Assembly member Ron Kim and representatives of the Korean community are readying a response to new regulations governing the use of chemicals in nails salons and dry cleaning stores, two businesses which are often Korean-owned, The Korea Times reports.
A group of Chinese immigrants meets every week in Columbus Park to perform songs from the Cantonese opera, not just to keep their cultural roots intact but also to stave off mental health issues, reports Open City.
The Korea Times profiles Eunrim Park, the first woman to run the Korean-American Association of New Jersey in the organization’s 40-year history.
A significant rite of passage for young Nepalese was conducted in Queens recently, Everest Times reports.
World Journal profiles two Chinese-run unique ice cream parlors in Chinatown, 10Below Ice Cream and Penguin Ice Cream.
A challenge against signatures collected by Billy Thai, a candidate for male Democratic district leader of the 47th Assembly District in South Brooklyn, has increased the hostility in the battle for control of a district with a large Chinese population, reports Kings County Politics.
Korean food may soon be among the lunch choices for some students in New Jersey schools, the Korea Times reports.
The closing of programs at the Bukharian Teen Lounge in Forest Hills, which helped youths integrate into American society, has some worried about how it would affect the community, reports Times Ledger.
The monsoon season in Nepal was celebrated with a block party in front of the Rubin Museum on West 17th Street.
The first Asian sergeant in Jersey City speaks to Korea Daily about his recent promotion and reconnecting with his Korean roots.
New York City plans to expand the number of languages in which voter registration forms will be available by adding Russian, Urdu, Haitian Creole, French and Arabic to the existing English, Spanish, Chinese, Korean and Bangla forms.
The FilAm interviews Jeffrey Cirio, the first Filipino to be named principal male dancer at the American Ballet Theatre.
Nepalaya News profiles Sharmila Sherchan, owner of the popular Nepalese restaurant Mustang Thakali Kitchen in Jackson Heights.
A crowdsourced letter started by a Chinese American and addressed to Asian parents and relatives on the Black Lives Matter movement, police brutality, and racism, has been translated into numerous languages, reports Korea Daily.
Three Chinese men in Sunset Park claim they were discriminated by a gas station owner who called 911 on them, and then insulted by the responding Chinese officer, reports Sing Tao Daily. The owner and cop tell a different story.