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The Reality of the Job Market for APIs in 2010

The Reality of the Job Market for APIs in 2010

Paul Kim January 6, 2010 Comments Off on The Reality of the Job Market for APIs in 2010

With the beginning of the New Year, there will be much speculation about how the economy will fare in 2010 for Asian Pacific Islanders. Will the economy continue to plummet as it did this

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New Words Fuel Immigration Debate

New Words Fuel Immigration Debate

Marcelo Ballve January 6, 2010 Comments Off on New Words Fuel Immigration Debate

With a national debate on the impact of foreign workers on jobs and the economy heating up for 2010, it’s time to brush up on some relevant policy jargon. Two words in particular –

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Design Your Next Decade

Design Your Next Decade

Ranny Kang January 6, 2010 1

Run a 5K, find a spiritual path, begin meditating, host a charity event, travel and find my purpose in life – these were just a few intentions on my long list of resolutions for

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Happy New Year, Happy ‘You’ Year!

Happy New Year, Happy ‘You’ Year!

Sam Louie, MA January 6, 2010 Comments Off on Happy New Year, Happy ‘You’ Year!

“Far better it is to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs even though checkered by failure, than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer much because they live in

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Road Rules: How to Start Your Own Company

Road Rules: How to Start Your Own Company

Tim Wang January 6, 2010 Comments Off on Road Rules: How to Start Your Own Company

If you were to tell me 10 years ago, shortly after I had graduated from college that I would someday be starting my own business, I would have laughed and said, “There’s no way.

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Viet Wah Owner Opens Up

Viet Wah Owner Opens Up

Nick Wong January 6, 2010 Comments Off on Viet Wah Owner Opens Up

If you’ve ever shopped for Hoison sauce, Bok Choy, sticky rice or any other Asian food product, then you’ve probably heard of Viet-Wah, the Asian specialty grocery store with locations all over Washington State.

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Counting You In: The Significance of the  US Census to APIs

Counting You In: The Significance of the US Census to APIs

Shalin Hai-Jew January 6, 2010 2

The year 2010 may prove challenging for the new US Census. Many individuals have been displaced from the economic upheaval of the multi-year recession. The greater emphasis on enforcing immigration laws—in a new homeland

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Finding Home in a Foreign Land

Finding Home in a Foreign Land

Jennifer M. Pang January 6, 2010 Comments Off on Finding Home in a Foreign Land

January is a month of new beginnings: a time to reflect on things we want and the aspects of our life that need a change. Allen Say’s newest picture book, “Erika-San” illustrates that it

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The House of Hope and Fear: Life in a Big City Hospital

The House of Hope and Fear: Life in a Big City Hospital

Cynthia Rekdal January 6, 2010 Comments Off on The House of Hope and Fear: Life in a Big City Hospital

Neither indigent nor uninsured, Harborview was the hospital of choice for former Washington State Governor Albert Rossellini, after breaking his hip in a recent fall. For native Seattle-ites and those who have lived any

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A Way of Life: A Thread That Connects

A Way of Life: A Thread That Connects

Lorraine Pai January 6, 2010 2

You may have watched her untying intricate knots, garbanzo beans spilling from boldly dyed fabrics at the Aki Matsuri or Cherry Blossom Festival. For the past 20 years, Kikuko Dewa, has shared her mastery

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