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A Korean nail salon in Manhattan (Photo by Jiwon Choi for Voices of NY)

Korean Biz Owners Fret Over Minimum Wage Increases

Business, East Asian, Labor December 19, 2018 at 2:21 pm

Korean business owners say they may have to cut hours or workers or both, reports The Korea Times.

A Korean nail salon in Manhattan (Photo by Jiwon Choi for Voices of NY)

Setback for Nail Salon Owners

Business, East Asian, New York March 31, 2017 at 5:31 pm

A Westchester County judge has thrown out a suit filed by a Korean nail salon owner against the adoption of new ventilation regulations on the salons, reports Korea Daily.

A Korean nail salon in Manhattan (Photo by Jiwon Choi for Voices of NY)

Korean Nail Salon Owner Challenges NYS Regs

Business, East Asian, Metro Area, New York October 7, 2016 at 3:48 pm

A nail salon owner in Westchester County is suing the state of New York over its new ventilation requirements, reports Korea Daily. More than two dozen other owners had originally planned to join the lawsuit.

A Korean nail salon in Manhattan (Photo by Jiwon Choi for Voices of NY)

Korean Nail Salons: An Inside Look

Stiff competition in NYC has hurt market share, but workers still seek jobs there.

NYC Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña answering a question, with Deputy Chancellor Dorita Gibson (Photo by Jiwon Choi/Voices of NY)

Schools Chancellor Fariña Speaks with Ethnic Media

Education, Featured Posts, Government, New York June 10, 2014 at 10:42 pm

Carmen Fariña discussed universal pre-K, English language learners and school holidays.

Astorino Critiques NY Dream Act and Pre-K

Astorino Critiques NY Dream Act and Pre-K

Featured Posts, New York, Politics June 9, 2014 at 10:32 pm

In a Q&A session, the Republican gubernatorial candidate said Cuomo has driven residents from the state.

Korean Orchestra of the Blind Performs

Korean Orchestra of the Blind Performs

Culture, East Asian, Featured Posts May 5, 2014 at 6:15 pm

A dynastic legacy and modern interpretations inspire the orchestra’s beautiful sounds.

Rabbi Bob Kaplan, Imam Shamsi Ali and Fatima Shama (l to r) (Photo by Jiwon Choi/Voices of NY)

Being Muslim in Post-9/11 New York

Featured Posts, Jewish, Muslim, New York April 11, 2014 at 2:45 pm

Panelists discussed the importance of dialogue to overcome prejudice in a diverse city.

Korean franchise bakery, Paris Baguette (Photo by Jiwon Choi)

Korean Food Franchises Swarm into Flushing

Business, East Asian, In the News, Queens April 9, 2014 at 2:44 pm

Korean bakeries and coffee shops are popular with customers in Flushing’s Chinatown, and competition is strong, reports Korea Daily.

Photo by Jiwon Choi

Bringing Jewish and Korean Americans Together

East Asian, Featured Posts, Jewish, Queens, Seniors April 1, 2014 at 5:24 pm

Helping seniors and collaborating to fight poverty were topics discussed at a panel held in Bayside, Queens.

(Photo by Jiwon Choi/Voices of NY)

De Blasio Talks Policy with City’s Ethnic Media

The mayor discussed affordable housing, immigration and other topics at a roundtable at City Hall.

(Photo by AgriLife Today, Creative Commons license)

Tax Law Has Some Korean-Americans Reconsidering Citizenship

East Asian, Government March 26, 2014 at 12:35 pm

A deal between the U.S. and South Korea will give the IRS information on financial accounts in Korea that belong to American citizens and green card holders, reports The Korea Times.

Left to right: Rong Xiaoqing, Erica Pearson, Jehangir Khattak (Photo by Jiwon Choi for Voices of NY)

How the Media Covers Immigration Issues

Featured Posts, Immigration, Media, Voices' Picks February 13, 2014 at 8:04 pm

Personal stories, told naturally and with detail, are key, three journalists said Thursday.

Golden Ring from Silla kingdom (Photo from National Museum of Korea)

An Ancient Korean Kingdom Glitters

Culture, East Asian, Featured Posts, History, Manhattan February 10, 2014 at 4:55 pm

“Silla: Korea’s Golden Kingdom” features intricate works from the fourth to sixth centuries, through February 23.

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Karen Pennar Named New Editor of Voices of NY

Media January 30, 2014 at 1:12 pm

The Washington Heights native and former economics writer for BusinessWeek had been the website’s interim editor.