By Nina Huang Northwest Asian Weekly As Seward Park anticipates a rebuild of the torii gate that used to welcome visitors to the park, Jerry Arai hopes to dedicate park benches to two very special people in the community. A retired architect and community volunteer, Arai wants to donate and dedicate two benches for Seward […]
The health profile of Asian Pacific Americans 2016
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Asian-owned business wins award
Congratulations to Frank and Penny Fukui, honored with the Supplier of the Year Award at the 2016 Northwest Mountain MSDC Annual Awards Dinner on March 11. The Fukuis own Woodburn Company of Everett, which specializes in office imaging equipment, managed print services, document management systems and, IT services. The company won similar awards in 2005 […]
The Layup Drill: Snowboarder, Mariner, Sounder … and Yao!
Welcome to another edition of The Layup Drill. In this month’s edition we take a look at a snowboarding Phenom, a new Mariner, the Sounders lose a key player and Yao Ming moves closer to Hall of Fame.
Fake story reflects real divide between rural, urban Chinese
A woman from a big Chinese city visits her boyfriend’s rural hometown and is so appalled by the squalor she sees that she dumps him. The story was fake, but it swept through Chinese media because it highlighted a deep societal gap that the ruling Communist Party has vowed to close.
Life and love with the Chinese zodiac
Rat: 1924, 1936, 1948, 1960, 1972, 1984, 1996, 2008 Ox: 1925, 1937, 1949, 1961, 1973, 1985, 1997, 2009 Tiger: 1926, 1938, 1950, 1962, 1974, 1986, 1998, 2010 Rabbit: 1927, 1939, 1951, 1963, 1975, 1987, 1999, 2011 Dragon: 1928, 1940, 1952, 1964, 1976, 1988, 2000, 2012 Snake: 1929, 1941, 1953, 1965, 1977, 1989, 2001, 2013 Horse: […]
Doctor accused of killing partner, attorneys may link cough syrup
SEATTLE (AP) — Attorneys for a doctor charged with aggravated murder may argue that their client was suffering from cough-syrup induced psychosis, which led him to kill his partner and toddler son in 2011. Dr. Louis Chen, 43, is accused of fatally stabbing 29-year-old Eric Cooper and 2-year-old Cooper Chen, whose bodies were found inside […]
Rick Polintan — Fighting for immigrant rights
By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly Rick Polintan has had over 35 years of community and union organizing experience since his migration to the United States in 1980 from the Philippines. He was a member of the Union of Democratic Filipinos, doing community organizing against the Marcos dictatorship and helping Filipinos in their struggle for immigrant […]
BLOG: We need more revealing than concealing — No answers at community meeting on Donnie Chin’s slaying
By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly Since Donnie Chin’s slaying four months ago in the International District, there’s been little progress when it comes to getting information about the case. Why? Chin was the founder and one-man staff of the International District Emergency Center, providing patrol and emergency services in the ID. There have been […]
Don’t let the airlines lose your suitcase this Thanksgiving
By Scott Mayerowitz AP Airlines Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Heading into winter, fliers should take extra precautions with their checked luggage — December and January are traditionally the worst months for lost bags. To avoid problems, arrive at the airport early enough to let your bag get to the plane, and print out a […]
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