bills, providing for family, etc.), they tend to be less “healthy” on more long-term goals, according to a survey released by Wells Fargo’s Wealth, Brokerage, […]

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Free dental, vision, and medical care

26 September 2014

The Seattle/King County Clinic will be offering free healthcare services Thursday, Oct. 23-Sunday, Oct. 26 at KeyArena at Seattle Center. All patients are welcome and do not need to provide ID or proof of citizenship. There is no registration, but patients will be treated on first-come, first-serve basis. Admission numbers will be distributed at 3:30 […]

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Takei takes over Seattle

Takei takes over Seattle

25 September 2014

By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly “You do not become an actor, you are born an actor,” informed the 77-year-old George Takei in his

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Services for seniors

Services for seniors

25 September 2014

By James Tabafunda Northwest Asian Weekly When several generations of Asian Americans live under one roof, there’s an opportunity for the older generation to pass their wisdom and experience to the youth.

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Upscale Din Tai Fung Bellevue model sets precedence for future locations

Upscale Din Tai Fung Bellevue model sets precedence for future locations

25 September 2014

By Tiffany Ran Northwest Asian Weekly What many don’t know about Din Tai Fung’s humble beginnings is of its earliest days as a store

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BLOG: Can you reverse aging?

BLOG: Can you reverse aging?

25 September 2014

By Assunta Ng Yes, you can, if you don’t fall into the trap of turning into the stereotype of the grumpy old man or woman. How aging can turn folks into being so negative, insensitive, unkind, stubborn, self-centered, and unloving puzzles me.

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