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Eric Pallas, president of Spring Bank (Photo courtesy of Spring Bank)

Which Banks Honor IDNYC?

Large banks in the city have been slow to accept IDNYC as identification, even secondary identification, when holders of the new city ID try to open bank accounts.

Work by Seong Yoon Sunim (Photo by Yehyun Kim for Voices of NY)

Korean Zen Buddhist Art on Display

Culture, East Asian, Featured Posts, Voices' Picks August 10, 2015 at 5:46 pm

The Zen Buddhist Temple on the Upper East Side is exhibiting works from its 500-piece collection of Korean Buddhist art, both contemporary and traditional, to the public through Aug. 15.

Hawaiian? Filipino? Chinese? How Asians are Perceived in NYC

 A Korean living in New York for the past year asks people who "look" East Asian  how they self-identify and how others view them.

Hawaiian? Filipino? Chinese? How Asians are Perceived in NYC

A Korean living in New York for the past year asks people who “look” East Asian how they self-identify and how others view them.

JaiChoon Kim standing in front of one of her paintings at Flushing Town Hall (Photo by Yehyun Kim for Voices of NY)

Viewing Korean Minhwa, or ‘Painting of the People’

Flushing Town Hall is hosting an exhibit through May 31 of modern-day minhwa, or painting of the people, by Korean artist JaiChoon Kim.

Sung-sil Kim holding a drawing of her stepson and wearing his student ID (Photo by Yehyun Kim for Voices of NY)

In NY, Sewol Ferry Disaster Moms Urge Further Investigation

East Asian, Featured Posts, New York, Voices' Picks March 18, 2015 at 5:20 pm

Two mothers of students on the Sewol ferry when it sank off the south coast of Korea a year ago are arguing in a tour of the Northeastern U.S. that the hull should be refloated and a thorough investigation be conducted.

New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito (right) speaks with members of the community and ethnic media at City Hall, Dec. 11, 2014.

Opinion: Ethnic Media Asks ‘Where Is Our Fair Share?’

Media, Opinion January 12, 2015 at 5:54 pm

New York’s ethnic media has garnered newfound respect in recent years, and now it should get its “fair share” of advertising, Sing Tao Daily’s Lotus Chau writes in an opinion piece.

New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito (right) speaks with members of the community and ethnic media at City Hall, Dec. 11, 2014.

Council Speaker Vows Greater Access for Community, Ethnic Press

Featured Posts, Government, Media December 11, 2014 at 11:21 pm

Melissa Mark-Viverito met with members of the community and ethnic media to offer greater access to City Hall and encourage reporting on the Council’s legislative role.

Third grader Phoenix holds up a card with his name written inKorean. (Photo by Yehyun Kim for Voices of NY)

Introducing Korea to Third Graders in Park Slope

Brooklyn, East Asian, Education, Featured Posts, Voices' Picks November 26, 2014 at 4:56 pm

Korean customs, language and history were introduced to students at P.S. 321 by visiting Korean university students.

Marchers at the recent Korean Day Parade in New York (Photo by Yehyun Kim for Voices of NY)

A Korean American Day in New York?

East Asian, New York November 18, 2014 at 3:57 pm

The City Council will soon take up Council member Peter Koo’s resolution to make Jan. 13 Korean American Day, reports The Korea Times.

Nisha Agarwal (Photo by Yehyun Kim for Voices of NY)

Commish Says Muni ID Will Improve Access to City for All

Featured Posts, Government, Immigration, New York, Video, Voices' Picks October 30, 2014 at 11:47 pm

Commissioner of Immigrant Affairs Nisha Agarwal answers reporters’ questions about the municipal ID program at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism.

Kwang Young Chun in front of one of the works in his "Aggregation" series on view at Hasted Kraeutler Gallery in New York (Photo by Yehyun Kim for Voices of NY))

Korean Artists on View in New York

Culture, East Asian, Featured Posts, Manhattan, Voices' Picks October 21, 2014 at 2:46 pm

Three Korean artists currently are on exhibit in New York, with works using very different materials but demonstrating a common interest in humanity.

Costumed characters at Times Square (Photo by Yehyun Kim for Voices of NY)

Costumed Characters Demand Respect

In the News, Manhattan, Mexican September 25, 2014 at 5:08 pm

Costumed characters at Times Square are organizing to be treated with respect and not harassed by the police, Diario de Mexico reports.

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