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  1. Remembering the Khmer Rouge Takeover and its aftermath 40 years laterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Northwest Asian Weekly

    Forty years ago on April 17, Pol Pot led the Khmer Rouge into Phnom Penh and took over with the goal of creating a purely agrarian-based Communist society. Over a span of four years, the Khmer Rouge government arrested, tortured and eventually executed anyone suspected of being an "enemy."

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  2. How are businesses dealing with the minimum wage law?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Northwest Asian Weekly

    Nicole Vallestero Keenan, Molly Moon Neitzel, and Evelyn Mendoza discuss new minimum wage issues organized by the city A big misconception for many Seattle workers caused by the minimum wage law is that, "they are going to get $15 an hour on April 1," said Evelyn Mendoza, Uwajimaya's Human Resources Director, who was part of the city's panel on the new labor law on April 14 at City Hall. Although the law was implemented on April 1, employees won't be getting $15 until 2018.

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  3. BLOG: What is the Wing's fundraising formula for success?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | Northwest Asian Weekly

    The Wing Luke Asian Museum's annual fundraising dinner is the envy of many Asian community organizations. This year yielded another record-breaking amount, $460,000 raised, a 13 percent increase from last year.

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  4. "Every person's story is worth hearing" - Dragon Lady...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 3 | Northwest Asian Weekly

    Seattle-based actor, playwright, and drama teacher Sara Porkalob, brings her one-woman show "Dragon Lady," to the Theatre Off Jackson from March 26th to March 29th. Inspired by her Filipino family, the show promises several generations of family and family secrets, plus Diet Pepsi, pork dumplings, and some heavy bouts with the karaoke machine.

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  5. Conquering cancer - Winnie Che contributes to fighting the battleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Northwest Asian Weekly

    Winnie Che has long been an active member of the International District community. If you go to the Greenland, Inc. offices located on Weller Street in the Eng Suey Family Plaza, you will see their health tonic Naturin 2 stacked in bright green boxes and you will see photos of Che with many dignitaries and famous people, such as Bill Clinton, Bill Gates, and Henry Kissinger.

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  6. Wayne Lau appointed to MarketShare Board of DirectorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Northwest Asian Weekly

    Lau has been recently appointed to the Board of Directors of MarketShare, a non-profit program which empowers immigrants and refugees to become small business owners of their own mobile food operation. Wayne has been a resident in Seattle since 1956 and is a graduate of Rainier Beach High School.

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  7. JACL 93rd Annual Banquet at Seattle UniversityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Northwest Asian Weekly

    The Seattle chapter of the Japanese American Citizens League will host the 93rd Annual Banquet and Fundraiser at 5:30 p.m., Saturday, March 21 at Seattle University's Campion Hall. The company will preview an aria from An American Dream-a brand-new opera with a world premiere set for August 2015 at McCaw Hall.

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  8. Climbing Heart Mountain - Documenting Japanese internmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | Northwest Asian Weekly

    The latest film to detail the Japanese-American experience in relocation camps during World War II, David Ono's "The Legacy Of Heart Mountain" has a free screening this coming Sunday, March 15th, at the Nisei Veterans Committee Memorial Hall 1212 S. King Street in Seattle, from 1 to 3 pm. The documentary film focuses on the Heart Mountain War Relocation Center, situated in Wyoming.

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  9. Local Seattle sushi chef beats Bobby Flay on national TVRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | Northwest Asian Weekly

    Local chef Taichi Kitamura, owner and chef of Sushi Kappo Tamura appeared on the Food Network's "Beat Bobby Flay" TV show on March 5. It was a packed house at Tini Bigs Lounge for the viewing party of "Beat Bobby Flay" where folks gathered to watch and support Kitamura as he went head to head against Flay. Kitamura was born and raised in Kyoto, Japan, and lived there until he was 16. He came to Seattle as an exchange student at Lynnwood High School, and later graduated from Seattle University in 1997.

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  10. BLOG: What a week for entertainment and politicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | Northwest Asian Weekly

    Mayor Ed Murray, who declared he's a sheep, spoke briefly at the Greater Chinese Chamber of Commerce's Lunar New Year dinner at the China Harbor Restaurant last week. Murray, 60, was born in the Year of the Sheep.

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  11. Google celebrates Lunar New YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | Northwest Asian Weekly

    Employees took time from their busy days to join in celebrating the Year of the Sheep. There were lots of young children dressed in customary Chinese dress, most in red signifying good fortune and joy, accompanied by their parents and/or grandparents.

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  12. BLOG: Lunar New Year Confessions - It's already an interesting yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | Northwest Asian Weekly

    I've learned that "I don't know" is not an embarrassing response. I don't feel insecure or have an ego issue that I am afraid to admit that I am dumb sometimes, and even make mistakes.

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  13. Lions and lettuce at the Luke - Lunar New Year celebration kicks off at Wing Luke MuseumRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | Northwest Asian Weekly

    As a crowd gathered on King Street, lettuce and firecrackers hung from the front of a building, two pairs of children in lion costumes prepared to dance, and the celebration of the Year of the Sheep was ready to start. On Feb. 7 the Wing Luke Museum provided Seattle's International District with the host location for some of the opening festivities in celebration of the Lunar New Year.

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  14. In memory of Ticiang Diangson: A legacy of environmental justiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | Northwest Asian Weekly

    A pioneer in the field of environmental justice, Ticiang Diangson died peacefully on Jan. 29 at her home on Beacon Hill. The legacy of her work lives on in Seattle and in cities throughout the nation.

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  15. Publix Hotel groundbreakingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | Northwest Asian Weekly

    There was a groundbreaking February 9th in the parking lot of the Publix Hotel located at 5th Avenue and South King Street in Seattle's Chinatown/International District. There was a traditional Asian ceremonial elements for good luck and Japanese tea.

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  16. NAAAP cleans upRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | Northwest Asian Weekly

    Members of the National Association for Asian American Professionals spent approximately two hours last week picking up litter along King, Jackson, and the 5th Ave to 12th Ave corridor. It was the January 24 Adopt-A-Street Cleanup, part of the City of Seattle Adopt-A-Street Program.

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  17. "The Five Essentials: Arts and the movement for social justice"...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | Northwest Asian Weekly

    The arts can be an instrument for transforming individual lives, restoring communities, and remaking our society into a more tolerant and inclusive place for all. Five years ago, in a report I wrote for Americans in the Arts, I described the emergence of community-based arts organizations.

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  18. WISE WORDS - Washington state treasures Seattle and Northwest gems: What are Washington's top treasures? -Read the original story

    Feb 5, 2015 | Northwest Asian Weekly

    "Olympic Peninsula and Olympic National Park - Home to the only temperate rain forests in the continental U.S., old growth forest, rugged un-spoiled beaches, mountains, abundant wildlife and our state's rich Native American heritage, the Olympic Peninsula and Olympic National Park. Pike Place Market - Seattle's Pike Place Market: It will always be known as Seattle's soul.

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  19. Discovering Seattle's hidden treasures - Gems to discover without leaving the cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | Northwest Asian Weekly

    There is no need to take a plane to discover something new. Here's what you can explore, without a suitcase or a high price tag.

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  20. MLK matters to Seattle - Huge turnout for rally and marchRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | Northwest Asian Weekly

    The opening ceremony convened in the Garfield Gymnasium to a packed house where religious leaders and activists spoke in celebration of King's dream for equality and protested against a current climate that reveals racism still deep in American culture. Jelani Brown said "Race is a social construct.

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