Already beset by competitive pressures, one nail salon owner recounts how New York state regulations have affected her business.
Koreans in the NYC area, including major organizations, denounced North Korea’s rocket launch two days in advance of the Lunar New Year.
Chinese community leaders talk about the upcoming special election to replace Sheldon Silver for the remainder of his term which expires at the end of the year, reports Sing Tao Daily.
Direct marketing schemes seem to present attractive job prospects for Filipino and other immigrant communities but upfront investments and other obligations pose risks for participants.
More and more Korean beauty products are being featured at stores in NYC.
The city of Ansan plans a memorial for victims of the Sewol ferry, which sank nearly two years ago, and the mayor and the fathers of two victims visited NYC to learn about the 9/11 memorial and speak with Koreans in the city.
Long-Bin Chen makes sculptures and busts of historical figures and religious icons using books about them. SinoVision stops by his Bronx studio.
The Korea Times reports that it will join the Korean American Association of Queens in hosting the parade portion of the Lunar New Year festivities in Flushing next month.
Sing Tao Daily profiles three friends who have started a campaign to help provide homeless people and their pets with warm accessories for the winter, while also documenting some of their stories.
Haijing Bai opened Zing’s Awesome Rice on the Lower East Side to prove that Chinese food “can be beautiful, elegant and even sexy,” she tells World Journal.
Chinese and Korean nail salon owners said at a press conference led by Ron Kim that they’re being unfairly scrutinized, reports Queens Tribune.
A grandmother who raised her twin granddaughters in China and brought them back to the U.S. to be with their mother now plans on taking them back to China. Read the sad tale in World Journal.
A photographer profiles some notable baby boomers in Chinatown.
U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Antony Blinken encouraged Korean-American groups to support the agreement on comfort women reached by Japan and Korea, much to the ire of Korean organizations in New York, reports Korea Daily.
A Korean nonprofit has been distributing jackets and coats and providing meals to day workers, many of them Latino, reports Korea Daily.