About 60 Korean nail salon owners are filing a class-action suit to stop NYS from issuing regulations on ventilation in nail salons. The Korean American Nail Salon Association, however, remains opposed to legal action, Korea Daily reports.
In time for the UN General Assembly, murals in Harlem make up part of Not A Crime, a global campaign that strives for education equality for the Bahá’ís, a religious minority in Iran, reports The Uptowner.
The Brooklyn Rail shines a light on Malagasy musicians in New York, telling the story of a little-known community of immigrants from Madagascar.
[Editor’s note: After Yuh-Line Niou won the primary election in Assembly District 65, Sing Tao Daily examines the votes the six candidates received in the Chinatown poll sites and concluded that now voters in Chinatown are statistically significant enough to send a candidate to a public office alone. The dataRead More
The victory of Yuh-Line Niou in the Democratic primary race in the 65th district for the Assembly seat long held by Sheldon Silver, shows that Chinese candidates are not only able to get the support of the majority of Chinese voters but also are able to rally voters from diverse communities, writes World Journal.
A captain who helped 14,000 refugees evacuate from a North Korean port in 1950 will be remembered in a special garden of a New Jersey abbey where he spent the remainder of his years as a monk, Korea Daily reports.
In City LImits, Sing Tao Daily reporter Rong Xiaoqing writes about the surprising support for Donald Trump among recent Chinese immigrants in Chinatown.
Chung Hwa, a bookstore popular among Chinese in Queens, closed as monthly rent hit $50,000. Longtime patrons tell Open City how the store served as more than just a place to buy books.
While the number of Korean voters in Flushing has dropped, the community could still play a critical role, reports Korea Daily, particularly in the 16th Senate District where S.J. Jung is challenging incumbent Toby Ann Stavisky.
Korean and other Asian LGBT organizations were among those speaking out against Queens candidate S.J. Jung over his remarks on same-sex couples, reports Korea Daily.
“The Other Side of Me,” a photo exhibit on display at LaGuardia Community College, features photos by alumnus Zakaria Ahmed, taken during a trip back to his native country of Bangladesh.
According to a Census report, New York, Newark and Jersey City are among the top 10 cities with the most minority-owned companies in the country, mostly thanks to Asian and Hispanic entrepreneurs, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
After the USPS announced the release of a stamp in honor of Diwali, News India Times spoke to Ranju Batra about the Indian community’s 20-year effort for a stamp that would commemorate the Hindu festival.
Korean-language teachers in the U.S. celebrated the release of a book of essays about their experiences, reports Korea Daily.
About 1,000 women, most dressed in red, attend the Teej festival at Satya Narayan Mandir, a Hindu temple in Queens.