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The Cultural Gap Narrows in Vietnam

The Cultural Gap Narrows in Vietnam

Soyon Im March 7, 2012 0

Several days before Christmas, my husband and I traveled to Vietnam to take part in a wedding. My husband’s cousin Jan (pronounced with a silent J), a lawyer from Berlin who’d been living in

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Asian Americans and Small Town Life

Asian Americans and Small Town Life

Nan Nan Liu March 7, 2012 0

Across from Seattle’s city lights, there is a small, maritime town called Bremerton. Even on a sunny weekend, Bremerton remains quiet and sleepy. Like other small towns in Washington, the Asian Pacific Islander population

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The Meter Maid’s Here!: Community Bands Together To Create Better Rules For Parking Fees

The Meter Maid’s Here!: Community Bands Together To Create Better Rules For Parking Fees

Ravi Ventkataraman March 7, 2012 0

Tong Chen, owner of Hong Kong Bistro, had two words to express how parking fees have affected his business: “Too bad.” Since August 2011, many restaurants in the International District have been reeling from

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News Pulse – 2/15/2012

News Pulse – 2/15/2012

The International Examiner February 15, 2012 0

Graffiti Artist Strikes It Rich with $200M Facebook Stock The New York Times featured the graffiti artist who took Facebook stock instead of cash for painting the walls of the social network’s first headquarters.

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Celebrate Asia! Brings Together An Impressive Mix

Celebrate Asia! Brings Together An Impressive Mix

The International Examiner February 15, 2012 0

Celebrate Asia! always manages to showcase the musical traditions of both the East and West in celebration of our region’s diverse Asian community. This year is no exception with a diverse range of talent

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A Filipino “Chicken Soup for the Soul”

A Filipino “Chicken Soup for the Soul”

Maria Batayola February 15, 2012 0

Reni Roxas, owner of Tahanan Books, hits a home run with her new book “Hanggang Sa Muli: Homecoming Stories for the Filipino Soul.” It is wonderful chicken soup for the soul for Filipinos, Americans,

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Video Games Not Just For Gamers Anymore?

Video Games Not Just For Gamers Anymore?

Atia Musazay February 15, 2012 0

Carol Luong is the model student by many accounts. She wakes up at 6 a.m. in her University of Washington dorm room and heads to the gym for a two-hour workout. She spends the

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I Am Bruce Lee

I Am Bruce Lee

Yayoi Lena Winfrey February 15, 2012 0

An eternal icon, Bruce Lee is a kick-ass martial arts whiz, a handsome movie star, a profound philosopher, and a cultural ambassador instilling dignity in Asians by flaunting his Chinese heritage worldwide. Breaking out

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‘Coming Out’ Twice

‘Coming Out’ Twice

Prumsodun Ok February 1, 2012 0

I don’t even remember how it began. My eldest sister is in my apartment, screaming and yelling at me with a nonsensical fury. There is something about me not going to work. There is

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