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On Nov 26, the directors of 미동부예능인협회, which translates to the “Korean Entertainment Association of Eastern America,” had a meeting with Charles Yoon who is the chairman of the board, Min-Sun Kim who is the 35th president of The Korean American Association of Greater New York, and Youn-Jung Kim, who is a Korean consul in New York, to explain the conflict and ask for help. (Photo by The Korean American Association of Greater New York via The Korea Times)

Korean Karaoke Bars Face Lawsuit in Royalties Dispute

Business, East Asian, Metro Area December 4, 2018 at 5:52 pm

A royalties dispute between the Korean owners of karaoke bars in the New York area and a Korean music publishing company could end up in court, reports The Korea Times.

Digging into a cool dish at The Coffee Factory in Flushing (Photo via The Korean Times)

Cold Korean Dishes to Beat the Heat

East Asian, Food, Manhattan, New York, Queens July 5, 2018 at 1:29 pm

Koreans and others are partaking of cold noodles and other dishes during the current heat wave in NYC, The Korea Times reports.

Linda Lee (Photo via The Korea Times)

Bridging Generations of Koreans in Bayside

East Asian, Queens, Social Services August 30, 2017 at 3:42 pm

The Korea Times speaks to Linda Lee, the executive director of Korean Community Services of Metropolitan New York, about the organization’s new Bayside location, a place she hopes will serve three generations of the community.

From right, David Cohen, director at the Bergen County’s Alternatives to Domestic Violence (ADV) division, Alan Lerner, clinical program director, Boram Song, counselor for Korean victims of domestic violence. (Photo via Korea Daily)

In NJ, a New Counseling Program for Koreans

Metro Area, Social Services March 6, 2017 at 4:56 pm

A new bilingual group counseling program for Korean victims of domestic violence will begin shortly in Bergen County, New Jersey, reports Korea Daily.

Mi-sook Hyhun, right, NYC Mental Health First Aid instructor and executive secretary of the Esther Ha foundation, speaks during the mental health forum at Columbia University on Feb. 7. (Photo via Korea Daily)

Mental Health Forum Held for Korean Students

East Asian, Education, Health, New York February 10, 2017 at 12:24 pm

A mental health forum encouraged Korean university students to speak up when they suffer from depression and seek help, Korea Daily reports.

SsingSsing (Photo via QNS)

Korean Band Brings Gender and Genre-Bending Show to Queens

Culture, East Asian, Queens January 5, 2017 at 4:50 pm

SsingSsing will mix rock and Korean folk singing as they take their “anything-goes stage antics” to Flushing on Jan. 6, reports QNS.

Christine Colligan: Speaking Up for Koreans in NYC
Christine Colligan, co-president of the Korean American Parents Association of Greater New York, became an advocate for the Korean community in NYC not long after a chance meeting.

Christine Colligan: Speaking Up for Koreans in NYC

Best of 2016, East Asian, Featured Posts, New York, Video March 21, 2016 at 4:27 pm

Christine Colligan, co-president of the Korean American Parents Association of Greater New York, became an advocate for the Korean community in NYC not long after a chance meeting.

Park's residence in Queens (Screen shot from the documentary TV show "그것이 알고싶다 --We want to know that" produced by Seoul Broadcasting System)

How Two Korean Children Ended up Adopted – and Enslaved – in Queens

Crime, East Asian, Queens, Youth March 15, 2016 at 4:00 pm

The Korea Times reports on a documentary about how two Korean children ended up adopted by a Korean woman in Queens who abused them.

Young Soo Lee spoke in front of City Hall on International Women’s Day calling for an official apology and legal compensation from the Japanese government. (Photo via The Korea Times)

Remembering Comfort Women on Women’s Day

Asian, History, Manhattan, Women March 9, 2016 at 5:43 pm

Survivor Young Soo Lee, 88, joined Laurie Cumbo and other officials, and the Coalition for Comfort Women at City Hall, to mark International Women’s Day and spread awareness of the plight of comfort women, report Kings County Politics and The Korea Times.

The Korean American Parents Association of Greater New York, at Hanyang mart in Flushing, is gathering signatures to support further investigation of a 2014 assault case at Montefiore hospital. (Photo via the Korea Times)

Urging Justice for the Korean Assault Victim at Montefiore

Bronx, Crime, East Asian, New York, Police March 7, 2016 at 4:29 pm

The Korean American Parents Association of Greater New York has started a signature gathering campaign to support further investigation of the 2014 assault on a Korean employee at Montefiore Medical Center that has left him seriously injured, The Korea Times reports.

(Photo by Yeo Ram Choi for Voices of NY)

A Message for North Korea and China in Times Square

East Asian, Manhattan February 19, 2016 at 4:38 pm

In the latest of advertisements he has placed in Times Square, a Korean-American businessman calls on China to stop North Korea from developing a nuclear weapon, reports New York Ilbo.

On Jan. 19, 2016, New York state Sen. Tony Avella, at the microphone, called for a crackdown on residents living in the house on the right who he alleges are operating an illegal food business out of their home. (Photo via Korea Daily)

Bayside Residents Allege Woman Runs Illegal Food Business

Food, Queens January 20, 2016 at 5:42 pm

Some in Bayside, Queens, including state Sen. Tony Avella, accuse a woman of illegally operating a food business out of her home, reports Korea Daily.

On Jan. 18, 2016, day laborers are picking free winter clothes near the cross of Northern Blvd and Parsons Blvd in Flushing, Queens (Photo via Korea Daily)

Korean Volunteers Help Day Laborers

East Asian, Immigration, Latino, Queens January 19, 2016 at 3:48 pm

A Korean nonprofit has been distributing jackets and coats and providing meals to day workers, many of them Latino, reports Korea Daily.

Demonstrating at Montefiore Medical Center on Dec. 3: Jungja Park, mother of assault victim Seongsoo Kim, holding sign at left and Korean-American Parents Association of Greater New York president Christine Colligan (Yoon Hee Choi) with arm raised at right (Photo by Jinwoo Cho via The Korean Times)

Protests at Montefiore over Assault on Korean Employee

Bronx, East Asian, Health, New York, Police December 5, 2015 at 11:54 am

The Korean-American Parents Association of Greater New York held a demonstration at Montefiore Hospital in the Bronx demanding justice for a Korean employee who suffered brain damage from an assault a year ago that relatives say both the hospital and the NYPD failed to investigate at the time, reports The Korea Times.

(Photo via Korea Daily)

One Korean Homeless Shelter Left in NYC

Housing, Religion, Social Services August 17, 2016 at 6:08 pm

The number of shelters serving Korean homeless people has dwindled to just one, Jesus Love House Mission in Flushing. Korea Daily speaks to homeless Koreans and the pastors who have run shelters in the community.