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Port of Seattle candidate Bea Querido-Rico: We need to invest in the community

Port of Seattle candidate Bea Querido-Rico: We need to invest in the community

Travis Quezon July 20, 2017 0

The International Examiner caught up with Querido-Rico to talk about what she feels voters need to know about the Port of Seattle elections.

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Green Dot Middle School principal Walter Chen returns to his roots

Green Dot Middle School principal Walter Chen returns to his roots

Travis Quezon March 16, 2017 0

The International Examiner caught up with Walter Chen to talk about the challenges and goals of Green Dot Middle School, reaching out to the API community, and the controversy of charter schools in Washington

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Scammers posing as Seattle City Light employees, targeting elderly, businesses

Scammers posing as Seattle City Light employees, targeting elderly, businesses

Travis Quezon December 29, 2016 0

A restaurant owner in the Chinatown International District recently received a call from a con artist claiming to be from Seattle City Light. They altered the caller ID to make it look like the

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NAPCA program educates community about heart disease, the leading cause of death of AAPIs

NAPCA program educates community about heart disease, the leading cause of death of AAPIs

Travis Quezon December 12, 2016 0

Seattle-based nonprofit National Asian Pacific Center on Aging’s (NAPCA) newly funded program, “Healthy Eating, Healthy Aging,” aims to improve heart health in communities across the country. NAPCA was recently awarded a $484,000 grant from

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Community efforts lead to public safety funding—Donnie Chin legacy shines spotlight on decades-long struggle

Community efforts lead to public safety funding—Donnie Chin legacy shines spotlight on decades-long struggle

Travis Quezon December 8, 2016 0

Seattle City Councilmember Lorena González, who represents the city at large, led the effort in the council to secure funding for the public safety coordinator position. González said the funding of position and other

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Cathay Post celebrates 70 years, honors World War II veterans

Cathay Post celebrates 70 years, honors World War II veterans

Travis Quezon November 11, 2016 0

On August 24, 2016, Cathay Post #186 held a special luncheon at Palisade to honor its World War II members and celebrate their 70th anniversary. At the end of WWII, returning Chinese American veterans

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Edward Lee Vargas: Our kids, our nation are being left behind by the digital divide

Edward Lee Vargas: Our kids, our nation are being left behind by the digital divide

Travis Quezon September 17, 2016 0

The digital divide separates the haves and the have-nots when it comes to computer and internet access. As the internet becomes more ubiquitous in education, business, and daily life, the ability to access the

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Q&A: Zach Naimon, raising funds to end Alzheimer’s disease through biking across China and Central Asia

Q&A: Zach Naimon, raising funds to end Alzheimer’s disease through biking across China and Central Asia

Travis Quezon July 12, 2016 0

Zach Naimon has lived in China for several years and he rode his motorcycle from Beijing to Kashgar, China’s westernmost city. This year, Naimon rode through China again as part of his trip to

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FAIR!: Undocumented APIs already with us, more dialogue needed

FAIR!: Undocumented APIs already with us, more dialogue needed

Travis Quezon April 8, 2016 0

The International Examiner caught up with Marissa Vichayapai, 21 Progress’ Asian & Pacific Islander DACA WA State Coordinator and FAIR! Organizing Director, to talk about the work that is being done for undocumented API

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Gov. Jay Inslee speaks on API issues, education, climate change

Gov. Jay Inslee speaks on API issues, education, climate change

Travis Quezon April 8, 2016 0

On a windy morning on March 2, the International Examiner had a chance to sit down with Gov. Jay Inslee at IDEA Space in the International District to talk about education, data disaggregation, climate

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